Senior column: I’m learning to let go of the things I can’t control
Apr30

Senior column: I’m learning to let go of the things I can’t control

Well, I’m here.  Photo courtesy of Isabel Soisson This is officially the last piece I will ever write for The Setonian. This paper has been my home for the past four years; it has defined my college experience. I’ve given my entire life to this paper over the past four years, and I will never, ever downplay the profound effect the experiences I’ve had and the people I’ve met have had on my life.  This certainly wasn’t the...

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Big East Tournament Roundtable: How far can Seton Hall go?
Mar12

Big East Tournament Roundtable: How far can Seton Hall go?

Seton Hall ended the regular season with some serious issues on defense, allowing Villanova and Creighton to shoot a combined 46.5% from three. With Marquette and Markus Howard on deck in the quarterfinals, there’s a chance the Pirates can get gashed from beyond the arc if they don’t get their act together. What is it going to take for Seton Hall to sure up its perimeter defense in order to slow down Howard and company? Photo via SHU...

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First winter storm of the  season rips through region
Dec05

First winter storm of the season rips through region

The first winter storm of the season wreaked havoc across the northeast region Dec. 1 and 2, causing thousands of flight delays, hundreds of cancellations and hundreds of miles of traffic across the region during two of the busiest travel days of the year. File photo The bomb cyclone – dubbed Winter Storm Ezekiel by weather watchers – began as a wintry mix of rain and snow on Sunday, ultimately saturating areas of New England in more...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on  diversity
Nov07

Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on diversity

Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week. File photo The Inclusion Alliance members acted as guest speakers to teach the students more about inclusion and diversity at Seton Hall University. Robin Cunningham, the dean of freshman studies and special academic programs, commented on the discussions....

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Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader
Nov07

Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, killed himself on Oct. 25 using a suicide vest after being cornered in a dead-end tunnel during an American military raid, according to The New York Times. Since his death, the Islamic State (IS) has named a new leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurayshi, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkish forces have captured the wife of the late leader. Markela...

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SHU asks community to host international students for holiday
Nov07

SHU asks community to host international students for holiday

The Office of the Provost sent out an email on Oct. 28 asking students and their families to host international students and scholars for Thanksgiving this year as a continuation of the annual tradition. Adrian Chavez/Staff photographer Seton Hall international students discussed their opinions on the matter, and talked about whether they ever considered attending a hosted Thanksgiving dinner. Ishani Sachdev, a junior economics major...

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CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues
Nov07

CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues

The Center for Community Research and Engagement (CCRE) held a panel discussion on immigration and refugee issues on October 30 at Seton Hall University. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor The panel consisted of several experts on the topic who gave insight on the struggles that immigrants and refugees face and answered questions from the audience. The panel members included Father Timothy Graff, director of social justice...

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African Student Association hosts food event
Nov07

African Student Association hosts food event

The African Student Association’s annual Taste of Africa event was held on Oct. 29 in the Beck Rooms of the Walsh Library. File photo Nnamdi Ene, president of the African student association, stated that the main purpose of this event is to “bring African culture to the Seton Hall population through food and show them a side of Africa that they might not get to experience otherwise.” The event took approximately three weeks to plan....

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Demanding doctor’s notes is classist and childish
Nov07

Demanding doctor’s notes is classist and childish

Listen up, professors. We all have respect for what you do. Teachers are some of the most dedicated, hardworking professionals in the world, and they deserve this respect and recognition. Aiming to educate and disseminate information to the younger generation is one of the most noble professions that exists. No one is denying that. Photo via Flickr It’s also no secret that there are good and bad professors, and I don’t just mean this...

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Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener
Nov06

Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener

Seton Hall kicked off what is supposed to be a season to remember by not only emerging victoriously, but making a little bit of history in the process on Tuesday night. The Pirates took the floor against Wagner in front of a packed house at Walsh Gymnasium and defeated the Seahawks by a final score of 105-71, The 105 points was the most for a Seton Hall men’s basketball season opener since 1977, the first game in which the program put...

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Shadeen Samuels named to Naismith Trophy watchlist
Nov06

Shadeen Samuels named to Naismith Trophy watchlist

The Atlanta Tipoff Club named Seton Hall senior Shadeen Samuels to the Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List on Wednesday. This award recognizes the best player in women’s NCAA Div. I college basketball. Samuels is one of 50 Watch List candidates and joins DePaul’s Chante Stonewall as the only two Big East players nominated for the award. The Pac-12 Conference lead the way in nominees with 11 for the 2019-20 season. “We’re so...

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