Saturday, December 14, 2019

Lifestyle

The Gaming Community

Until the creation of Electronic sports clubs on campus this semester, there was no place for the gaming community to come together.  One reason esports President Miles Bagoly says he wanted to create the club was because he wanted to find people who played the same games as him.  “I just think it’s a lot more inclusive to...

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Taking Studies Abroad

Environment systems and sustainability major Ian Bergemann, a junior, says he felt a changed perspective, an open mind and a reinforced passion for the environment when he returned from his study abroad program in South Africa.  “Going over to those other countries helped me build a perspective of a worldview,” says Bergemann, “and that worldview is that, I...

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Paris Postcards

For the month of July, seven Southern students spent the time with Paris as their classroom. They studied and explored the City of Lights and surrounding communities. The trip allowed us to go beyond the typical classroom experience by immersing us directly into Parisian culture and the complex metro system. While the trip may be long over, these...

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A Student’s Guide to Local Events

A Student’s Guide to Local Events

By Mia Hall International Festival of Arts & Ideas PHOTOS | Meghan Olson The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is hosted annually on the New Haven Green. The atmosphere is relaxing and carefree despite the hard work that goes into preparing for such a huge festival. Last year, the festival welcomed artists such...

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Thriving on Campus

By Victoria Bresnahan and Tamonda Griffiths  Chris Fraser steadily drags his feet across campus to the Adanti Student Center without the support of crutches or ankle-foot orthotics. His feet frozen at an angle that looks like he is about to fall; he never does. Fraser, a sophomore and elementary education collaboration major, was born with a type of...

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The Passionate & The Fashionable

By Izzy Manzo and Nate Johnston Jenna Palermo attributes her business, and decision to become an art major, to being raised by “artistic people.” Up until high school her schools lacked art programs, but her mom still made sure she was able to express herself artistically. “My mom converted an extra room of my house into an art...

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It’s not Pizza, It’s Apizza!

It’s not Pizza, It’s Apizza!

By Victoria Bresnahan and August Pelliccio The aroma of San Marzano tomatoes lifting from steaming red sauce accompanies the crunch of the crisp, just slightly charred crust, as the slice departs from a customer’s mouth, pulling a trail of mozzarella behind it. Each bite is a symphony of flavors, an amalgam of textures and sensations. Heat radiates from...

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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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Language Barriers

By Jonathan Gonzalez With more than 55 million Latinos living in the United States, according to the 2016 U.S. Census estimate, Spanish is becoming a prominent language in the country. While Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States, according to census estimates, English is still spoken by the majority of the country. Although it...

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