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Conscious Capitalism moves forward in approval


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor The university’s Conscious Capitalism is working to become the first undergraduate version of the club in the country after the Student Government Association voted to approve it last week. The group is attending a conference this week to create additional bylaws for other undergraduate groups to be created. “So, it was thought of we were going to

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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 ideal schedule, and wake up early to ensure they can get the classes they want. It is almost a race to register for classes, as some do not

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Provisional status removed


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer After eight years, the university is no longer in provisional status from the U.S. Department of Education, according to a campus announcement from President Joe Bertolino. “Basically, what that means or what it meant,said Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Terricita Sass, “was that Southern would have to go to the U.S. Department of Education for any

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New policy established for posthumous degree requests


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter A newly approved policy will allow students who died before completing their degree to be awarded an honorary certificate upon request of their family members. Math professor and Faculty Senate President Maria Diamantis said it was not until before spring break that the policy had been written, finalized and sent to the president’s office for approval. The proposal

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Women’s studies stitches #MeToo quilt


Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor The SCSU Healing Project #MeToo Quilt was born from the idea of the community coming together to heal from senseless hatred said Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, director and professor of women’s studies. “This project, in part, is about our vision of making this place so much what we actually want it to be—a social justice institution,” said Lin.

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Video captures in-class argument


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer In a video obtained by the Southern News, a communication professor and students allegedly engaged in an argument during a Communication 101: Professional Presentations class. Both a student and the professor used profane language against one another in the video. The communication professor, Wilfredo Alvarez, is no longer teaching any of his four

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