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‘The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus’ impresses audience


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” was brought to life on the Lyman Center stage, highlighting one man’s struggle between heaven and hell. Southern’s Theatre Department and the Crescent Players came together to show Christopher Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus.” The play was directed by Rebecca Goodheart, who is the producing artistic director of Elm Shakespeare Company in New Haven.

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Southern inaugurates 12th president


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Hundreds of people filled the Lyman Center to observe the inauguration of Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino on Friday. Among the crowd was a delegation of students and faculty from President Joe’s previous universities and colleges. President Joe was “late” for the ceremony and through a Skype video was seen singing “Don’t

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The making of winter commencement


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter Patrick Dilger, chair of the University Commencement Committee, said the major difference between the May and December commencement is the location. “There’s less planning to do for the December ones because they’re smaller and also we have a kind of template that we use every year,” said Dilger. The undergraduate commencement in May is

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Lyman displays African American Artifacts


Adrianna Rochester – General Assignment Reporter Images of America: African American Exhibit was structured to help teach unity, tolerance and diversity by exhibiting a collection of original African American artifacts from the era of slavery up until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, coordinator of multicultural affairs, Dian Brown-Albert said. The Multicultural Center worked in collaboration with Jeffrey Fletcher who

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The Crescent Players debut the musical “The Boy Friend”


Melanie Espinal– General Assignment Reporter The Boy Friend’s opening weekend had many students and general admission playgoers filling up sections to come out and support the theater department. The theater department and the Crescent Players will be presenting the show multiple times thru this upcoming Sunday, October 16. “The Boy Friend” written by Sandy Wilson, first hit the theater scene in

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New Student Convocation welcomes Class of 2019


Edgar Ayala – General Assignment Reporter One by one, first-year students crowded Southern Connecticut’s John Lyman Center Friday afternoon for the chance to meet and listen to students, staff and faculty speak behalf on New Student Convocation.     As over 1,400 incoming freshman began to fill the auditorium, students and staff greeted the class of 2019 as they made their way into

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LA-based band Machineheart lights up the Lyman Center


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter The Lyman Center at Southern Connecticut State University glimmered in a haze of blue and red lights.  On the stage, the head beams focused on an array of instruments waiting for their artists. Behind the center stage, the LA based alternative band “Machineheart” was preparing for their fourth show of The Trendsetter Tour, a

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