Tag Archives: smoking

Smoke free campus check point

Alejandro Rivera – Special to the Southern News Southern Connecticut State University has almost completed its first year as a tobacco-free campus. According to the SCSU tobacco-free policy webpage, the term “smoking” refers to: inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying or possessing any lighted tobacco products including cigarettes, pipe tobacco, and other lit tobacco products. Gallup polls say that 56 percent of Americans are

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“Vaping”: possibly healthier, not the best solution

Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter According to the Center for Disease Control, cigarette smoking is on a steady decline. Only 18 percent of college age Americans smoke now, compared to the nearly 30 percent seen in the late nineties. Maybe, everyone got sick of coughing up smoke. Recently, however, the use of electronic cigarettes is on the rise. The use of

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Health organization collaborates with students to help them quit smoking

Photo Credit:chris@APL Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  In Engleman Hall, a Southern Connecticut State University group was deep into discussion on their experiences and history with tobacco products.  Working together in a supportive group the circle of university students told their perspective on how they wanted to quit tobacco, in addition to taking in the advice of others. The

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Q & A with non-smokers about campus smoking ban

Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Erik Cerone and Kamal Shaham are both sophomores at SCSU, Cerone’s major is economics while Shaham focuses on computer science as his.  They both enjoy the YouTtube channel ‘Collegehumor’ in particular the sketch series ‘Jake and Amir.’  Both of the students do not practice smoking. What is your opinion on a smoking ban? Shaham:

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Q & A with student smoker

Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter Callun Price is currently a junior film and media major at Southern Connecticut State University.  Cullen hales from Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, and is one of the many smokers on campus who may be affected by the smoking ban. When did you first start smoking? “When I came to the country.” Where did

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