SHU looks to SGA to build trust
Nov14

SHU looks to SGA to build trust

The Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Vice President Darby DeBonis have now served in office for more than 220 days. Shah, a junior finance, management and philosophy major, wrote in an email that being the president of SGA has been the most rewarding, humbling and exciting part of his college career. “I have had the privilege of meeting so many people and connecting with many different communities that I...

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Seton Hall brings law and order to students
Nov14

Seton Hall brings law and order to students

On the night of Oct. 30, the Career Center held a Law School Confidential panel featuring Seton Hall alumni and students. Justin Krass, assistant director of the Career Center, organized the event and shared his suggestions for students who are interested in or planning on going to law school. “As detailed by the panel, law schools are looking for candidates with strong research, writing, and analytical skills,” Krass said. “Students...

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Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll
Nov07

Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll

After losing Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo, it is no surprise that expectations surrounding Seton Hall are not all that high. The Pirates are young and rather inexperienced. Myles Powell returns as the only starter from last season’s NCAA Tournament team, and while Myles Cale and Sandro Mamukelashvili did see time off the bench, they will be starters for the first time in their collegiate careers...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Willard and Bozzella flying toward the same goal
Nov07

Willard and Bozzella flying toward the same goal

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – On Tuesday night, Seton Hall women’s basketball head coach Tony Bozzella was one of 1,655 in Walsh Gymnasium for the men’s basketball team’s 89-49 win over Wagner; an inconspicuous spectator on the stage behind the banner side-basket, only a few hours after his own team beat Wagner, 95-40. The last time he was on that stage in the public eye, March 14, his eighth-seeded team had just been eliminated from the WNIT...

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Thompson ready to make an impact at SHU
Nov07

Thompson ready to make an impact at SHU

It is not every day that a top-100 player out of high school lands in your lap. However, that is what happened when Taurean Thompson elected to withdraw from Syracuse to come and play for Seton Hall. After sitting out all of last season due to NCAA transfer rules, Thompson is ready to play a large role for the Pirates in 2018-19. After losing four starters this past offseason, Kevin Willard is hopeful that his new-look Pirates will...

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SHU talks financial struggle and aid
Nov07

SHU talks financial struggle and aid

Students discussed their experiences with maintaining finances and applying for scholarships while attending Seton Hall. Some said that although the university offers a significant amount in scholarships, they still struggle financially. “I do not think Seton Hall provides enough opportunities for scholarships once students arrive on campus and begin their education,” said Kathleen McQuarrie, a senior public relations and journalism...

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Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success
Nov01

Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success

The Seton Hall women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season on Oct. 21 and overall had a short, but successful run. The team competed in four invitationals over the course of one month at Penn State, Princeton, Yale and the University of Delaware. At each meet, the team finished within the upper-50 percent of all competitors. The highest finish was at Delaware, where it took first place out of 13 competitors. The lowest was sixth out...

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Students talk writing and publishing
Oct24

Students talk writing and publishing

Two Seton Hall students have recently fulfilled their passion for storytelling by writing and publishing novels. Aubrey Casterline, a sophomore creative writing and philosophy major, is now a published author before she’s made it halfway through her Seton Hall career. Her book, “Stay,” is currently available on Amazon. Casterline said she got the inspiration for her book partially from her own life experiences and her love for South...

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SHU makes music to make a difference
Oct18

SHU makes music to make a difference

The Seton Hall University Chorus, along with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Chamber Orchestra, will be performing at the “Concert for Hope” event on Oct. 28. The concert will be held at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City. “The [Concert of Hope] aims to spread the message of peace in hard times,” said soprano section leader Anna Carpenter, a sophomore music and theatre performance major. “Not even necessarily in the world, but...

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Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses
Oct18

Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses

Two Seton Hall alumni were recently earned the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ Emerging Entrepreneur Award after successfully launching their own businesses since their graduation. Luciana Contuzzi, who graduated in 2013 as a finance and information technology major, owns Zest, a café serving gluten free and dairy free food. After graduating from Seton Hall, Contuzzi said the 9-to-5 work life was not for her. She opened Zest in...

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Defense crucial in Pirates win over NJIT
Oct18

Defense crucial in Pirates win over NJIT

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team won, 1-0, over the NJIT Highlanders on Tuesday night at home. The win improves the Pirates to 5-4-2 on the season. Seton Hall struggled to create offense during the first half, whereas NJIT had a couple of good looks. One attempt in the 26th minute proved dangerous, but goalkeeper Andreas Nota made a fantastic save off a free kick. The second half was a different story as the Pirates pushed the pace....

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