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Efforts to make syllabi more inclusive


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Faculty Development Symposium was recently held with the goal of queering and indigenizing teaching styles, syllabi and more. Discussion of creating a more inclusive curriculum occurred on April 12 with Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, director and professor of Women’s Studies Program introducing the speakers and keeping the discussion moving. Heidi Lockwood, an associate professor in the

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Recipients of the Henry Barnard award


Kevin Crompton—Editor-in-Chief & Michael Riccio—Managing Editor The Henry Barnard Distinguished Student awardis one of Southern’s most prestigious academic awards, requiring students to have at least a 3.7 GPA just to be eligible. Last week, Southern announced its four winners: Ariana Bengtson, Victoria Bresnahan, Zachary Jezek, and Taylor Hurley. “I’m super excited about it,” said Jezek, a senior and public health

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Black Student Union gets creative with Trap & Paint


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter A popular metropolis activity was introduced to the campus community with an artistic flair. Black Student Union hosted “Trap & Paint” in honor of “Blackout Week”, on April 3. Trap music, which Forte described as “aggressive hop hop” has a loud and energetic hype. However, according to Moesha Turner, a senior interdisciplinary studies major, and BSU’s event coordinator,

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Southern fellowship explore God’s word


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The InterVarsity Southern Christian Fellowship is “not your ‘average’ Christian club” according to its OwlConnect Page. The club, which says it believes they are called to share the good news of the love of God with all people, has a small group of women who meet Thursday’s at 7 p.m. in the Adanti Student Center. “It’s a place

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Entrepreneurs visit campus to share their perspectives


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Students who dream of one day starting their own business had the chance to hear three different perspectives on what might help them be successful in the future. The computer science department held their first Entrepreneur Night on Thursday, April 4 in Engleman Hall. Lisa Lancour, chair of the computer science department, invited Kevin Hart, the founder and

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Southern hosts History Conference


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Ancient burial grounds, militias in America and labor unions, all were some of the topics presented by students from the four Connecticut State Universities. The 2019 CSU Making History Conference took place on Friday, Mar. 22. Students presented topics that they have researched. This was Southern’s second time hosting the conference. One of the first

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Convenience of Delivery apps make life easier for students


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Pizza and Chinese food are no longer the only restaurants delivering to people’s doorsteps, as Uber began its own food delivery service in 2014 known as Uber Eats. Mobile apps such as Grubhub and Door Dash have also been delivering to homes, jobs, and college dorms on campuses like Southern’s. “I get hungry at night sometimes and we

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