Students celebrate friendship with Galentine’s Day
Feb14

Students celebrate friendship with Galentine’s Day

Though Valentine’s Day is mainly focused on couples and relationships, some Seton Hall students shared their perspectives on how to have a great Valentine’s Day while being single. From hanging out with friends to having a normal day in the life, students showed that Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to be focused on the romance. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital/Social Media Editor Movie Night Many single students said that Valentine’s Day...

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Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips
Feb06

Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and to prepare for the day, Seton Hall University students shared their favorite makeup brands, tips and tricks. Marie Leone/Staff Photographer Kassidy Kelly, a sophomore public relations major, shared a makeup tip. “Next time you sit down to do your makeup, try mixing your liquid foundation with a small drop of your daily face moisturizer before applying,” Kelly said. “This will not only...

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Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend
Feb06

Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend

The use of the three-point shot has become more common in Division I men’s basketball in recent years. The top 20 teams in the country with the most three-pointers attempted has gradually risen from 18,037 to 19,205 in only three seasons. The NCAA first recognized the three-point arc in the 1986-87 season and there has been an average of 21.9 attempts from downtown in 2018. On Jan. 27, the Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team fell,...

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Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year
Feb06

Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year

Chinese and Taiwanese students at Seton Hall shared how they celebrated the Spring Festival for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 5. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Ni Hsin Yang, a junior nursing major, said she originally hails from Taiwan and usually goes to her grandparents’ house along with other family members. “We all sit at a round table to have dinner because it means reunion,” Ni Hsin said. “When I was a child, my dad and my cousins...

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SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission
Feb06

SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission

Two SGA senators have introduced legislation that would amend the by-laws of the Seton Hall Student Government Administration and would establish a new student-run environmental commission. According to the bill, the Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) would be “dedicated to bringing the Seton Hall University undergraduate student community together to bring about worthwhile change in the environmental...

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Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates
Jan31

Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates

Underdogs are often built upon the collective overachievement of their players, but in certain cases, an individual player making the jump to the next level is all it takes to defy a team’s expectations. For Shadeen Samuels, her Big East averages of 20.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game go a long way in putting her in that selective group of individuals. At the beginning of the season, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was...

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Twins share their college journey together
Jan30

Twins share their college journey together

Two sets of twins at Seton Hall weighed in on their unique experiences in college together, and apart. When asked about being a twin, Teresa Saverimuttu, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, said, “It’s a good time. I enjoy it, for the most part.” Teresa and her sister Antonella, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, share similar interests. Aside from having the same majors, they said they both behold a similar interest in...

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Magician hypnotizes The Hall
Jan23

Magician hypnotizes The Hall

On Jan. 17, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted the show “Cards Against Hypnosis” in Bethany Hall. It was performed by college hypnotist and magician David Hall. Liam Oakes / Campus Life Editor Hall said his passion for hypnosis began 12 years ago when he attended a magic show similar to the one he performed at Seton Hall. “I thought it was the funniest thing I’d ever seen,” Hall said. “The more I learned about it, the more my...

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Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul
Jan21

Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul

On Sunday afternoon, the women’s basketball team defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since 2016, as Seton Hall defeated DePaul, 84-73. The victory improves the Pirates to 12-6 and 4-3 in conference play.  Shadeen Samuels led the team with 18 points, while Inja Butina, Desiree Elmore, and Nicole Jimenez each added 15 points. The first quarter belonged to DePaul, as they led for a majority of the time. The Pirates only held...

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Season-high in turnovers prove costly as Pirates fall at Providence
Jan15

Season-high in turnovers prove costly as Pirates fall at Providence

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team fell to Providence on the road, 72-63, on Tuesday night after committing a season-high 22 turnovers. The turnover total was the highest in a game for Seton Hall since 2016, and the Pirates continued to pile them up down the stretch. After a difficult and-one from Myles Powell to make the game 40-38, the Pirates coughed the ball up 10 times in the last 15 minutes of the game and caused the Friars to...

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Students review first semester at IHS campus
Dec05

Students review first semester at IHS campus

Seton Hall nursing students are now wrapping up their first semester at the new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus since its opening in the spring. Students shared their thoughts on adjusting to the new campus. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, described the adjustment the nursing students faced as “interprofessional.” In the beginning, Foley described the college’s adaptation to the new campus as a change, but...

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Grad student aspires to bring people together
Nov28

Grad student aspires to bring people together

Currently, undergraduate students are sending in their applications to graduate programs at universities across the globe. Although students said they are excited and ready for a new project in life, many of them have also said they do not know what happens when they start their graduate program. Samantha Becker, a first-year graduate student in museum professions, applied to Seton Hall’s graduate program last year. Becker previously...

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