Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Lifestyle

THE RISE OF  eSPORTS

THE RISE OF eSPORTS

Miles Bagoly, eSports club president eSports is on a fast rise in interest on campus. In four years it has grown from casual meet-ups in the dorms, to winning a regional competition.   The club finished first-place in the ECAC Fortnite tournament last spring.  The popularity of the sport led to construction of a new game room in the...

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Celebrating SEOP

Celebrating SEOP

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this fall, the Southern Educational Opportunity Program has been heralded for its many years of dedicated service to helping students in underrepresented communities.   The program offers many services including academic enhancement, counseling and advocacy, social-emotional learning, diversity recruitment.   SEOP is part of the Universaity Access Programs.   “In 1972, the Southern Educational Opportunity Program was...

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Destination Southern for international students

Destination Southern for international students

Maddalena Di Giovanni, a junior international student, from Italy CONTRIBUTED PHOTO While some students take their educational opportunities in faraway countries, there are international students who come here to learn.   “This fall semester, we welcomed 33 new international students to the university,” says Michael Schindel, assistant director and international student advisor from the Office of International Education.   “We...

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Finding Faith

Finding Faith

Religious groups welcome all Religious organizations on campus are active and open to new members of all religious denominations.   The Interfaith Office in the Adanti Student Center is home to the organizations: Hillel Jewish Organization, SCSU Catholic Ministry and the Muslim Student Organization.   Despite its tight space, the office hosts many faith-filled activities. The limited space is both...

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Uncovering the art of DRAG

Uncovering the art of DRAG

Drag shows are a subcultural phenomenon. But the term “drag queen” is a common term in pop culture.   Thanks to the success of recording artist and drag queen superstar, RuPaul Charles, more people are connected with the drag queen culture. Charles hit the charts with the song “Supermodel (You Better Work)” in 1992.  https://youtu.be/bkb8DU1ODqE Video by: Rafaela Martinez...

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Digging up Anthropology

Digging up Anthropology

Rotting skeletons. Stories of long dead people. Abandoned ruins. That’s what students and professors talk about in the Anthropology Department. What is anthropology?   It is, says Michael Rogers, anthropology chairperson, a social science that studies humanity around the globe, as far back as when our early ancestors more closely resembled chimpanzees than the modern Homo sapiens of today....

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SIGNS are to EYES what WORDS are to EARS

SIGNS are to EYES what WORDS are to EARS

SCSU ASL Club logo Outside of the American Sign Language classes, there is a whole community of deaf and hard.of-hearing people whose culture can be spread. The ASL Club, founded in 2020 by current alum Meaghan Reilly, is dedicated to practicing signing and being more knowledgeable on the deaf community.   Jessica Komacki, a senior communication disorders major, was...

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Rushing into Greek Life

Rushing into Greek Life

The brotherhood of Beta Mu Sigma. PHOTOS | CONTRIBUTED Rush, charity, tradition and bonds of sisterhood and brotherhood may sound exciting to students being introduced to college with Greek Life.   With 11 sororities and fraternities on campus, all with different missions, students have a wide choice.   For Xin Wen, a senior business and communication major, Greek Life has...

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