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Students question faculty on racial slur allegations


Katia Bagwell (right) speaking at Faculty Senate meeting, Adanti Student Center, New Haven, Connecticut. Feb. 14, 2018. Victoria Bresnahan – General Assignment Reporter After two Southern professors allegedly used racial slurs in a classroom setting, Katia Bagwell, sophomore and vice president of the black student union, said students of color want to feel comfortable and safe in their classes. “We do

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Racial slur in classroom promptly addressed


August Pelliccio – News Writer Southern Connecticut State University Wellness class usually starts with professor Eric Triffin dancing, singing and spreading cheer, but when he slipped a racial slur in, several students became outraged. Triffin’s Feb. 6 class began as usual, with the professor taking suggestions from the students for songs to dance to. “Somebody played a song by Playboi

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