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  • Catholic University Law Professor RECRUITS STUDENTS FOR PRO-ABORTION CAMPAIGN

    10/30/2001 9:15:20 PM PST · by Coleus · 38 replies · 1+ views
    CatholicVote.org ^ | 10.31.01 | Larry Cirignano, Fr. Peter West
    SETON HALL LAW PROFESSOR RECRUITS STUDENTS FOR PRO-ABORTION CAMPAIGN A law professor at Seton Hall University (NJ) who also serves as counsel to a pro-abortion candidate's campaign for New Jersey governor is recruiting law students to assist the campaign. Professor Kevin Ryan has distributed e-mail messages encouraging students to help Democrat gubernatorial candidate Jim McGreevey and the Democratic Party inspect polling places to ensure adequate minority turnout on November 6. A training session for student recruits is scheduled for November 1 in a Seton Hall classroom! McGreevey is leading Republican Brett Schundler in the race for New Jersey governor. A ...
  • Derrick Gordon transfers to Seton Hall; says 'homophobia' still prevalent

    05/18/2015 3:40:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | May 18, 2015 | Matt Norlander
    A historic player is going home. Derrick Gordon, who is from New Jersey, announced Sunday, on Twitter, he's decided to finish his college hoops career at Seton Hall. It will be Gordon's third school; he began at Western Kentucky, then spent the past three years at UMass. Gordon announced his intentions to transfer in late March. His move is notable because he became the first openly gay player in men's Division I hoops when he came out in the spring of 2014.
  • Catholic Seton Hall U. to Offer Gay 'Marriage' Course by Homosexualist Prof

    04/29/2010 6:10:48 AM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies · 502+ views
    Life Site News ^ | April 28, 2010 | Kathleen Gilbert
    SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey, April 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Seton Hall University, the oldest Catholic diocesan university in the U.S., will be offering a same-sex "marriage" course taught by a homosexualist professor.The Setonian, the university's newspaper, reported that the new course offering for Fall 2010 would be offered by associate professor W. King Mott, an open homosexual who was demoted in 2005 after complaining about the Catholic Church's stance against homosexuality.  The course will be offered under the Women and Gender studies department, and will be available to upper level students of any major.“The Roman Catholic Church is prima facie...
  • Seton Hall hires first lay president in more than 2 decades

    01/12/2011 4:39:58 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies
    the star ledger ^ | 01.12.11 | Kelly Heyboer
    Nearly 18 months ago, Seton Hall University’s board made a list of the requirements for the school’s next president: Proven leader. A doctoral degree. Experience leading a large organization. Most importantly, he had to be a Catholic priest. On Tuesday, Seton Hall ditched its list and hired its first lay president in more than two decades. Former provost A. Gabriel Esteban was named the school’s 20th president as the state’s largest Catholic university officially dropped its hunt for a priest to fill the post. Esteban, 49, has been serving as Seton Hall’s interim president since last summer when two priests...
  • Texas Christian, Villanova Picks Point Big East to Conference Tournament?

    11/30/2010 3:13:31 PM PST · by dangus · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Idle Speculation ^ | 11-30-10 | Dangus
    The Big East's football expansion plans leave the conference with 17 universities, including non-Football members. That's a terrible number for scheduling; the only way the basketball teams can schedule an even number of games is if they play every other team only once. 18 teams would allow three divisions of six teams each. Any team would play the other five teams in its division twice, and one half of the twelve other teams in the conference. 18 sounds like worsening the problem of too many teams, but having three divisions could actually restore some rivalries, and return the conference to...
  • 5 shot at party near Seton Hall in NJ; 1 killed

    09/25/2010 4:12:00 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 26 replies
    AP & Yahoo ^ | 9/25/10 | Tom McElroy
    EAST ORANGE, N.J. – A man who was denied access to a private party at an apartment near Seton Hall University left and returned with a handgun, fatally shooting a university student and wounding four other people. Seton Hall student Jessica Moore, 19, died from her injuries at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, said Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. Moore had been hospitalized in critical condition after the shooting just after midnight. The other four victims were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, but one has since been released, said East Orange Police Sgt. Andrew Di Elmo. Di Elmo...
  • Seton Hall University Puts Homosexual "Marriage" Course First, Archbishop Last

    09/13/2010 2:54:35 PM PDT · by concernedAmerican1 · 13 replies
    TFP Student Action ^ | 09-13-10 | TFP Student Action
    Like putting a fox in charge of a chicken coop, Seton Hall University is allowing a pro-homosexual professor to give a course on “The Politics of Gay Marriage.” When plans for the anti-Catholic course were first announced at the diocesan university, the Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, responded. “This proposed course seeks to promote as legitimate a train of thought that is contrary to what the Church teaches. As a result, the course is not in synch with Catholic teaching,” he stated. However, despite the archbishop’s misgivings the course was not stopped. According to the New Jersey...
  • Despite Bishop’s Objection, Seton Hall to Pursue Gay 'Marriage' Course

