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Campus wide power outage delays final exams


Essence Boyd – News Editor Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief A campus wide power outage has postponed finals and shut down the university for the remainder of the afternoon. According to a campus alert email, United Illuminating Co. reported that the cause of the university power outage was the result of “a power station going offline.” The power outage also extended to other parts of New Haven and Hamden, according to the email statement. Due

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Culture in fashion show


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The African Student Association hosted its annual fashion show in the Adanti Student Center Ballroom on April 24. The show featured not only models wearing African clothing, but also singing and dance performances from the African dance team. Performers also wore traditional African clothing and hairstyles such as Afros, braids and Bantu knots. “We put on this fashion

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Loop-hole lets older athletes compete


Matt Gad—Sports Writer International student-athletes are coming to the United States to compete in NCAA Division II athletics and are being granted full four-year eligibility. These are top-notch amateur athletes who spend a few years playing professionally, or semi-professionally, and then they come here for four years of college and competition. Well, they are not here for the education, just

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Pumpkins show student creativity


Jacob Waring – Reporter  Justin Lacarus picked out a pumpkin, grabbed some supplies and doused his pumpkin with spookiness at the Commuter Connection’s pumpkin decorating fall celebration.  Students gathered in the Adanti Student Center on Oct. 8, Lacarus included, and created their own designs with paint and pumkins.  “The majority are the fall colors symbolizing the pumpkin,” said Lacarus, describing his pumpkin. “A little of glitter for the spookiness like red for blood,

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Student involved in alleged shooting incident


Tamonda Griffiths – News Writer On Friday, Sept. 21 the campus police department responded to two individuals that had lost control of their vehicle, went across the road and crashed into a parked car in Lot 10 next to Schwartz Hall, according to university Police Chief Joesph Dooley. He said the two individuals– one student, and one non-student– sustained minor

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New Cat Café encourages adoption


Jacob Waring – Contributor  The bicolor tabby cat’s eyes narrowed and pounced at the makeshift tail teaser cat toy while his playmate, Stella Marguy, giggled with glee. At Mew Haven Cat Café, a brand new establishment located in New Haven, one can enjoy a Matcha Latte while mingling with some feline pals. Marguy and the cat, Lady Bug, will remain close, by way of adoption; owner Angela Pullo said all cats

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Taekwondo community sticks together


Hunter Lyle – Reporter The air in Pelz Gymnasium was hot and stagnant, but that didn’t stop members of the SCSU Taekwondo Club from shouting, punching, and delivering some high-flying kicks.   Taekwondo has become a sport on the global level, and is featured in the summer Olympics. It is also featured at Southern Connecticut State University.   Senior physics major and Taekwondo instructor Paul Nicholas said he has been practicing the

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