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‘The Big Event:’ serving the New Haven community


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter Southern’s mission statement says that it is “committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good,” and this past weekend the student run “Big Event” provided community service for the New Haven and Hamden area. Though the weather was grey, students from Southern in bright green were sent to different sites across

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Southern’s Unsung Hero: Cindy Stretch


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter A year after grad school Cindy Stretch, Ph.D., English professor, said she found a job teaching K-12 students in Southern Indiana, but after moving to Iowa she found that teaching positions were scarce and decided to continue her education. Stretch said she never anticipated being a professor, yet 17 years ago she was offered a position

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A sense of community for all


The experiential learning associated with campus life coincides with a human need–a sense of belonging. Three groups of students show distinct attitudes toward their relationship with living situations and a sense of belonging–residential students, commuters from home, and those who rent. Senior Anay’s Cruz said she has had an extraordinary social experience living on campus. “It’s pretty cool because I

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Students discuss the topic of transphobia


Max DeVille – General Assignment Reporter Transphobia, as defined, is the antagonistic attitudes and feelings towards transsexuality and transsexual or transgender people based upon their self-identification. In today’s world this is a pressing issue which is only growing by the day. To many it is a despicable and prejudiced aggression towards people trying to live their lives like anyone else. To those

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