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Move in day stirs up mixed emotions


  Jessica Guerrucci–Managing Editor For several freshmen, their college journey began on New Student Move-in Day, on Saturday, Aug. 24. The campus was filled with students, their families and staff to ensure that the move in process went smoothly. Emotions about the day were mixed. Undecided student Roan Moran, a freshman, who moved from Wethersfield, Conn., said the process was exciting, but

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Convocation welcomes class of 2023


Jessica Guerrucci–Managing Editor  With the values of the university in mind and a newfound knowledge of what it means to be a part of Southern’s community, the class of 2023 left New Student Convocation ready to begin their collegiate journey. The 1,545 registered freshmen that make up the class of 2023 walked through Founder’s Gate on Monday, Aug. 26, marking the

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New Student Convocation welcomes Class of 2019


Edgar Ayala – General Assignment Reporter One by one, first-year students crowded Southern Connecticut’s John Lyman Center Friday afternoon for the chance to meet and listen to students, staff and faculty speak behalf on New Student Convocation.     As over 1,400 incoming freshman began to fill the auditorium, students and staff greeted the class of 2019 as they made their way into

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Office of Student Life welcomes new assistant director of operations


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  The Office of Student Life welcomed a new member to the team when Daphney Joseph entered the semester as the new Assistant Director of Operations/Clubs & Organizations. Joseph said she began her semester feeling like everything was beginning to fall in place. “I feel like it’s fate,” said Joseph. “I’ve always admired the purpose

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Avoiding the freshman 15


Nicole Dellolio – Opinions Editor Every student walking into their freshman year of college has one common thing to fear: the freshman 15.  The freshman 15 is a commonly used expression to show the amount of weight that students will gain throughout their first year living away at college.  This is probably partially due to the fact that it’s most students’

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