Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Profiles

Art, jewelry create community connections

Art, jewelry create community connections

https://youtu.be/8fHfscevOtQ Video| Rafaela Martinez Business may bring to mind images of cubicles, black coffee and long meetings. But for student Zoe Pringle, owner of Pringle Painting Plus, business is a powerful form of creativity and self-expression.  Zoe Pringle wearing her creations.PHOTO | TYRESE ABDUL-SHAKOOR Pringle is a junior psychology major with a minor in studio art. She holds...

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THE INSIDE SCOOP

THE INSIDE SCOOP

Twins roll out sweet business “We all scream for ice cream” has a whole new meaning for Southern students Brandon Foligno and Benjamin Foligno. In 2021, the twins, both sophomores majoring in business administration, created their own ice cream truck called Seaside Creamery.   “We go to the beach a lot. The other ice cream trucks are always prepackaged,...

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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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