Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse
Feb21

Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse

The Vatican announced last Saturday that Pope Francis has expelled Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood after the church found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over the course of several decades. McCarrick served as president of the board of trustees at Seton Hall and as Archbishop of Newark during the mid-’80s to early 2000s. According to NJ.com, McCarrick...

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Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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We apologize for a breach in our readers’ trust
Feb06

We apologize for a breach in our readers’ trust

This week it was brought to our attention that a reporter for The Setonian fabricated the quotes and majors in an article that ran in last week’s paper. We at The Setonian became aware of this after the subjects in this article reached out to us and said that they never spoke with this reporter. The writer has been fired and is no longer welcome at the paper. In addition to this, the students who were misquoted have been apologized to...

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Kevin Willard’s schedule gripes are warranted
Feb06

Kevin Willard’s schedule gripes are warranted

Kevin Willard has never been a fan of the way the Big East puts together its conference schedule. From the day he took over, Willard has always had something to say about Seton Hall’s conference slate. From rugged weeks against stacked opponents to the ridiculous 9 p.m. time slot that the Pirates often found themselves relegated to, Willard has never been shy about voicing his displeasure about the schedule. Most of the time,...

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Government shutdown stretches into 34th day
Jan23

Government shutdown stretches into 34th day

The United States partial government shutdown continues into its 34th day today, leaving more than 800,000 federal employees furloughed or working without pay and making it the longest shutdown in history. Public Domain File President Donald Trump made a new offer to Democrats on Saturday in an effort to ramp up pressure on Congress to end the shutdown and meet his demand for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall on the US-Mexico...

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Q&A with Lawson Barkley,  SHU Rugby
Jan23

Q&A with Lawson Barkley, SHU Rugby

Sports were everything growing up. From meeting best friends to playing in a final game, sports hold a special place in a person’s heart. So, why stop playing? Seton Hall offers more than just Division I sports; club sports are a great option for those who aren’t ready for their athletic career to end. Lawson Barkley, a SHU Rugby player, gave an insight into how the rugby program at Seton Hall rewards him as a student. For others, it...

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Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail
Dec05

Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail

It took Seton Hall and its new-look coaching staff a while to get on track when it came to its 2019 recruiting class, but once it all came together it resulted in two standout talents committing to the program. After striking out on many high-priority targets early in the cycle, Seton Hall landed Our Saviour Lutheran (N.Y.) combo guard Dashawn Davis and Top 100 Canadian wing Tyrese Samuel from Orangeville Prep, one of the premier prep...

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Students review first semester at IHS campus
Dec05

Students review first semester at IHS campus

Seton Hall nursing students are now wrapping up their first semester at the new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus since its opening in the spring. Students shared their thoughts on adjusting to the new campus. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, described the adjustment the nursing students faced as “interprofessional.” In the beginning, Foley described the college’s adaptation to the new campus as a change, but...

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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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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests
Oct31

Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests

It has now been roughly one week of protests organized by the group “Concerned 44” on campus. They have successfully made their presence known by occupying the lobby in Presidents Hall, gathering on the Green with signs, marching through campus and taking to the streets of South Orange to announce their demands to the community both on and off campus. On Oct. 27, Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff sent out an email that canceled the...

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American League playoff race heating up
Sep26

American League playoff race heating up

Heading into the final week of the Major League Baseball season, the New York Yankees find themselves in familiar territory. For the sixth time this decade, the Bombers will be playing in October. However, also for the sixth consecutive year, they have missed out on the American League East title. The Yankees got off to a blistering start in the 2018 season, par for the course given the city’s annual lofty expectations. For almost any...

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