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Facilities Operations: the men and women that keep Southern safe


Brokk Tollefson – Special to The Southern News         Southern Connecticut State University is a place where students spend time outdoors on campus when weather is nice. Students are constantly sitting outside talking with friends or reading their textbooks.    However, the campus seen today has not always been as attractive to students as it is now, said Jeremy Grier, senior.     “The school

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New Owls Make Their Home at Southern


Jessica Roginski – Online Editor Southern’s campus was filled with the bustle of moving bins and excitement from new students, freshmen and transfers, on Aug. 25. Students arrived to their residence halls as early as 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. There, they were greeted by student leaders and athletes who acted as a welcoming committee and moving crew. According to Associate

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New psychology course to focus on stereotyping and prejudice


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter The topics of stereotyping, prejudice and profiling pepper newspapers and newscasts every day. But what does it mean to stereotype? What is prejudice? Professor Jessica Suckle-Nelson strives to answer these questions amongst others in her new Psychology course being offered this semester. The course, “Social Psychology of Stereotypes and Prejudice,” addresses the prevalence of stereotyping and

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Students work towards balance of multiple jobs and school


Edgar Ayala – General Assignment Reporter Working multiple jobs and still having to attend school can be overwhelmingly stressful for some students. The time commitment students put into their education and work schedule can leave them with hardly any free time. According to a survey from Citigroup in a news blog from Marina Fang, nearly 80 percent of students take at

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“Vaping”: possibly healthier, not the best solution


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter According to the Center for Disease Control, cigarette smoking is on a steady decline. Only 18 percent of college age Americans smoke now, compared to the nearly 30 percent seen in the late nineties. Maybe, everyone got sick of coughing up smoke. Recently, however, the use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise. The use of

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Students give Southern a ‘B’ for safety, survey shows


Jossinet Ramos Vera and Grace Sampson – Special to the Southern News In order for college students to thrive they need to be responsible and dedicated, they need good professors and a welcoming environment, but most importantly they need to feel safe on campus. This story is one of a six-part project for the Reporting and Writing course which included surveys

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