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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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New scholarship program eases application process


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The scholarship foundation program can help students get money that are in need, Heather Rowe said. “The foundation has over 350 scholarships,” said Rowe, business manager at SCSU. “January 5, we launched a new online software that takes all the scholarships together.” A student can go into the portal and apply to an online application.

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Majors Expo showcases potential career avenues


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The Majors Expo held on Nov. 2 allowed students to explore all majors and minors that Southern has to offer. On Southern’s website, it says students can also discover career choices as they relate to their major and ask questions to connect with faculty, staff and alumni. There were professors of different departments that discussed possibilities

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Unsung Hero: Michelle Johnston


Melissa Nuñez – Opinions and Features Editor Michelle Johnston, director of alumni relations, said before her start at Southern ten years ago, oftentimes students and the alumni office would not cross paths, but she saw what a difference it could make for future alumni if they were included in the process long before they accepted their diplomas: that the chance

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Career services planning job replacement program to help students and alumni


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Aimee Piccin, associate director for academic and career advising, said when she started working for Southern two months ago, she was determined to establish a job placement program that would, not only help students, but alumni as well. Piccin said a job placement program would identify how and where Southern alum are employed and would benefit

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Students participate in Q and A with President Mary Papazian


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  In front of his peers and faculty members, Sahil Makhijani, sophomore and computer science brought up a question to President Mary Papazian.  Makhijani, also an active member in the computer science club, mentioned the small number of females in his department and was curious if there were scholarships offered to bring female students into

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Alumni return to SCSU to meet with students


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter Due to the rain, tents were pitched in the academic quad of Southern Connecticut State University to welcome back Alumni on Oct. 1. Alumni ranging from artists to attorneys came to answer student questions about life after college and transitioning into the working world. Students were given a chart of professionals in attendance, separated

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