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Lavender Graduation celebrates seniors

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As graduation approaches, a ceremony was held to celebrate the achievements of six students in the LGBTQ+ community and their contributions to the university. The third annual Lavender Graduation was conducted last week. Students were presented with lavender cords to wear at graduation on May 24. The keynote speaker, Colleen Bielitz, associate vice president for strategic initiatives and

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‘Golden Gate Girls’ shows different aspects of LGBTQ+ community

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As a part of a five-film series that highlights different aspects of the LBGTQ+ community and the intersectionality within it, the second film, “Golden Gate Girls,” shown in Engleman Hall, was a documentary focused on the life of Esther Eng, a Cantonese-American film director who openly identified as a lesbian during the 1930s. The film series, “I’m Telling

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President Bertolino, Mark Ojakian, hold conversation about sexuality

Josh LaBella – News Writer Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino and Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian told students they had no set agenda besides discussing their experiences as openly gay leaders and then to give students an opportunity to talk to them about it. The event, titled Out: A Conversation with President Joe and President

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