Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic
Aug25

Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic

Seton Hall volleyball opened its season this weekend at the Blue and White Classic hosted by the University of Buffalo, going 2-1 on the weekend with strong performances from veterans Abby Thelen and Caitlin Koska. In the first game of the weekend, the Pirates faced North Dakota State University. The Hall was never able to grab a lead in the first set, as North Dakota scored five straight points to open a 14-7 lead. The Pirates...

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SHUNA offers debate and friendship

The Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA) debates topics that address global issues, both historical and current, in a very similar fashion to actual United Nations committees. According to club members, SHUNA involves thorough research, intense collaboration and critical thinking skills executed through public speaking, writing and debating. The team competes with students from different universities in order to mimic the...

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Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel
Mar29

Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel

Zack Weigel arrived at Seton Hall in the fall of 2012. By his own admission, offers from Division I schools to play college baseball were not flying through his doors like the pop flies he would eventually catch at Owen T. Carroll Field. Seton Hall was the school that gave Weigel, from Oak Park, Ill., a chance. Weigel delivered with two All-Big East Second Team selections, as he played an integral part in a four-year stretch in which...

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After World Cup catastrophe, a new day for U.S. soccer is here
Mar15

After World Cup catastrophe, a new day for U.S. soccer is here

The development of soccer in the United States did not just run through a minor pothole last October when the U.S. men’s national team did not qualify for the World Cup, it veered off the side of the road. Repairing such damage is impossible, because the program cannot get back what it will lose by not being in the World Cup this summer; the impact is impossible to measure. Certainly, young national team players like Christian Pulisic...

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Golf’s cries have been answered, Tiger is back and competitive
Mar15

Golf’s cries have been answered, Tiger is back and competitive

Decades from now, every young golfer will only be able to hear and read about the legend of Eldrick Woods, the man universally known as “Tiger.” They will hear of his dominance: how he once won seven majors in a three-year span. They will hear of the fear he struck in opponents, how golfers regularly averaged higher scores out of pure intimidation of playing next to Tiger. They will also hear of his poise, how he won his first Masters...

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Brownson Speech & Debate wins big
Feb22

Brownson Speech & Debate wins big

On Feb. 12, five members of the Brownson Speech and Debate team returned triumphant from the Virginia is for Lovers two-tournament swing hosted by James Madison University. Professor Catherine Zizik said in a statement, “Competing against teams from the University of Alabama, St. Joseph’s, West Chester University, Mount San Antonio College, Liberty University and others, the tiny Seton Hall team earned second place on each day.”...

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Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards
Feb21

Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards

The Gerald P. Buccino Center for Leadership Development at the Stillman School of Business was ranked number one for the fourth consecutive year in the LEAD awards sponsored by HR.com. HR.com hosts annual awards for prospective institutes who wish to share their accomplishments in Leadership Training and Development by nominating their program. Michael Reuter, director of the Buccino Center, was thrilled when he discovered the center...

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Pirates ‘Strike’ back against Fairleigh Dickinson
Feb18

Pirates ‘Strike’ back against Fairleigh Dickinson

After a loss on Friday at the hands of NJIT, the Seton Hall women’s tennis team were able to bounce back on Saturday and secure a 6-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson to finish the weekend. The Pirates came out swinging in the Centercourt in Florham Park, N.J., winning two doubles events, before Luize Strike set the tone for singles with a dominant straight-sets win. The senior Strike pulled off a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the No. 1 singles...

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Grubert and Simpson shine in double fourth-place finish for swim and dive
Nov20

Grubert and Simpson shine in double fourth-place finish for swim and dive

Sydney Simpson finished first in the 100-meter butterfly as she led the Seton Hall women’s swimming and diving team to a fourth overall finish in the Patriot Invitational, held at George Mason University. Meanwhile, Tyler Yanchulis, Tyler Kauth, John Redoutey and Dakota Williams finished second out of 14 teams with a time of 1:22.44 in the 200-meter freestyle relay as they led the men’s team to a similar fourth-place finish. Although...

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The calm before the storm: Finals
Nov16

The calm before the storm: Finals

With Thanksgiving break quickly approaching, students around campus are counting down the days until they have some time off. However, the excitement students have about the break is quickly forgotten the moment they remember what follows those few days of relaxation: final exams. For many students, final exams are the most stressful time of the semester. Hours of studying, writing and preparing for tests and papers can become a...

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RAD program only offered to women on campus
Nov08

RAD program only offered to women on campus

About half of the Seton Hall community had the opportunity to learn basic self-defense techniques on Oct. 28 and 29 in a program called Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). The program was offered exclusively to female students. According to Sergio Oliva, associate director of Public Safety and Security, the course is restricted to women only in an effort to create a sense of privacy and comfort for the participants. An email from Oliva to...

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Yanchulis’ next stroke: The senior talks leadership and going the extra meter
Nov01

Yanchulis’ next stroke: The senior talks leadership and going the extra meter

For someone who has won the Big East Most Outstanding Swimmer award in back-to-back seasons, it is a surprise that Noah Yanchulis’ did not get into a pool until he tried out for a program on a whim in middle school. Growing up in Arnold, Md., Yanchulis participated in a wide range of sports, including baseball, lacrosse and football. He also played basketball until he was a freshman in high school. Yanchulis decided to take up...

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