Sunday, October 21, 2018


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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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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A Different Level of Competition

A Different Level of Competition

Right alongside competitive varsity and club sports offered at Southern, intramural sports allow a less stressful environment for students with varying athletic ability. University of Connecticut alumnus Graham Musson now works with Southern’s office of Campus Recreation as part of his graduate studies. In his role as graduate assistant, Musson helps organize intramural activities campus-wide. Musson works in...

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