Tag Archives: tobacco free

Southern tobacco-free for two years


Alex Palmieri – News Editor Southern has been tobacco free for over two years now. With the anniversary, Emily Rosenthal, coordinator of the Wellness Center, said there is still some work to do. “There are around 1,300 tobacco free campuses around the country,” said Rosenthal. “Tobacco is still the leading cause of preventable death in the country.” Rosenthal said if

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Tobacco Free Campus: an ongoing initiative


Alex Palmieri – News Writer and Palmer Piana – Photo Editor Southern Connecticut State University is now a year and a half into being a tobacco free campus. A violation of the policy is a violation of the student code of conduct. Emily Rosenthal, coordinator of the Wellness Center, said the vast majority of students, faculty and staff are abiding by the tobacco free rules

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Southern campus addresses tobacco free confusion


Journalism students in the News Writing course, under the direction of Prof. Cindy Simoneau, reviewed two important issues on campus: texting among students and compliance with the new smoke-free campus designation. Students worked under project leaders, Dylan Haviland and Philip Zoppi. Project reporters, Edgar Ayala, Natalie Barletta, Wesley Crowell, Cristina D’almeida, Vivian Englund, Katherine Krajcik, Amy Kulikowski, Matthew Stumpo, Jene

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Tobacco and smoke free policy now in place at SCSU


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter Southern Connecticut State University is now tobacco- and smoke-free following the implementation of new policies effective August 25. Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety, Chief Joseph M. Dooley, along with university officials, Health Services, and countless others, began spearheading the campaign last semester. Southern is the most recent in a string of universities and

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