Black History Month draws Black Panther speaker
Feb08

Black History Month draws Black Panther speaker

February is Black History Month and Seton Hall is hosting numerous events including the Seton Hall Black History Inaugural Lecture, which was held on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Jubilee Hall Auditorium. The theme of Black History Month this year is “The Crisis in Black Education.” The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Association (MLKSA) hosted Kathleen Cleaver, currently a senior lecturer in law at Emory University and a...

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Trigger warnings spark conversation at SHU
Oct05

Trigger warnings spark conversation at SHU

Colleges nationwide are working to educate students and faculty on microaggressions and trigger warnings. According to Dictionary.com, microaggressions are subtle but offensive comments or actions that are directed at minority groups and either unintentionally or consciously reinforce a stereotype. A microaggression would be when a white person crosses the street a black person approaches because that suggests blacks are seen as...

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Seton Hall takes on Black History Month
Feb17

Seton Hall takes on Black History Month

African Cultural Organizations (ACO) on campus have extended the celebration of black history month to April 27 in order to honor historical and modern day African Americans through student activities and events. The African Student Association (ASA), Black Student Union (BSU), National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and Black Men of Standard (BMS) took this different approach to get students involved on campus this year. Shaaliyah...

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SHU’s Black Men of Standards combat notorious dating norms
Feb17

SHU’s Black Men of Standards combat notorious dating norms

The Black Men of Standards (BMS) organization, in an effort to combat the current age’s glorification of not dating, held #WhyWasteHisOrHerTime2k16, an open discussion about this year’s new hashtag taking the world by storm. #WhyWasteHisorHerTime2k16 incorporates jokes about how to “play” the game of dating by tricking a significant other into a committed relationship, only to squash this label as soon as the person has given...

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Turnout for campus Black History Month events narrow in number
Feb11

Turnout for campus Black History Month events narrow in number

Black History is recognized throughout February and it is a time to learn, honor and appreciate historical African American heroes who have helped shape this nation. Seton Hall University students honor Black History Month through a variety of activities and events offered on campus. Ireisha Vaughn, a social and behavioral sciences and sociology double major and president of the Psi Pi chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority, said that...

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