Governor reveals new plan for higher  education
Apr03

Governor reveals new plan for higher education

Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith-Ellis went to Rutgers-Newark last Tuesday to announce a new state plan for higher education in New Jersey, the first in nearly 13 years. Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Smith Ellis announced a plan for advancing higher education in New Jersey in Newark on March 26. Edwin J. Torres/Governor’s Office Billed by the Governor as a “student-centered...

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Bittersweet end for a Seton Hall swimming success
Mar27

Bittersweet end for a Seton Hall swimming success

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used the...

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Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers
Feb06

Men’s soccer adds three midfield transfers

To kick off 2019, the men’s soccer program is beginning to bolster its roster for the upcoming season. Andreas Lindberg continued his fierce recruitment campaign, adding Vittorio Argeri, Ramez Bakhtari and Ferdinand Solberg to his roster. The trio will work with the team throughout the spring and then join game action in the fall. Argeri is the most familiar face to Lindberg, as he spent the 2017 under his guard at LIU Post. A native...

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Students share new goals for New Year
Jan23

Students share new goals for New Year

Several Seton Hall students weighed in on their New Year’s resolutions and what they hope to accomplish before 2019 is over. Gianna Grandinetti, a sophomore social work major, said that for her New Year’s resolution she hopes to work harder to become an influential role model for other people, while taking better care of her own wellness. She said that this year, she wants to emphasize the importance of mental health and self-care for...

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Pirates pick up crucial conference win over Butler
Oct25

Pirates pick up crucial conference win over Butler

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team completed a crucial come-from-behind victory, 2-1, on the road against Butler University on Wednesday night. The Pirates, though victorious, were playing from behind for almost the entirety of the first half of play. In the 4th minute, Butler found the back of the net and held the lead until the break. The Pirates wasted no time in the second half, though, as CJ Tibbling struck gold for the first time...

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How to impress dream employers: Students provide tips to perform well in interviews
Sep13

How to impress dream employers: Students provide tips to perform well in interviews

Students have many different ways of preparing for an interview. Dominick Arnaldo, a senior computer science major, said he “looked up the interviews on Glassdoor and they posted the questions they might ask.” Nimra Noor, a junior accounting and IT major, said that she worked with her career advisor to practice one-on-one before the interview. Here are five tips provided by students that can help anyone ace their interview. Practice...

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Seton Hall flags display new slogan
Sep12

Seton Hall flags display new slogan

During your first couple of weeks back on the campus grounds, you might have noticed the various “What Great Minds Can Do” signs placed all around, and you may have wondered about the significance or purpose of the signs. In hopes of attracting more undergraduate and graduate students who are driven and excel academically, while competing with other universities nationwide, the Office of Public Relations and Marketing has developed...

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Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer
Sep06

Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team has had an exceptional start to the 2018 season thus far. If the exhibition games at the beginning of the schedule counted toward the team’s overall record, the Pirates would currently be 4-1-1 going into Thursday’s home opener. In his inaugural season in charge, head coach Andreas Lindberg has completely transformed the outlook of a team that lost nine seniors last season, one that features nine new...

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Swimming and diving start Big East Championship
Feb22

Swimming and diving start Big East Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Geneva, Ohio to take part in the annual Big East Championship from Feb. 21 to 24. Both squads are looking to replicate, or even surpass, the success each had last year. The men will try to repeat as champions, last year notching Seton Hall’s first-ever victory in the Big Championship. On the women’s side, it will be of almost equal difficulty to rival last season’s...

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Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel
Feb21

Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel

On Feb. 19, the athletic department, led by athletic director Pat Lyons, held the sixth annual leadership forum for student athletes, where Seton Hall players had the opportunity to pick the minds of successful professionals with connection to the university. Val Ackerman, Len DeLuca and Nancy Holecek were on the panel to give their stories and advice to the student-athletes, as well as answer their questions. The event started out...

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SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems
Feb08

SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems

The Student Government Association (SGA) has come up with a new initiative, SMART goals, where SGA members come up with problems they want to change on campus and address them. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based, according to SGA Senate Speaker and Business Senator, Vinay Trambadia, a senior finance and IT major. Trambadia said that SMART goals were introduced at SGA training...

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Community service should be a graduation requirement
Feb01

Community service should be a graduation requirement

Maryland is the only state that requires students to perform community service to graduate high school. While many states allow students to perform community service in exchange for credits toward graduation or even a special endorsement on their diploma, as of 2018, only one state made it a requirement. Every state should mandate students to complete community service to improve or help their community in some way. Though voluntary...

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