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Despite adversity, Murray leaves her legacy at Southern

Sam Tapper – Sports Writer Despite her Southern lacrosse career coming to an abrupt, unexpected end, redshirt junior midfielder Amanda Murray moves forward, and looks back proud, as her mark has been left at Southern far beyond Jess Dow Field.  “Honestly, my career [has been] indescribable,” Murray said. “I loved absolutely every moment that I’ve spent at Southern, and I

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Teacher’s assistant works to find a balance

Tatiana Polanco – Contributor Meeting with students, creating study materials, proctoring exams — these are just a few responsibilities of graduate student Rachael Quicquaro who has been a teacher’s assistant since fall 2019. The 22-year-old is a familiar face for many in the Communication Disorders department. Students reach out before an exam to review information during one of her study sessions or simply to calm their nerves. And professors recognize her as another resource for students in their classes who might need help.

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University’s epidemiologist talks coronavirus

Jacob Waring – News Editor COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus, has impacted the lives of Southern students and the lives of everyone on a global scale.   Not much is known about the novel virus but John Nwangwu, a professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases at Southern and a global health expert at various universities, knows more about the virus than the average person. Nwangwu has the expertise to provide answers about COVID-19. His

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Lambert wants to build community amongst students

Abby Epstein – News Writer With 10 years of experience with diversity and inclusion, Ame Lambert is one of the four candidates left for the position of Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Southern.   “I am very greedy when it comes to this work. I have very high aspirations and I’m very ambitious when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion work, because I think our students deserve it. I think our colleagues deserve

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Amer Ahmed pushes for social justice to benefit students

Jacob Waring – News Editor The first of three candidates for Southern’s new Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Amer Ahmed, visited the campus on Monday, March 9. “I’ve got the opportunity to see what this work looks like in a lot of different areas,” said Ahmed, “A lot of different environments with maybe a lot of confidence in knowing that I could step into an institutional

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COVID-19 impacts students’ mental health

Amanda Cavoto – Arts & Entertainment Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has already and will continue to disrupt the lives of students across the university. As they adapt to a virtual lifestyle, their mental health may not adapt so easily. Nursing major Sierra Agard, a senior, said when the university originally announced going online until April 5, it was something she could handle. “As soon as they announced [going online for

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