Issue 97, April 7, 2016

Letter from the Editor

By Suzanne Lazar, student, SUNY Empire State College; editor, The Student Connection

Health and wellness are important factors in your success as a student and SUNY Empire State College wants to help make sure you stay healthy while ... MORE

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Join the ESC Votes Campaign!

By Pat Myers, director of collegewide student affairs

Are you interested in the current political climate and debate? Are you ready to encourage others to vote? The Office of Collegewide Student Affairs invites you to join us in the ESC Votes Campaign ... MORE

There Are Ways to Successfully Combat Stress in College


With the semester in full swing, homework piling up, and test deadlines nearing closer, it’s perfectly normal for students to feel stressed out ... MORE

Celebrate National Poetry Month with ESC Librarians

By Pam Moore, student, SUNY Empire State College

April showers bring May flowers, but April also brings National Poetry Month and recognition for its 20th anniversary as “the largest literary celebration ... MORE

Other News

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, By Pam Moore, student, SUNY Empire State College

New York Local Produce: From Farmers’ Market to Household , By Mike I. Bailey, student, SUNY Empire State College

Why College Students Today Are So Burned Out, By Carly Stern, student, Duke University, from the Huffington Post

Did You Know

Five students at Empire State College were recently selected to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

Creative Corner

Social Corner

Article Contributors

Michael Bailey

Pat Myers

Pam Moore

Carly Stern