Senior Night festivities spoiled by UConn as Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes take another hit
Mar03

Senior Night festivities spoiled by UConn as Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes take another hit

The stage was set for a fairy-tale ending to the quartet of the Seton Hall seniors’ final home game of the season. Fans were back in attendance, their NCAA Tournament hopes were on the line, they were up against a historic Big East rival in the University of Connecticut and it was Senior Night.  Unfortunately, it was a second consecutive Senior Night in which the Pirates were unable to send their senior players off with a final home...

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Pirates clinch No. 3 seed in final regular season game
Mar02

Pirates clinch No. 3 seed in final regular season game

Desiree Elmore dropped 30 points as Seton Hall defeated St. John’s 59-43 on Monday night. With the win and Butler’s upset victory over DePaul, the Pirates clinched the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big East Tournament. In addition to her career-high 30 points, Elmore also scored her 1,000th point in a Pirates uniform; the 23rd Pirate to do it in program history. Behind Elmore, Lauren Park-Lane had 13 points and Andra Espinoza-Hunter had...

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Baseball drops three-game series to Florida Atlantic
Feb27

Baseball drops three-game series to Florida Atlantic

Despite dropping the first two games of the series to Florida Atlantic, Seton Hall looked to close out and head back to South Orange with a win under its belt. Graduate student Matt Toke carried the heat from Saturday’s shootout with a single to right field that gave Tyler Shedler-McAvoy an early score. A series that had seen each team sputter throughout continued Sunday afternoon until Florida Atlantic once again opened the game with...

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Record breaking night for women’s basketball in win over Xavier
Feb25

Record breaking night for women’s basketball in win over Xavier

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team has shown time and time again this season that when they are in top form, they are nearly unstoppable. Unfortunately for Xavier, the Pirates did just that to secure a 43-point win over the Musketeers and take another step towards securing a top three seed for the Big East Tournament. Seton Hall broke a trio of records on their way to claiming their 10th Big East win of the season, including...

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Village approves University’s plan to construct new lobby for Boland Hall; will include other improvements to dorm rooms
Feb25

Village approves University’s plan to construct new lobby for Boland Hall; will include other improvements to dorm rooms

A proposal from Seton Hall to construct a new 1,628 square foot lobby at the front of Boland Hall was unanimously approved by the South Orange Village Planning Board on Wednesday night with one abstention. The plan, which was announced to the community today, will also include an upgrade to the interior of Boland South, which has not undergone a major renovation in nearly two decades. The updates will include new carpeting and LED...

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N.J. Attorney General signs onto letter supporting calls for student loan forgiveness
Feb25

N.J. Attorney General signs onto letter supporting calls for student loan forgiveness

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined several other state attorneys general in a  letter to Congress supporting Congressional Democrats’ request for student loan forgiveness  under the Biden Administration on Feb. 19. Supporters of U.S. Senate Resolution 46 and House of Representatives Resolution 100 are asking President Biden to take executive action and cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for all...

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Public records reveal detailed plans of University Center renovation
Feb25

Public records reveal detailed plans of University Center renovation

On Feb. 3, Seton Hall announced plans for a major renovation of the University Center with some renderings but few details. The Setonian was able to uncover more specifics by obtaining a series of documents submitted by the University to the South Orange Planning Board, made available to the public via the Village’s website.  Construction on the building is expected to take approximately 18 months and will begin in the late spring....

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Seton Hall Athletics says Prudential Center will host fans for first time in nearly a year at men’s basketball game against UConn
Feb23

Seton Hall Athletics says Prudential Center will host fans for first time in nearly a year at men’s basketball game against UConn

Seton Hall Athletics announced Tuesday that they will host fans for at the Wednesday, March 3 men’s basketball game against the University of Connecticut. Photo via SHU Athletics Applications for tickets were split between a general application portal for the public and a Seton Hall University student-specific application portal. Priority access to the game will be awarded to Seton Hall students, men’s basketball season ticket holders...

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Gov. Phil Murphy signs three bills legalizing weed in the Garden State
Feb23

Gov. Phil Murphy signs three bills legalizing weed in the Garden State

Capping off a three-year-long effort to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several bills into law on Monday officially regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and older, halting arrests for pot possession and establishing new penalties for those younger than 21 caught with the drug.  New Jersey will now become the 15th state with legalized recreational marijuana laws on the books,...

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Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games
Feb22

Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games

Feb. 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics announced on Tuesday that they plan to allow a limited number of fans to attend Mar. 3’s game against the University of Connecticut. Full story here. Feb. 22, 2021 at 1:20 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics issued a statement stating they are currently working with the Prudential Center to potentially host fans for their Mar. 3 game against the University of Connecticut. “We have...

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Defensive lapses at Georgetown end Pirates’ four-game winning streak
Feb20

Defensive lapses at Georgetown end Pirates’ four-game winning streak

Seton Hall’s defensive woes from the perimeter have been a constant issue for the team this season, and they proved detrimental in Saturday night’s loss to Georgetown. The Hoyas shot 10-for-16 from three-point range and outshot the Pirates from the field 50% to 43.3% to put a dent in Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament hopes. Despite coming into the game on a four-game winning streak, the Pirates rarely looked completely in...

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COVID-19 cases jump by 18 in one day; University says numbers were ‘direct result’ of expanded surveillance testing
Feb19

COVID-19 cases jump by 18 in one day; University says numbers were ‘direct result’ of expanded surveillance testing

Coronavirus cases continued to surge on Seton Hall’s campuses Thursday, doubling from Wednesday and hitting a semester-high of 18 newly reported cases in one day. University spokesperson Laurie Pine confirmed in a statement that the new cases were a “direct result of the University’s expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing” and noted that the spike was “not unexpected.” Additionally, Pine noted that all of the cases appeared to be...

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