Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Lifestyle

All aboard to campus

By Tamonda Griffiths Commuting to campus by train is an increasingly popular mode of transportation for students. While the ride is an affordable, convenient option, the length of time it takes from home to school makes it difficult to make it to early morning classes. Union Station bus parked and waiting for students. PHOTO | TAMONDA GRIFFITHS According...

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Dancing around the world

Dancing around the world

Every performer hopes to take their talents to the public on stage. Student Kelsey Latham has achieved that dream taking her dancing talents to the world. Latham took a three-year hiatus from her Southern studies to join the traveling company for Riverdance.  Being a part of Riverdance meant Latham got to travel the world. Her first tour was...

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Campus in bloom

When deciding what kind of flowers to plant on campus, Associate Vice President for Capital Budgeting and Facilities Operations Bob Sheeley says he looks at multiple criteria including the seasons, the amount of labor and the “hardiness” of the plant.  “We like to have an expression of the different seasons,” he says. “So, as one group of plants...

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KICKING the VAPING habit

By Amanda Cavoto Accessibility, financially attainable, a satisfying taste and smell—these are among the reasons vaping is sweeping an entire generation of non-cigarette smokers off their feet.  What started for some as “just one time,” has became a nicotine addiction.  Sam Pansa, a junior studio art-photography major, vaping.PHOTOS | JASON EDWARDS Sam Pansa, a junior studio art-photography major,...

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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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