The Setonian wins four NJPF awards, three in first place
Apr01

The Setonian wins four NJPF awards, three in first place

The New Jersey Press Foundation awarded three first-place finishes and one second-place finish to The Setonian in the organization’s state-wide College Newspaper Contest on March 17. Collegiate newspapers from around the state submit the best articles and multimedia elements to the foundation for judging each year. Anything published between March 1, 2020, and Feb. 28, 2021, was eligible to be nominated. The Setonian walked away with...

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Residents forced to relocate and isolate due to COVID-19 speak out on experiences
Mar17

Residents forced to relocate and isolate due to COVID-19 speak out on experiences

When former Cabrini Hall resident Trent Miller received an email from Seton Hall on Feb. 8 telling him he was needing to vacate his dorm, he said he was blindsided and frustrated by the University’s decision..  “We were notified about the move the same time the rest of the student body was, so we were just as surprised as everyone else,” Miller said.  Residents of Cabrini Hall were notified by Housing and Residence Life that...

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Espinoza-Hunter hits top gear during five-game undefeated run for Seton Hall
Jan27

Espinoza-Hunter hits top gear during five-game undefeated run for Seton Hall

Graduate student and New York native Andra Espinoza-Hunter has already begun to make her mark on  the women’s basketball team. After an impressive high school career, she became an established player at Mississippi State after transferring from the University of Connecticut at the end of her freshman year. Adjusting to a new program may be difficult for some, but Espinoza-Hunter is fitting right in. “Everyone has made it a smooth...

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Look back at The Setonian’s top headlines of 2020
Dec31

Look back at The Setonian’s top headlines of 2020

There are years that are like no other, and then there is 2020. From the protests for racial justice to the loss of cultural icons and the global pandemic that overshadowed it all, The Setonian compiled our top headlines of the past year to help us ring in the new one. January January 20 Seton Hall commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Boland Hall Fire, which killed three students. Shawn Simons (left), a survivor of the fire, now...

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Humans of Seton Hall University: Society limited him, but he didn’t limit himself
Nov25

Humans of Seton Hall University: Society limited him, but he didn’t limit himself

Daniel Baluch’s story Some see this Seton Hall student as a business student or a fraternity member. Others see him as a tour guide. Then there’s some who know him as an artist. And perhaps a social advocate, too. But everyone knows him as Daniel Baluch, a junior marketing major.  Behind his college identity, Baluch grew up as a young Pakistani kid paralyzed with fear due to microaggressions against his ethnicity. Instead of...

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S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness
Nov10

S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness

Sadie’s boutique and Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) hosted a food drive on Nov. 4 to celebrate the purchase of South Orange’s Kitchen a la Mode, a kitchen supplies store. Catherine Fisher, the owner of Sadie’s and more recent owner of Kitchen a la Mode, hosts philanthropic donations every month and partnered with DOVE this month. “My mission when I opened my first store was to be ethical and philanthropic because we...

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Student crafts idea to help SHU relax
Oct21

Student crafts idea to help SHU relax

One glance at Alexandra Wells, a junior history and English major, would suggest that she is in tune with her artistic side. She walked out of the Pirate’s Cove donning both a large set of headphones and a shirt that displayed what she described as an artist’s interpretation of an album cover, featuring a cartoonishly pink severed head in a pool of black liquid. Wells came with three samples of her embroidery in hand, depictions that...

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Students share insight on weekend hot spots
Oct01

Students share insight on weekend hot spots

As the semester is now well underway, students offered their recommendations to maximize weekend fun around South Orange. Each location seems to offer a different adventure, from cuisine to a hiking trip. Whether students are familiar or new to the area, they may find a nice getaway from classes and work. South Mountain Reservation Kristen Santullo, a junior education major, said she recommends that students take the trek to South...

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Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students
Sep24

Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students

On Sept. 19, Mike Deej returned to Seton Hall’s Pirate’s Cove to perform for the Student Activities Board (SAB) Coffeehouse. He covered some songs such as Ben E King’s “Stand By Me,” the Lumineers’ “Ho Hey,” and Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time.” Allison Kroeger, a junior economics and finance one of the co-chairs of Coffeehouse, shared why SAB chose to have Deej...

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SHUNA offers debate and friendship
Jun18

SHUNA offers debate and friendship

The Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA) debates topics that address global issues, both historical and current, in a very similar fashion to actual United Nations committees. According to club members, SHUNA involves thorough research, intense collaboration and critical thinking skills executed through public speaking, writing and debating. The team competes with students from different universities in order to mimic the...

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Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships
Jun18

Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships

Seton Hall biochemistry majors have been gaining workplace experience by interning with household brand-named companies this summer. Alison Arissa, a senior biochemistry major, is working with Colgate for the summer and said she plans to stay with the company long after the summer ends. Arissa found her internship during an application spree, where she was introduced to services such as Indeed.com and Navigator through SHU’s Career...

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Pirate’s guide to dazzling grad caps: How students expressed passion through their art
Jun18

Pirate’s guide to dazzling grad caps: How students expressed passion through their art

Seton Hall held its commencement ceremony for the class of 2018 on May 21, where many students decorated their graduation caps with a few unique themes and designs. Here are some of the graduation caps captured along with a few tips and tricks provided by students on decorating them. Incorporate something meaningful and personal Mansi Patel, a biology major and graduate, described the inspiration behind her cap by relating it back to...

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