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President hosts town hall meeting


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During the president and faculty senate’s annual town hall, President Joe Bertolino outlined the work going on at the university. This spring, Bertolino said he hopes “to break ground on the new Health and Human Services building. By the end of the semester he said, hopefully the dedication of the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School will

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University awarded grant for CARE program


Joshua LaBella and Jacob Waring – Managing Editor, Contributor President Joe Bertolino announced during the 125th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration that the university has received a $3.68 million grant—one of the largest the university has ever received. “The Center for Disease Control has awarded Southern a major grant to our CARE program, the Community Alliance for Research and engagement,” said Bertolino,

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Connections, cost cited as reasons students choose Southern


Special Report – Special to the Southern News For most students the decision was simple: Southern Connecticut State University. More than half of prospective students familiar with the university are “likely to consider” Southern, according to a 2016 SimpsonScarborough survey. University enrollment trends, however, tell a different story of which students choose to stay or leave from semester to semester.

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Joe Biden Speaks at SCSU


Josh LaBella – News Editor Former Vice President Joe Biden said citizens of the United States are less divided on issues than when he ran for senate as a 29 year old in 1972. He said what is broken is the country’s political system. Biden spoke in the John Lyman Performing Arts Center to a sold out crowd. Southern Connecticut

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PEACE discusses Title IX, #MeToo and student rights


Victoria Bresnahan – General Assignment Reporter Jessica Holman, senior student activist, said she believes one goal of the #MeToo movement is to elevate all forms of sexual misconduct that can be experienced by a person. “Sexual violence isn’t something that only effects people of a certain race, or ethnicity, or sexual orientation or age,” said Holman, a panelist. “It is

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School of Health and Human Services to receive one central home


August Pelliccio – News Writer A new home for the School of Health and Human Services will consolidate its six departments. Sandra Bulmer said the theme of the project is practice-based learning. Bulmer, dean of the school, said the six departments currently have space in eight different buildings across campus, and she wants the new building to be a hub.

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