Friday, September 18, 2020

Campus News

Addiction or connection?

Addiction or connection?

Social media is a double-edged sword: connectivity, entertainment and inspiration vs. insecurity, anonymity and judgments.  Students still spend hours of their day glued to a cell phone screen.  “I like viewing content,” says Nicholas Vollero, a freshman nursing major, “but I know it holds an underlying power that affects my choices and judgments. This could be seen as...

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Pandemic shuts down campus

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world in early 2020, Southern Connecticut State University converted its entire spring curriculum at midterm to completely remote learning. The campus was shut down on March 11, a few days short of spring break. The dorms closed and we all went home to figure out how to complete our course requirements with...

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Top 5 Annual fall Events

1. Week of Welcome Week of Welcome, or W.O.W., is a way for new students to get acclimated to their new classes, peers and surroundings. This weeklong event happens the first week of the school year and is filled with events catering to freshmen and transfer students helping them feel more comfortable on campus.  2. Student Involvement Fair...

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Sustainability

Flash flooding. Mass extinction. Extreme heat waves.  Every day new alarming stories about the impact of global warming are broadcasted around the world. Students are demanding their institutions take proactive measures against climate change. Southern says it is dedicated to lead and adopt sustainable practices and green building among colleges in Connecticut. Green Building Within the next five...

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Campus Jungle

Birds flutter about against the backdrop of a clear blue skies of the university, while the springtime tunes are heard by their avian counterparts. Bees and wasps could be zigzagging around students in search of their preferred vegetation. Squirrels frantically search for nuts while their tiny counterparts, chipmunks, nervously run from point A to point B. Countless six-legged,...

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Helping Hear the World

Helping Hear the World

https://youtu.be/DMRRZiPoEYY By August Pelliccio and Izzy Manzo Speech is taken for granted, says Alexis Negron, a communication disorders major. For some, day-to-day speech is impaired in a sometimes debilitating way, says Negron, vice president of the university’s chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association. “With a communication disorders major, you work alongside a lot of people...

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The Truth Behind Concussions

The Truth Behind Concussions

By Kevin Crompton Matt Sanzaro suffered a concussion this season as starting quarterback when his helmet fell off during a game at Bentley University. “It was a rollout pass and the ball got tipped up and it actually came right back to me,” says Sanzaro, a junior. “I tucked and ran and ended up bumping into Dan...

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The Freshman Chapter

The Freshman Chapter

By Genevieve Jaser It is a warm morning in August, and alarm clocks across Connecticut blare the all-too familiar tone; it is the first day of school.  For freshmen, both those who reside on and off campus, transitioning from high school to college may be an exciting but overwhelming thought. It signifies moving onward, and invites one to...

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