Sunday, October 21, 2018

Lifestyle

Top 5 Sitting Spots

Top 5 Sitting Spots

Academic Science and Laboratory Building Academic Science and Laboratory Building (Megan Grabowski/Crescent Magazine) There are hidden gems located in our very own new science building. From each room, you have a nice view of the rock garden that is in front of the building. There are even small study rooms where students can focus...

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Collecting Dust

Within the walls of the Hilton C. Buley Library lies a vast, 1,500-piece art collection— a collection that has existed since the 1970s, established by Olaf Zeidenberg, a former Southern art professor. As the priceless collection grew, interest in establishing a functioning gallery, complete with a director, did not. Thus the collection, including works from former faculty members,...

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10 Questions

In this Q&A, both Student Government President Julie Gagliardi and Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino were asked 10 questions about themselves and their experiences on campus. 1. Why did you decide to come to Southern? Student Government President, Julie Gagliardi Student Government President Julie Gagliardi: I was really attracted to the Honors...

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Murray’s Moment

Sophomore Amanda Murray says when she was in high school she was afraid her diabetes diagnosis would scare away the recruiters of college teams. She had her parents tell the respective college coaches about it, in fear that her recruitments would dry up. Her diagnosis did not scare away former Southern women’s lacrosse head coach Maureen Spellman, who...

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Identity

Identity: It is what makes us, or more so, what we make of ourselves. Over time, we may find that we have different interests, believe in different things, and present ourselves in different ways. Sometimes, however, we hold tight to who we are, and regardless of the experiences and time that bypass us, our identity remains unchanged. For...

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Faces of FACE

Faces of FACE

FACE Model (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) FACE Models, short for “fashionable artistic creative elegance,” is an organization offering the opportunity for fashion oriented students to model in shows, photo shoots, promotions and more. President Monique Harriott, an IDS major, says FACE welcome all shapes, shades and sizes. If students wish to pursue modeling outside of...

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Across the  Pond

Across the Pond

Through a partnership with Liverpool John Moores University, Southern students can study in the United Kingdom, and students from Liverpool can study in New Haven. Launched in 2015, the program takes advantage of common programs and missions between the two universities, while giving students at each school a chance to experience a different culture. Alex Lowe and Ryan...

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Declaring a Major

Declaring a Major

(Laryssa Rosada/Crescent Magazine) Declaring and sticking to a major in college can either be one of the hardest or easiest decisions a student is faced with during their four years. Frank LaDore, the director of Academic and Career Advising, says students will, on average, change their major three to five times throughout their time...

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Living in   Fear

Living in Fear

Mirka Dominguez-Salinas had to pay full out-of-state tuition to attend Southern because she was unable to prove her residency in Connecticut. Dominguez-Salinas was born in Mexico, came to the United States with her family in 2001, and now lives in Wallingford. The education major, who graduated in December 2017, is a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood...

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