Softball’s high batting  averages spark winning ways
Apr24

Softball’s high batting averages spark winning ways

As the Seton Hall softball team looks ahead to series against Georgetown and Creighton to end the season, it will turn toward its fearless leader on the mound, Reganne Camp, for support. Camp has been an absolute workhorse for the Pirates so far this season. Whether it be starting a game or closing one out, Camp has been consistently called upon by head coach Paige Smith to shut down the opposition. In being called upon so often, Camp...

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Slavic Club takes field trip to New York
Apr24

Slavic Club takes field trip to New York

Anna Kuchta, a Senior Faculty Associate in the Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures, has taken the Seton Hall Slavic Club to New York for nearly 30 years every April. Brooklyn’s premier beach offered a true Eastern European cultural representation for many of the club members. Brighton Beach, home to the one of largest Russian communities in the Western Hemisphere, has been a great way for Seton Hall students to venture...

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Seton Hall professor arrested for attempted arson at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Apr18

Seton Hall professor arrested for attempted arson at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

**This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.** Seton Hall adjunct philosophy professor Marc Lamparello was taken into custody by NYPD counterterrorism officers yesterday evening after walking into St. Patrick’s Cathedral with gasoline cans. The incident occurred just two days after the devastating blaze that nearly destroyed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, New York....

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Powell caps campaign with All-American honorable mention
Apr03

Powell caps campaign with All-American honorable mention

With the Associated Press All-American teams coming out on Tuesday morning, Myles Powell was able to wrap up his stellar season with a cherry on top. Seton Hall’s superstar, although he was not named to the first, second, or third Team All-American, he was named as an honorable mention. He joins a list of just 10 other Pirates to earn the distinction. Myles Powell was named an All-America Honorable Mention selection following a...

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Baseball rounding into form at the right time as Big East Play approaches
Mar27

Baseball rounding into form at the right time as Big East Play approaches

It took nearly the entire first month of the season, but Seton Hall is finally rounding into the form that propelled the Pirates to the Big East Championship game a year ago. In February, Seton Hall began its season with a trip down to Florida that did not go as planned. The Pirates entered the campaign with high expectations based on their run at the end of last season, but were floored by the competition they faced in Port...

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It’s time to abolish the Electoral College
Mar20

It’s time to abolish the Electoral College

The Electoral College went into effect in 1789 for a few reasons. One was to create a buffer between the population and the election of the president of the United States. Another was to give smaller states more power to elect the president. The Founding Fathers were hesitant to give American citizens direct power to elect the president; they were afraid a tyrant could manipulate the public and rise to power, according to Alexander...

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Take care of your mental health first
Feb27

Take care of your mental health first

It’s nearing midterm time, Pirates. You know what that means! All-nighters, countless deadlines, and sometimes a feeling like you’re not good enough. We at The Setonian know personally that the pressure to be the best and constantly striving to do better can takes its toll. With a shaky job market waiting to greet us after graduation and tens of thousands in student loans, the pressure to craft the perfect resume is heavier now more...

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NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes
Feb13

NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis submitted a formal opposition to the U.S. Department of Education over new proposed Title IX guidelines for colleges and universities putting New Jersey in the ranks of 19 other states with attorneys general opposing the rules. Photo via NJ.gov The proposal, which was put forth by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos last November, would...

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All-Star games are useless and should be voided
Jan30

All-Star games are useless and should be voided

As the end of January approaches each year, most major leagues sports leagues find themselves in a bind. Baseball is in its slow period before pitchers and catchers report, the NHL is in the brunt of its schedule before the trade deadline, the NBA’s Christmas Day hype has long gone , and the NFL is simply gearing up for the Super Bowl. In this absence of quality content, the leagues turn to a classic, seemingly timeless pastime for...

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Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn
Dec09

Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team traveled to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday afternoon, knowing that it would face its most difficult opponent of the season and arguably in recent memory. The Pirates played hard against the best women’s college basketball program in the nation, but they were ultimately dispatched by the undefeated Huskies, 99-61. Nicole Jimenez led the visitors on the offensive end, turning in a 23-point...

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Widespread contributions leading to early season success
Nov28

Widespread contributions leading to early season success

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team improved to 6-1 this season following their win over UMass Lowell on Nov. 27, reaching the 90-point threshold for the fourth time this season. The Pirates have averaged 86.1 points per game, a drastic improvement from the 66.3 points per game in 2017-18. The scoring outbursts from the Pirates have been backed by a 47 percent shooting percentage, including a 35 percent clip from three-point range....

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Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on
Nov07

Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on

Top prospects, clutch performers, high-flying dunkers and record-setting nights rightfully dominate the college basketball media’s attention. The viewing public has shown time and again that it can never get enough of the game’s brightest stars, and their incredible feats certainly deserve the recognition. The supporting cast, however, including walk-on players, is what truly helps teams succeed. There is usually a player or two on...

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