The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too
Sep12

The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of the press.” The Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and is considered by most Americans to be a good thing and a fundamental part of our democracy. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, however, “the press” that the First Amendment claims to protect, has been under attack. Trump refers to much of the press as...

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Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer
Sep06

Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer

When looking at the stat sheet for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, Izzy Engel’s name may not immediately jump out at you. The sophomore midfielder from Crescent, Pa., has yet to register a goal or assist so far this season, but her impact on the team’s newfound success cannot be understated. The Pirates, currently 2-3-1, have relied on Engel heavily to control play from the center of the pitch. Through the team’s first six games,...

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SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’
May02

SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’

On April 16, the Student Government Association (SGA), mentioned at their Town Hall Meeting that the organization intends to improve “diversity programming” on campus. SGA President Rishi Shah explained the organization’s plans. “Diversity programming is not just having more events, rather, it is the idea of creating a more open-minded, informed and connected campus,” Shah wrote in an email. Shah shared what diversity programming...

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Senior column: This was such a waste of my time
May02

Senior column: This was such a waste of my time

Sitting at a desk in Fahy Hall classroom 123, I gazed out the window at South Orange Avenue, watching cars whip down the street. I was trying to pass the time in my Logic class – or was it some music class? Or was it that class I took in which we talked about mazes for an entire semester? Hm, maybe it was the one that theorized why people talk to each other. I can’t remember which class I was in at that moment. You see, I, a...

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Pantelas, a Pirate phenom, has one more Big East curtain call
Apr18

Pantelas, a Pirate phenom, has one more Big East curtain call

The Seton Hall women’s golf team is one day away from kicking off the Big East Championships on April 20, an event the Pirates have won three of the last four years. Building up to this contest, the Hall turned in a season with three first-place finishes. The team also took part in the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational in Columbus, Ohio on April 14. The Pirates were just a few hours away from Canton, Ohio, known as the home of the...

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Kevin McGlynn returns to lead Seton Hall’s tennis program
Apr11

Kevin McGlynn returns to lead Seton Hall’s tennis program

Kevin McGlynn is doing something not many others have the opportunity to do – hold the same position for a second time in the span of 20 years. McGlynn is back at the helm of the Seton Hall women’s tennis team, a position he held from 1991-96. A former tennis player himself, McGlynn compiled a 70-34 dual match record while coaching the Pirates to their only NCAA Tournament bid in 1996. “It is a tremendous landing spot for me;...

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Social media becomes a learning tool on campus
Apr11

Social media becomes a learning tool on campus

This semester, Seton Hall University’s staff has actively been trying to integrate social media into the learning process. Since the creation of MySpace in the mid 2000s, social media has become a part of our daily lives. Social media has helped spread everyday news, emergencies throughout the world, popular culture and politics.  The world has never been better connected. Daniel Mullen, a junior public relations major, said, “Social...

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Author shares world observations with students
Apr11

Author shares world observations with students

Acclaimed author Heidi Julavits wsoke about her wide variety of work in the Poetry-in-the-Round on April 4. Cara Adams, an assistant professor of English and director of Poetry-in-the-Round, gave Julavits a warm welcome and shared a short synopsis of Julavits’ works and accomplishments before Julavits held the floor. Julavits has written four novels. According to the Seton Hall website, her work, “The Vanishers,” is a The New York...

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Student film spotlights eating disorders
Mar17

Student film spotlights eating disorders

The South Orange Maplewood Film Festival (SOMA) hosts a variety of local filmmakers to showcase their films and documentaries. It is relatively new in the area and this year is the third year. In previous years, students from the College of the Communications and the Arts have had their works shown at the festival, as well as faculty members. As such, the festival provides an opportunity for many newcomers to show their works and...

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Dr. Paul Christiansen publishes book
Mar13

Dr. Paul Christiansen publishes book

Seton Hall associate professor of music Dr. Paul Christiansen has conducted research on music in political advertisements for nearly a decade. Christiansen, who is a musicologist specializing in Czech music and music in political advertisements, had his book, “Orchestrating Public Opinion: How Music Persuades in Television Political Ads for U.S. Presidential Campaigns, 1952-2016,” published this year by the Amsterdam...

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Muslim student ‘racially profiled’ at SOPAC
Mar01

Muslim student ‘racially profiled’ at SOPAC

Seton Hall students took a trip last weekend to the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) to enjoy the Seton Hall Theatre Department’s rendition of “Steel Magnolias.” However, one SHU student said she was the victim of racial profiling. Rawda Abdelmenam, a senior special education and speech pathology major, went to the Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. showing of the play, but she never made it into the theater. While Abdelmenam had...

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SHU literary magazine looks to further expand
Feb22

SHU literary magazine looks to further expand

Seton Hall’s literary magazine, “The Corner Pocket,” has been trying to find its identity on campus. Since the beginning, “The Corner Pocket” has been serving to model the environment and ethics of professional magazines, such as the New Yorker, to give students practice in publishing and editing a literary magazine. Recently, it has been debated to make the magazine part of a special topics creative writing course. “The Corner...

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