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Meal plans restricted to where students live on campus


Amanda Cavoto—Arts & Entertainment Editor A public university is what some college students look for affordability, flexibility, and individualized circumstances that would otherwise not be feasible in a private university. So why is this being compromised? Specifically, I am talking about SCSU’s office of Residence Life and Chartwells Higher Ed, who give no alternative to non-kitchen residents and first-year students

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To-go box system reduces plastic use


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The newest addition to Connecticut Hall will continue to promote the dining hall’s commitment to a zero-waste facility; a new re-usable, recyclable to-go containers. Jeff Kwolek, Chartwell’s food services resident district manager said are an idea of the reusable container had started while he was working at Eastern Connecticut State University. “When I came here, I went

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Black History Month Luncheon celebrates culture


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Foods from cornbread and fried plantains to buttermilk biscuits and Jamaican beef patties replaced the everyday pizza and sandwiches while students were able to listen to a live band, Caribbean Vibe, playing songs from cultural icons such as Bob Marley. On Thursday, Feb. 7, Southern held its yearly Black History Month luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Changes coming to gluten-free station


Victoria Bresnahan – News Editor Paige Tetro, Student Government Association (SGA) representative-at- large and member of the Food Service Association Committee (FSAC), said the gluten-free section in Connecticut Hall is running out of food too quickly. Aidan Coleman, SGA representative-at-large and member of FSAC, said residence life staff who were eating at Connecticut Hall noticed several students going in and

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Living vegan at Southern


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor It was after his freshman year that Marcello LaGreca, a senior interdisciplinary major, said he decided to give up on dorm life — given the struggle to find vegetarian-friendly food and the increased cost of living, it made sense to become a commuter. LaGreca, now vegan since late December, said his lifestyle choice stemmed

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