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Lavender Graduation celebrates seniors

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As graduation approaches, a ceremony was held to celebrate the achievements of six students in the LGBTQ+ community and their contributions to the university. The third annual Lavender Graduation was

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

Millennials Stance on Accessing News

Ali Sorbara – Special to the Southern News      Information today has been strategically woven into the social networking world, where news is subliminally placed everywhere.     Kiana Michel, a freshman, says she uses

Executives share empowering stories

Essence Boyd—Copy Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The School of Business held a networking event and panel discussion to introduce their pilot project, the Women in Business Mentoring program, said Ellen Durnin,

Annual Spring Concert canceled

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi announced at an SGA meeting that the Spring Concert has been canceled for this semester. “We’re sad that we couldn’t make it happen,”

Bronze owl statue commemorated

August Pelliccio—Photo Editor With its wings spread and eyes focused ahead, the bronze owl in front of Engleman Hall has been installed for months with no identifying plaque or installation celebration. Until

Compost bins tested in student center

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer & August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Sustainability Coordinator Suzanne Huminski said food scraps from Connecticut Hall have been sent to a composting facility to be turned into energy since 2017. “In

Giving Day goal surpassed

Essence Boyd—Copy Editor In one day, students, alumni and university members surpassed their goal of raising $125,000 for the annual Giving Day campaign by taking in $205,853. “Our goal is to get

SOS Fund meets emergency insecurity needs

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The Support Our Students Fund is not a brand-new idea or fund, said Vice President for Student Affairs Tracy Tyree. “It’s a fund that we have given a name

Victims’ rights discussed at symposium

Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor The Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial Foundation Victims’ Right Symposium honored the memory of Melanie Ilene Rieger, who was murdered almost 25 years ago, said her father Samuel Rieger and

New dean of graduate studies looks toward future

Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Prior to being appointed as the School of Graduate and Professional Studies  Dean in February, Manohar Singh managed a diverse portfolio. From his time at Humboldt State University in California

Endowment fund grows for next year

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer Approximately $890,000 in programs and scholarship funds were distributed this academic year, according to Business Manager of the SCSU Foundation Krista Hayes. However, the foundation, which manages the monetary