NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence
Apr24

NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence

The NBA kingdom holding court without its king, Lebron James, in the playoffs is something many would have never envisioned. However, the 2019 playoffs have made the impossible real – James has missed the playoffs for the first time since 2005, his second season after being drafted out of high school. James’ Lakers underachieved throughout the regular season and missed the playoffs in a stacked Western Conference. Unless James’ finds...

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First five will shape 2019 NFL Draft
Apr24

First five will shape 2019 NFL Draft

While football enthusiasts may be forced to endure a stretch without meaningful football in the summer, there is an entirely different way to support the league’s franchises – the 2019 NFL Draft. Like clockwork, major networks round up their most well-known and charismatic personalities to pontificate each year’s draft board.However, as analysts and experts often find out, it is difficult to predict each year how the draft will shake...

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SGA installs incoming senators, executive board
Apr10

SGA installs incoming senators, executive board

Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) installed their newly elected class of senators and executive board members for the 2019-2020 academic year on Monday evening. Interim Provost Karen Boroff and Vice President of Student Services Tracey Gottlieb led the swearing in of the executive board and at-large senators, while the deans of colleges swore in their respective delegations. In total, 15 of the new senators will be...

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Del Castillo shouldering offensive production well
Apr10

Del Castillo shouldering offensive production well

In a transitional year for the Seton Hall baseball team, leaders and game changers have been relied on heavily to guide the team back to the Big East Championship. On top of the need for these standout players, Seton Hall are also juggling with the struggle of not having a home field for the entirety of this season. Christian Del Castillo, a junior outfielder, has emerged as one of the team’s instrumental components both offensively...

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I found myself through studying journalism
Apr03

I found myself through studying journalism

Like some other college students, I will be ending my collegiate career in a different place than where I started it. Towards the end of my first year as a nursing major at Seton Hall University, I realized that while I respect the profession, I could not find joy in doing that work for the rest of my life. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor I then realized that I spent so much time in high school listening to what other people...

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Shah wins second term
Apr03

Shah wins second term

Shah-Mabalatan ticket sweeps SGA election The results for the Student Government Association elections are in for the 2019-2020 school year and the Shah-Mabalatan ticket won. Election polls opened on Monday at 6 a.m. and closed the followeing day at 3 p.m. Shah’s ticket (above) swept the SGA executive board this election, though all seats with the exception of the presidency were unopposed. Photo courtesy of Rishi Shah As previously...

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Student loan debt crushing future generation
Apr03

Student loan debt crushing future generation

According to Forbes, college students will face the highest student loan debt ever in 2019. “There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone,” Forbes reported on its website. Forbes reported that 2019 will be the year with the highest student loan debt. It will increase to $1.5 trillion. Photo via Pixabay The outlet claims that student loan debt is the second highest...

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SGA affirms fight against student hunger
Mar28

SGA affirms fight against student hunger

Earlier this month, the Student Government Association (SGA) affirmed that it will take measures to fight student hunger on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Senator Adam Varoqua, states that SGA recognizes that students who deal with “hunger or lack of access to food are in this situation for a multitude of reasons, including but not limited to: affordability, time constraints, housing arrangements, rising college costs”...

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‘Savage Season’ shows off performance and personality of softball’s outfield
Mar27

‘Savage Season’ shows off performance and personality of softball’s outfield

Head coach Paige Smith recognizes the outgoing personalities of her outfield. Although she says she feels like a “grandma” when listening to the jokes of her outfielders, she enjoys how they act as a goofy team outside the softball field. On the field, however, they know how to get in the zone. This year, for the outfielders, the 2019 campaign has been dubbed “Savage Season.” The predecessor of this year’s motto was “Everything is...

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By laying groundwork, Seton Hall primed for even greater success in 2020
Mar27

By laying groundwork, Seton Hall primed for even greater success in 2020

Myles Powell and Quincy McKnight walked off the court with a towel draped over their heads. Jared Rhoden followed with his hands on his head in a state of disbelief, while Sandro Mamukelashvili draped his arm around Director of Basketball Operations Kyle Smyth. There’s nothing quite like an NCAA Tournament loss. All season, players and coaches work countless hours to perfect their craft, build a worthy resume and win enough games to...

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Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins
Mar20

Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins

Despite going .500 for the second straight year, finishing out the 2018-19 campaign at 15-15, the women’s basketball team was invited to the WNIT once again after appearing in the tournament in 2018. The Pirates will travel to Ohio to face Toledo in the first round after an up and down regular season. Seton Hall began the season on a three-game winning streak, ultimately wrapping up its non-conference schedule with a record of 8-4....

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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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