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Scott Burrell Reminisces Through “The Last Dance”


Hunter O. Lyle – Sports Editor In a world without sports, many fanatics find themselves trapped inside, watching old clips of their favorite players, day dreaming about when they could tune in at night to watch games live. This brings a whole new meaning to seasonal depression.   However, while times may seem dreary for sports fans now, ESPN is filling that void with a long-anticipated documentary,

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Southern Alumni nurses caring for COVID-19 patients at Waterbury Hospital


Sofia Rositani – Reporter   From Southern to the emergency room of Waterbury Hospital, two nurses are working to care for COVID-19 patients while also taking care of themselves and their families. Registered Nurse Brenda Lupo graduated from Southern with a bachelor’s degree in business and a concentration in marketing. Afterwards, she decided to go to Naugatuck Valley Community College to get her RN license. Lupo has been at Waterbury hospital for seven years now. Lupo said the COVID-19 has personally brought her

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Coronavirus: Should the COVID-19 Response Be Left to the States?


Joseph Vincenzi – Reporter The COVID-19 outbreak has caused the world economy to grind to a halt, people to close their shutters and entire cities to become lifeless. As a result, both the states and the federal government have moved swiftly to combat the spread of the virus. However, necessary action came too late, and the United States now leads the

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What’s on Tap? NBA Players May Have to Refund Money to Owners


Sam Tapper – Sports Writer The NBA was the first domino of the professional sports landscape to fall in the U.S., as COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus became an increased threat. While the NBA made their decision because two of its players were diagnosed with COVID-19 within a day of each other, the decision was likely inevitable based on

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Man of the Moment: Wallin leads team to success with hands-on approach


Hunter O. Lyle – Sports Editor From the multiple consecutive conference championships, to the plethora of athletes sent to NCAA competition, Southern’s track and field program has been synonymous across the league for greatness. This year, the team collected yet another accolade as head coach John Wallin was named the NE10 Coach of the Year.   After a season that saw a NE10 conference title and seven athletes reach the

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James nears the cusp of NBA history yet again


Hunter O. Lyle – Sports Editor Throughout the 74 years the NBA has been around, there have been certain records set that were thought to be untouchable. However, as the sport evolves into the modern game it is today, breaking some of those records are looking more and more achievable.   Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 points in a single game, set in 1962. Bill Russell’s

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