Category Archives: Online Exclusive

University police shared detection data with ICE


Victoria Bresnahan, News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths, News Writer The university Police Department has been linked to providing license plate recognition data to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement through a cloud-based online database. Patrick Dilger, director of Integrated Communications & Marketing, said, in a telephone interview, the university disabled the sharing function of the database, Vigilant Solutions, once the

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Convenience of Delivery apps make life easier for students


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Pizza and Chinese food are no longer the only restaurants delivering to people’s doorsteps, as Uber began its own food delivery service in 2014 known as Uber Eats. Mobile apps such as Grubhub and Door Dash have also been delivering to homes, jobs, and college dorms on campuses like Southern’s. “I get hungry at night sometimes and we

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Men’s basketball survives first round of playoffs


Hunter O. Lyle—Sports Editor In their second consecutive year hosting the first round of the playoffs, Southern snuck past Stonehill College with a big effort from senior guard Kealan Ives. Coming in as the fourth seed (12-8 in NE10) in the Southwest Division, the Owls took on the fifth seed in the Northeast Division, Stonehill (8-13 in NE10), who they

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The beat goes on


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The second annual “The Beat Goes On” was an event hosted by Southern’s Black Student Union Feb. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Southern graduate Ashley Raymond hosted a panel interviewing four African American women on their careers, aspirations, advice for students, and later opened the audience to ask questions. “My whole reason for creating this panel

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Unsung Hero Megan Rudne Hoffecker


Jeff Lamson – General Assignment Reporter Megan Rudne Hoffecker, assistant director of academic advising in the First-Year Experience Program, has deep roots in being involved at Southern since her experience here as an undergraduate student. As an undergraduate, Hoffecker had been a resident advisor at both Hickerson Hall and North Campus Townhouses for a total of three years. There, while

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Unsung Hero: Vanessa Brown


Jenna Stepleman – General Assignment Reporter Southern’s staff is large. That means that there are some people who go unnoticed in the crowd, as their jobs could be considered everyday positions we usually do not pay attention to. However, they are vital to allowing Southern’s campus to work smoothly. Vanessa Brown, a resident of New Haven, has been working at

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