Category Archives: Feature Story

Schwartz residents quizzed on Black Women history

J’Mari Hughes—Reporter In honor of Black History Month, senior Isaiah Yopp went door-todoor in Schwartz Hall, quizzing residences on African-American female history, an event he named “Who Run the World? Girls,” after the black female icon, Beyoncé. “I felt like throughout history there’ve been a lot of influential African-American females and most of them don’t get the recognition they deserve

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Looking back: Spring of 1993, new smoking policy

Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor President Michael Adanti approved a new policy banning smoking in the Student Center lounges, the “Owl’s Nest,” and faculty offices. The areas not effected by the policy were individual campus dorms, suites, and apartments. The policy went into effect at the beginning of the 1993 summer semester. Southern because

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P.E.A.C.E. advocates healthy relationships

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter With February being the month of love and a time for people to think about the importance of love in their lives, it is also a good time to talk about healthy relationships. Peer Educators Advocating for Campus Empowerment held their first fundraiser this semester on Monday, Feb. 11, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. P.E.A.C.E. invited students

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Southern students exposed to Chinese culture

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter The annual lunar new year celebration brought students together to experience Chinese culture as they learned about the Year of the Pig. The Chinese Student Association and the Multicultural Center held their annual Chinese New Year celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 6. students came and enjoyed the event which included food and dancing. Paula Dobles, the president of the

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College Democrats host State of Union watch party

Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor President Trump’s distinctive voice echoed throughout Engleman A120 as members of the College Democrats and others watched with intense focus. Those in attendance focused because, according to many, they care about the content of the president’s State of the Union address. The intensity of their focus also was due to playing a form of bingo

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Looking back: Spring of 1992, more students seek financial aid as result of budget cuts

Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor As a result of the state budget cuts and spikes in tuition, 2,700 students were forced to go on some form of financial aid. Officials estimated 300 to 400 more students are expected to need financial in the following semesters. March • Senior Joe Bena and freshman Gene Hanemann

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