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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

Registration waitlist considered

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer Following the rollout of the viewable, yearlong schedules, Registrar Alicia Carroll said the next project her office is working on is a registration waitlist. In a student registration survey

Mixed experiences with registration

J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Every spring, students register for classes for the following fall semester. They prepare by seeing advisers to obtain a PIN number which allows them to register. They then craft the

Student journalists win regional SPJ awards

Press Release by Cindy Simoneau Southern News editors won two regional college journalism awards on Saturday, April 6 from the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1. Editor in chief Kevin Crompton won a

Tuition increase approved

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During a Finance and Infrastructure Committee meeting, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system’s Board of Regents for Higher Education approved a tuition increase of about 5% to the four

Reimbursement program helps student parents

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter To help lessen the burden of being a student parent, the university now offers those who are eligible the opportunity to be partially reimbursed for their child care expenses while

Michael Phelps: ‘I didn’t want to be alive’

Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor The most decorated Olympian of all-time once considered committing suicide. In 2014, after 28-time medalist Michael Phelps was charged for a second time with driving under the influence, he

Panel of experts spoke on student mental health

Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter A televised forum entitled Student Mental Health: Crucial Conversations in the Lyman Center, featuring a panel of five experts, gave extensive knowledge about the nature of mental health awareness. In

SGA works toward LEP changes

Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor A letter is being drafted on behalf of Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi to state the group’s position on the Liberal Education Policy’s foreign language requirement. For several

Prayer vigil held for New Zealand victims

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter The Muslim Student Association held a vigil to honor the victims lost in the mass shooting and terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week. The vigil honored the 50