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SGA executive board voted on


Essence Boyd—Copy Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer After being reelected Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi, appointed the executive board that would serve beside her during the 2019-2020 academic year last week. The board is composed of six members which the elected president selects and SGA representativesat-large then vote in favor of or against. “E-board was a very difficult decision.

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Staff member arraigned for sexual assault


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Assistant Director of Residence Life, and alumnus, Mark Parrott was arraigned yesterday for two counts of sexual assault in the fourth degree and two counts of second degree unlawful restraint. According to the arrest affidavit, the incident began at about 7 p.m. on April 4, after the Graduate Open House. After the event, court

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Zhitomi reelected as SGA president


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor Incumbent Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi was reelected by a majority vote to lead next year’s SGA body. “I know that was not an easy vote, but I appreciate it and I know we will go on and do great things,” said Zhitomi during last week’s meeting. Zhitomi, who has been a part of SGA for

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The Big Event cleans up


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Every year, a group of students gather together to celebrate service and volunteer work through The Big Event, a day spent doing community service. This year, over 150 members signed up. Students were grouped according to their pre-designated service site and transported by either school bus or minivan. The multitude of service tasks completed included mulching, trash-picking, renovating

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The 22nd time


Essence Boyd—Copy Editor & Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor For the 22nd year, university members spoke out against sexual violence last week at Take Back the Night, an open mic for survivors of sexual assault and abuse. A large group of survivors, supporters and allies marched across the pedestrian walkway and chanted, “Yes means yes! No means no! However, we dress, wherever we

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Students desire better campus experience


Students from the Journalism News Writing course under the direction of Prof. Cindy Simoneau surveyed students on campus services. Project editors: Kevin Crompton, Sidney Jones, August Pelliccio and Michael Riccio. Student reporters: Matthew Araujo, Jailene Cuevas, Dave Fowlin, Jonathan Gonzalez, Gerald Isaac, Shawn McFarlane and Jenna Stepleman. Late night dining on campus, GPS located shuttle bus services, weekend campus healthcare, weight training at school;

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