    08/30/2010 2:05:30 PM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com -- Your Life, Family, and Culture Outpost ^ | August 30, 2010 | By Kathleen Gilbert
    Monday August 30, 2010 Despite Bishop’s Objection, Seton Hall to Pursue Gay 'Marriage' Course By Kathleen GilbertSOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Seton Hall University, a Catholic institution of higher education, has not backed down from plans to offer a course on gay "marriage" taught by a homosexual activist professor, it has been confirmed.News broke in April that political science professor W. King Mott, an openly practicing homosexual who was once demoted after calling the Catholic Church "prima facie homophobic," was slated to teach an upper-level course entitled "The Politics of Gay Marriage" in the Fall 2010...
  • Seton Hall University (Catholic) Plans Same-Sex “Marriage” Course, Upset Students

    04/26/2010 6:12:35 PM PDT · by concernedAmerican1 · 36 replies · 730+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 04-26-10 | John Ritchie
    According to an article published by The Setonian on April 15, a course on homosexual “marriage” will be offered next semester at Seton Hall University, a Catholic university in New Jersey with approximately 10,000 students. Here is the red flag: The course will be taught by Professor King Mott, a pro-homosexual activist whose biography, posted on Seton Hall’s web site, mentions his affiliation with Lambda Legal, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, and Human Rights Campaign -- groups that promote ideas that run contrary to Catholic moral teaching. Although the article in The Setonian affirms that the planned classes will...
  • Seton Hall Law Students Uncover Proof that Guantánamo Interrogations Routinely Videotaped

    02/15/2008 10:16:57 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 27 replies · 944+ views
    General Reports More than 24,000 Interrogations Conducted Since 2002; Assertions that All Interrogations Were Videotaped Affect Impending 9/11 TrialsNewark, NJ—Seton Hall Law’s Center for Policy and Research has discovered new evidence of a longstanding government practice of recording interrogations at Guantánamo Bay. In light of the national debate about the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) destruction of video recordings, the report proves that the two CIA tapes that were destroyed were only a tiny fraction of perhaps 24,000 recorded interrogations. A May 2005 report by Lieutenant General Kevin Kiley confirms that each interrogation at Guantánamo was videotaped. Lieutenant General Randall Schmidt...
  • Ex-NBAer Griffin, 25, dies after SUV collides with train

    08/22/2007 5:09:11 AM PDT · by RDTF · 10 replies · 553+ views
    Sports Illustrated via CNN.com ^ | August 21, 2007 | AP
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Eddie Griffin died last week when his sport utility vehicle collided with a freight train in a fiery crash, the Harris County medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Investigators used dental records to identify Griffin, 25, who began his tumultuous pro career with the Houston Rockets in 2001. He was waived by the Timberwolves in March. "The cause of death and manner of death, which also includes toxicology results, is pending," said Beverly Begay, chief investigator for the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. Griffin, a five-year veteran who was the No. 7 pick in...
  • Seton Hall checks for Corzine link

    03/11/2007 1:55:08 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies · 609+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 03.10.07 | JOHN P. McALPIN
    State union leader Carla Katz's scholarship from Seton Hall Law School is now part of an inquiry ordered by North Jersey's Roman Catholic leader, who raised questions about donations made by her former boyfriend -- Governor Corzine. On Friday, Archbishop of Newark John Myers, who is chairman of the board at the Catholic university, directed the law school to make the review, a spokesman said. The request came after Myers learned of Katz's scholarship and Corzine's donations to the university, said John Goodness, a spokesman for the Newark Archdiocese. "Just because this issue has come up, it is just incumbent...
  • N.J. man named to Obama's team, Seton Hall professor tapped to oversee policy development

    02/09/2007 9:56:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 12 replies · 451+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 02.08.07 | JOHN FARMER
    As Democratic Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois gets ready to announce his run for president tomorrow, Mark C. Alexander, a 42-year-old Seton Hall University law professor and Montclair resident, is preparing to direct the candidate's issues team. With the title of "policy director," Alexander said he will work to develop positions and policy options for Obama on such critical topics as Iraq, health care, energy alternatives, the Israel-Palestinian struggle and how to deal with the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and Iran.   Alexander said he served a similar function when he worked on former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley's...
  • Shame: Catholic Seton Hall University to show pro-homosexual "Brokeback Mountain" film

