Olympic Games bring pride along with feverish debate
Feb21

Olympic Games bring pride along with feverish debate

The 2018 Winter Olympics gained much attention even before the games kicked off earlier this month on Feb. 9 in South Korea. The buzz around whether or not Russian athletes would be able to participate was where most of the Olympics spotlight shone for over a year. A final ruling by the International Olympic Committee in December 2017 banned the nation from this year’s games, but Russian athletes that can prove they are “clean” have...

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Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions
Feb21

Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions

The game between Seton Hall and Providence that began on Feb. 21 in the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. was postponed early in the second half due to unsafe conditions on the court. It will finish at 12 p.m. on Feb. 22 in Providence’s on-campus facility, Alumni Hall. The game will be broadcast on YES Network from the 1,800-seat gymnasium.  The conclusion to the game Thursday will mark the first time Providence men’s...

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Toke’s first career home run gets Pirates the win over No. 23 NC State
Feb18

Toke’s first career home run gets Pirates the win over No. 23 NC State

After being swept in Friday’s doubleheader to open the season, the Pirates earned an 8-6 win over No. 23 North Carolina State on Sunday in Three Bridges, N.C. Coming off a freshman season where he batted .321, but with no home runs, Matt Toke smacked a three-run home run in the fifth inning to give the Pirates a lead they would not relinquish. The game started with the Pirates storming onto the scene with back-to-back hits by...

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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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Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks
Feb18

Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team took a short drive to Newark, N.J. on Friday to face off against NJIT in what was a nail-biting, 4-3 defeat. The loss continued the Pirates skid, as their losing streak extended to three matches with the result, dropping their record to 1-4 in the process. The match opened with doubles competition, as Seton Hall took two of the three matches to earn the crucial doubles point. Luize Strike and Anicka...

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Don’t be mad at the Financial Aid Office, be mad at the DOE

It is no secret that students were concerned after Seton Hall’s Financial Aid Office announced a new attendance confirmation process for the 2018 spring semester. Gone are the days of students verifying their own attendance for their classes. That is now dependent on the professors, as is the distribution of students’ federal aid money. When it comes to financial aid, college students are going to react emotionally. It is...

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‘Steel Magnolias’ work studies help the show go on
Feb17

‘Steel Magnolias’ work studies help the show go on

Seton Hall’s Theatre Department is gearing up to put on the widely adapted play, “Steel Magnolias”, a drastic departure from the fall production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. But beyond the glamour of the stage is the hard work of the theater work studies that makes the show come to life. From constructing the sets to the light design, the theater work studies work to build an entire world with just paint and wood. When a...

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Alumna’s physics research developed at SHU
Feb17

Alumna’s physics research developed at SHU

Many alumni made good use of their time at Seton Hall and one in particular who stands out is Fernanda Duarte. Duarte is currently attending the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where she is pursuing a Master’s degree in management studies. Before that, she was a physics major and a music minor who contributed to her major and her community in an enormous way. During her undergraduate years she worked under physics...

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Philosopher gives one Hell of a talk
Feb17

Philosopher gives one Hell of a talk

On Feb. 12, Catholic philosopher and Central New Jersey native David Hershenov gave a talk to students on Hell. Hershenov talked about Hell and how it is unfair. Hershenov pointed out the traditional Catholic thinking of Hell, that once you are in, you can’t get out. Hershenov’s theory is that God will give you the chance to reconcile. You will be in purgatory for as long as it takes and only sent to Hell if God knows you will not...

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The Gentlemen of the Hall make a comeback
Feb17

The Gentlemen of the Hall make a comeback

“New year, new me” is the mindset that the all-male a cappella group “The Gentlemen of the Hall” have brought to the spring semester. The group has decided to undergo a reconstruction, especially with the help of a new social media campaign to introduce new members. The Gents were first founded in the spring of 2013. According to its members, the Gents used to be much more relevant on campus, doing several performances and having an...

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Drew Lynch brings laughs to SHU
Feb17

Drew Lynch brings laughs to SHU

The University Center filled with laughter as former “America’s Got Talent” finalist Drew Lynch hosted the Student Activities Board (SAB) Spring Comedy Show on Feb. 8 in the Main Lounge. Lynch, who is known for his severe stutter, discussed personal accounts of situations he encountered and his feelings toward them. His stutter developed after he suffered a severe sports injury when he was 20 years old. Following an opening act by...

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Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative
Feb17

Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative

Seton Hall’s Blue Goes Green announced a competition to combat food waste on campus. The competition will attempt to discover the best means of notifying students about extra food on campus, rather than discarding it. Blue Goes Green, in conjunction with the diplomacy Green Team, is asking students to submit ideas for a platform to use for notifying students to the existence of free food. The deadline for submissions is March 13. In...

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