Category Archives: Looking back

Looking back: Fall of 2001


The Southern community copes with tragedy Members of Southern’s community attempted to deal with the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Bulletin boards were constructed in Schwartz Hall and North Campus. A healing and interfaith gathering was held on-campus and a flag was hung from North Campus. “It will be hard to return to being everyday

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Looking back: Fall of 2000


Conn Hall finally passes inspection Health concerns surrounding Connecticut Hall were finally resolved in December, after a student concern was raised at Food Committee meetings. Originally Conn. Hall failed its health inspection scoring a 64, with an 80 being a passing score. Violations included a bottle of Drano left next to a bread rack, the salad bar being temperature not

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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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