Thursday, May 13, 2021

Lifestyle

WICCA

WICCA

The elements of nature, magic and witchcraft are pieces of the religion that Ana Lebron practices and has built a sense of community through.  “With Wicca, it’s very open, it’s very fluid,” says Lebron, a sophomore exploratory major. “I like the freedom that comes with it, and I like that everybody in that community is OK with that kind of...

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Content Creators

Content Creators

In a series of TikTok videos, Matt Lopes can be seen dancing with his friends to his father’s angry voicemails in a quest to gain 100,000 followers.  Lopes, a senior theatre major, stopped the series at 80,000 followers, but that number reached over 170,000 followers and almost 6 million likes on the app.  “At first it was just a...

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Miniature war is a new hobby

Miniature war is a new hobby

Tomás Stisi likes to go to war. Miniature war.  Stisi, a senior history major, battles troops in what he describes as “miniature wargaming.”  Stisi is the president of the Tabletop Club on campus. He compares this type of gaming to dioramas, but says that gamers interact with them, using the pieces to play, instead of simply displaying them as...

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ON AIR

ON AIR

WSIN 1590 AM, Southern’s independent radio station, is where many students host their own podcasts and radio shows. All the shows on WSIN have different styles, providing a variety of options for listeners to choose from and tune into every week.  Gary Robinson Jr., a sophomore communication major, hosts On My Way Radio, a combined talk and music...

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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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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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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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