The Setonian – Volume 95, Issue 12 – 12/06/2018

SETONIAN ISSUE 16

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award
Nov01

Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award

Seton Hall interim provost, Karen Boroff has received the 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award from the North American Case Research Association for co-authoring the “Incident in Kabul Case.” Boroff expressed that the power of collaboration, along with the integration of research has come along with this award as a personal gain. Boroff recalled her time co-authoring the case and everything that went into it from her time at the United...

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We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence
Oct31

We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence

Gun violence needs to stop. This past weekend, there was another tragic mass shooting. Eleven people were killed and six others were injured when gunman Robert Bowers opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27, according to an Oct. 29 CBS News article. This attack is the latest in a long list of mass shootings in 2018. Saturday’s mass shooting at the synagogue was the 294th mass shooting in the U.S. this year,...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Oct30

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis.  Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their...

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The NHL is finally taking head injuries seriously
Oct25

The NHL is finally taking head injuries seriously

On Oct. 3, the National Hockey League issued a 20-game suspension to Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist. The incident marks the official beginning of the much-needed era of player safety for the league after an illustrious run of negligence. Wilson’s suspension is the fifth time that a player has been suspended 20 games or longer. It comes as a huge blow...

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SHU publishes 2017 Security and Fire Safety Report
Oct03

SHU publishes 2017 Security and Fire Safety Report

Seton Hall published its 2017 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the South Orange campus, which showed decreases in many on-campus crimes and offenses while other areas revealed what SHU can improve upon. Student Services emailed the report to the SHU community on Sept. 17, beating the Oct. 1 deadline. The report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics...

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Seton Hall alumna speaks on addiction
Sep26

Seton Hall alumna speaks on addiction

On Sept. 20, Keaton Douglas, a 2017 alumna who received her M.A. in theology stood in the center of the Nursing Amphitheater. Before a small a gathering of students entered, she and a group of guest speakers and team members gathered in a circle and prayed for the event to be successful. They prayed that the students would be enlightened and leave with God in their hearts. Douglas had come to speak about how spirituality can be a key...

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SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad
Sep19

SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad

Seton Hall faculty and students shared their thoughts and opinions on the recent Nike advertisement that featured former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Nike first unveiled the advertisement on social media before it aired during the NFL season opener on Sept. 6. It was part of Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign for the company’s 30th anniversary. The ad says, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing...

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Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching

Soon, school will be back in session, which means the beginning of what is to be a long year for Seton Hall Athletics. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2018: Women’s Soccer: Nick Santoriello The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will hope to bounce back from a tough season last fall. Entering his fifth season at the helm, head coach Rick Stainton will look to improve...

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Maturing Pirates see improvement as seniors lead the way
Apr18

Maturing Pirates see improvement as seniors lead the way

Last season was one of uncertainty for Seton Hall women’s golf. With a roster made up of seven golfers, three of whom were freshmen, and no seniors, it seemed like a rebuilding year. However, the Pirates showed flashes of brilliance, finishing in the top five in three tournaments during the spring season, including second place at the Jack Rabbit Invitational on March 11. This spring was a time for the team to build on that success....

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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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