Incoming defenders impress during COVID-19 training sessions for men’s soccer
Oct02

Incoming defenders impress during COVID-19 training sessions for men’s soccer

Despite its season getting postponed due to COVID-19, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team has continued training and practicing in anticipation of the tentative spring season.  Coach Andreas Lindberg said he feels the incoming group of freshmen and transfers can possibly play a key role during the upcoming season. Among these newcomers include freshmen defenders Mark Walier and Pierce Enxuto and junior transfer defender Maurice “Mo”...

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Apple’s iOS 14 update brings new features to iPhones
Oct01

Apple’s iOS 14 update brings new features to iPhones

Apple released the iOS 14 software update on Sept. 16, bringing a fresh new look with novel features to the iPhone. Photo Courtesy of Apple Inc. Apple’s goal was for the update to “reimagine the most iconic parts of the experience to be even more helpful and personal.” Some Seton Hall students said they had anticipated the release for a while.  Sophia Rotchford, a freshman sports management major, said she likes the “Picture in...

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Students weigh in on movie theaters reopening amid pandemic
Sep29

Students weigh in on movie theaters reopening amid pandemic

Gov. Phil Murphy permitted the reopening New Jersey movie theaters on Sept. 4, and some Seton Hall students expressed mixed feelings about catching the latest blockbusters in the midst of a pandemic.  Theaters may be filled up to 25% capacity or a maximum of 150 moviegoers. They also must require visitors to wear masks and implement social distancing guidelines. Despite this development in New Jersey’s COVID-19 reopening, some...

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Seton Hall psychology professor hosts podcast on diversity and inclusion
Sep28

Seton Hall psychology professor hosts podcast on diversity and inclusion

Seton Hall Psychology Professor Marianne Lloyd hosted a nine-part podcast series addressing the topics of racial and cultural diversity and inclusion in education for Psych Sessions podcast. In the podcast, Lloyd, who has a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology and has been a professor at the University since 2006, and six guests offer advice to guide professors and instructors toward a more inclusive learning environment with the goal of...

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The Emmys virtual awards show sees a decrease in viewership
Sep28

The Emmys virtual awards show sees a decrease in viewership

Awards season kicked off with the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 20, honoring television’s biggest stars in a socially distanced virtual awards show. Unlike previous years, this year’s ceremony was fully virtual, hosted by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel who broadcasted live from the Staples Center while nominees’ watched and accepted awards from their homes.  Nielsen TV ratings reported that the Emmys’ ratings hit an all-time...

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Seton Hall forgoes spring break for next semester
Sep25

Seton Hall forgoes spring break for next semester

Seton Hall announced that there will not be a spring break for the spring 2021 semester in an email to students on Sept. 24.  Photo by Nick Kerr: Editor-in-Chief The email, which also announced the University’s plan for increased COVID-19 testing, said the academic calendar for the Spring 2021 semester has been approved. Classes will begin on Jan 27 and run through May 11. There will not be a spring break, but the University will...

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Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sep25

Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg

After the Supreme Court announced that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as “RBG,” passed away at 87 on Sept. 18 due to a 20-year long cancer battle, Seton Hall students took time to reflect on her legacy and the future. Photo via Store Norske Leksikon.jpg Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. During her time on the nation’s court and arguing before it as a lawyer, she was known...

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Catholic organization calls for WSOU to be taken off air
Sep24

Catholic organization calls for WSOU to be taken off air

The Lepanto Institute, a Catholic organization, is calling on the Archdiocese of Newark and Seton Hall’s Board of Trustees to take the University’s radio station, WSOU, off the air after accusing the station of broadcasting “satanic” music.   (File Photo) The student-run station, which has been on the air since 1948, is best known for delivering hard rock music to the New York metropolitan area. It has made a name nationally...

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South Orange Village receives ballot drop box in preparation for election
Sep24

South Orange Village receives ballot drop box in preparation for election

A new absentee ballot drop box has been placed in South Orange Village as part of New Jersey’s wide-ranging effort to assist and accommodate mail-in voters ahead of November’s election. Photo by Marie Leone The drop box is located in the gazebo on Sloan Street standing near South Orange Station. Starting Friday, the drop box will be available for use and ballots will be collected from the box every day.   Resident voters now...

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South Orange locals voice mixed opinions on Seton Hall students returning amid COVID-19
Sep23

South Orange locals voice mixed opinions on Seton Hall students returning amid COVID-19

Students began returning to Seton Hall’s campus in South Orange last month, leading to concerns over the health and safety of the local community. The Setonian reported earlier this month that Seton Hall and the Village of South Orange provided differing accounts of the restart planning process, with Village officials saying they were not consulted as the school’s protocols were developed. Scott Egelberg, the South Orange Office of...

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As West coast fires rage, Seton Hall students push on with remote classes
Sep21

As West coast fires rage, Seton Hall students push on with remote classes

Twenty-seven are dead, dozens are missing and evacuations are in place in Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and California as fires caused by thunderstorms and droughts have ravaged the Western United States, with high temperatures and dry winds aiding in spreading the flames across millions of acres.  The flames have resulted in thick smoke across the entire Pacific Coast, which has been documented as having traveled as far as Europe. The...

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Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers
Sep18

Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers

Travelers can now take COVID-19 tests at Newark Liberty International Airport as they arrive or depart for their destination the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Sept. 8. With Seton Hall University’s students calling destinations all over the globe home, some on-campus students will be forced to travel to other parts of the country when Seton Hall pivots back to remote classes before Thanksgiving Break. Despite...

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