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Forum hosted about mass incarceration of minorities

Tamonda Griffiths — Editor-in-Chief Being among the few multicultural Greekletter organizations on the university’s campus, acting president of Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha sorority Dayana Lituma held a presentation on the topic of mass incarceration to present “real-life issues” to the campus community. “Mass incarceration is definitely an issue that a lot of, not just Hispanic communities face,” said Lituma,

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Records show SCSU has low minority student enrollment

Andreas Yilma and Katherine Krajcik – Special to the Southern News  Diversity has become an increasing characteristic for university populations in this country referred to as a melting pot. In the fall semester of 2014, out of 10,825 students, only 3,175 of them were considered to be a minority according to the Office of Information Technology. When it comes to the

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Minority groups and their portrayal in the media

Josh Falcone – General Assignment Reporter  The Southern Connecticut State University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held a “Journalism on the Fringe” event in the student center. The event was created in part to discuss how some minority group’s feelings on how the media portrays them. Members of the Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) made up the

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