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Grigorakos Headed To Switzerland


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After finishing his Southern career with a 65-tackle senior season, outside linebacker Vasilios Grigorakos is headed to play football for the Bern Grizzlies of Nationalliga A, a six-team Swiss American football league. “It’s a great opportunity for him to continue playing and to see a beautiful country,” head coach Tom Godek said. “We’re extremely happy

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Senior studio art students reflect on their inspirations


Melanie Espinal – Arts & Entertainment Editor Studio art senior Brian Morringiello, said photography allows him to manipulate the “weird.” Morringiello’s photography is on display in the Hilton C Buley Library as part of the Studio Art Thesis Exhibition. His thesis provides his interpretations of 17th century style paintings and pairs them with the absurdity and dark humor of “Alice

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Cavanaugh Makes Hall of Fame


Matt Gad – Sports Writer After spending 29 years on the Southern sideline through 2013, former head football coach Rich Cavanaugh will be recognized in this year’s Southern Athletic Hall of Fame in June. “I’m very honored to be selected,” Cavanaugh said. “I feel very privileged to be inducted with some outstanding men and women. I’m deeply honored and overjoyed.”

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Connections, cost cited as reasons students choose Southern


Special Report – Special to the Southern News For most students the decision was simple: Southern Connecticut State University. More than half of prospective students familiar with the university are “likely to consider” Southern, according to a 2016 SimpsonScarborough survey. University enrollment trends, however, tell a different story of which students choose to stay or leave from semester to semester.

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Softball closes season with double header split


Matt Gad – Sports Writer This year’s Owls softball team, which went 11-31, featured four graduating seniors in catcher Heather Jackson, outfielder Jaime Conklin, infielder BryAnna McIntosh and first baseman and pitcher Victoria Ceballos. This past Sunday they had their final two collegiate games. Game one of a doubleheader with American International College featured a 5-1 win off a strong

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Students direct the stage for one acts festivals


Tyler Korponai – Online Editor From the struggle of survival under Nazi rule to time traveling family therapy, the Theatre Department and the Crescent Players presented Societatem Malorum, a student directed one acts festival throughout the week. The festival was comprised of four different productions including, “Time to Change,” “The Lottery,” “The Flyer,” and “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” Moreover,

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Take Back the Night


August Pelliccio – News Writer Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support (VPAS) Center student workers Kristina Filomena and Sabrina St. Juste said, respectively, supporters of Take Back the Night are tired of being silenced, and years of silence will not make an assault survivor forget. Filomena, a senior, said her investment in the evening’s event was support for fellow survivors.

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