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Southern Connecticut Skate University 

Southern Connecticut Skate University 

https://youtu.be/butBCpfzRSo Mason Boeger, freshman, studio art major, with his skateboard. They are seen skating down the stairway at Buley Library, zooming past students on the way to classes and hanging around campus with their boards.  It seems as if skaters on campus are on the rise.   Gabriel Blessing, freshman, finance and accounting major, says he has a passion...

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Preparing for web battles 

Right on cue 

https://youtu.be/3rhKVVKZ0GM The crack of cues against billiard balls echo throughout the Adanti Student Center dining area. Pool tables can be found in some residence halls, but the most frequented hub is the Adanti Student Center’s first-floor game room.   Sean Qian, freshman, healthcare studies/nursing major, found his love for pool last year as a freshman when he stumbled upon...

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Javelin Champs

Javelin Champs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOGnKhBL5FY&t=1s Jordan Davis is the defending NCAA Division II national javelin champion. Davis, a junior business administration-finance major, set the record on May 28 throwing 72.54 meters at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Before the national meet, he set a new record at the Northeast-10 Conference Championship meet throwing 69.15 meters, the second-best in program history. Davis...

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Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXYQPp4mPco When faced with a challenge, many people might try to take the easy way out. There are a select few, however, that not only meet these challenges head-on, but also actively seek them out. Diana Adams, an avid rock climber, is one of those select few.  When Adams, senior studio art-graphic design major, isn’t hard at work...

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Capturing NFL Players on Video

Capturing NFL Players on Video

Photo Gadson took wearing his SCSU Football uniform.  During the off season, Southern’s newest wide receiver Luke Gadson is on the field with NFL players. Working for his former football coach, Don Bosco Prep High School in New Jersey, Gadson shoots video and posts to social media—and even occasionally gets to train with the professionals. That coach, Drew...

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Men’s club lacrosse survives pandemic

Men’s club lacrosse survives pandemic

Men’s Club Lacrosse Team practicing PHOTOS | TYRESE ABDUL-SHAKOOR Major League Lacrosse struggled in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic hit: the Southern Men’s Club Lacrosse Team was no different.   Unlike Major League Lacrosse, which ended up having to sell the league and merge with its competitor, Premier League Lacrosse, the Men’s Club Lacrosse Team showed no signs of...

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International athletes call Southern home

Seventeen athletes. Ten countries. One goal: to play a collegiate sport.  International students come to Southern in pursuit of athletic opportunities and to experience a culture different from their homeland. One example is Paula Tattari, a senior forward for the women’s basketball team, who left her home in Finland.  “I feel like Southern found me,” Tattari says. “One...

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The Truth Behind Concussions

The Truth Behind Concussions

By Kevin Crompton Matt Sanzaro suffered a concussion this season as starting quarterback when his helmet fell off during a game at Bentley University. “It was a rollout pass and the ball got tipped up and it actually came right back to me,” says Sanzaro, a junior. “I tucked and ran and ended up bumping into Dan Carbonaro,...

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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? As it turns out, many students and...

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