Thursday, August 5, 2021

Profiles

Future teachers take on COVID-19

Future teachers take on COVID-19

Throughout Connecticut, the style of education has changed as a result of school shutdowns and pandemic health restrictions, resulting in online school and hybrid classes. Student teachers have embraced the challenges of COVID-19 in their classrooms.  Jillian Martins, a student teacher at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Ariane Cloutier, a student teacher at West Haven High School and...

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Student activists in action

Student activists in action

In 2020, the Black Lives Matter protests happened all across the nation, including Southern’s campus. Crescent magazine spoke to four student activists who are advocating for Black Lives Matter on and off campus: Camryn Arpino-Brown, senior, psychology major Camryn Arpino-Brown, senior psychology major. Photo | Contributed On Sept. 30, the demand reached Southern’s campus. Hundreds of students gathered...

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Punching at his passion

Punching at his passion

In his first exhibition fight, newly minted amateur boxer Jorge Cruz faced off against World Boxing Council champion Boyd Melson.  “I’m gonna be honest, I got my a-- handed to me, but it was good,” says Cruz. “I learned a lot from him, what I can work on. It was all love. When it came to my second...

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Juggling College and Airline Career

Juggling College and Airline Career

SCSU’s own Andrew Parzyck, adjunct professor of Intellectual and Creative Inquiry and Communication Courses, and Jossinet Ramos Vera, a senior journalism major, work as flight attendants while simultaneously working as a professor and a student, respectfully. Parzyck’s curiosity for aviation and the magical mysterious lifestyle that came with flying drew him into becoming a flight attendant. Parzyck tells...

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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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Artist & Leader

“No hay nada que no puedos lograr si te lo propones (there is nothing you can’t achieve if you put your mind to it).”  That is what Gabriela Vasquez says she constantly tells the younger girls she coaches.  As a senior Spanish major at Southern, Vasquez has accomplished much since coming to school including taking on many roles.  “All of...

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Vegetarian and Veganism

Stigmatization surrounding vegan or vegetarian lifestyles has been surfacing since they began, but students across campus crush these stereotypes in the name of compassion and health.  Veganism is the practice of not eating or using any animal products, and for graphic design major Iliana Cusack-Mercedez, a junior, it is a personal responsibility to be vegan.  “I went vegan...

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Veterans on Campus

Veterans on Campus

Before Zach Deneen came to Southern, he attended University of California Los Angeles, but after two years in the art program he dropped out. He knew he wanted to return, but after working at a hotel for a few years, he remained unsure about what he wanted to pursue. It was then his father suggested he take a...

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Women in STEM

Chemistry major Therese Ziaks, a junior, says the decision to major in her field of interest was an easy one. Ziaks initially declared a major in biology before she realized she was enjoying her general chemistry class more that her biology classes. She cites the “hands-on” approach of chemistry as what drew her to the field in the first place....

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