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State budget cuts impact university


Alex Palmieri – News Writer Connecticut has proposed a budget cut that will be affecting the state tremendously, said Jonathan Wharton. “This is an issue I’ve been stressing and suggesting that is of major importance,” said Wharton, political science professor at Southern. “It was well known over the past five years, minimum, that our debt was significant here in Connecticut.”

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Day of Action for Public Higher Education


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter The Day of Action for Public Higher Education—sponsored by the Congress of Community Colleges, UCONN- AAUP and the CSU-AAUP took place on Thursday, Jan. 26. The goal of this union was to rally against the “long-term trend of education defunding” and spending cuts that result in tuition increase. Professor Julian Madison of Southern said he

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Humans of SCSU: Anna Plasky


Melissa Nunez –  Opinions and Features Editor A keen third grade girl comes to Southern with her older sister and sits with a DVD player watching movies, her sister listens to her professor lecture her education class. The next day the third grade girl goes to school eagerly bragging to her friends about her day as a college student. Anna Plasky,

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Professor adopts middle school science classroom


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  SCSU professor Catherine Koehler saw a need for more supplementary science education in schools and is meeting this need with the help of her science methods students. Every Wednesday afternoon, students from Koehler’s class help provide an after school science program for Beecher Magnet Museum Middle School. The program is called Beecher Future Scientists

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