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Student government discusses Board of Regents topics


Izzy Manzo — Photo Editor Four SGA members are being inducted into the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa, SGA announced during their weekly meeting on Oct. 25. Representatives-at-large Lupita Barajas, Benjamin Coombs and Camryn Brown, along with secretary Sam Widomski, will be officially inducted during a ceremony on Nov. 7. Omicron Delta Kappa, or ODK, encourage “collaboration among

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Board of Regents visits Southern


Alex Palmieri – News Writer     The Board of Regents made an appearance at Southern Connecticut University on Friday, Sept. 16, for a meeting in the Adanti Student Center Ballroom.     The Board of Regents sets a statewide tuition, student fee policies, and establishes financial aid policies. They also hold broad responsibilities for development and coordination of statewide higher education policy. Connecticut

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Students join search for new president


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer President Mary A. Papazian will be leaving Southern this July to become the new president of San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif. Currently members of the Board of Regents search committee and a university advisory committee are working together to conduct the search for the new president of SCSU. On March 9, students had

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Lobbyists speak against tuition increases and budget cuts


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer On March 9, student lobbyists from Southern and other CSU’s will have the opportunity to speak face-to-face with legislators at the state capital against tuition increases and faculty budget cuts. On Feb. 29, students, faculty, and community members met in the English common room to plan their course of action. Conn. is under a “budget crisis”

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Students voice their concerns to Board of Regents president


Anisa Jibrell – News Writer Students gathered in the Adanti Student Center ballroom on Monday, Dec. 1 to voice their concerns to the recently appointed president of the Board of Regents, Mark Ojakian. The former governor’s chief-of-staff addressed the public debate surrounding the proposed labor contract by the Board of Regents, but could not comment on specifics. “I know there’s been a

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