Faculty members to teach seminar on racism
Nov29

Faculty members to teach seminar on racism

Seton Hall faculty members will host a weekly, two hour seminar about racism for faculty members next semester. The seminar will be held every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Jan. 22 through April 30, and will be taught by Drs. Mary Balkun, Anthony Haynor, and Anthony Ziccardi. Racism is the notion that members of certain social groups, who share physical and ethnic characteristics, are innately inferior to the those of other groups....

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Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career
Nov28

Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career

Volleyball senior Abby Thelen was named to the All-Big East First Team for the second consecutive year last week. While the honor shows what Thelen has meant to Seton Hall, it is only a small part of her impact on the program. Thelen is one of only six players in Seton Hall history with over 1,300 career kills, while also ranking fifth in school history in attacks with more than 3,500. On the defensive end, she made her impact by...

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Horrific injuries occuring at an alarming rate in 2018
Nov28

Horrific injuries occuring at an alarming rate in 2018

This has been a year to remember in sports for some of the memories that it has created, but a year to forget for those who have suffered serious injuries. From Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert suffering an ankle injury reminiscent to that of Kevin Ware’s, Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo having his leg bent all the way back in an awkward fall, UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton taking a helmet to the knee and Washington...

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Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship
Nov26

Nzei, McKnight lead Seton Hall to Wooden Legacy Championship

The Seton Hall Pirates came out on top in a back-and-forth affair over Miami on Sunday evening to clinch the Wooden Legacy Championship. Despite going 1-for-9 on field goals in the waning minutes, the Pirates were able to pull out the victory on the back of timely defensive rebounds and misses by the Hurricanes. Throughout the night, Quincy McKnight and Michael Nzei led the way for Seton Hall. Nzei led all scorers with 21 points,...

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Seton Hall vs. Miami: Pirates earn another chance for a signature win
Nov25

Seton Hall vs. Miami: Pirates earn another chance for a signature win

Two hard-fought victories over Grand Canyon and Hawaii in the opening and semifinal round of the Wooden Legacy Tournament have provided Seton Hall with another shot at a signature win. The Pirates squandered a chance to add a resume-building win against Nebraska in the Gavitt Games, but have been granted a reprieve with a talented Miami team awaiting on Sunday night. Before taking on Fresno State in the semifinals, Miami had been...

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Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column
Nov23

Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column

It was the Myles Powell show on Thursday night, as Seton Hall’s star put up a career-high 40 points in the Pirates’ 82-75 win over Grand Canyon in the opening game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament. Much of the speculation surrounding this year’s team ended with the answer that Powell would become the focal point of the Pirates’ offense. The Trenton, N.J. native did more than answer the call on the night, hitting jump shot after jump...

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Cale stars in exhibition win over New Haven
Nov09

Cale stars in exhibition win over New Haven

Myles Cale stamped his authority on Seton Hall’s 73-62 exhibition win against New Haven on Friday, Nov. 9. The sophomore dropped 20 points on 7-10 shooting, adding eight rebounds and two assists. Point guard duo Anthony Nelson and Quincy McKnight started together for the first time, part of the new rotations head coach Kevin Willard has been experimenting with. With both players on the floor, Nelson took the ball up the court and...

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Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests
Oct31

Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests

It has now been roughly one week of protests organized by the group “Concerned 44” on campus. They have successfully made their presence known by occupying the lobby in Presidents Hall, gathering on the Green with signs, marching through campus and taking to the streets of South Orange to announce their demands to the community both on and off campus. On Oct. 27, Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff sent out an email that canceled the...

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Former SHU baseball players succeeding at next level
Oct18

Former SHU baseball players succeeding at next level

Seton Hall made a memorable run in the Big East tournament a year ago and now, many of the players that fueled its run to the championship game are now achieving similar success at the professional level. Seven players from last season’s 30-win team were either drafted or signed with Major League Baseball franchises in June – a testament to the success coach Rob Shepherd has achieved developing and preparing players for the next level...

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It’s too early to determine the NBA’s Power Rankings
Oct18

It’s too early to determine the NBA’s Power Rankings

The inaugural games of the 2018-19 NBA season are officially in the books. The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-87, and the Golden State Warriors edged out the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-100, on Tuesday night. While both the Celtics and Warriors top the charts in ESPN’s latest power rankings, it might be wise to pump the brakes before declaring either of these teams as championship-favorites. According to ESPN’s...

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Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt
Oct04

Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt

The path to becoming a routine starter for volleyball has been anything but clear for Miranda Higginbotham. One of Seton Hall volleyball’s unsung heroes, the fiery competitor has seen her game blossom from being a walk-on in her freshman year to a crucial role as a starting libero and defensive specialist. Not even expecting to play her freshman year as a recruited walk-on, Higginbotham earned playing time as a defensive specialist....

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NFL players long for security, not attention
Oct03

NFL players long for security, not attention

As the National Football League continues to be criticized for the safety of its players, the treatment of top athletes has become a topic of concern. This past offseason, some of the most talented and well-known players sat out because of their contracts. Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams did not report to training camp until he signed a six-year, $135 million contract, including a $40 million signing bonus and nearly $87 million...

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