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Art Students worry about post-grad employment


Kaynan Conrod—Contributor  According to Southern art professor Lachelle Workman says that when she was an art student at the University of Connecticut, career plans were rarely discussed and guidance for the future from administration was nonexistent. “Professors in my undergrad didn’t give me any information on how to take my education and go get a job,” said Workman. “In terms

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Value found within first year freshmen courses


Anna De Simone—Contributor Southern students often complain that required Liberal Education Program (LEP) courses such as Intellectual and Creative Inquiry (INQ 101), which is designed to prepare incoming freshman in their transition to college life, are a waste of time. However, many students like social work major Amber Drobnak, a sophomore said that the course successfully prepared them in their

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Raspberry Pi Workshop held in science building


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Raspberry Pis are pocketsized devices used to learn coding and build electronics that can be plugged into TVs, keyboards and computer mice. Members of Buley Library and the Computer Science Club put on a ‘Raspberry Pi Workshop’ on April 23 in the Science Building. Tech support analyst and graduate student Omar Abid said Raspberry Pi are a single

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Capitalism beyond the individual


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter When Co-Founder Joseph Amarante, a graduate student with a degree in business management, first discovered the concept of Conscious Capitalism, he found it to be a perfect fit for what he was looking for. He said that, in addition to complimenting what he was researching and studying, he found the philosophy behind the movement to be trendsetting in

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Students learn to merge their career aspirations with community outreach


Haljit Basueljevic—Reporter During a roundtable discussion between seven community leaders called Transformative Careers in the Public Humanities, students learned to bridge the partnership between their aspirations and community outreach. The discussion took place last Wednesday, in the Adanti Student Center’s theater which was almost at full capacity. English major, Emily Wolfe, a senior, asked the guests what the best approach

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Recipients of the Henry Barnard award


Kevin Crompton—Editor-in-Chief & Michael Riccio—Managing Editor The Henry Barnard Distinguished Student awardis one of Southern’s most prestigious academic awards, requiring students to have at least a 3.7 GPA just to be eligible. Last week, Southern announced its four winners: Ariana Bengtson, Victoria Bresnahan, Zachary Jezek, and Taylor Hurley. “I’m super excited about it,” said Jezek, a senior and public health

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