Pirates lose in extras as Butler avoids sweep
Apr08

Pirates lose in extras as Butler avoids sweep

The Seton Hall softball team fell, 4-3, to Butler on Sunday afternoon, as the Bulldogs avoided a series sweep by the Pirates. The game finished in extra innings, and the loss puts the Pirates at 16-16 on the season. Chrisa Head took the mound for the Pirates to start the game. She escaped the first inning only allowing one run on two hits. Seton Hall responded quickly with a long roping single down the right field line from Janae...

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Toke attributes teamwork to personal success
Apr03

Toke attributes teamwork to personal success

Spirits are high within the Seton Hall baseball team as the Pirates have begun to recover from their early season slump. After going 1-9 in their opening 10 matches of the new year, the Pirates have progressively pieced their record back together with a 10-4 record since their victory over Bucknell in the Snowbird Classic. One of the key figures in the team’s resurgence has been junior infielder Matt Toke. After spending half of last...

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Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses
Apr03

Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses

On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to defend “free inquiry” on college campuses. President Trump called the move “historic action” to protect American values. Many see this executive order as a response to events such as the University of California, Berkeley’s cancellation of far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos two years ago. Photo via Wikimedia Commons When Yiannopoulos’ speaking engagement was cancelled...

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Huntzinger confidently overcoming challenges
Mar27

Huntzinger confidently overcoming challenges

For a freshman to jump from backup to starter within a year is an impressive feat on its own, but to do so while also changing positions is even more applaudable. Jerry Huntzinger saw the field nine times for the Seton Hall baseball team last season and featured heavily as the team’s back-up catcher. He hit .111 in nine at bats and managed just four RBIs in 2018, but those statistics would have never foreseen the efficiency and...

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Rob Gronkowski’s retirement could serve as precedent
Mar27

Rob Gronkowski’s retirement could serve as precedent

On March 24, New England Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski, who turns 30 in May, announced his retirement from the National Football League. Gronkowski’s career, although short, was filled with accomplishments. In his nine years in the league, he was a three-time Super Bowl champion and appeared in five Pro Bowls. He also set playoff records for tight ends in receptions, yards and touchdowns. Gronkowski was an absolute beast on the...

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Pirates have no answer for Villanova
Mar24

Pirates have no answer for Villanova

The Seton Hall Pirates softball team lost in blowout fashion to Villanova Saturday, as the Hall was defeated 16-0 in five innings. Right off the bat, Villanova struck for four runs in the top of the first off of starting pitcher Reganne Camp, two of which were unearned. « ‹ 1 of 7 › » Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Over the next four innings, Camp held Villanova hitless as Seton Hall was unable to do any damage against Nova starter...

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Selection Sunday snubs  always controversial
Mar20

Selection Sunday snubs always controversial

Just as basketball fans have come to accept Selection Sunday as tradition, the same can be said of the criticism and snubs that follow. Each year, the Selection Committee questioned about whether or not it has made the correct selections. Exactly 68 teams have been invited to “The Big Dance” and, for the most part, there is not a clear-cut snub for the media to protest over. Programs such as Alabama, TCU and Indiana all could have...

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Just joshin’ around: Josh Peck visits Seton Hall
Mar06

Just joshin’ around: Josh Peck visits Seton Hall

Former “Drake and Josh” star presents comedy panel with SAB Bethany Hall filled with laughter and cheering as Josh Peck presented a comedy lecture with the Student Activities Board (SAB) on March 2. Peck, who is known for his role in Nickelodeon’s “Drake and Josh,” bounced across the stage and referenced many of Seton Hall’s trademark people, traditions and oddities. “I was just hanging out with Father John earlier,” Peck joked after...

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A look into the Public Relations and Marketing office
Feb27

A look into the Public Relations and Marketing office

Seton Hall’s Public Relations and Marketing office (PR&M) is located at 519 South Orange Avenue. The office includes departments ranging from media relations and event staff to art and photography, as well as account management. According to the school website, the range of responsibilities placed upon the group of directors and students who work together is aimed “to advance and strengthen the academic reputation and image of...

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As Senior Day passes, WBB displays heart of departing class
Feb20

As Senior Day passes, WBB displays heart of departing class

Senior Day is the best and worst of times, the most bittersweet moment any athlete will encounter while playing a sport. For the women’s basketball team this season, four of its players have now experienced Senior Day, foreshadowing the entrance to a new stage of life beyond college athletics. Kaity Healy, Victoria Cardaci, Nicole Jimenez, and Inja Butina are the four women who will be exiting the locker room of Walsh Gymnasium for...

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Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency
Feb20

Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency

On Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources, Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract to bring the superstar to southern California. The deal comes after an entire calendar year of speculation. Machado and fellow superstar Bryce Harper were the two main targets this summer offseason, as they were two of the highest profile free agents to ever hit the market. The main teams...

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Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener
Feb16

Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener

The Seton Hall baseball team dropped its season opener by a final score of 4-3 to Ohio State in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday afternoon. Ricky DeVito, the 2018 Big East Pitcher of the Year and a member of the 2018 All-Big East First Team, took the mound for the Pirates in their opening day matchup. DeVito pitched four innings, allowing only three hits and one run. From the batter’s box, Matt Toke had an impressive outing with a...

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