Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

‘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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‘The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus’ impresses audience


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” was brought to life on the Lyman Center stage, highlighting one man’s struggle between heaven and hell. Southern’s Theatre Department and the Crescent Players came together to show Christopher Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus.” The play was directed by Rebecca Goodheart, who is the producing artistic director of Elm Shakespeare Company in New Haven.

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LARPing club makes for a great escape from stress


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Live action role-playing, or LARP, is an activity where participants portray fictional characters and engage in activities such as mock combat and puzzles. Southern’s LARP club, “The Guild,” has been on campus since 2014. “We have overarching storylines that involve medieval times, magical apocalypse, ‘oh man every guy for himself’ kind of deal,” said club president Jocelyn Marsto.

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Crescent Players host writing workshop for imaginative short stories


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the Crescent Players hosted a workshop for writers to showcase their imaginative short stories and scripts against a creative, challenging experiment. During the middle of the workshop, one could feel the ensuing silence as writers tried to jot down a fitting word that matches the mood and image of the story. Scores of students

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The beat goes on


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The second annual “The Beat Goes On” was an event hosted by Southern’s Black Student Union Feb. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Southern graduate Ashley Raymond hosted a panel interviewing four African American women on their careers, aspirations, advice for students, and later opened the audience to ask questions. “My whole reason for creating this panel

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Frisky February helps end sex stigmas for students


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter This February at Southern is not an ordinary one. It is “Frisky February,” which means glow sticks, a dimmed room, and conversations about safer sex. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Wellness Center and Health Services held an event for Frisky February called Sex in the Dark, where they invited students to ask anonymous questions to educate them about

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The Vagina Monologues: a tradition in trying times


Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor The Vagina Monologues takes place on Feb. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. in Engleman A120, and its goal is to expose students and to help them understand the experiences that women and women identifying people go through, said Jessica Troy, the director of The Vagina Monologues. “I think it would be good for people, for folks,

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