Seton Hall selects new provost
Feb21

Seton Hall selects new provost

In an email to the Seton Hall community on Feb. 14, the University announced that Dr. Katia Passerini was named as Provost and Executive Vice President. Photo courtesy of Katia Passerini Dr. Passerini comes from St. John’s University. The Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, Passerini visited campus on Jan. 23 and 24 to speak with students and faculty. Each of the visits...

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As primaries heat up, community weighs in
Feb21

As primaries heat up, community weighs in

Following the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire primary, the intensity for the democratic candidacy has heightened and the field of contenders has narrowed. File Photo Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Colorado senator Michael Bennet and Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick dropped out of the race following their poor performances in the New Hampshire primary. According to Politico, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was declared...

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Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show
Feb21

Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show

The Theatre Council is set to perform “Men on Boats,” a feminist play written by Jaclyn Backhaus, in the Theatre-in-theRound this weekend. The play is based on the journal of John Wesley Powell and tells a story about him and his men exploring the Colorado River in 1869. However, there’s just one twist—the male characters are portrayed by female actors. “Backhaus’ point is that women are as capable as men to be adventurers and...

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Mamukelashvili Magic: Seton Hall snaps two-game losing streak at the buzzer
Feb19

Mamukelashvili Magic: Seton Hall snaps two-game losing streak at the buzzer

If you ask the basketball gods how they would have ended the 74-72 nail-biting victory for Seton Hall over Butler on Wednesday night, it happened exactly like it they would have liked. Sandro Mamukelashvili found a way to catch and toss in a lob from Quincy McKnight with only 0.6 seconds left to win it for the Pirates on Cancer Night at the Prudential Center with his father, a cancer survivor, was in attendance for the first time...

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SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak
Feb14

SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak

Seton Hall University’s Health Services sent out new guidance regarding novel coronavirus, the latest flu-like virus which is thought to have originated in the Hubei province of China in Wuhan City. The direction, which was sent out in an email blast to the University community advised students and faculty who have been in close contact with someone confirmed to have the coronavirus for 14 days and contact health services immediately....

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Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese
Feb14

Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese

Every other Wednesday, Campus Ministry hosts a free grilled cheese lunch in the lower level of Boland Hall. Campus Ministry began Grilled Cheese Wednesdays last semester after opening its new student lounge in the lower level of Boland Hall. Kaitlyn Quinn, the Campus Ministry graduate assistant, and others in Campus Ministry organize it. “Grilled Cheese Wednesdays are a great chance for our students – many of whom are commuters – to...

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Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program
Feb13

Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program

University officials announced a plan that could result in the elimination of the mobile computing program as early as next year  Three senior officials from Seton Hall University presented their case for the elimination of Seton Hall’s mobile computing program and took questions from Senators at Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting. The presentation came two weeks after SGA President Rishi Shah announced that...

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Seton Hall falters against No. 23 Creighton as Myles Powell goes ice cold
Feb12

Seton Hall falters against No. 23 Creighton as Myles Powell goes ice cold

As Myles Powell launched up a three with 1.4 seconds left and saw it fall, the usually exuberant superstar looked defeated instead in a clear indication of the effort his team put forth against a steady Creighton team on Wednesday night. Powell finished at an abysmal 3-for-16 overall from the field and 1-for-11 from beyond the arc as Seton Hall fell, 87-82, for the second straight time at the Prudential Center. Renee Nunez/Staff...

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Seton Hall scores first road win against Villanova in 26 years
Feb08

Seton Hall scores first road win against Villanova in 26 years

If there was ever going to be a Seton Hall team to snap its 26-year losing streak at Villanova, it’s this one. The Pirates found themselves at a crossroads with 9:41 remaining. Myles Powell picked up his fourth foul, sending him to the bench with Seton Hall holding a slim 46-42 lead. Faced with their star on the bench, Quincy McKnight battling foul trouble of his own and a raucous Villanova crowd, the Pirates could have folded and...

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Boland Cellar transforms into Tunnel of Oppression
Feb07

Boland Cellar transforms into Tunnel of Oppression

On Jan. 29, the Department of Housing and Residence Life held its first-ever Tunnel of Oppression, providing individuals with an understanding of different ways in which people can be oppressed or disadvantaged. The “Tunnel” was not a literal tubular tour, instead taking place in the Boland Cellar. A group of attendees were led to and from different stations that showcased various examples of how students can suffer different forms of...

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Students voice widespread discontent as parking problems plague campus
Feb06

Students voice widespread discontent as parking problems plague campus

It has been six months since senior marketing and management major Ryan Johnson’s drivers’ side mirror casing was demolished in what he claims was a hit-and-run incident in Seton Hall’s Xavier Hall parking lot. File photo “The parking spaces are just ridiculously small,” Johnson said, sitting at a rickety table in The Cove. Parking on Seton Hall’s campus has long been a subject of critique among the student body, with many clamoring...

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Flu epidemic rages across campus, nation
Feb06

Flu epidemic rages across campus, nation

Coughs can be heard echoing across campus as flu season has returned in New Jersey and nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that Influenza-like illness is currently widespread in every state except for Hawaii. File photo Symptoms of the flu and viruses like it include fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches and fatigue. The virus is spread through droplets in the...

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