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Trading in old gear for new owl wings


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor Transfer students got to decide between tumblers, sunglasses and T-shirts after trading their old university shirt in at the Swap for Success and SCSU Swag event hosted by New Student and Sophomore Programs on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Communication major Mike Jaurez-Sartillo, a senior who transferred from Gateway Community College in New Haven, Conn., said he

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DR. JOE BERTOLINO ANNOUNCED AS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN


Dylan Haviland, Managing Editor, and Jessica Roginski, Online Editor The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education announced that the new president of Southern will be Dr. Joe Bertolino on July 7. He will be replacing President Mary A. Papazian who resigned on July, 1 to become the president of San José College in California. His experience includes his current

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Southern welcomes incoming students with Owl Weekend Activities


Jene Thomas – News Editor A sea of blue covered the streets in front of residence halls as the sound of big, black moving bins echoed through the halls, despite the heat and traffic. Resident advisors, athletes, peer mentors and others volunteered to assist incoming freshmen and transfer students during move-in day on Aug. 27. The move-in process was expedited

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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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Sexuality and Gender Equality Center (S.A.G.E) is a “safe haven”


Amy Kulikowski – Special to the Southern News  On the second floor of the Adanti Student Center, there is a space called the Sexuality and Gender Equality Center (S.A.G.E.). The mission of S.A.G.E. is to serve the L.G.B.T. (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Q.Q.I.A. (Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) and allies community on the SCSU campus. The center works closely with the

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