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Men win final lacrosse game of the year

Jennifer Hoffer – Sports Editor The men’s lacrosse team ended their season this weekend with a win and and an overall record of 3-8. For senior, Patrick Cooney, he said he couldn’t have asked for a better way to end the season than with a win over the CSCU Blue Devils, 12-6. The Owls have […]


Senator visits to discuss student concerns

Michelle Hennessy – News Writer Southern’s Organization for Latin American Students was joined by the United States Senator for Connecticut, Richard Blumenthal, for a discussion on issues that impact students such as immigration, minimum wage and student loans. President Mary Papazian, who opened the discussion, said Blumenthal was “unflinching when it comes to looking at the […]


New feminism campaign aims to break traditional ideals

Michelle Hennessy – News Writer A campaign that started at Duke University has come to Southern, raising awareness for feminism, according to graduate assistant at the women’s studies program Tiffany Trowbridge-Bernard. “The aim of the program is to show people that feminism isn’t just about burning bras – to break the past stereotypes of feminism,” said […]


SCSU’s 3rd Annual Greek Yard Show

Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity won over the crowd and judges for the title of SCSU’s third annual Yard Show winners. Fraternities such as Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Lambda Alpha Upsilon also took the stage to stroll and compete for the crown. Juliano Nieves, Lambda Alpha […]


Beta Mu Sigma holds annual Jail N’ Bail

Josh Falcone – General Assignment Reporter The Southern Connecticut State University fraternity Beta Mu Sigma along with the Southern Police department and the Special Olympics of Connecticut, held the eighth annual Jail N’ Bail fundraiser event. According to Beta Mu Sigma Alumni and Fundraiser Chair Mike Sampson, Jail N’ Bail allows students at the university to […]


Steppin Up’s 8th annual step show competiton

Aaron Johnson – General Assignment Reporter Southern Connecticut State University hosted the 8th Annual ‘Show Out’ Step Show Competition this past Sunday evening. Groups from all over the tri-state area came to perform for a packed John Lyman Center. “I had a great time,” said Romaine Daley, a resident of Bridgeport. “I’m truthfully only up […]


Chase Hall wins 2014 Hall Olympics!

Aaron Johnson – General Assignment Reporter As the final week of classes rapidly approaches, the residents of Southern Connecticut State University went all out for the annual campus wide Hall Olympics. Each residence hall competes in various games ranging from kickball, basketball, dodgeball, and everything in between. Moore Field house on campus was littered with […]


‘Take Back the Night’ shines light on sexual violence

Xavier Lassiter – Special to the Southern News Five minutes separated a ballroom of raucous, chatty college students from a silent, anxious assembly. Each student surveyed the room, waiting for the other to volunteer. Finally, Maayra Nieves walked to the podium and broke the silence. “We need each other and we owe it to ourselves to […]


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