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ALEKS returns slightly higher grades


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer According to the Interim Associate Dean for the Arts and Sciences Department Craig Hlavac, the DFW rate for Math 100P is “still unacceptable.” However, new data from the School of Arts and Sciences stated the DFW rate–the number of students receiving a D, F, or withdrawing from the course–has decreased by 2 percent

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Lacrosse suffers early in season


Matt Gad—Sports Writer After going into halftime down 12-2, the Owls stormed back in the second half and outscored the New York Institute of Technology, 6-5, despite a deflating loss. “We went into this game thinking we could win. We thought we really matched up pretty well,” he said. “They just came out on fire.” Senior midfielder Brooke Basso got

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SGA allocates money for Giving Day prizes


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor To incentvize students to participate in the university’s upcoming Giving Day—which encourages alumni, students, faculty and others to donate monetary gifts to the institution—on April 1 the Student Government Association voted to allocate $1,800 from their reserves for one of the fundraising events. On Giving Day, members of clubs and organizations will be competing with each other

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A Generation in recovery against addiction


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Addiction means something different to each one of us. In the documentary, “Generation Found,” it meant community, connection, and support, and worked to break the stigmas surrounding addiction. On Tuesday, Feb. 26, Southern showed the documentary “Generation Found” in the Student Center theater by Greg Williams. The movie focused on a recovery high school in Houston, Texas and

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‘The Vagina Monologues’ showcases women and non-binary individuals


Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor The Vagina Monologues was a good place to talk about things that are considered taboo in today’s society, said Justine Jarvie, a participant in the monologues. “Are vaginas important? Absolutely,” said Jarvie, a graduate student studying women’s and genders studies. “I think feminine sexuality is really important and its something that has been shamed in our society

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