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PEACE discusses Title IX, #MeToo and student rights

Victoria Bresnahan – General Assignment Reporter Jessica Holman, senior student activist, said she believes one goal of the #MeToo movement is to elevate all forms of sexual misconduct that can be experienced by a person. “Sexual violence isn’t something that only effects people of a certain race, or ethnicity, or sexual orientation or age,” said Holman, a panelist. “It is

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Celebrating Homecoming

Josh LaBella – News Writer Southern Connecticut State University students and fans flocked to the Brownell parking lot last Saturday to celebrate homecoming day. There was music, games, food, tailgating and a parade. One of the booths at the event was a bake sale to support relief for victims of Hurricane Maria. Jessica Hartwell, a senior communication disorders major representing

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Southern researchers hope to revamp mobile security

Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor When computer science professor Shafaeat Hossain noticed a bright, driven student in his computer programing class, he took notice. He said that is when he asked Mohamed Rilvan, a senior computer science major, to assist with research involving cell phone authentication about two years ago. Hossain said while most smartphones have face recognition

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The 14th annual 64 Days of Nonviolence

Victoria Bresnahan – Special to the Southern News Catherine Christy said the 64 Days of Nonviolence program can lead to a change in people’s behavior. “For me, [the purpose of these events] is a couple of things,” said Christy, coordinator of the Sexual Assault Resource Team, also known as SART. “It shows the university’s support because there’s such a variety

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