Eagles’ players skipping White House visit serves as latest Trump boycott
Feb07

Eagles’ players skipping White House visit serves as latest Trump boycott

For years, visiting the White House after winning the Super Bowl has been a tradition. However, certain Philadelphia Eagles players will not be taking part in the team’s visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. after their championship win this year. Since Donald Trump took office as president last January, the president and NFL players have not necessarily seen eye to eye. While players knelt during the national anthem to protest police...

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Sports Poll asks questions of Goodell, brain injuries and baseball
Nov01

Sports Poll asks questions of Goodell, brain injuries and baseball

In the back corner, on the fifth floor of Jubilee Hall sits Seton Hall’s Sports Poll, a calling center dedicated to covering issues and controversies in sports. According to the poll’s website, it is the first and only active cold-calling service about sports. “The feeling was that there was no national sports poll [or no] scientific sports poll that measured people’s feeling on important issues revolving around sports,” said Rick...

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W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.
Oct26

W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.

Sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell spoke about racism in the University Center on Oct. 19, as a part of the Student Activity Board’s SHU Speaks event. In just under two hours, Bell addressed racism in various aspects of society, mainly focusing on identity, the media and politics. With the format of his discussion, the television personality and author stayed true to the event’s title, “Ending Racism in About an Hour.” Bell is...

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Seton Hall Sports Poll provides context to anthem divide
Oct04

Seton Hall Sports Poll provides context to anthem divide

Ever since it was launched in February 2006, the Seton Hall Sports Poll has never been afraid to address sensitive issues where sports cross over the threshold of the literal and metaphorical white lines. This has led to the sports poll being cited by sports and cable news networks like ESPN and Fox News and recently, being used as evidence to push forward a point about anthem protests by President Donald Trump’s spokesperson Steve...

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Men’s basketball not planning Anthem protest
Nov02

Men’s basketball not planning Anthem protest

“We stand with our hand above our chest.” Kevin Willard did not waver when asked if Seton Hall men’s basketball team will take part in any protests during the National Anthem once the season starts. The coach stood with his hand over his heart, and repeated, “We stand with our hand above our chest.” The question stemmed from the actions of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has stirred controversy with his practice...

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