SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow
May02

SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

William Connell, Seton Hall Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been recognized as a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The fellowship includes a $200,000 grant which is dedicated to research, publishing and writing in the humanities and social sciences. William Connell (pictured) was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow Which will include a $20,000 grant for research. Photo via Academia...

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Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations
May02

Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations

A disease that was considered to be eradicated in 2000 is now spreading in neighborhoods in New York City and across the country. Measles, a disease that most people are vaccinated against, has recently made a resurgence that has alarmed health care professionals across the United States. The current measles outbreak has been traced to the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area with cases first being reported in early January 2019. Cases...

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Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft
May01

Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft

he New York Giants and New York Jets each entered the 2019 NFL Draft with glaring concerns. The teams made their respective selections with confidence over the course of the few days, but it remains to be seen how it will all pan out. For starters, general manager Mike Maccagnan and the Jets have prided themselves on taking the best player available when presented with options. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the Jets chose to...

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SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival
May01

SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival

On April 27, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its annual Spring Fling Carnival. Inspired by the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock festival, all the decorations, promotional items, activities and T-shirts were themed to look like vintage Woodstock during the ‘70s. Despite two of the rides not functioning, students said they had a pleasant time at the carnival. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Shruti Sharma, a senior...

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Booker  officially launches bid for POTUS
Apr25

Booker officially launches bid for POTUS

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker officially launched his presidential campaign on April 13 in Newark’s Military Park. The event in Military Park is part of his “Justice for All” campaign. It signaled the beginning of his first national tour, two weeks that will include stops in Georgia, Nevada and Iowa. Senator Booker’s event in Newark certainly did not mark his first time visiting the city. Booker, the seven-year mayor of New Jersey’s...

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Kness credits team for individual success
Apr24

Kness credits team for individual success

It is easy to get lost in transition. Change is difficult and being able to cope with a new environment in a swift manner is an impressive accomplishment. However, progressing into that new period, and continually breaking down the boundaries is what separates the good from the great – and Mia Kness is great. Before her two individual titles and becoming the second golfer in program history to do so, and before even coming to Seton...

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Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety
Apr24

Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety

After recent incidents where Mother of God proselytizers approached students and young solicitors bothered students in the Walsh Library, Student Government Association (SGA) representatives met with Public Safety officials to improve security on campus. A solicitor (right) blasted loud explicit music while a student (left) worked in the Walsh Library. Photostill via YouTube In recent weeks, a group of young men called the Shmovie...

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SHU jumps to AJR and MAX at spring concert
Apr24

SHU jumps to AJR and MAX at spring concert

Colorful lights, music and a loud crowd filled the gym of the Richie Reagan Recreation and Athletic Center as the Student Activities Board hosted its annual spring concert on April 11. The concert featured an opening performance by The 1865 followed by performances from AJR and special guest MAX. his year’s SAB Spring Concert featured performances by The 1865, MAX and AJR. Luke Tyler/Staff Photographer The 1865 opened up the spring...

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Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry
Apr11

Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry

Several promiment figures in sports media and business visited Seton Hall on April 2 to discuss the social matters occurring in the world of sports. The symposium was headlined by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and Entertainment and Sports Programming Network ESPN commentators Bob Ley and Stephen A. Smith. In between were discussion panels that covered subjects like gambling and amateurism in sports. Ley and Smith thrilled the audience...

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SGA installs incoming senators, executive board
Apr10

SGA installs incoming senators, executive board

Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) installed their newly elected class of senators and executive board members for the 2019-2020 academic year on Monday evening. Interim Provost Karen Boroff and Vice President of Student Services Tracey Gottlieb led the swearing in of the executive board and at-large senators, while the deans of colleges swore in their respective delegations. In total, 15 of the new senators will be...

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KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault  awareness in April
Apr10

KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault awareness in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the group KNOW MORE is utilizing it to promote events that raise attention about sexual assault on college campuses. KNOW MORE is an organization of Student Life whose purpose is to provide critical information on the prevention of sexual violence, alcohol, narcotics and bystander intervention to the Seton Hall campus community. While KNOW MORE provides programs all year long that seek to...

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Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows
Apr10

Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows

For the first time in history, WrestleMania featured women as the main event in WWE’s most marquee stage of the year. It was ironic though, as “The Man” captured the titles on the line and ended the 35th edition of the pay-per-view event in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium. Although Becky Lynch pinned Ronda Rousey to defeat her and Charlotte Flair in a winner-take-all Triple Threat match for the Raw and Smackdown Women’s...

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