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Students attend SCSU through GEAR UP


Hunter Lyle – Reporter After seven years of consistent college preparations, GEAR UP students are on campus for their first year of enrollment. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s website, the GEAR UP program, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a grant that aims to help, support, and prepare students for college who might

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Humans of SCSU: Taylor Bird


Melissa Nuñez – Opinions and Features Editor     Taylor Bird, a senior dual communication disorders and French major said, before her start at Southern, she imagined her years in higher education somewhere far away. But she said when she arrived on campus at Accepted Students Day, the vibrant atmosphere was magnetic.     “Southern was not on my radar when I was applying

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