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Farewell to the graduating seniors


Journalism taught me more than writing Kevin Crompton—Editor-in-Chief I never thought I would work for a newspaper in any capacity, let alone work my way up to Editor-in-Chief of that very publication. However, it was one of the best decisions and accomplishments during my four years at Southern. Coming to Southern, fresh out of high school I really wasn’t sure what

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Lavender Graduation celebrates seniors


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As graduation approaches, a ceremony was held to celebrate the achievements of six students in the LGBTQ+ community and their contributions to the university. The third annual Lavender Graduation was conducted last week. Students were presented with lavender cords to wear at graduation on May 24. The keynote speaker, Colleen Bielitz, associate vice president for strategic initiatives and

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Art Students worry about post-grad employment


Kaynan Conrod—Contributor  According to Southern art professor Lachelle Workman says that when she was an art student at the University of Connecticut, career plans were rarely discussed and guidance for the future from administration was nonexistent. “Professors in my undergrad didn’t give me any information on how to take my education and go get a job,” said Workman. “In terms

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‘The Act’: Hulu’s controversial hit


Nina Bartlomiejczyk—Copy Editor Upon accessing the Hulu site, an automatic preview video began, showing a bald and bespectacled Gypsy Rose Blanchard, portrayed by Joey King, smiling broadly as she is wheeled through a hospital hall. Pushing her along in the wheelchair was her frizzy haired and conservatively dressed mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard, portrayed by Patricia Arquette. However, this mother-daughter

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Humans of SCSU: Bringing the beat to campus


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Rose Mwambayi, a junior, a management and psychology major, is sharing her passion for dancing with the world. Mwambayi transferred to Southern for her second year of college from American International College in Massachusetts. Since arriving at Southern, she has been a jumper on the track team and is currently dance coordinator of the African Student Association. Outside

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Looking back: Spring of 1998


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor Students confess to fire alarm pranks Four students were placed on interim suspension for their involvement with pulling fire alarms in residence halls. After two campus organizations contributed $2,500 to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible, two female students confessed to Richard

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Looking back: Spring of 1996


Compiled from the Southern News archives by Michael Riccio, Managing Editor President Michael J. Adanti informed Aramark their contract will be terminated at the end of the semester. Aramack ran the food services at Connecticut Hall and the student center. Amarak’s dismissal comes on the heels of numerous student complaints such as quality and variety of cuisines, employee rudeness, and

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