Saturday, December 14, 2019

Campus News

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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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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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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The Face of Addiction

The Face of Addiction

By Amanda Cavoto The concept of binge drinking fosters misconceptions across college campuses. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as a pattern that increases one’s blood alcohol concentration above 0.08 g/dL. Generally, this happens when men consume five or more drinks, or when women consume four or more drinks in about two hours....

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Forgotten Places

By Meghan Olson The former Student Center still stands behind the School of Business but lacks foot traffic with no active classrooms, departments or offices. These are some photographs inside the worn walls of this forgotten place.PHOTOS | WILL ALIOU & MEGHAN OLSON   Meghan OlsonPhoto Editor(Vern Williams/Crescent Magazine)

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Advice from Alumna

Advice from Alumna

By Jacob Waring From 1948 to 1952, Carolyn Vanacore attended Southern during the era before campus was bustling with student life. She recalls the days when there were only two structures that housed a collegial community; a classroom and an administration building. She experienced the humble days of the university being a two-year teachers school and lived to...

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