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Furry friends visit students in Farnham


Eleni Georgakopoulos – Special to the Southern News  Dogs are commonly called ‘man’s best friend.’ On April 14, two Labradors were students’ best friends in the Farnham Hall Activity Room for ‘Pet Therapy.’ Elaine Martin, a nursing professor at Southern Connecticut State University, brought the two Labradors to allow students to relax during this stressful time of the semester. Stated

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Students find furry friends at pet therapy session in Farnham​


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  They were running late, but it was worth the wait, said Kyle Thibodeau, senior video production major. “It’s always nice to get away from the daily stresses that come along with classes,” said Thibodeau. It’s safe to say this was the consensus for the students who attended the Counseling Services’ Annual Pet Therapy session.

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Tongues out and tails wagging to bring out relaxation


Michelle Hennessy – News Writer  Farnham’s basement was converted into a room full of wagging tails and playful barks as therapy dogs were brought in to help de-stress students in the run-up to finals. Denise Zack from Southern’s Counseling Services said therapy dogs were introduced to campus last year and have come in around midterms and finals on four separate occasions.

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