    11/17/2006 3:32:48 PM PST · by concernedAmerican1 · 3 replies · 438+ views
    From Seton Hall University Web Site ^ | 07-17-06 | Edward Pennington
    Hollywood movie "Brokeback Mountain" is scheduled to stage at Seton Hall University, a Catholic institution founded in 1865. The film is currently listed on the university’s web site under “Multicultural Program Film & Lecture Series.” Catholics are being called to peacefully protest because the film: >>> Approves same-sex relations, adultery, nudity, profanity and drug use. It is a blow to Catholic education, America’s Christian roots, the institution of the family and very foundations of morality and society. >>> "Brokeback Mountain" is the antithesis of authentic Catholic education. It scrambles human emotions and encourages students to tolerate sin. The U.S. Conference...
  • Web Sites Link Catholic Colleges to Abortion Groups

    03/16/2006 10:25:33 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies · 611+ views
    Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 03.16.06 | Patrick Reilly
    WEB SITES LINK CATHOLIC COLLEGES TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD, ABORTION-RIGHTS GROUPS MANASSAS, VA (March 16, 2006) - Despite the Catholic Church's clear opposition to abortion, contraception and premarital sexual activity, a Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) review of Catholic college and university Web sites has revealed links and referrals to abortion clinics including Planned Parenthood-the largest abortion provider in the United States-and abortion-rights and pro-contraception groups.   CNS is a national organization to renew and strengthen the Catholic identity of Catholic colleges and universities in the U.S. Founded in 1993, CNS has more than 18,000 members.   Whether it's internship and job...
  • Seton Hall prospects directed to 'hot girls'

    01/26/2006 11:26:38 AM PST · by SmoothTalker · 30 replies · 980+ views
    Foreign students looking for help applying to Seton Hall University instead got an offer to talk to "hot, horny girls" thanks to a misprinted phone number in the Catholic university's admissions application. Embarrassed Seton Hall officials said it appears two digits in the phone number were swapped on the undergraduate application. "We did 973 instead of 937. As you can see, it's an easy mistake," said Thomas White, a Seton Hall spokesman.
  • Students held Alito in esteem

    12/30/2005 2:35:25 PM PST · by new yorker 77 · 2 replies · 245+ views
    The AP via The News & Observer Publishing Company ^ | December 30, 2005 | Andrew Bridges
    For the Seton Hall Law School students who watched the Manhattan skyline from the windows of their school library as the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks unfolded, the chance to take a seminar on terrorism and civil liberties was too relevant to pass up. Each week for two hours, under the tutelage of a distinguished federal appellate judge by the name of Samuel A. Alito Jr., the students would hash out issues they knew were or soon would be a big deal as far as jurisprudence goes. Typical of the class, just working out a definition of "terrorism" took the students...
  • Lech Walesa tells his story of faith at Seton Hall

    12/05/2005 11:52:09 AM PST · by lizol · 5 replies · 598+ views
    The Star Ledger ^ | Friday, December 02, 2005 | SARA K. CLARKE
    Lech Walesa tells his story of faith at Seton Hall Former Polish president finally accepts honorary degree conferred in 1982 Friday, December 02, 2005 BY SARA K. CLARKE Star-Ledger Staff Former Polish President Lech Walesa said yesterday it was faith that allowed Poland to triumph over Communism, and he credited Pope John Paul II with stirring the nation to rise up in solidarity. Walesa urged listeners to focus on values as he spoke to a gymnasium full of people at Seton Hall University Thursday, as part of the school's World Leaders Forum. "No one throughout the world gave us the...
  • Seton Hall demotes dean critical of Church's stance on homosexuals

    11/01/2005 8:36:06 AM PST · by NYer · 26 replies · 546+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | October 31, 2005
    South Orange, NJ, Oct. 31, 2005 (CNA) - An associate dean at Seton Hall University has been demoted after publicly stating that the Catholic Church is unfairly attacking homosexuals and making them scapegoats for the sex-abuse scandal.  W. King Mott, who is openly homosexual and lives with his partner, published his views in a letter that appeared in The Star-Ledger of Newark Oct. 19. The following day, the school's dean, Molly Smith, asked Mott to step down, saying it was inappropriate for the associate dean to publish his comments while identifying himself as part of the administration at the Catholic...
  • Seton Hall demotes dean critical of Church's homosexuality stance

    10/29/2005 7:16:46 PM PDT · by DBeers · 38 replies · 1,239+ views
    Newsday ^ | October 28, 2005 | Newsday
    Seton Hall demotes dean critical of church's homosexuality stance October 28, 2005, 4:12 PM EDT SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- A gay associate dean at Seton Hall University, a Roman Catholic institution, has been demoted after criticizing the church's position on homosexuality, according to published reports. A letter written by W. King Mott, 44, who has been an associate dean at the school for three years, was published Oct. 19 in The Star-Ledger of Newark. Mott, who is openly gay and said he lives with his partner, wrote in the letter that that the Catholic church is unfairly attacking gay men...