SGA pushes textbook affordability initiative
Nov15

SGA pushes textbook affordability initiative

Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee Chair Emma Murphy and SGA Senator Arthur Adriano are currently working on a campus-wide “Textbook Affordability and Transparency Initiative” to evaluate textbook relevance in the classroom, as well as to gauge the average dollar amount students spend each semester on required texts. Emma Murphy, a junior Secondary Education major and Arthur Adriano, a sophomore History major,...

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Students share favorite eats on and off campus
Nov14

Students share favorite eats on and off campus

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts and opinions on the several new food options launched by Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) this fall. The new selections on campus include a Cafe Jubilee, an eatery in Jubilee Hall that offers pastries, desserts and Starbucks drinks; Jersey Mike’s, a sandwich establishment located in the commuter cafeteria; and Pirate Bowls, which is located in the Living Room and offers a wide selection of...

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Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity
Nov14

Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity

A Seton Hall alumnas launched a charity that provides children and their families with resources and support. James Regan, who graduated in 2002, said that the focus of his charity, Lodestar Children’s Services, is “empowering children and families.” Regan said the organization specializes in providing home and community waiver-based services for children ages 5 to 21 who are psychiatrically disabled or placed in foster care, all...

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Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App
Nov14

Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App

SHUMobile is a mobile app designed by Seton Hall that allows students to look at their course schedules, track the SHUFLY and read course catalogs. “SHUMobile provides access to many University services for students. Schedules, checking grades, discussion posts, assignments, maps, and so much more,” Paul Fisher, associate chief information officer, said. “It makes navigating these services easier on a smartphone than using a browser...

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Pirates speed to third straight win of season
Nov11

Pirates speed to third straight win of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team blew by the UTSA Roadrunners, 84-53, in the second and final game of the Seton Hall Tip-Off on Sunday, improving to 3-0 on the season. The Pirates began the game firing on all cylinders, as they made five of their first six shots, including four three-pointers and 10 early points from Shadeen Samuels. Leading 16-4 at the first timeout, Seton Hall continued to pour it on. The team’s magnificent...

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Catholic studies receives grant
Nov08

Catholic studies receives grant

This week, in collaboration with Sacred Heart University and Seton Hall’s Catholic Studies department, both institutions have received a Lilly Grant for a conference that will be held at Sacred Heart in April 2020. The conference’s theme will be “The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century.” Seton Hall’s Msgr. Liddy and Director of the Core Nancy Enright are...

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Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers
Nov07

Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost its top three scorers from a year ago, and normally, this would be a terrible situation for any coach. Tony Bozzella, however, will have plenty of options, both from the outside and within, to look to this season. Last season, Donnaizha Fountain led the Pirates in scoring at over 15 points per game before she left. After her departure, it was up to JaQuan Jackson and Taylor Brown to carry...

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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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Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet
Nov05

Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet

This past Saturday, the Seton Hall swimming and diving teams went up against Towson at Family, Friends and Alumni Day. The two squads saw mixed results, as the men’s team won, 162.5-134.5, but the women’s team lost, 197-103. Prior to the meet, Seton Hall honored the late Maran Lougheed, a Pirate swimming alumnus who tragically passed away this past summer. The Pirate Blue Athletic Fund announced that the university will be launching a...

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Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton
Nov04

Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton

Despite Caitlin Koska and Abby Thelen’s best efforts, the Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell to Creighton in straight sets on Saturday night. Koska had eight kills and one block and Thelen had 13 kills and six digs on the night. The Pirates started slowly in the first set, falling prey to the height of Creighton’s front line and dropping behind 8-2. Once Thelen entered the game, however, the Pirates began to settle in, getting...

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Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars
Nov03

Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team defeated Providence, 3-1, in an enthralling match on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 9-18. The Pirates and the Friars exchanged point for point in the opening serves of the first set. Each side was only able to hold a two-point lead until the Pirates made it 11-8 and found a groove that carried them to a 25-18 set win. Sophia Coffey and Elizabeth Sottung each contributed an ace in...

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Pirates impress in exhibition game
Nov02

Pirates impress in exhibition game

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Jefferson, 95-81, in an exhibition game on Thursday night. The game was the sole exhibition game before the Pirates start their regular season against Wagner on Tuesday. The Pirates started off the game rusty, but they soon amped up the pace as they went on a 16-5 run within the first five minutes. The team continued to dominate the first quarter, as its largest lead was 17. The Pirates’...

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