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Student-athletes key in on giving back to the community


Matt Gad—Sports Writer Throughout the year, many student-athletes participate in community service, either on their own or with their respective teams. It is part of the push for student-athletes to not just excel in competition but also in the classroom and out in the community. On Saturday, at “The Big Event,” a campus-wide community service day where students cleaned up

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The evolution of Otis the Owl


Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter Otis the Owl has been Southern’s beloved mascot since the early 1950s. Having gone through its fair share of major makeovers, it is still a big part of the ongoing evolution at SCSU. The owl mascot is represented by the many students and student-athletes for several years now, and is essentially the symbol of SCSU. The

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Gender Inequality in sports


Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter Women and men that play professional sports should get similar amounts of money regardless of gender, or at least that is what Shamika Smith said. “It is unfair,” said Smith, junior public health major. “I think we are at a year where we should be making progress.” Smith said progress has been made because there are

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SCSU football team participates in ‘Stuff-A-Shuttle’ to help the less fortunate


Philip Zoppi – Sports Writer Robert Nittolo, Devon Davis along with the rest of Southern’s football team participated in the event “Stuff-a-Shuttle,” which helped transport food to the less fortunate in the Greater New Haven community. The team helped load up a truck full of perishable food items that were used to help the surrounding community.   Sophomore Davis, was pleased with

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Rainouts during the baseball season


Phil Zoppi – Sports Writer Southern Connecticut’s baseball team were supposed to play their two doubleheaders this weekend, but all four games had to be postponed due to rain. Southern’s head baseball coach, Tim Shea, wanted to try and get the games in this weekend, but knew it was a smart idea to postpone them. “Nobody likes rainouts,” said Shea. “With these

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