Category Archives: Feature Story

Kline’s experience on the runway and at school


Troya Coote – Contributor Briauna Kline said when she is not walking on the runway, she is finding local photographers to build her portfolio. Every photoshoot she said she learns something different. She is a New York model, a psychology major and president of F.A.C.E Models, an organization that helps people further their modeling careers. Kline is studying psychology because she

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Students share concerns about tuition increase


Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief Sofia Rositani – Reporter Recently, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities’ Board of Regents announced an overall 3.8 percent tuition and fees increase to the 2020 academic year. On Thursday, March 5 the American Association of University Professors hosted an event encouraging students, faculty and staff members to write letters to legislators about their concerns regarding

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Nursing forum from Katherine Tucker answers students’ questions


Joseph Vincenzi – Reporter She worked full time in a nail salon while attending school and raising a family. Now, she works in management at Yale New Haven Hospital. Katherine Tucker came to speak to nursing students about her incredible success story and any advice she has for upcoming nursing students at Southern. “I want to know where you are

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#MeToo Healing Quilt and ‘The Hunting Grounds’ film


Alexandra Scicchitano – Opinions & Features Editor The event, The Hunting Ground to the Healing Ground unveiled the finished #MeToo SCSU Healing Quilt, showed the film The Hunting Ground and held a panel with nine panelists. To fully finish the #MeToo Healing Quilt, Alex Girard drove all the way to Wisconsin to have his mother help put it together. “I

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Hijab Day lets students experience Islamic culture


Joseph Vincenzi – Reporter Breaking down stereotypes about why Muslim women choose to wear a hijab or other headscarves is the reason why Hijab Day was hosted on campus, said Rachael Schaffer. The event was sponsored by the Muslim Student Association. “I think if you see someone wearing a hijab it could look very different,” said Schaffer, the vice president of

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Women become more involved in STEM majors on campus


Mia Bonadies – Contributor Sam Tapper – Sports Writer Essence Boyd –  Contibutor Joe Bulwidas – Contributor In the computer science department at Southern sits a pair of blue and white knee-high converse sneakers, that are painted with a bar graph that indicates the growth of female students that enter the field. As the population of women in computer science grows,

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