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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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Students learn about the Bering Sea biome and Jellyfish


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Mary Decker, a research scientist from Yale’s department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology gave a lecture on how the Bering Sea’s ecosystem is impacted by jellyfish. Decker started by giving a brief synopsis by making the connection to the jellyfish in the Long Island Sound. She explained the methodology in gathering the data in jellyfish

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Science clubs clean Long Wharf Beach


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Members of the Biology Club, Geographic Environment and Marine Sciences Club, Biotechnology Club and more, gathered for the first time on Saturday, May 4 to clean Long Wharf Beach in New Haven. Long Wharf, located off Exit 91, is home to a theater, cultural food trucks and a historic schooner (a type of boat) called “Quinnipiack.” Along the

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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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