Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Profiles

Raised and Restored

Jordan Fredericks Standing next to his Ford Super Duty on the roof of a Southern parking garage.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine) The sound of a 365-cubic-inch diesel engine is distinctly rugged, if near deafening. Passersby might expect a tractor, a semi-truck, an earth mover before they realize this sound is Jordan Fredericks, a freshman sociology major,...

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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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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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Power Play

As a high school cross-country runner, trekking 50-plus miles, Ayla Thurstan says she was focused on improving her agility and staying trim. After starting powerlifting two years ago, she says she redefined her goals. Thurstan says training as a body lifter presented new challenges, some of which stemmed from issues with her body image, an insecurity she feels...

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New Lessons

New Lessons

Randy Most plays a silver trumpet with a mute at the end of his horn. He’s adding colorful hits over the melody to the jazz standard “Autumn Leaves.” The piece sounds crisp and polished as the Jazz Standards ensemble runs through the tune. Fall 2017 was Most’s first semester back at school since he started working decades ago....

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Through the Lens

Inked Up

In big black bold letters, “Constance” is etched onto the upper back of senior psychology major, Tyler Mills. The gothic lettering has a deeper meaning to him. On the outside Mills looks edgy but with this hidden tattoo, he shows his softer side with the story behind it. “Constance”, Mills’ late grandmother, lost her eyesight, but before she...

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Through the Lens

Through the Lens

Jean-Jacques with son Ayende Kerr in Martinique. (Jefferine Jean-Jacques) Traveling may be challenging, but try traveling the world while supporting three boys, ages 15, 14 and 9, getting a higher education and building a photography portfolio. Jefferine Jean-Jacques, did exactly that. Jean-Jacques, senior, is a Bridgeport resident who is graduating with an Interdisciplinary Studies...

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