Hudson Yards opens in New York
Mar21

Hudson Yards opens in New York

Late last week the largest commercial real estate development in U.S. history, known as Hudson Yards, opened on Manhattan’s west side. The development, which was built atop the heavily active West Side Yards, has been rising at a breakneck speed over the last four years. The development is being billed as New York’s newest neighborhood and boasts multiple skyscrapers that now dominate the Midtown skyline. The development is positioned...

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SGA votes to approve new  budget policy
Mar21

SGA votes to approve new budget policy

On Sunday March 3, 2019, a revised Student Government Association (SGA) budget policy was proposed to and approved by the student senate. The new changes made to the budget policy were implemented by Divine Tanamal, a junior with a double major in economics and marketing and SGA treasurer. Treasurer Tanamal (left) and Senator Babiak (right) worked together to write the new budget policy. Mackenzie Wetherill/Staff Photographer Three...

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Students hold vigil for victims of Christchurch  terrorist  attack
Mar21

Students hold vigil for victims of Christchurch terrorist attack

A somber group of roughly 20 students gathered around Seton Hall’s seal Monday evening to commemorate the lives lost in the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings last week. The attacks, which are suspected of having been perpetrated by a 28-year-old white nationalist from Australia, claimed the lives of 43 men, women, and children at the Al Noor Mosque during Friday Prayer, one of the most exalted prayers in Islamic tradition....

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As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up
Mar21

As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University kicked off their election season on March 18 with juniors Rishi Shah and Anthony Chen running for the top job of SGA President. Shah, a junior with a major in management and philosophy and the current SGA president, said that it was his time serving in SGA that inspired him to run for re-election this year. “I believe that the changes we’ve made to the budget policy,...

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Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins
Mar20

Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins

Despite going .500 for the second straight year, finishing out the 2018-19 campaign at 15-15, the women’s basketball team was invited to the WNIT once again after appearing in the tournament in 2018. The Pirates will travel to Ohio to face Toledo in the first round after an up and down regular season. Seton Hall began the season on a three-game winning streak, ultimately wrapping up its non-conference schedule with a record of 8-4....

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Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money
Mar20

Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money

It’s rare that a school with a student population of 1,692 turns into a basketball power, but that is exactly what Wofford managed to accomplish in 2019. Winners of 20 straight games and the No. 20 team in the AP Top 25, Wofford has emerged as one of college basketball’s best teams. Behind the play of Fletcher McGee and an assortment of sharpshooting guards and wings, the Terriers secured the No. 7 seed in the Midwest Region of the...

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Nelson, Rhoden use lessons learned during freshman season for March Madness prep
Mar20

Nelson, Rhoden use lessons learned during freshman season for March Madness prep

If you watched Seton Hall’s stretch run through the end of the regular season and the Big East Tournament, two players receiving major minutes may have come across as new faces. At VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday, the situation will be no different for Anthony Nelson and Jared Rhoden. The two freshmen, who played together on the New York Lightning prior to Seton Hall and now room together at school,...

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McKnight to take on prominent role in first NCAA Tournament appearance
Mar20

McKnight to take on prominent role in first NCAA Tournament appearance

Two years ago, Quincy McKnight made the decision to venture out of his home state for the first time in his basketball career. Leaving a school where he was the undisputed star of the team to take a step up in competition was a risk, but a necessary one for McKnight to get a chance at opportunities like the one he will have when Seton Hall takes the floor on Thursday night. The 2018-19 season has been one of firsts for McKnight. After...

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Seton Hall students weigh in on NCAA Tournament
Mar20

Seton Hall students weigh in on NCAA Tournament

Hitting its stride two weeks ago during a time that was sink or swim, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team firmly secured one of the 34 at-large tickets to the NCAA Tournament. The Pirates received a 10-seed, much to the skepticism and dismay of many. On Thursday, Seton Hall will face one of the nation’s hottest teams – the No. 7-seeded Wofford Terriers. A couple of Seton Hall students weighed in on what is at stake come Thursday...

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Pirates face free-scoring Wofford in NCAA Tournament
Mar20

Pirates face free-scoring Wofford in NCAA Tournament

After an impressive runner-up finish at the Big East Tournament, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team now has its eyes set on the NCAA Tournament. The Pirates enter their fourth successive post-season tournament as a 10-seed and are poised to face newly-crowned Southern Conference champions Wofford. Wofford enters the tournament on a 20-game winning streak that dates back to late December and is ranked 19th best team in the AP Top 25...

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NCAA Tournament  filled with New Jersey natives
Mar20

NCAA Tournament filled with New Jersey natives

Residents of New Jersey would be hard pressed to believe the validity of the state’s nickname – The Garden State. However, a drive south on the turnpike or west on Route 78 will reveal acres of farmland which produce New Jersey’s main exports – crops, particularly tomatoes and blueberries. While New Jersey still exports crops throughout the country, in recent years the state’s main export has become basketball talent. Kyrie Irving,...

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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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