Seton Hall students ordered to pick up belongings as state may use dorms to house health care workers
Mar27

Seton Hall students ordered to pick up belongings as state may use dorms to house health care workers

Just eight days after asking Seton Hall students to leave their dorms, the University has issued a new request that resident students return to campus to retrieve all belongings they left behind by April 5 as the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak continues to rage on. Cars line up outside of Boland Hall to pack students’ belongings on March 20. (Nicholas Kerr/News Editor) The notification, which was sent out to resident...

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Latest Updates: Seton Hall says students should expect refunds at some point in April
Mar12

Latest Updates: Seton Hall says students should expect refunds at some point in April

Check back here for updates on the coronavirus outbreak and Seton Hall’s response. Have a coronavirus question you want answered or a tip you want us to investigate? Reach out to us at thesetonian1920@gmail.com. Latest announcements: Seton Hall has told students to expect refunds in April for room, board and parkingThe University has extended the pass/fail application deadline to May 4 and broadened the classes that...

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Big East cancels remainder of conference tournament amidst coronavirus concerns
Mar12

Big East cancels remainder of conference tournament amidst coronavirus concerns

In less than 24 hours, the Big East Tournament has gone from a full go with spectators allowed to attend to being played behind closed doors to canceled completely. The Big East announced that it would be canceling the remainder of its conference tournament at halftime of the Creighton-St. John’s quarterfinal game. The Big East was the final power conference to cancel its conference tournament, as the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, SEC...

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Big East Tournament to proceed as planned in wake of NCAA Tournament spectator ban
Mar11

Big East Tournament to proceed as planned in wake of NCAA Tournament spectator ban

The Big East has elected to allow its conference tournament to pursue as originally planned — for now. After consulting with health experts on the risk of spreading COVID-19 in a large group setting, the NCAA issued a statement Wednesday afternoon stating that spectators would not be allowed at both the men’s and women’s tournaments. The Big East has opted to go in a different direction, as commissioner Val Ackerman...

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NCAA elects to play March Madness without fans
Mar11

NCAA elects to play March Madness without fans

In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, less than eight days prior to the beginning of March Madness’ Round of 64, NCAA President Mark Emmert said that both the men’s and women’s tournaments will be played without spectators. The decision was made after consulting with experts on the risk of spreading COVID-19 in a large group setting. The games will be played with only essential staff and family members in the building,...

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Myles Powell wins Big East Player of the Year
Mar11

Myles Powell wins Big East Player of the Year

For the first time since 1993, the Big East Men’s Basketball Player of the Year award is going to a Seton Hall Pirate. Senior shooting guard Myles Powell was honored as the conference player of the year at a press conference at Madison Square Garden on Monday afternoon. The Trenton native is the third Seton Hall player to win the award. Terry Dehere earned the honor in 1993, while Dan Callandrillo won the award in 1982....

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Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak
Mar10

Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak

On Tuesday, Seton Hall University has suspended all in-person classes between Wednesday March 11 until March 13. The University also said that all in-person classes and lectures will now be online classes beginning on Monday, March 16 through at least March 22 as the coronavirus continues to spread nationwide. According to an email sent to the University community from Seton Hall President Joseph Nyre, the University will remain open...

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Seton Hall succumbs to hot-shooting Creighton, settles for share of regular season title
Mar07

Seton Hall succumbs to hot-shooting Creighton, settles for share of regular season title

Throughout a grueling Big East slate, Seton Hall made its name and built up its NCAA Tournament by going on the road and racking up Quadrant I wins. Unfortunately, the Pirates didn’t have one last road kill left in them. With an outright Big East regular-season title on the line, Seton Hall couldn’t overcome a red-hot shooting Creighton squad, falling by a final score off 77-60. With the loss, the Pirates settle for only a share of...

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Villanova spoils Seton Hall’s senior night celebration
Mar04

Villanova spoils Seton Hall’s senior night celebration

It’s fitting that the program that has dealt Seton Hall its fair share of heartbreak over the years was the one to come into the Prudential Center and put a damper on Myles Powell, Quincy McKnight, Romaro Gill and Asiah Avent’s senior night celebration. Facing a season sweep at the hands of Pirates in front of a record-setting Prudential Center crowd, Villanova dialed in and delivered an A-plus performance en route to a 79-77 victory...

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Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall
Mar01

Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall

Seton Hall University has disinvited controversial American radio personality Sid Rosenberg from a 77 WABC Town Hall planned for March 10 following a student-led social media campaign to cancel Rosenberg’s appearance due to racist public statements from over a decade ago.   Initially, Rosenberg was scheduled to talk to the University community with co-host Juliet Huddy about the upcoming 2020 election. The event will still...

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Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations
Feb28

Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations

A laptop displays old data of coronavirus infections in the United States. Sloane Nicoletti-Watson was supposed to be in Greece on Thursday evening. But instead of touring Ancient Athenian ruins she was in The Cove trying to reconcile how she lost nearly $3,500 for a trip she’ll never get to go on. “I have no more savings left. I had to get help from my parents for this and I quite literally have nothing left in my bank account,”...

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Senior core off to hot start for baseball team
Feb27

Senior core off to hot start for baseball team

Almost a full two weeks into the baseball season, the Pirates have split their first six games to begin the 2020 campaign, going 3-3 with blowout victories over Illinois and Milwaukee and a walk-off loss to No. 20 Wake Forest. Seton Hall is now gearing up for a road trip to California, with seven games in nine days against USC, Fresno State, and Saint Mary’s. Despite the season being young, the returners for the Pirates have already...

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