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Dynamics in the newsroom


Emine Gul Demir – Special to the Southern News While watching the news if the anchor does not represent the background of the audience it gives the impression the unrepresented population is not important to the community, said Amanda Perez junior communication major. “I see a clear ethnic disparity in TV news,” said Perez. “To cover it up there is that one

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Working for free at an expense


Melanie Espinal – Special to the Southern News When it comes to publishing professional writing for free, it is hit or miss, said Chelsea Green. The work can either hit really big – or fail miserably. A lot of websites like Huffington Post pay writers little or nothing at all, and technology has a lot to do with it.   Green, an

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‘World of Gaming, Gaming in the World:’ video games and their impact


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter The “World of Gaming, Gaming in the World” Symposium was a forum where students and professors gathered to discuss video games and their impact on society and themselves as individuals, said Dani Dymond, senior and English major. “They just wanted to look at video games as being more than just a pastime, as more than just

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Politically Correct on campus


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Political correctness is a way for citizens to discuss topics that seem off-limits in regular, everyday discussion, but could also inhibit others from saying what they actually feel in regards to certain topics as well said Sterling White, sociology graduate student. White said this inhibition is causing citizens to push back against the idea of political

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Art professors on their creative work and personal projects


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Professors in Southern’s art department cultivate and expand students’ knowledge in various subjects such as photography, sculpting, ceramics and other mediums. It is often overlooked that they are artists themselves and are professionals within their own fields, consistently engaging in creative projects outside of the classroom. Thaun Vu, painting professor, said on his website that his

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Lobbyists speak against tuition increases and budget cuts


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer On March 9, student lobbyists from Southern and other CSU’s will have the opportunity to speak face-to-face with legislators at the state capital against tuition increases and faculty budget cuts. On Feb. 29, students, faculty, and community members met in the English common room to plan their course of action. Conn. is under a “budget crisis”

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Professors prepare for winter weather


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer There has not been nearly as many school cancellations this winter as last winter and spring. For any students who remember, about five monday classes were cancelled, taking out a little over a third of the semester. To students, snow days mean pushed deadlines, more days to study, and sleeping in. Professors, however, do not deal

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