For the USWNT to sustain excellence, the NWSL needs attention and accountability

After a resounding 6-0 win over Jamaica on Sunday night, the United States women’s national team clinched a spot in next summer’s World Cup in France, the program’s ninth straight berth since the inaugural tournament in 1991. On the thin surface layer of international competition, the three-time world champions are thriving, but beneath that glamorous front is a suffering domestic league. Carli Lloyd, who amazed a worldwide audience...

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Cadet defies language barriers in Senegal
Sep13

Cadet defies language barriers in Senegal

Casey Bischoff, a junior diplomacy major and ROTC cadet, traveled to Senegal in June to participate in an outreach program after being selected by the Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP.) According to Capt. Calvin Johnson, an assistant professor of military science in S3 operations, the application process for CULP was rigorous. Bischoff said that CULP is a highly competitive national program, in which 2,000 students...

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SGA receives new budget for 2018-19 year
Sep12

SGA receives new budget for 2018-19 year

The Student Government Association has received a $20,000 budget increase for this academic year, bringing the total budget to $170,000. This is following the change in leadership and budget formula this year. The budget given out for organizations last year was constructed around the formula based on spending and fundraising. This method of budgeting for organizations and clubs on campus was not well received. The discontent with the...

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Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone
Sep12

Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

The Seton Hall bookstore sells cigarettes, despite the health risk that they present, and as a result students on campus are asking why. The CDC published a study on June 22, 2018 which states, “Each year in the United States, cigarette smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths, including approximately 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults. Smoke-free policies protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke...

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Petitions to lower IHS/Nutley parking permit price, negotiations underway
Aug19

Petitions to lower IHS/Nutley parking permit price, negotiations underway

The parking permit for students who will be attending the Seton Hall University Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (IHS) in Nutley this year is set for $485 plus tax, however, negotiations are underway by the administration. The price of this permit led one student to begin a petition to lower the permit price and it has surpassed its goal of 1,000 signatures. The petition, “Reduce Seton Hall IHS Parking Fees,” can be found on...

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Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado signs two-way contract with Los Angeles Clippers
Jun22

Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado signs two-way contract with Los Angeles Clippers

After not hearing his name called in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, former Seton Hall center Angel Delgado has found a new home. Minutes after the draft concluded, Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Shams Charania reported that Delgado agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Clippers on a two-way contract. He will begin in the G-League and can spend a maximum of 45 days with the Clippers during the regular season. The base salary for two-way...

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DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God
May02

DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God

Growing up in Montclair, N.J., Matt DeVoti dreamed of doing three things as a child: playing for the New York Yankees, broadcasting on the radio and being deeply involved in the Catholic Church. The first of those aspirations proved to be unattainable, but DeVoti spent 38 years from his beginning at WSOU living out the second. After a lifetime of faith, DeVoti is on his way to truly actualizing the third. DeVoti has been studying in...

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Athletics’ free game for fans opens doors for more
Apr25

Athletics’ free game for fans opens doors for more

Most sports organizations celebrate anniversaries with free bobble heads, special jerseys or limited edition memorabilia. The Oakland Athletics took things a step further to commemorate their 50th season playing at the Oakland Coliseum. To celebrate, the A’s offered a free game for fans to attend on April 17 when the team played the Chicago White Sox. According to SF Gate, 46,028 fans were in attendance for the free game after...

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Seton Hall to stop funding medical school
Apr18

Seton Hall to stop funding medical school

On July 1, Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) will assume full financial responsibility of Seton Hall’s new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. Interim president Dr. Mary Meehan shared in an email that this agreement between the university and HMH was made to lower the financial burden imposed upon SHU. However, the change does not affect the College of Nursing or School of Health and Medical Sciences. When asked why this decision...

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eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover
Apr04

eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover

As relevant as college football and basketball are to the world of college sports, eSports, or electronic sports, is quickly becoming one of the most influential and relevant branches of college athletics. In many facets, the scale and strength of college eSports is already impressive, as Rolling Stone notes that the market as a whole, both professional and collegiate, generated nearly $700 million in revenue and an audience of almost...

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NASA offering students fellowship
Mar11

NASA offering students fellowship

NASA is offering 12 Seton Hall students the opportunity to join a summer fellowship in the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC) program. The fellowship is open to any full-time student who wishes to conduct research pertaining to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. Dr. Mehmet Sahiner, chair of the department of physics, serves as the principal coordinator of the fellowships and leads a faculty panel who...

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New U.S. Soccer President Cordeiro has to transform youth development
Feb14

New U.S. Soccer President Cordeiro has to transform youth development

In October 2017, U.S. Soccer reached a low point that many Americans did not think they would ever see: the U.S. men’s national team failed to qualify for the World Cup. This failure came at a time where viewership and popularity of soccer was growing immensely in the U.S., and America was showcasing the teenage sensation Christian Pulisic as a world-class footballer. In the wake of the disappointment, USSF president Sunil Gulati...

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