Tag Archives: Southern students

Undeclared label changing to exploratory


Alexandra Scicchitano — Opinions & Features Editor Throughtout my entire Southern career so far, the school has identified people without majors as undeclared. For example, “an undeclared major, Jane Doe, a sophomore said…” The school now has decided to switch the term to exploratory. I believe this is a big transition that holds little to no benefit to Southern students. The

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Beta Mu Sigma and police come together for annual Jail N’ Bail event


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter The Fairfield University Police Department, Connecticut State Troopers, and the Southern Police Department banded together with Beta Mu Sigma for the annual Jail N’ Bail: an event designed to jail friends and faculty in order to raise funds and awareness for the Connecticut Special Olympics, said Rob Marona, senior business management major and Beta Mu Sigma

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Mental health is ‘not a flaw’


Anisa Jibrell – News Writer The topic of mental health on college campuses has been pushed to the forefront of society led by the rise in school shootings within recent years and the death of popular figures like late, comedian Robin Williams. Mental health professionals are encouraging students to learn to embrace the elephant in the room rather than to ignore it.

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Action needed on Southern’s Sexual Assault Policy


Vivian Englund – Opinions Editor In the fall of 2013, over 100 students rallied for justice for Southern graduate, Wendy Wyler. Wyler claimed in a lawsuit that music professor, David Chevan, sexually harassed her. The university’s reaction was all too familiar in the fact that they failed to fire Chevan. Even after Wyler filed a lawsuit and Chevan was found to have

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