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Relocation of Digital Summit


August Pelliccio – News Writer Lack of clear communication is what a few university officials attribute to a turn of events that was portrayed as discrimination against the Republican community in two publications last week. Sarah O’Connor, President of the College Republicans at Southern, said when she decided to book space on campus to host the CTGOP Digital Summit, she

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Social justice on college campuses


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor When students enter their college years they become synonymous with many things: scholars, critical thinkers, the future. Tacked with these roles, these scholars, these critical thinkers begin to fight for just that, their future and throughout generations many college students have gained notoriety for revolts and campaigns to better their tomorrow. According to

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Process to add suicide prevention hotline to Hoot Loots continues


Alex Palmieri – News Writer Active Minds has been working with the Student Affairs Administration to have resources placed on the back of all student ID cards. Denise Zack, coordinator of Active Minds, said one of the resources that will be initiated onto the student cards is an 800 number that students can contact anytime for suicide prevention. Zack said she

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Gender neutral bathrooms coming soon


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter Facilities Operations will install all gender signs on single use bathrooms on the Southern Connecticut State University campus. “It’s important that the school is recognizing that it’s a separate need and with the need; the signage changed. We didn’t have a petition or anything, it just needed to happen and it happened,” said Eleanor

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Buley Library Café Naming Contest


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter From April 3 through April 15, Southern presented its students with a challenge: submit a new, unique name for the Hilton C. Buley Library Café said Brad Crerar, director of the Adanti Student Center. Crerar said Southern’s overall goal is to keep things student focused and allowing them to have their own signature on a space

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SCSU and Misconduct Training


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Incoming freshman were exposed to a more efficient version of Haven’s sexual misconduct training, while all faculty and staff are required to complete the updated training by May 1 said Paula Rice, director of the Office for Diversity and Equity. Rice said Haven is Southern’s usual vendor for sexual misconduct training, but the update issued

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