Concerned 44 takes to The Green in protest calling for Hoffer’s termination
May08

Concerned 44 takes to The Green in protest calling for Hoffer’s termination

The student activist organization The Concerned 44 took to The Green on May 7, expressing disapproval over the University’s handling of the situation surrounding Seton Hall history professor Williamjames Hoffer. Glory Akoh/Staff Photographer The group of roughly twenty chanted slogans such as “if that’s who you’re hiring, that’s who we’re firing” and “SHU must halt those who assault,” referring to the physical altercation Hoffer and a...

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Tentative Letter for Dr. Capra
May03

Tentative Letter for Dr. Capra

It’s been a tumultuous few weeks for the College of Arts and Sciences.  In fact, it’s been a tumultuous few years.  But still, deciding four years ago to major in Classical Studies has been the best decision of my life.  I grew academically and personally under the intellectually demanding but endlessly supportive faculty of the Classical Studies program. I was privileged to be challenged by the demands of the...

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Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations
May02

Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations

A disease that was considered to be eradicated in 2000 is now spreading in neighborhoods in New York City and across the country. Measles, a disease that most people are vaccinated against, has recently made a resurgence that has alarmed health care professionals across the United States. The current measles outbreak has been traced to the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area with cases first being reported in early January 2019. Cases...

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PRIDE gains  probationary status on campus
May02

PRIDE gains probationary status on campus

Recently, Seton Hall’s gay-straight alliance, PRIDE, formerly known as Allies, gained probationary status from the Student Organization’s Advisory Committee (SOAC). This means that the organization can now present to the Student Government Association’s Finance Committee and request money; they have also been recommended for full recognition to the Department of Student Life. Probationary status applies to all new clubs during their...

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SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks
May01

SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks

Seton Hall’s campus was embroiled in scandal last week following the posting of flyers around campus from the student activist organization The Concerned 44. The posters, which were appeared on the front doors of Fahy Hall and out on the University Green last Thursday morning, featured the face of Seton Hall History Professor Williamjames Hoffer with the words “white supremacist” over his eyes. The flyers, which were removed from Fahy...

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Pirates rout Lafayette in big win
May01

Pirates rout Lafayette in big win

Freshman Nick Payero took a perfect game into the seventh inning as Seton Hall defeated Lafayette 7-1 at Kamine Stadium. In his best game of the season, Payero retired 18 straight batters before a leadoff walk in the seventh ended the perfect game bid. The pitcher still didn’t allow a hit, giving up just one unearned run over 6.2 innings with one walk and six strikeouts to help the Pirates to their 20th win of the season. Both Tyler...

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Matthys uses mental fortitude to spur turnaround
May01

Matthys uses mental fortitude to spur turnaround

Whether she’s giving her best Freddie Mercury impression pregame or leading cheers in the dugout during the game, nobody can deny Katherine Matthys’ talent off the field. However, this year she is showcasing her talent on the field as well. “I can’t say enough about the person she is and the growth that she has made in her game is just a combination of the work she put in and her amazing trust that she has in our awesome hitting...

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Thompson launches clothing line ‘Aspire’
May01

Thompson launches clothing line ‘Aspire’

Baseball is a game of chess. Each pitch in every at-bat is a different way to attack the opposing team. Despite it taking a lot of physical skill to be a prominent player in the sport, the mental game is what widens the gap of the competition. As a pitcher, Noah Thompson always has to be innovative when facing a hitter. The junior is already intimidating enough when on the mound, and when using the correct sequence of pitches, he can...

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Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success
May01

Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success

After numerous trips to warmer locales in February and March, a grueling Big East schedule that included trips to Chicago and Providence, and a few picture-perfect weather days in South Orange, the softball team will be playing its final series of the regular season in Omaha, Nebraska against Creighton over the weekend. The team wrapped up a three-game series against Georgetown, taking two of three games from the Hoyas. The series was...

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Experienced U-17 US side ready for U-17 Concacaf
May01

Experienced U-17 US side ready for U-17 Concacaf

The United States U-17 men’s national team has its sights set on competing in the U-17 World Cup in Brazil later this year, but they must first get through the qualification stage through the U-17 CONCACAF Championship. Newly hired head coach Raphaël Wicky is aware of the rigor and grittiness with which most CONCACAF teams play with but confidence is high within the camp that the team will qualify for the 17th time to one of the...

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There’s nothing wrong with attending community college
May01

There’s nothing wrong with attending community college

The two-year, “community college” stigma needs to end. The thoughts and opinions of two-year colleges in the past does not pertain to the current benefits attending community college has today. No, going to community college does not mean you are behind the rest of your class. No, going to community college does not mean you are any less qualified to go to a four-year. No, going to community college does not mean you will be stuck and...

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SGA Village Relations to change name, expand
May01

SGA Village Relations to change name, expand

Senior Santiago Cabrera, Committee chair of the Student Government Association (SGA) Village Relations Committee began an initiative to expand the scope of his committee outside of South Orange. To achieve this expansion, Cabrera, a freshman economics and finance major, is hoping to pass an amendment to change the name of the Village relations committee. Cabrera said the student body has needs that go beyond the village of South...

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