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Value found within first year freshmen courses


Anna De Simone—Contributor Southern students often complain that required Liberal Education Program (LEP) courses such as Intellectual and Creative Inquiry (INQ 101), which is designed to prepare incoming freshman in their transition to college life, are a waste of time. However, many students like social work major Amber Drobnak, a sophomore said that the course successfully prepared them in their

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Club sports athletes take home honors


Matt Gad—Sports Writer At the second annual club sports awards, wich was hosted by the Office of Campus Recreation and headed by assistant director Andrew Marullo on April 23, several individuals were recognized from a variety of campus’ different club sports. Jesse Komaromi, who runs the dance program and won Coach of the Year, said it was “beautiful” to be

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The week of one-acts


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Theater major Jason Carubia, a senior said one-acts are short plays typically confined to a short period or location. Last Wednesday through Saturday, theater department students and Crescent Players presented “Jack of all Trades Master of One-Acts” in the Kendall Drama Lab of the Lyman Center. One-act plays presented featured “HR,” “Lilies in the Valley,” “The Sausage Eaters,”

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Students learn about the Bering Sea biome and Jellyfish


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Mary Decker, a research scientist from Yale’s department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology gave a lecture on how the Bering Sea’s ecosystem is impacted by jellyfish. Decker started by giving a brief synopsis by making the connection to the jellyfish in the Long Island Sound. She explained the methodology in gathering the data in jellyfish

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Saxophone show helps audience ‘escape the grind’


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter On Saturday, May 4, the Lyman Center hosted “Sax to the Max,” an event featuring three saxophone players, Michael Lington, Paul Taylor and Vincent Ingala, as well as a backup band of guitars, drums and keyboards. “This was one of the best shows I’ve attended all year long,” said Estela Taylor Green of Syracuse, N.Y. “I loved all

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