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New Health and Human Services Building will come to life in 2021


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor As part of the master plan, the Health and Human Services building will come to life in 2021. It is a building that Dean of the College of Health and Human Services Sandra Bulmer said will be “transformational” for the university in the years to come. “I am really excited,” said Bulmer. “I’ve been living and

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Search begins to fill new leadership position


Jacob Waring — Online Editor  Southern has begun a search for Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and held a forum that enabled students to give their input, pose questions and become part of the process that will eventually find the person to fulfill the role. This new senior leadership position will report to the president of the university and

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Nazario shares her story


Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sonia Nazario speaks in Adanti Student Center Jesse Mullen — Contributor The harsh realities of immigration were presented with a conversation surrounding children who are forced to travel atop trains to avoid border officials with the reality being that they are often sexually abused, murdered or mutilated along the way. This was the story that Pulitzer

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Data suggests decline in binge drinking nationwide


Jason Edwards  — Contributor Sophomore public health major Tyicia Edwards views binge drinking as a vice — affecting her peers at Southern Connecticut State University. “Friends that I know that have friends that binge drink, they always say that they are stressed, or going through personal issues,” said Edwards. “People need to get their stresses out. I don’t condone it,

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Wilkinson construction on hold until the summer


Ellie Sherry — Reporter After a few weeks of construction on the Wilkinson dorm building, and planned construction on the other straight-line dorms except for Farnham, construction will now be stopped until the summer of 2020. The construction on the buildings was originally planned due to corrosion underneath the majority of the window sills on the outside of the buildings.

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Advising meetings allow students and faculty to connect


J’Mari Hughes — Copy Editor Whether they are informing students what classes are necessary or helping them make a schedule, class advisers are available on campus to aid students throughout their academic year. According to Southern’s website, the Advisement Center’s objective is to assist new and transfer students, as well as undeclared majors, in choosing courses required by Southern’s general

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