Tag Archives: Music

Research projects receive recognition


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer What was meant to be a small class project utilizing data has since turned into submissions to both the American Psychological Association and the Eastern Psychological Association. Using Billboard charts for the music genres of pop, country and rap/R&B, psychology professor Patricia Kahlbaugh said her students in PSY 393: Experimental Methods decided to research how much the

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Songs that made Southern students feel heard in high school


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter For most of us, music acted as an escape and a chance for reflection back in the turbulent times that were our high school years. For some students, music was like mirrors to our experience, something that words could not quite grasp. Candance Naude, a music major, characterized her high school years as “stressful” and found music to

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Self-taught musician hopes to help people through music


Natalie Accardi – Special to the Southern News   The hum of the fluorescent lights mixed with the twang of Holly Izzo’s Mexican-made Fender Stratocaster filled one of the practice rooms in Earl Hall. Izzo, a sophomore music major, said she began playing guitar with an EJ-160E acoustic named “Daisy” in high school. She said she’s been singing for far

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Junior chases his dream of starting a band


Dylan Havilland – Managing Editor Richard Francois, a junior and business management major, closed the piano and adjusted the thermostat to combat the hot temperature in a practice room in Earl Hall. As he made himself comfortable he unzipped his case and took out his black Ibanez Fr320 guitar, which he explained suited his preference towards metal. Leaning comfortably forward

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Humans of SCSU: Samantha Gudis


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor  Samantha Gudis, a freshman communications major, said she discovered her profound love for music as a young high schooler. She said music was an artform that took what she was feeling and turned it into something tangible and so it quickly became something she wanted to incorporate into her daily life. Gudis said

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