Panel of media experts will discuss storytelling
Dec06

Panel of media experts will discuss storytelling

The College of Communication and the Arts is hosting a third installment of its sports media roundtable speaker series, “The Book on Storytelling, Writing, and Publishing” on Dec. 6. The panel is to be moderated by Seton Hall University’s Professional-in-Residence in the College of Communication and the Arts, B.J. Schecter. The upcoming roundtable’s panelists will be New York Times bestselling author Jeff Benedict and a Sports...

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Medical emergency draws police presence to campus
Dec06

Medical emergency draws police presence to campus

On Nov. 27, at 1:11 pm, there was a medical emergency on Seton Hall University’s campus. The incident took place in the pathway between Jubilee Hall and McNulty Hall. In addition to emergency medical services (EMS), a South Orange police department (SOPD) car was called to handle the situation. According to Pat Linfante, associate vice president for Public Safety, and Sergio Oliva, associate director, this is not unusual. The SOPD...

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Concerned 44 provides update on negotiations
Dec06

Concerned 44 provides update on negotiations

The on-campus student activist group the Concerned 44 released a new statement on Nov. 19 providing an update on the state of negotiations between Seton Hall University Administration and the group’s list of five demands. The nine-page statement expressed numerous grievances with the current state of negotiations and the current state of their demands, namely “vague” and “non-committal” responses from University administrations rather...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end
Dec05

NHL’s proposed expansion to Seattle should be the end

On Tuesday, the NHL officially announced plans to expand the league to Seattle for the 2021-22 season. The unnamed Washington State team will become the 32nd team, matching the NFL for the most in North America for a professional sports team. Although expanding to the pacific northwest is good for the league and it will create an instant rivalry with the Vancouver Canucks, commissioner Gary Bettman and his Board of Governors need to...

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Pirates using offensive stability to find early success
Nov14

Pirates using offensive stability to find early success

As the Seton Hall women’s basketball team hits the meat of its non-conference schedule, there are plenty of things to be pleased with regarding the team’s play. Head coach Anthony Bozzella has led his Pirates to a 4-0 start for the first time in four years. This year has been different for Seton Hall, as the team has found success in a variety of ways compared to years past. This season’s squad has been dominant offensively and has...

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SHU looks to SGA to build trust
Nov14

SHU looks to SGA to build trust

The Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Vice President Darby DeBonis have now served in office for more than 220 days. Shah, a junior finance, management and philosophy major, wrote in an email that being the president of SGA has been the most rewarding, humbling and exciting part of his college career. “I have had the privilege of meeting so many people and connecting with many different communities that I...

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Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms
Nov07

Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms

Votes were cast in the midterm election on Nov. 6 and the results are in. The Republicans have been projected to keep control of the Senate while the Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives, CBS News projected on Nov. 7. There were a lot of close races across the U.S. In N.J., we had the highly-contested race for Senate between the two Bobs — Sen. Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin. Ultimately, Menendez won and was...

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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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Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost
Oct24

Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost

Seton Hall’s Concerned 44, an activist group made up of students on campus, delivered a list of five demands to University Provost Karen Boroff on Tuesday morning. The list of demands included sections targeted at restoring the Africana studies program to its former department status, a student review board for Africana studies professors, a mass overhaul of the Latino Studies and Latin American Studies Program and earmarked...

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Band seeks fresh start with same message
Oct24

Band seeks fresh start with same message

Michael Gallucci, a sophomore political science major and music production and sound engineering minor, is part of a band called “Chase the Chariot.” The band performs a variety of songs in the pop and blues genres. Originally from Charlotte, N.C., Gallucci said he found a Facebook page based on Charlotte bass musicians. Then, former band member, Alex Nicholson, reached out to Gallucci and invited him to play in late 2016. Gallucci...

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Journalist’s death shows importance of free press
Oct24

Journalist’s death shows importance of free press

A free press is crucial to democracy. The recent murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi highlights not only the dangers of being a journalist, but also the importance of a free press. Washington Post columnist, Khashoggi, dissappeared on Oct. 2 “after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage,” said an Oct. 23 Reuters article. The Post says it received Khashoggi’s latest column from his...

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