Category Archives: Looking back

Looking back: Spring of 2003


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor Women’s basketball won the Division II championship 61-45 over undefeated Florida Gulf Coast. LaShauna Jones scored a career-high 19 points in the win. Kate Lynch, a junior forward, scored 14 points and was named MVP of the tournament. “I can’t describe the feeling,” Lynch said. “It’s a dream come

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Looking back: Spring of 2003


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor With the threat of war in the Middle East, students waited to see if they were going to be called to duty to serve in the armed forces. Nursing major Tasha Cuvi, a sophomore, said she would put her studies on hold to serve the country. “It’s something I signed

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Looking back: Spring of 2002


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor On April 20, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake was felt at Southern at 6:50 a.m. The center of the earthquake was at Plattsburgh, New York. No injuries or fatalities were reported. Marie Hart, a sociology major, said she thought it was thunder when she heard the rumbling. The Federal Emergency

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Looking back: Spring of 2001


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor Campus police made a shuttle available until 3 a.m. for students from Monday through Thursday. The shuttle was created because of parking problems, mainly in North Campus, which caused students to park in commuter lots if they got back to campus after midnight. Students would dial 888 on emergency

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Wearing many hats


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter & Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer & August Pelliccio—Photo Editor & Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor President Joe Bertolino has described himself as a social justice educator over the course of his 25-year career in higher education, and one particular part of his career as an administrator has stood the test of time. “I have been teaching a

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Looking back: Spring of 1999


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor A former student was arrested for injuring a police officer when he dragged her from his vehicle. The former student was visiting his adviser to discuss readmission to Southern. Police noticed something under the former student’s jacket when he was leaving the office and the adviser notified police that her

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