Monday, May 20, 2019

Campus Life

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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10 Questions

In a Q&A with August Pelliccio from Crescent magazine, both Campus Watch Director Jake Lahiff and Chief of Southern Police Department Joseph Dooley were asked 10 questions about themselves and their jobs on campus. Campus Watch Director Jake Lahiff.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine) Chief of Southern Police Department Joseph Dooley.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine)...

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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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