New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus
Mar20

New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus

Two Seton Hall professors are in the process of forming a new medieval club on campus. Photo by Jay Galvin The club is spearheaded by professors Angela Weisl, chair of the English department, and Laura Wangerin, assistant professor of history. Both professors teach a wide variety of medieval courses such as Medieval Literature, Medieval Women and High Middle Ages. The club aims to feature various games, movie nights, banquets, museums...

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Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint
Mar17

Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team wrapped up a successful week over spring break, going 2-1 against a mix of non-conference and Big East opponents. Against Bucknell on March 11, the team swept a victory, 7-0. In doubles play, Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts won 6-2. Bucknell’s Misi Papich and Jill Auteri won the third flight 7-6 (4), but Thandy Kangwa and Minja Gligic won 7-5 in the second flight which would clinch the first point...

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Seton Hall Softball starts a spreadsheet revolution
Mar06

Seton Hall Softball starts a spreadsheet revolution

A simple Tweet. Two Retweets, 34 likes. A video of Payton Beaver, a Seton Hall sophomore softball player, hitting a ball from a pitching machine. Eight seconds long, 1,597 views. In those eight seconds, a single Tweet encapsulated the revamped and re-energized approach to improvement that Seton Hall Softball has taken during the course of the early offseason. It has everything: Analytics, Competition, and Fun – the three pillars...

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Pirates on the bubble as  NCAA Tournament looms
Mar06

Pirates on the bubble as NCAA Tournament looms

There are three certainties about the month of March, and the first two involve the color green – the return of verdant leaves as spring begins and the proliferation of green-clad revelers celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The third certainty is the madness caused by the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Currently, Seton Hall fans are in a frenzy over whether the Pirates will be invited to the “Big Dance” or on the outside looking in. In...

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Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach
Feb28

Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach

After only one season at the helm of the Seton Hall men’s soccer program, coach Andreas Lindberg has decided to shake up his original coaching staff. In doing so, Lindberg returned to the Division II ranks to bring a new assistant to South Orange. On Feb. 25, Seton Hall and Lindberg announced the addition of former Barry University assistant Ali Simmons to the coaching staff for the 2019 season. At Barry, Simmons was a member of the...

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Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short
Feb26

Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team reduced a 21-point deficit to five on Sunday against Villanova but ultimately could not complete the comeback, losing 73-68. After heavily controlling the first meeting between the two sides, the Pirates found themselves playing catchup for most of the game the second time around. In the first half, Seton Hall’s small ball lineup was not able to gain the edge, as Villanova continued to look...

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Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend
Feb26

Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend

The Seton Hall women’s golf team opened its spring season finishing in second at the 2019 Rio Verde Invitational on Feb. 24.  They competed among a field of 18 teams that also featured Big East rivals Xavier. The invitational was initially postponed on Friday due to a local storm, so the tournament took place later in the weekend with only two rounds of action. The Pirates were able to tie for the best second round score with an...

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Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup
Feb26

Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup

Coming into its Friday meeting with Seton Hall, NJIT boasted an impressive 7-1 record. That trend would continue, undoubtedly for the Pirates, as they fell, 4-3. NJIT came out with a fiery hunger for victory after suffering its first loss of the season just days earlier, with the team’s play showing an obvious quest to avenge the loss. As usual, Seton Hall’s Anicka Fajnarova and Regina Pitts led off doubles play in flight one....

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Pirates fail to muster up victory against Fordham
Feb16

Pirates fail to muster up victory against Fordham

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team lost, 5-2, against Fordham on Friday afternoon. The Pirates kept the games close, but Fordham was able to consistently close out games to ensure the victory. The loss drops the Pirates to 4-2 on the season. In the doubles bracket, Seton Hall was able to grab one match as Michal Matson and Melody Taal won in the number three game, 7-6. Still, the Pirates were unable to win their other two matches as...

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Students approached by religious solicitors
Feb06

Students approached by religious solicitors

During the evening of Jan. 26 several Seton Hall students were approached by four males who were identified as part of the group, God the Mother, and asked to discuss their religious beliefs with the students. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor This incident prompted a school-wide email from Public Safety, which highlighted the steps they took to respond to the incident. The email noted that, “none of the students who reported...

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Seton Hall finally has a president
Feb06

Seton Hall finally has a president

In an email to the student body on Monday, Chairman of the Board of Regents Patrick Murray announced that the board had appointed Dr. Joseph Nyre of Iona College to lead the University. The position has been filled in the interim by Dr. Mary Meehan, who assumed the role of Interim University President following the departure of Dr. Gabriel Esteban to DePaul University in July 2017. Nyre will officially assume the position on Aug. 1....

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Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers
Feb06

Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers

To kick off 2019, the men’s soccer program is beginning to bolster its roster for the upcoming season. Andreas Lindberg continued his fierce recruitment campaign, adding Vittorio Argeri, Ramez Bakhtari and Ferdinand Solberg to his roster. The trio will work with the team throughout the spring and then join game action in the fall. Argeri is the most familiar face to Lindberg, as he spent the 2017 under his guard at LIU Post. A native...

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