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Registration a problem for late transfers


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter The goal to ease the registration process for transfer students begins by first educating them early on. Undergraduate Admissions Director Tony Pace understands all too well the common complaints most students have and urges them to be adamant when it comes to paperwork. “The closer you get to that registration deadline, the more problems you’re going to have.

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To-go box system reduces plastic use


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The newest addition to Connecticut Hall will continue to promote the dining hall’s commitment to a zero-waste facility; a new re-usable, recyclable to-go containers. Jeff Kwolek, Chartwell’s food services resident district manager said are an idea of the reusable container had started while he was working at Eastern Connecticut State University. “When I came here, I went

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MSA participates in Run for Refugees


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The Muslim Student Association participated in the 12th annual Run for Refugees in New Haven. The race began at Wilbur Cross High School and was conducted to help raise money for the 68.1 million refugees. “They’re displaced from home,” said MSA President Haroon Chaudhry. “We raise money for them, we run for them to show that we appreciate

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Chief Dooley to lead a new task force


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter While not many details have been revealed, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is creating a task force to implement more crime prevention policies and procedures upon student campuses. Still in its infancy, University Chief of Police Joseph Dooley, who will be appointed as head of this task force, stated the Southern police department’s aim is to

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Website aims to attract prospective students


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The new website, which was unveiled on Jan. 30, is intended to clearly and concisely show the services available to prospective students through new imagery and “optimized wording,” or highlights of certain aspects of a section with links to more information, according to Jian Chan, web administrator for the office of integrated communications and marketing. “Historically, the

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Need for spring concert debated


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor Funding for the annual spring week concert is up for debate by the Student Government Association, as well as whether students value the event. “It’s becoming increasingly difficult to get an artist that the students are happy with and recognize,” said Associate Director of Student Involvement Eric LaCharity, at the SGA meeting. This year, finding an artist

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