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Tuition increase approved


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During a Finance and Infrastructure Committee meeting, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system’s Board of Regents for Higher Education approved a tuition increase of about 5% to the four state universities for the fiscal year 2020. “That does all sound like a lot,” said Student Government Association President Alexis Zhitomi, during an SGA meeting the week after

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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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Board of Regents visits Southern


Alex Palmieri – News Writer     The Board of Regents made an appearance at Southern Connecticut University on Friday, Sept. 16, for a meeting in the Adanti Student Center Ballroom.     The Board of Regents sets a statewide tuition, student fee policies, and establishes financial aid policies. They also hold broad responsibilities for development and coordination of statewide higher education policy. Connecticut

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Students protest CSU tuition hikes


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The student government, in collaboration with SCSU faculty and staff, rallied on March 25 against the proposed 4.8 percent tuition increase. In front of the Adanti Student Center, students held up signs bearing slogans against the tuition raise. “Your budget cuts are cutting from our future!” was written across one of the banners held by

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Students react to President Obama’s State of the Union address


Photo Credit: NASA HQ PHOTO Natalie Barletta – Opinions Editor  Improving life for the middle class, free community college and reflecting on how far America has come. Those were some of the many topics that President Barack Obama covered in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Obama was optimistic about America’s future. Throughout the speech, he spoke

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