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Veterans panel discusses the negative effects of ignoring mental health


Jacob Waring — Online Editor Renne Bennett’s son, Taekyung, was playing with his rubber motorcycle, making “vroom-vroom” sounds up and down William Muhl’s left arm during the “From Boots to Books” Veteran Panels. Muhl, a communication major, said that Taekyung being there helped show that veterans are more than just veterans but are people with families as well. “Usually you think you

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Veterans visit SCSU for Veterans’ Day Ceremony


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Veterans both alumni and current students of Southern Connecticut State University stood up in turns, each dressed in their unique uniform that signified their branch of military. Though the veterans were dressed in their best uniforms they were not exchanging formalities, but instead reading letters 6th graders wrote from Shepard School in Hamden and

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Veterans share experiences after showing of “The Invisible War”


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  The 50 percent increase in sexual abuse cases reported over the last few years is a result of a boost in confidence that soldiers will receive justice, said Jack Mordente, director of the veteran’s services office. Students and staff gathered to watch and listen to a panel of veterans share their traumatic experiences with

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Remembering safety and not politics on Veteran’s Day


Michelle Hennessy – News Writer More and more veterans are choosing college after the military with SCSU now having 350 veterans attending the university, according to Jack Mordente, coordinator of veterans and military affairs on campus. “85% of Vets are over 24 and in college,” said Mordente. “Veterans make good students, they’re flexible, self-directed, team leaders and 75 percent have a

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