Category Archives: Feature Story

Scott Burrell Reminisces Through “The Last Dance”


Hunter O. Lyle – Sports Editor In a world without sports, many fanatics find themselves trapped inside, watching old clips of their favorite players, day dreaming about when they could tune in at night to watch games live. This brings a whole new meaning to seasonal depression.   However, while times may seem dreary for sports fans now, ESPN is filling that void with a long-anticipated documentary,

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Shabbat goes virtual with Hillel’s a virtual candle lighting


Sofia Rositani – Reporter The Hillel Jewish Student Organization has been hosting a “Virtual Shabbat Candle Lighting” Friday evenings to celebrate the Shabbat. According to Rabbi Barbara Paris, this event is open to all religions and for those who may be interested in learning about Judaism. The virtual Shabbat candle lighting has been every Friday for the last three weeks.

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SAGE Center Sends out Lavender Certificates Honoring LGBTQ Graduates


Jackson Volenec – Reporter The SAGE center is conducting the Lavender Graduation, a ceremony for LGBTQ students. Its main objective is to give proper acknowledgement to the LGBTQ population, as graduating itself is a major accomplishment. “Lavender Graduation is a way to honor LGBT students and acknowledge their accomplishments as a student on campus,” said Marlena Oliveri, a graduate intern

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Education is a way of life for Mayzlina


Leonardo Cisija – Contributor For most students at Southern, school ends on graduation day. But, for Russian-born Fanya Mayzlina, education is a way of life.  Mayzlina has lived in the United States for 29 years, in which time she has earned three degrees at Southern, including a master’s in English and a bachelor’s in art history. She declined to give her age directly, preferring the word “senior”

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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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