Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Snowstorm changes students’ spring break plans


Courtney Luciana – Special to the Southern News Most students view spring break as an ideal time to go on vacation, particularly somewhere tropical, but this past week’s snowstorm only made break even more relaxing, said Domi Migilarese. The painting major and psych major spent her final spring break at SCSU applying to grad schools. “I finally had the time to finish applying

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Hidden Kolors honors African American life


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Dozens of Southern students and people from around Connecticut joined together in the Adanti Student Center to celebrate African American culture. The event, called Hidden Kolors, was hosted by the Multicultural Center and the “Divine 9” fraternities and sororities on campus. Kyra Robinson, a sophomore political science major, worked the front table and helped

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Self-taught musician hopes to help people through music


Natalie Accardi – Special to the Southern News   The hum of the fluorescent lights mixed with the twang of Holly Izzo’s Mexican-made Fender Stratocaster filled one of the practice rooms in Earl Hall. Izzo, a sophomore music major, said she began playing guitar with an EJ-160E acoustic named “Daisy” in high school. She said she’s been singing for far

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Free yoga offered at the Fitness Center


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter Free yoga classes are being offered at the SCSU Fitness Center for students who are non-members. The classes are offered twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:30-1:30 p.m., according to Denise Zach, instructor of the free yoga sessions. Zach said, “This isn’t the first time the fitness center has offered these classes,

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Junior chases his dream of starting a band


Dylan Havilland – Managing Editor Richard Francois, a junior and business management major, closed the piano and adjusted the thermostat to combat the hot temperature in a practice room in Earl Hall. As he made himself comfortable he unzipped his case and took out his black Ibanez Fr320 guitar, which he explained suited his preference towards metal. Leaning comfortably forward

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Sports management major hopes to inspire others with art


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignments Reporter Osaro Eromosele said that art has always been a form of escape and a way for people to express themselves. “I particularly love sculpting,” said Eromosele, a sophomore sports management major at Southern. Though Eromosele majors in sports management, he chose to minor in art because of the influence it had on him growing

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