Category Archives: Feature Story

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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