Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest
Feb22

Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest

After spending an extra night in Providence, R.I., the Pirates continued their game against the Friars with an 89-77 victory on Thursday afternoon. After condensation appeared on the court at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, the game was continued at Providence’s on-campus gym, Alumni Hall. Picking up with a 56-47 score with 13:03 left in the game, Providence started to slowly gain momentum. Kyron Cartwright got hot, finishing...

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SHU weighs in on civil discourse in America
Feb22

SHU weighs in on civil discourse in America

The College of Communication and the Arts and the Institute for Communication and Religion hosted a symposium about civil discourse in America in the Jubilee Hall auditorium on Feb. 15. The event focused on the state and development of civil discourse in America and its expected future. “Ethically Speaking: Is there Hope for Civil Discourse in America?” was led by Catherine Zizik, an associate professor of communication. Zizik said in...

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Car ignites in  the parking deck
Feb21

Car ignites in the parking deck

A car caught fire in the Seton Hall University parking deck on Feb. 20 at 9:31 a.m., according to an email from Laurie Pine, director of Media Relations. Pine said that no one was injured in the fire and the blaze was tamed by Public Safety with fire extinguishers until the South Orange Fire Department (SOFD) arrived and fully entinguished it. According to an article on NJ.com’s website, two cars were damaged by the fire when the...

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Students worried after social media rumor spreads
Feb21

Students worried after social media rumor spreads

A viral social media post warning of human traffickers fronting as a religious organization inviting “people to bible study” alarmed some Seton Hall students after similar occurrences were reported on campus. The author of the post, which appeared on Twitter, stated that two women in their late 20s or early 30s tried to recruit people for their organization, discussed “God the Mother” and seemed fixated on women. “After Googling God...

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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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SHU administration talks further action after race forum
Feb17

SHU administration talks further action after race forum

On Jan. 30, a “Real Talk on Race” was held at Seton Hall. According to an email from Tracy Gottlieb, the vice president of Student Services, more than 600 people attended the event. She shared that the results of the survey that Student Services sent out on Feb. 2 asking the student body for their opinion on the event was 65 percent positive. Gottlieb also shared a few things that the university is doing to further the discussion. “We...

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Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum
Feb17

Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum

Seton Hall administrators are focusing their attention on raising awareness for new programs on campus. Recently, three new programs were added to the university curriculum: a minor in Irish literature, a minor in medieval and renaissance studies, and a certificate program in cybersecurity. The Office of the Provost annually updates the University Catalog and promotes the new programs through academic advisors that share information...

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SHU students hit hard with the flu
Feb17

SHU students hit hard with the flu

The flu has hit Seton Hall University hard with several students contracting the illness. Although flu season has been in effect for several months, a number of students who went through sorority recruitment the weekend of Feb. 2 came down with the flu. Erin Hoffman, a junior business major who received a flu shot, shared that many of her sisters in the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority have contracted the flu. “After last weekend, which was...

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Unranked and unraveling
Feb14

Unranked and unraveling

Seton Hall’s fall from grace has been a tumble, as the team has slid from the upper half of the AP Top-25 to sixth in the Big East. The Pirates are not living up to expectations of a Preseason Coaches’ Poll that chose them to finish second in the conference, ahead of a No. 4 Xavier that is on its way to a possible No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. As much as fans want to blame it on free throw shooting, that excuse fails to tell the...

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Application required to demonstrate on campus
Feb11

Application required to demonstrate on campus

It is common knowledge among the American people that freedom of speech and the right to assembly are protected under the first amendment. However, some may be surprised to learn that students at Seton Hall University and other colleges around the country are required to apply to the University administration to be allowed to protest. Enacted on Aug. 21, 2017, the Student Protest Policy requires a student planning a demonstration or...

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“Steel Magnolias” cast preps for show by embodying characters
Feb08

“Steel Magnolias” cast preps for show by embodying characters

The Seton Hall Theatre Department will be staging its production of “Steel Magnolias” at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) Feb. 22-24 at 8:00 p.m. and Feb. 25 at 2:00 p.m. The cast said they are working hard and getting very excited to bring this story about love and friendship to life for the SHU community. Chair of the Theatre Department, Peter Reader, said he knew SOPAC would be the perfect venue for the show, because...

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