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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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President Joe commits Southern as a social justice university


August Pelliccio – News Writer Southern is amidst a watershed moment, according to president Joe Bertolino. He said the community must recommit to becoming and being a social justice university. Bertolino opened his speech at the President’s Town Hall Meeting, Feb. 26, with how he would like to proceed in this effort. He said the administration is seeking active involvement

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