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Zhitomi reelected as SGA president


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor Incumbent Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi was reelected by a majority vote to lead next year’s SGA body. “I know that was not an easy vote, but I appreciate it and I know we will go on and do great things,” said Zhitomi during last week’s meeting. Zhitomi, who has been a part of SGA for

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Students desire better campus experience


Students from the Journalism News Writing course under the direction of Prof. Cindy Simoneau surveyed students on campus services. Project editors: Kevin Crompton, Sidney Jones, August Pelliccio and Michael Riccio. Student reporters: Matthew Araujo, Jailene Cuevas, Dave Fowlin, Jonathan Gonzalez, Gerald Isaac, Shawn McFarlane and Jenna Stepleman. Late night dining on campus, GPS located shuttle bus services, weekend campus healthcare, weight training at school;

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World language requirement examined


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor For many decades, the university has required students to learn a foreign language and about its culture. Since at least 2015, however, students have petitioned twice for the Liberal Education Program’s Multicultural Communication, or world language requirement, to be revised. Last week, the Student Government Association distributed a statement to the University Curriculum Forum and Liberal Education

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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, dean of the school of Business via a short video. The event, Finding Your Voice as a Leader: Women Executives Share What They Would Tell Their Younger Selves,

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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,” said Zhitomi, “but sometimes these things aren’t in our control. We aren’t a university that allocates $100,000 to Spring Concert because we value resources, student resources, and textbook

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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 President Joe Bertolino officially cut the ribbon and kicked off Giving Day last week. The 125th Anniversary Owl Statue is now complemented by a bronze panel embossed with

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