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Plan to quit: students exchange tobacco products

Jacob Waring – Reporter As part of Social Justice Month, the wellness center collected students’ tobacco products in exchange for flash drives and gift cards. “We’ve done about now, at least five or six tobacco exchange programs in about two years, one or two every semester,” said Victoria Adams, tobacco program coordinator. The service, she said, is funded by a

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Students enriched by military service

Haljit Basuljevic – Contributor The Veterans Services on campus serves to welcome and accommodate student veterans, several of which said their experience in the Armed Forces and their studentship has enriched their lives. “Boot camp was one of the toughest things I’ve ever done in my life,” said Gabriel Maldonado, “It kind of set me up for like ‘nothing is

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Open swim is back and better than ever

Matt Gad – Contributor The open swim on Mondays and Tuesdays this year is a trial run, said Andrew Marullo, to gage whether students have an interest. Marullo, assistant director of student involvement and leadership development for campus recreation said they reserved 8:30-10:30 p.m. two days a week for the program, in Moore Field House. “This is really the first

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Looking back: Fall of 1988

Compiled from the Southern News archives by Josh LaBella – Managing Editor Secretary of State addresses voting rights issue Julia Tashjian, Connecticut Secretary of State, told Southern students that while they may feel voting is not important – it effects them, their parents, their grandparents and everyone around them. Tashjian spoke to a political reporting class at Southern over the phone.

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Halloween candy elicits childhood memories

Hunter Lyle – Reporter To get students all over campus ready for All Hallows’ Eve, the student members of Programs Council spread holiday hype with cups of candy. Stocked with a wagon filled of candy and other assorted spooky goodies, ProCon Daytime Programmer Mikaela Rivera and Senior Daytime Programmer Kelly Bickell walked around campus handing out free treats. Bickell, a

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