Category Archives: Online Exclusive

Let’s get ‘Civical’


Anthony Martorano – Contributor Hello Owls! Here’s a weekly roundup of what’s happened in Connecticut last week and what to look forward to on campus in the coming weeks:  Fairfield and Norwalk are now added to the list of COVID red alert towns, together with Waterbury and Prospect they have been allowed to scale back phase 3 re-openings. The full list of red alert towns includes Danbury, Hartford, East Hartford, Windham, Salem, Montville, Waterford, New London, Groton, Norwich, Lisbon, Sprague, Griswold, Canterbury, and Plainfield. If you

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Seventeen CSCUs closed until the end of the semester


Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief At about 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, an announcement from Connecticut State Colleges and University President Mark Ojakian was posted on the university’s Facebook page. “In consultation with [the Board of Regents],” said Ojakian in the post, “I have made the difficult but necessary decision to continue our move to all-online education for the remainder

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Southern athletics shut down as COVID-19 threat increases


Hunter O. Lyle – Sports Editor Sam Tapper – Sports Writer In response to the rapidly developing pandemic of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, Southern has chosen to immediately shut down and move all classes online, a decision that has also stopped any and all athletics in their tracks. “This is serious stuff,” said Southern Athletic Director Jay Moran. “This is

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Members of the administration respond to the university shutdown


Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief Jacob Waring – News Editor On Wednesday, March 11 Southern’s campus was void of students on the academic East Campus, save for few art students picking up and cleaning up their work. In a university-wide email Tuesday evening, the community was informed that classes for the remainder of the week would be canceled and following spring

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University temporarily closes in response to COVID-19


Jessica Guerrucci – Managing Editor Following in the steps of other universities in Connecticut, Southern decided to start spring break early – but when students “return,” they will be working from the comfort of their homes. According to a campus-wide email, President Joe Bertolino said due to the novel coronavirus, the university would be closed Wednesday, March 11 before transitioning into

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