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Social Media Cleanup for future employment


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter You have perfected your resume. Your business cards are finally the perfect eggshell/gold foil combination. You are ready for the job search, and frankly, who wouldn’t hire you? You have covered all your bases. Unfortunately, the quality of your resume and the precision of your business card fade away when your future employers find your Facebook

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Winter Session sees 15.6 percent increase from last year


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter According to a recent post on her blog, President Mary Papazian stated that the overall head count for participants in Southern’s Winter Session program is up 15.6 percent from last season. The President attributed the success to the university’s marketing team, which utilized social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook, as well as external marketing including

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Social media privacy settings may not keep your information secure


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Clicking “make profile private” may no longer be enough to keep a person’s life safe. When senior, Tania Galindo, received a threatening text from an ex-boyfriend stating he knew where she would be that night, she got very concerned. “Although I have my profile set to completely private,” said Galindo, “people can still see

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Who to unfriend on Facebook


Jessica Pellegrino – Copy Editor  After the holidays, we jump right into New Year’s Resolutions. From losing weight to improving your GPA, everybody resolves to change something in the coming year. I am resolving to be more positive in 2015. Well, everyone knows that positivity breeds positivity. So, the first step in a more positive life is to avoid negative

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News finds students on social media


Eric Urbanowicz – Special to The Southern News  As he prepares to begin his radio show, Jon Reynolds, the news director at Southern Connecticut State University’s radio station, WSIN, scrolls through the latest news on his cell phone. While scrolling through the different pages of news sites, he jots down the most eye-catching stories and stories he believes his audience

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