Category Archives: Feature Story

Southern fellowship explore God’s word


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The InterVarsity Southern Christian Fellowship is “not your ‘average’ Christian club” according to its OwlConnect Page. The club, which says it believes they are called to share the good news of the love of God with all people, has a small group of women who meet Thursday’s at 7 p.m. in the Adanti Student Center. “It’s a place

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Entrepreneurs visit campus to share their perspectives


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Students who dream of one day starting their own business had the chance to hear three different perspectives on what might help them be successful in the future. The computer science department held their first Entrepreneur Night on Thursday, April 4 in Engleman Hall. Lisa Lancour, chair of the computer science department, invited Kevin Hart, the founder and

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Alexion and BioPath opens door to opportunities in the medical field


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter New research and possible career paths for students are being introduced through the Alexion and BioPath seminar series, which is an opportunity to connect students with scientists from local companies. Girish Nallur, CEO of Vistara Bioscience, was the featured speaker for March, who gave a presentation regarding proteomics, or the study of proteins, and how they are organized

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Counseling Services hosts Holistic Mental Health


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter As a part of spreading awareness, Southern’s Counseling Services and a slew of other departments hosted the Holistic Mental Health Fair in Engleman Hall last week. “We always want ways to reach out to students, and knowing that Michael Phelps is going to come, we wanted to have a series of things leading to it knowing that mental

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Pulitzer prize journalist discusses student debt


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Whether it is destroying the American dream or putting student’s futures on hold, it is something that many college students are familiar with: student debt. Two-time Pulitzer prize winning journalist James Steele, discussed the issue of student debt and income inequality. Steele said debt goes against the American dream because rising tuition is making college increasingly difficult to

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Seminar focuses on climate change impact on marine life


Izzy Manzo—Copy Editor Climate change is impacting the development of sea creatures according to a presentation by Dianna Padilla of Stony Brook University on March 27. Padilla, a professor in the department of ecology and evolution, presented her research in a seminar hosted by the Werth Center for Coastal and Marine Studies. Her research ongoing laboratory research, titled “Population differences

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Southern hosts History Conference


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Ancient burial grounds, militias in America and labor unions, all were some of the topics presented by students from the four Connecticut State Universities. The 2019 CSU Making History Conference took place on Friday, Mar. 22. Students presented topics that they have researched. This was Southern’s second time hosting the conference. One of the first

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