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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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Multicultural Center hosts event for Native American Awareness Month


Students and faculty gathered around the display table to see some Native American artifacts and artwork. Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  Southern celebrated Native American Awareness Month with the help of the Multicultural Center and their presentation of The Challenges and Victories event in the Adanti Student Center Theater on Wednesday, November 12. The event featured Annawon Weeden, an

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Song and expression: Multicultural center hosts talent show


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter At the ballroom in Southern Connecticut State University, students had their eyes focused on Avery Mezzanotte. The SCSU freshman and psychology major held his guitar firmly against him on the podium. He spoke of his missionary trip to Ecuador and the injustice he witnessed, “I just want you guys to think about the really terrible

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