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Ethnic history of New Haven exhibit reveals immigration roots

Sofia Rositani — Reporter Immigration has been extensively discussed during Social Justice Month, from Sonia Nazaro speaking out about child immigrants in Mexico to the Voices of Immigration panel, which is involved with the “Ethnic History of New Haven: Pre-1638 to 2000 and Beyond” at Buley Library. The exhibit tells the history of New Haven and the immigrants who came

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Social Justice Talent Show raises awareness

Sofia Rositani — Reporter Rappers, dancers, singers — these were just a few of the performers who drew a crowd that filled the Adanti Student Center Ballroom with social justice being the common theme. For the 10th time, The Social Justice Talent Show kicked off on Nov. 13, hosted by the Multi-Cultural Center for Southern’s Social Justice Month. Health studies major

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The Color of Fear: A conversation on racism

Ellie Sherry — Reporter As a university that strives for social justice, Southern has multiple events throughout the semester to talk about difficult topics. At the event “The Color of Fear” the conversation was based around issues of race. “The Color of Fear” is a film that was released in the early 90s by LeeMun Wah. According to Dr. Laurie

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English department taking submissions to explore social justice in literature

Matt Gad – Contributor Meredith Sinclair, an assistant professor of secondary education in the English department, is spearheading an effort, tied into the university wide Social Justice Month, to look for books and other works of literature, with themes of social justice. “There are powerful texts out there that can help us to understand what social justice means and why there’s

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Earthlings screening exposes injustice in animal cruelty

August Pelliccio – General Assignment Reporter For the purposes of clothing, food, entertainment and research, humans cause immeasurable amounts of suffering to animals of all kinds. It may be hard to imagine the kind of torment that animals are put through before being slaughtered for human purposes, but the film “Earthlings” explicitly highlights exactly that torment. Southern’s Humane Society, led

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President Bertolino calls Social Justice Month a success

Josh LaBella – News Reporter Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino said Social Justice Month went very well and, hopefully, was the start of larger conversations moving forward. “I was particularly pleased with the variety of programs and the work of the president’s commission on social justice,” said Bertolino. “I think I was really pleased with how students reacted

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