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Proposed revisions to Title IX addressed by university


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed changes to Obama-era regulations to the Title IX statute, which prohibits discrimination on college campuses against a person’s sex. According to the U.S. Department of Education, Title IX states “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied

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Women Vets and Women in Combat


Melanie Espinal – Special to the Southern News When the adrenaline gets going it doesn’t matter if women are built the same way as men, said Jennifer Smith, they can do anything a man can do. Last December, Defense Secretary Ash Carter declared that in January 2016, all military occupations would be open to women. This included the nearly 222,000 combative positions

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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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Students discuss artist Beyonce and the topic of race


Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter There has been a lot of news surrounding Beyonce and race in the past few months. From her Super Bowl performance, to her newest album “Lemonade,” her actions and music videos have created buzz among people, including editor of the U.S. mail online, Piers Morgan. The comments Morgan made were very controversial, saying Beyonce made a

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Phi Sigma Tau address: open public philosophy event


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter The concept of philosophy, or philosophical ideologies, can be difficult for some to grasp or understand. However, philosophy can often have a practical application and merit to a student’s day to day life. Last Tuesday the Philosophy Honors Society on campus, Phi Sigma Tau, hosted their annual Phi Sigma Tau address, an open public philosophy event

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Spring 2016 Concert: Bryson Tiller


Courtney Luciana – Special to the Southern News Students who only knew around three of Bryson Tiller’s songs were the same individuals who sat down at the show on Saturday night, said Rebecca Gaujon, sophomore. Still, she said Bryson Tiller’s performance reflected him as an upcoming of the famous rapper, Drake. “Some people said they would have preferred a more mainstream artist

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