Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Campus Life

Autumn at Southern

Autumn at Southern

Engleman Hall (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine)   The back of Engleman Hall from Morrill Hall.(Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) Seating outside Morrill Hall.(Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) By Meghan Olson Meghan OlsonPhoto...

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Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

#1: End of the Line End of the Line by Nancy Holt.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine) This circular sculpture, hidden near Brownell Residence Hall, enframes the cliffside of West Rock Ridge State Park in its two overlapping circles. The structure was installed in 1985 per completion by the now deceased artist Nancy Holt. The wheel-like structure...

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A Lot to JUGGLE

Renee Bennett, 30, says she recently watched on helplessly as doctors investigated her 2-year-old son, Taekyung. If it was a cold, Bennett knew how to handle it; a little Tylenol would combat the typical ills a child would get. But this time, doctors eventually figured out that her son had a virus called gastroenteritis, which is an infection...

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FEAR

The fear of failure, heights, loneliness, being out of control, and of growing up. Whether it is a concrete activity or an abstract concept, many may relate to sharing one, if not more, of the fears that seven students chose to share. Miranda Holland, a freshman biology major, says “growing up to be boring” is a fear of...

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Then to Now: 125 Years of Southern

Just three faculty members, including Principal Arthur B. Morrill, and fewer than 90 students, all of whom were female, attended for the first day of school at what would later become Southern Connecticut State University on Sept. 11, 1893. Then called the New Haven State Normal School, the institution was used to train educators according to Thomas J....

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BEST Buddies

Best Buddies Chapter President Anna Cullen, a special education major, believes inclusion on campus is extremely important, and Best Buddies promotes a positive and all-inclusive environment. “Best Buddies is important because it is all about inclusion,” says Cullen. “For people with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities, feeling included with their typical peers can be extremely difficult.” Best Buddies...

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Behind the Bird

Underneath a feathered, blue jumpsuit and signature caricatured headpiece, beats the heart of school spirit. Constructed of heavy fabric, foam and plastic, mascot gear insulates heat; things get uncomfortably warm, rather quickly. So, when the time comes for Otis the Owl to come out of his nest, who takes the heat? Otis the Owl...

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Funky Hair

Funky Hair

Whether it is a short, colored pixie cut or long natural curls, some students have their own style and preference which allows them to control how they appear on the outside. Emma "Justine" Conley, junior psychology major (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) For Emma Justine Conley, a junior psychology major, hair color and style has ultimately...

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CrossoverAthletes

Senior women’s basketball player Allie Smith is also one of the goalkeepers for the women’s soccer team. Allie Smith at Moore Field House. (Steve JeanSimon/Crescent Magazine) “It’s been great being involved in two sports because it allows me to be more involved in athletics as well as learn from both teams and coaching staffs,”...

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