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Amidst controversy, NCAA athletes do not deserve paychecks despite injuries to star players

Hunter O. Lyle—Sports Editor Anyone who watched the largely anticipated NCAA rivalry game between University of North Carolina and Duke on Feb. 20 saw NBA first-overall-pick prospect Zion Williamson go down with a knee injury in the first minute of the game due to an exploding shoe. Without Williamson, Duke, who was – and still is – ranked first in

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Moore Field House: Future member of Southern’s Hall of Fame talks building of facility

Matt Gad—Sports Writer Long before Jerry Nelson was coaching himself to win the 2018 ECAC Coach of the Year award, and assembling and producing a fleet of successful female gymnasts and student-athletes, he was a Southern Owl. More so, he was a part of the prominent and historical men’s gymnastics legacy that has produced national championships and Olympic heroes. Fittingly,

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Meal plans restricted to where students live on campus

Amanda Cavoto—Arts & Entertainment Editor A public university is what some college students look for affordability, flexibility, and individualized circumstances that would otherwise not be feasible in a private university. So why is this being compromised? Specifically, I am talking about SCSU’s office of Residence Life and Chartwells Higher Ed, who give no alternative to non-kitchen residents and first-year students

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Alliance of American Football receives approval from SCSU football

Matt Gad—Sports Writer The Alliance of American Football kicked off last weekend with two games Saturday night on CBS, another Sunday afternoon on CBS Sports Network and another Sunday night game on NFL Network. The league, with most of its teams placed in non-NFL markets, killed on its opening weekend, with Action Network’s Darren Rovell (former ESPN sports business guru)

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Connecticut Primary: A disappointment

Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter  Tuesday April 26, 2016 was the day for residents of Connecticut to hit the polls to choose their party’s presidential nominee. With plenty of buzz about Donald Trump’s ideas and Hillary Clinton’s second time running for presidency, the primary is served to be something entertaining for all Connecticut citizens. This past weekend, Trump held two rallies

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