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Staying connected while staying apart

To spice up communication with distant friends, try taking a photo and creating a custom postcard to surprise them with in the mail. This can be as simple as stepping outside and taking a quick snapshot of the view. You could even do a series documenting face masks that match your outfits.

Jerica Williams, Contributor

October 22, 2020

Building connections and lifelong friendships with other students is a huge part of what makes college so impactful. Friendships obtained in college can influence the discovery of new passions, as well as a better understanding of oneself. However, the need to social distance and prevent the spread...

What to expect this Halloween

The Magnolia Mile Art Alley in Downtown Durant is lit with hanging pumpkin lanterns for the Halloween season.

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

Halloween will be looking different this year in wake of COVID-19. While all Halloween events directed by the city have been cancelled, there are many other activities for students and members of the community to enjoy. Students can expect a quiet campus this Halloween, as the annual safe trick-or-treat...

Staff member vlogs trip to Florida

Staff member vlogs trip to Florida

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

On Oct. 4 through Oct. 11, myself, my husband, Kaden Sanders, and our friends Dale and Destiny LaRue, traveled to Destin, Fla. for a much-needed vacation. In Florida, we rented an Airbnb complete with beach gear and access to a private beach. The weather was great when we arrived in Florida on Tuesday,...

Fall festivities for you and friends

Madelyn Haines, an SE alumna, poses for a photo while enjoying time with family at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden on Sept. 28, 2020.

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and pumpkin spice lattes are back all across the country. This can only mean one thing: fall has arrived. Here are some cool (socially distanced) fall activities that students can enjoy during the season. Visit a pumpkin patch. The Dallas Arboretum has a p...

Make the Magnolia Farmers Market your Saturday tradition

Stop by to purchase fresh produce, handmade products, seasonal flowers and more!

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

Saturday mornings can be spent in a variety of ways. A favorite local tradition is taking a trip to the Magnolia Farmers Market in Downtown Durant and then visiting a few small businesses. The market is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday mornings until Nov. 7. It is located in Market Square on the...

The show goes online for Southeastern bands

The Spirit of Southeastern Marching Band braved the heat with masks on and held their annual band camp in early August.

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

After the announcement of the cancellation of Division II fall and winter sports in mid-August, many students were left to question what the fall semester would look like as far as extracurricular activities go.  The Spirit of Southeastern Marching Band has certainly felt the effect of cancelled s...

Local Zig Zag Galleries a place for artists and art lovers

Jenna Zapata stands proudly with the freshly painted mural on the side of Zig Zag Galleries. Visitors are welcome to hop on back to snap photos of their own.

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

Zig Zag Galleries in Denison, Texas could be a new hot spot for local students. ZZG is "a contemporary art gallery, vintage shop and workshop space." Above all, it is a place for artists of all types and skill levels to have the opportunity to display their work. Co-owner and creative director of...

What to do when there is nothing left to do

Mariah Fagan and Morgan Rosamond pose for a self-timer photo while enjoying their midnight snack of donuts from Dandy's.

Karley Freeman, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

Due to the precautions taken during the pandemic, there is clearly not as much to do around campus as there was before. Student Life has planned many fun and engaging virtual activities for students to participate in, but unfortunately it is just not the same. If you and your roommate have nothing...

SE Student Publications named best overall magazine

Ten SE students placed in a variety of categories including news photos, reviews, magazine news writing, magazine feature photos and magazine feature writing.

Emily Dahl, Managing Editor

August 21, 2020

SE Student Publications is an organization designed to provide opportunities for students to gain the training and experience needed to advance in the professional world of media. This educational tool proves to be beneficial as ten students win awards in the 2019 Oklahoma College Media Association’s a...

True Blue tips from James Reed

True Blue tips from James Reed

James Reed, Contributor

May 1, 2020

This semester has no doubt had its challenges, but there are great rewards ahead for those that use this opportunity to grow. Here are a few tried and true tips for getting through the last couple weeks of the semester. First, sit down and make a list of what is left to do on a single clean piece...

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