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Learning how to plant


Madeline S. Scharf – Reporter On Sunday, April 11, Residence Life hosted an event. The sustainable planting event was held as a part of the strengthening Sunday’s program.  Biology major Kaheria Burgees,  worked as an administrator for the event. She helped show students how to plant their own seedlings and encouraged them to decorate. “This is the sustainable planting event,” said Burgees. “Residence are encouraged to bring

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COVID-19 spring semester edition


Abby Epstein – Managing Editor Unpredictable and uncertainty are two words to describe this school year. The university continues to make ever-evolving decisions concerning COVID-19.   Residential students are receiving COVID-19 tests weekly and are no longer allowed to have guests over from other residence halls. Commuter students are also being tested more frequently.  “We didn’t make up our rules, the Department of Public Health gave us the guidelines that we are following,” said Tracy Tyree vice president of student affairs. “I think all of

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Owls have new helm of the athletic department


Edward Rudman – Sports Writer The start of the 2021 spring semester will see a new face at the helm of Southern’s Athletics. Vice President for Student Affairs, Tracy Tyree, has announced that Southern’s very own Matt Letkowski, associate athletic director of compliance, has been named the Interim Director of Athletics, effective as of Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.     “This opportunity means a lot to me.  I think as we

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Students decide on pass fail as semester comes to close


Julia Caruso – Contributor Some students say COVID-19 has caused poor communication between professors and classrooms, leading them to fall behind and be overwhelmed as the work piled up. Just last spring, over 1,300 students withdrew from over 1,800 courses. “As a nursing major, I had to teach and educate myself in all of my classes,” said senior Zoë Stradinger.

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