Tag Archives: Prism Club

Privilege Walk shows students privilege or lack of


Jacob Waring — Online Editor  Students were asked whether their parents went to college, and some stood still while others took a step back, but each took a moment to consider the privilege rooted behind the question. According to Joaquin Selmeski, a junior the Public Relations officer of LGBTQ+ Prism, the main purpose of the Privilege Walk was to give members of

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Gender neutral bathrooms coming soon


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter Facilities Operations will install all gender signs on single use bathrooms on the Southern Connecticut State University campus. “It’s important that the school is recognizing that it’s a separate need and with the need; the signage changed. We didn’t have a petition or anything, it just needed to happen and it happened,” said Eleanor

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Inclusion on campus


Kaitlyn Regan – Special to the Southern News Jenna Retort, Sexuality and Gender Equality Center coordinator for programs, outreach, and services, said Southern is working on making a safe campus for the LGBTQ+ community. Retort said she recently joined the President’s Commission on Campus Climate and Inclusion subcommittee, which is for LGBTQ+ issues. In six weeks, president Joe Bertolino has

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Drag queens steal the show at SCSU


Derek Torrellas – Photo Editor  The annual Drag Ball filled the Adanti Student Center Ballroom with over 150 people last Wednesday, April 8. The event’s organizers, Prism Club and the Sage Center, brought in professional drag queens that entertained the curious audience. Javier Adams, Prism’s president, said the Drag Ball was a way for people to see “different forms of

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