Zoom University: What Great Zoom Calls Can Do
Jun11

Zoom University: What Great Zoom Calls Can Do

With a global pandemic halting in-person meetings and forcing public spaces to shut down, students have had to find new and creative ways to virtually hang out. Zoom, a video communication app, has become the platform of choice for professors and students alike. From birthdays to movie nights, Zoom has become a virtual movie theater, mall, club and lecture hall. Zoom has become the platform of choice for many professors and students....

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Senior column: Student-athletes should mourn but be grateful for the connections they made along the way
Mar19

Senior column: Student-athletes should mourn but be grateful for the connections they made along the way

I was extremely lucky that I got to finish my senior season as a swimmer a week and a half before the cancellations of professional and collegiate sports. With everything going on in the world right now, the cancellation of NCAA competitions may seem like the bottom of the list in terms of importance on the world scale. However, for many student-athletes across the United States, losing the end of your senior season can feel as...

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Pirates golf puts forth strong performance over weekend
Feb24

Pirates golf puts forth strong performance over weekend

The Seton Hall women’s golf team finished with another strong performance over the weekend, placing   fourth  in the Rio Verde Invitational out of a field of 18 teams. The Pirates continue to place within the top-five and have never placed farther than fourth throughout the whole 2019-2020 season. The Pirates ended with a team total of 42-over-par, 306-296-304, and a total stroke count of 906. Individually, the Pirates...

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Veteran leadership and its success in the Big East
Feb21

Veteran leadership and its success in the Big East

In a college basketball landscape that features prolific one-and-done freshman stars year in and year out, the Big East continues to thrive on player development and veteran success. The last one- and-done to attend a Big East School was Henry Ellenson of Marquette in 2015-16. Ellen- son was drafted 18th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft to the Detroit Pistons. He is the only player to truly be one- and-done in the Big East since the...

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Reliance On Long-Term Players Has Made  Page 13 One-And-Dones A Rare Sight In Big East
Feb21

Reliance On Long-Term Players Has Made Page 13 One-And-Dones A Rare Sight In Big East

Excitement, upsets, and under appreciation are  all  things  that seem to happen withing the Big East  conference of  the  NCAA men’s  basketball program. How- ever, if there was one thing these teams are not used to, it is one and done basketball players. When looking at the Big East conference, it  is incredibly rare to find a one and done, especially compared to other conferences and how often players leave for the NBA after just...

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Voter registration drive hosted in University Center
Feb21

Voter registration drive hosted in University Center

The Student Life Committee held a voter registration drive on Feb. 18, to encourage students to register to vote. Students were able to use vote.org to register and check their voter registration status in the Galleon Hallway. Students who will not be home to vote were also able to request their absentee ballots. Photo via PxHere The idea for the voter registration drive came from Chase Cohen, an ad-hoc on the Student Life Committee....

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Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café
Feb21

Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café

True Salvage Café in Maplewood combines a love for art and a passion for cooking. Walking into the establishment, one is immediately greeted by many antiques and knickknacks that fill the space and walls. All of the unique decorations are from the owner David Heffernan’s lifelong personal collection. Before opening the café, Heffernan worked in the art business for over 50 years. Signe Heffernan, daughter of David Heffernan, is the...

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SHU discusses vaping risks
Feb14

SHU discusses vaping risks

Almost all college students nowadays can relate to the scenario of sitting in class and suddenly seeing a cloud of smoke followed by a fruity or minty smell. File photo Vaping on college campuses has become a trend and it is tremendously damaging the health of many students across the country. According to a survey by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 44.3% of young adults ages 18 through 24 who are current e-cigarette...

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Conference realignment 10 years later: the reshaping of college basketball
Feb13

Conference realignment 10 years later: the reshaping of college basketball

When  it  comes  to  college hoops,  regional rivalries have consistently dominated the minds of local fans and created. In New Jersey, Rutgers and Seton Hall sit just 30 miles from each other and have left New Jersey split. The schools grew a disdain for each other during their 23 years together in  the  Big East,  but  conference realignment has stripped the  rivalry of  the  in-conference stakes that the matchups once included....

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Veggie Society plans fundraiser for Australian Wildfires
Feb06

Veggie Society plans fundraiser for Australian Wildfires

Seton Hall’s Veggie Society has announced that they will host an environmentally friendly tricky tray fundraiser on March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the University Center main lounge to raise money to aid relief efforts for the Australian wildfire epidemic. Photo via Pixabay A tricky tray is an event where participants buy tickets in exchange for the opportunity to win prize baskets of their choice for charitable causes. The Australian...

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Freshman Studies will include environmental awareness class
Dec05

Freshman Studies will include environmental awareness class

Freshman Studies has decided to include a pilot lesson about sustainability in all University Life courses held next semester. University Life is a required course for all Seton Hall freshmen that currently covers topics including time management, campus resources, mental health, and diversity. File photo The new lesson is the brainchild of the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Environmental Protection and Conservation Committee,...

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SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech
Nov21

SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech

On Nov. 14, Seton Hall’s Teaching, Learning and Technology Center (TLTC) hosted their “Walk Down Memory Lane” event, highlighting past and current projects that have influenced the use of technology in the classrooms at the University. Renee Cicchino, director of Instructional Design and Training at the TLTC, organized the event. Cicchino, a graduate of Seton Hall, said the laptop program was not implemented when she was a student,...

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