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Social Justice Talent Show raises awareness


Sofia Rositani — Reporter Rappers, dancers, singers — these were just a few of the performers who drew a crowd that filled the Adanti Student Center Ballroom with social justice being the common theme. For the 10th time, The Social Justice Talent Show kicked off on Nov. 13, hosted by the Multi-Cultural Center for Southern’s Social Justice Month. Health studies major

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Mid-Autumn Celebration introduces students to Chinese culture


Essence Boyd — News Editor The Multicultural Center, in collaboration with the Chinese Student Association, brought in the moon festival with mooncakes and traditional Chinese music during their Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Engleman B121 on Monday, Sept. 16. “We put this event on every semester, it’s always a great opportunity to get people interested in Chinese culture,” said CSA secretary, and international

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Cultural Fest evolves to support more organizations


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Before the semester bade students adieu, an extravaganza of cultural diversity flourished on the academic quad this past Wednesday. Lines for the free food tents were jam-packed; they began to snake around and obstruct the various clubs and organizations that had tabled alongside the grass. The plentiful, eclectic style of cuisines that the Cultural Fest featured ranged from

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Speaker enlightens students


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During Black History month, the life and achievements of African Americans are celebrated. One such person is Martin Luther King Jr. At an event hosted by the Multicultural Center, civil rights activist and greater New Haven community leader Carroll E. Brown shared how King had impacted her life and how she hopes to inspire others. “I speak

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Southern students exposed to Chinese culture


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter The annual lunar new year celebration brought students together to experience Chinese culture as they learned about the Year of the Pig. The Chinese Student Association and the Multicultural Center held their annual Chinese New Year celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 6. students came and enjoyed the event which included food and dancing. Paula Dobles, the president of the

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Hidden Kolors honors African American life


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Dozens of Southern students and people from around Connecticut joined together in the Adanti Student Center to celebrate African American culture. The event, called Hidden Kolors, was hosted by the Multicultural Center and the “Divine 9” fraternities and sororities on campus. Kyra Robinson, a sophomore political science major, worked the front table and helped

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Southern celebrates 64 Days of Nonviolence for its 13th year


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer Southern is participating in the 64 Days of Nonviolence for its thirteenth season. This observance started on Jan. 30, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, and ends on April 4, “the day we commemorate Dr. King,” according to the official online posting for the event. Sixty-four Days of Nonviolence is not one event, but a series

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