Students share favorite eats on and off campus
Nov14

Students share favorite eats on and off campus

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts and opinions on the several new food options launched by Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) this fall. The new selections on campus include a Cafe Jubilee, an eatery in Jubilee Hall that offers pastries, desserts and Starbucks drinks; Jersey Mike’s, a sandwich establishment located in the commuter cafeteria; and Pirate Bowls, which is located in the Living Room and offers a wide selection of...

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Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity
Nov14

Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity

A Seton Hall alumnas launched a charity that provides children and their families with resources and support. James Regan, who graduated in 2002, said that the focus of his charity, Lodestar Children’s Services, is “empowering children and families.” Regan said the organization specializes in providing home and community waiver-based services for children ages 5 to 21 who are psychiatrically disabled or placed in foster care, all...

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SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career
Nov14

SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career

Before he became the New Jersey Devil’s radio play-by-play broadcaster, Matt Loughlin graduated from SHU in 1979 with a degree in marketing. Loughlin said that he was trying to decide between Seton Hall and Rutgers. “When I visited Seton Hall it just struck me as just a nice place, warm and inviting,” Loughlin said. “I was accepted at Rutgers but in the end I decided that Seton Hall was the place for me.” Loughlin said that after his...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Thompson ready to make an impact at SHU
Nov07

Thompson ready to make an impact at SHU

It is not every day that a top-100 player out of high school lands in your lap. However, that is what happened when Taurean Thompson elected to withdraw from Syracuse to come and play for Seton Hall. After sitting out all of last season due to NCAA transfer rules, Thompson is ready to play a large role for the Pirates in 2018-19. After losing four starters this past offseason, Kevin Willard is hopeful that his new-look Pirates will...

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McKnight, Nelson ready to set the tempo on offense
Nov07

McKnight, Nelson ready to set the tempo on offense

Khadeen Carrington ran the point for Seton Hall men’s basketball last season, averaging 15.5 points per, 4.4 assists, and nearly 33 minutes per game on a team that made its third straight NCAA tournament appearance and nearly knocked off top-seeded juggernaut Kansas in the second round. Now, it will be up to heralded transfer Quincy McKnight and four-star freshman Anthony Nelson to step into the role Carrington left behind for Kevin...

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Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success
Nov01

Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success

The Seton Hall women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season on Oct. 21 and overall had a short, but successful run. The team competed in four invitationals over the course of one month at Penn State, Princeton, Yale and the University of Delaware. At each meet, the team finished within the upper-50 percent of all competitors. The highest finish was at Delaware, where it took first place out of 13 competitors. The lowest was sixth out...

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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase
Oct25

Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase

Seton Hall was recently ranked sixth in the nation by MSN Money thanks in large part to an increase in applicants to the school. In the past five years, Seton Hall has experienced a massive 139.7 percent surge in the number of applicants, and according to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, the vice president for enrollment management, this is no coincidence. When asked via email what draws prospective students to Seton Hall, McCloud emphasized the...

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Coda Kitchen and Bar aims to introduce new flavors
Oct24

Coda Kitchen and Bar aims to introduce new flavors

Coda Kitchen and Bar is a restaurant and bar located in Maplewood that serves “inspired and creative dishes” using locally sourced and organic produce. According to its website, visitors “will find a warm gathering place for great craft cocktails, great food and great company.” Luke Finn, the owner of the restaurant, said that he aimed to create an atmosphere where “everyone that walks through our door feels at home.” He said he moved...

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Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses
Oct18

Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses

Two Seton Hall alumni were recently earned the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ Emerging Entrepreneur Award after successfully launching their own businesses since their graduation. Luciana Contuzzi, who graduated in 2013 as a finance and information technology major, owns Zest, a café serving gluten free and dairy free food. After graduating from Seton Hall, Contuzzi said the 9-to-5 work life was not for her. She opened Zest in...

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Rugby, other club sports provide an athletic outlet
Oct18

Rugby, other club sports provide an athletic outlet

Seton Hall, like many other colleges, offers more than just official collegiate sports. For many students, club sports are a great option for those who are not ready for their athletic careers to end. One of the club sports that Seton Hall offers on campus is rugby. In sitting down with Lawson Barkley, a member of the team, it was evident how rugby benefits the members on the team and the opportunities that it offers them. Barkley...

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