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Alcohol, drugs dominate campus Clery Reports


The following analysis reviewing Clery Reports at Connecticut public universities was put together by News Writing students Jeniece Roman, Sandra Gomez-Aceves, Melissa Nunez, Sherly Montes, Ali Sorbara, Alex Palmieri, Lynandro Simmons, Karlie Borges, Megan Grabowski, Britany Howard, Dan Zumpano, Adrianna Rochester, Chris Kuczo, Mihai Tripp, Jared Klim and Abigail O’Keefe. Drug and alcohol use lay among the the largest numbers

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Southern inaugurates 12th president


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Hundreds of people filled the Lyman Center to observe the inauguration of Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino on Friday. Among the crowd was a delegation of students and faculty from President Joe’s previous universities and colleges. President Joe was “late” for the ceremony and through a Skype video was seen singing “Don’t

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Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Life after rape is not easy and it takes support, said UCONN student Suzy Berthiaume. On Tuesday April 18, Southern hosted Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence. Berthiaume, the keynote speaker, said it is important for allies to be there for victims of sexual violence. “Listen to hear them,” said Berthiaume,

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Southern hosts The Big Event


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter On Saturday April 22, Southern hosted The Big Event, a community service day where students sign up to help out with different projects across Hamden and New Haven. Corey Evans, a senior political science major, said the goal of the event is two-fold. “We want to get the Southern community to learn about what

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Tobacco Free Campus: an ongoing initiative


Alex Palmieri – News Writer and Palmer Piana – Photo Editor Southern Connecticut State University is now a year and a half into being a tobacco free campus. A violation of the policy is a violation of the student code of conduct. Emily Rosenthal, coordinator of the Wellness Center, said the vast majority of students, faculty and staff are abiding by the tobacco free rules

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