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Humans of SCSU: Pam Solis


Victoria Bresnahan – General Assignment Reporter Although Pam Solis, a senior public health major, does not remember much of her time in the Philippines, she said she hopes to return there someday and bring better healthcare. “I wanted to do something about how to improve the overall health of people,” said Solis. “I wanted to incorporate medicine in it.” Solis,

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Calls for increased diversity in Student Government


August Pelliccio – News Writer Southern’s Student Government Association advertises as an organization that promotes students’ welfare, and protects students’ rights. They urge that all voices are welcome. Feb. 6, a dialogue was opened by president Joe Bertolino about social justice and racial inequality at Southern. The community came together with passion, and outlined the change they would like to

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Protest for racial justice on campus


Eric Clinton, with his hand raised, marching with students from Buley Library to West Campus. Josh LaBella – News Editor In response to two separate incidents where racial slurs were used in the classroom, students, faculty, and staff protested for equality and solidarity at Southern Connecticut State University. Eric Clinton, senior and President of the Black Student Union (BSU), said

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Southern inaugurates 12th president


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Hundreds of people filled the Lyman Center to observe the inauguration of Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino on Friday. Among the crowd was a delegation of students and faculty from President Joe’s previous universities and colleges. President Joe was “late” for the ceremony and through a Skype video was seen singing “Don’t

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SGA approves new Peace Club and discusses other changes on campus


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter Friday April 7, Student Government approved the start of the new Peace club organization. “The purpose of Peace is to bring more awareness to sexual misconduct on campus,” said Jessica Holman. Holman, a student worker and representative for the organization, said Peace would also show students how they can actively be involved in preventing sexual

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Mice found at Student Center Dunkin


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter The rumors are true; mice have been confirmed in the student center Dunkin Donuts, according to Brad Crerar, director of the Michael J. Adanti Student Center. “There’s been mice,” said Crerar. “Students saw there were two mice actually in Dunkin.” Crerar said the Dunkin Donuts in the student center was closed the day after

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SGA discusses future plans for Southern


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter The Student Government Association discussed future events after a two week long hiatus last Friday. The meeting was called to order by Katie Menders, president of SGA, the first topic discussed was the American Student Government Association’s national conference and the possibility of restructuring a few things within Southern’s student government to reflect that.

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