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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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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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Board of Regents visits Southern


Alex Palmieri – News Writer     The Board of Regents made an appearance at Southern Connecticut University on Friday, Sept. 16, for a meeting in the Adanti Student Center Ballroom.     The Board of Regents sets a statewide tuition, student fee policies, and establishes financial aid policies. They also hold broad responsibilities for development and coordination of statewide higher education policy. Connecticut

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Students voice their concerns to Board of Regents president


Anisa Jibrell – News Writer Students gathered in the Adanti Student Center ballroom on Monday, Dec. 1 to voice their concerns to the recently appointed president of the Board of Regents, Mark Ojakian. The former governor’s chief-of-staff addressed the public debate surrounding the proposed labor contract by the Board of Regents, but could not comment on specifics. “I know there’s been a

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