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The Big Event cleans up

Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Every year, a group of students gather together to celebrate service and volunteer work through The Big Event, a day spent doing community service. This year, over 150 members signed up. Students were grouped according to their pre-designated service site and transported by either school bus or minivan. The multitude of service tasks completed included mulching, trash-picking, renovating

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Southern hosts The Big Event

Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter On Saturday April 22, Southern hosted The Big Event, a community service day where students sign up to help out with different projects across Hamden and New Haven. Corey Evans, a senior political science major, said the goal of the event is two-fold. “We want to get the Southern community to learn about what

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‘The Big Event:’ serving the New Haven community

Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter Southern’s mission statement says that it is “committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good,” and this past weekend the student run “Big Event” provided community service for the New Haven and Hamden area. Though the weather was grey, students from Southern in bright green were sent to different sites across

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Southern prepares for ‘The Big Event’

Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Between class work, jobs and studying for the impending finals week, Southern Connecticut State University students are still making time in their weekend to serve their community. SCSU’s annual spring service event, The Big Event, will be held on Saturday, April 25. The Big Event is a national event which started at Texas A

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