Tag Archives: government

Apple v. San Bernardino: privacy


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter The new fight between the illusion of privacy and enforcing the law is not a new one. When cell phone buyers use their phones, they are not likely anticipating intervention from law enforcement, but when terrorism is put on the table, the attitude changes. In the case of the government versus Apple, the government requested access

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Student steps up as borough burgess in Naugatuck


Alexander Roberts – Special to the Southern News NAUGATUCK-Southern senior history major, Alex Olbrys, born and raised in Naugatuck, is the first 22-year-old borough burgess and is also one of only three republicans in the borough’s government. Olbrys said he will be graduating in Dec. 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in History. “Some of my goals personally are to help

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Political experts educate students on elections


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter According to Jennifer Dineen, director of the University of Connecticut poll, polls are the basis of discussion and debate during elections. “Polls are descriptive, they are not predictive,” said Dineen. On Oct. 6, the Adanti Student Center at Southern Connecticut State University hosted “Election 2014: Polls, Pundits & Popcorn” in the ballroom to share

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