Abby Wingo and her traveling fan group
Feb21

Abby Wingo and her traveling fan group

There are few things more wholesome than the excite- ment of parents watching and cheering on their kids from the sidelines. The atmosphere of youth sports games is dictated by father-coaches yelling and stereotypical soccer moms devoting their time to be the team mascot. Unfortunately, as the kids grow older and they begin to filter out by who has the potential to play in college and who does not, these age- old tropes retire from...

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New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats
Feb21

New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be voting on a new bill that would update the bylaws in order to allow freshmen to be senators and committee vice-chairs. File photo Despite the bylaws, there already are currently freshman SGA senators and vice-chairs. Kevin Suresh, an SGA senator and junior business undecided major addressed this and talked about how updating the bylaws is more of a technicality than anything else....

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SHU should think twice about ditching laptop program
Feb21

SHU should think twice about ditching laptop program

Last week, three high ranking officials went before the Student Government Association to present the University’s case for eliminating the mobile computing program — colloquially known to students as the laptop program. Kiera Alexander/Photography Editor They were armed with figures about cost savings and a plan to phase out the current program – which has existed since 1998. Students who were not coming into the University...

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CHAMP program to celebrate 10th anniversary
Feb20

CHAMP program to celebrate 10th anniversary

The CommArts Honor Alumni Mentor Partners (CHAMP) is a mentoring program within the College of Communication and the Arts and the Career Center that works to prepare students for their chosen field by pairing them with Seton Hall alumni. This year, the program is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Reesa Greenwald, director of the Career Center, said “it is a highly prestigious mentor program that is offered at Seton Hall.” Students...

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New SGA senators sworn into office
Feb14

New SGA senators sworn into office

Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has seven new senators. Some were sworn in as recently as Feb. 3 and all are looking forward to their new position in the SGA. Mackenzie Wetherhill/Staff Photographer When asked about the number of openings for senators this semester, SGA Vice President Mark Francis Mabalatan said, “It’s not unusual for Senate seats to be vacated following winter break or any time during the...

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Why are we talking about Amy Klobuchar?
Feb14

Why are we talking about Amy Klobuchar?

Last week, Pete Buttigieg, the 38-year-old, gay, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, shocked the nation when he won the Iowa caucus. Just this Tuesday, democratic-socialist candidate for president, Senator Bernie Sanders, won the second primary of this election cycle – New Hampshire. Photo via Flickr/Gage Skidmore Although Sanders won, many of the headlines surrounding the New Hampshire primary have focused on moderate candidate,...

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Dating apps: is it truly love at first swipe?
Feb14

Dating apps: is it truly love at first swipe?

Dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge provide a location-based service that allows its users to express their romantic interest for other users on the app. On Tinder, it is as simple as swiping right when you find someone attractive and swiping left to move on to the next person. Seton Hall students shared their general thoughts on online dating. “I don’t use it that much to be honest,” William Kubrak, a junior communications...

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By the number: Myles Cale’s production has regressed
Feb13

By the number: Myles Cale’s production has regressed

Myles Cale was relegated to riding the pine to start the game on Feb. 5 against Georgetown. For the 6-foot-6 junior, it was the first time that he was not on the floor for the opening tip for Seton Hall since his freshman year – the Round of 32 loss to Kansas that  ended the Pirates’ hopeful March run. Prior to that game, Cale had started the last five to end that season, including in a win over North Carolina State to propel the...

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Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop
Feb07

Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop

Despite the transition to college and dorm life, Vikram Khosla, a freshman business major, managed to continue his haircutting business by transforming his dorm into a functioning barbershop. After a year of saving money, Khosla bought the basic equipment needed to cut hair. He said he needed to make money and found cutting hair to be a unique way to do it without getting a regular job. “I mostly learned off of YouTube and asked my...

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SHU student hit by car off campus
Feb06

SHU student hit by car off campus

Emily Donham, a junior nursing major, was hit by a car on Jan. 30 while crossing the intersection between Ward Place and Wilden Place at approximately 8 p.m. Photo via Google Maps The driver was issued a summons for failing to yield to a pedestrian, according to Laurie Pine, director of media relations. Donham told The Setonian that she was not hurt badly, but that she has bruises and scrapes on her right leg from where she was hit....

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Even in these divisive times, facts matter
Feb06

Even in these divisive times, facts matter

Last night, President Trump delivered his third State of the Union speech to Congress. Photo via Flickr Trump discussed socialism, the U.S. health care system, the economy and more. He made a lot of pronouncements, which is not out of the ordinary for him. A lot of these, however, stretched the truth. This is also not out of the ordinary. Here are just a few of Trump’s claims, which news outlets such as USA Today and NPR gracefully...

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Weekend meeting with Villanova a crucial one for Seton Hall
Feb06

Weekend meeting with Villanova a crucial one for Seton Hall

The battle for supremacy in the Big East Conference moves to the Wells Fargo Center this weekend as Seton Hall visits Villanova for the first time this season. Sitting at 9-1 in conference play after a win over Georgetown, Seton Hall is tasked with maintaining its place atop the Big East standings against a Villanova squad that enters the weekend two games behind the Pirates following a heartbreaking buzzer-beating loss against Butler...

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