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SCSU recognizes International Women’s Day


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter Tuesday March 7, Southern hosted a speaking event about the challenges women face globally for International Women’s Day. Leora Kahn, the keynote speaker for the event, said despite the problems faced she believed the country was in the midst of a spring awakening or a renewed passion for activism involving women. “Today we’re are empowered like we

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Campus police remind students of safety precautions


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The emails students receive about Southern’s safety on campus is a reminder to all students that the police department is here to protect them, Chief Joseph Dooley said. “It’s a refresher for people to understand the overall system that we have,” said Dooley. “We have security cameras on campus, access control, burglary alarms. It’s a

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State budget cuts could impact university


Alex Palmieri – News Writer Connecticut has proposed a budget cut that will be affecting the state tremendously, said Jonathan Wharton. “This is an issue I’ve been stressing and suggesting that is of major importance,” said Wharton, political science professor at Southern. “It was well known over the past five years, minimum, that our debt was significant here in Connecticut.”

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The 14th annual 64 Days of Nonviolence


Victoria Bresnahan – Special to the Southern News Catherine Christy said the 64 Days of Nonviolence program can lead to a change in people’s behavior. “For me, [the purpose of these events] is a couple of things,” said Christy, coordinator of the Sexual Assault Resource Team, also known as SART. “It shows the university’s support because there’s such a variety

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