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Department of Music is making some noise with two new professors

Two new members were added to the Department of Music staff this semester. They have big plans and we can't wait to see what they have to offer.

Shalene White, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Southeastern welcomed two new music instructors for the fall semester: Dr. Catalin Dima and Dr. Alicia Wallace. Dima hails from Romania and earned his bachelor’s degree and Master of Music at the University of Music in Bucharest, Romania. In 2012, he moved to New York. Dima was awarded a full...

Eminem starts rap battle with surprise album ‘Kamikaze’

Left: Eminem performs during The Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C.
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Right: MGK holds up his signature symbol.
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Johanna Cornejo, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

On August 30, rapper Eminem dropped the unannounced yet still successful album, Kamikaze. This followed up his unsuccessful album Revivalthat was released back in 2017. Billboard believes that Kamikaze may earn over 360,000 equivalent album units in its first week - nearly 100,000 greater than...

What’s new in Durant?

Munchies Donuts & Brunch

Anna Kelly, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Durant is ever-evolving and the businesses are multiplying like crazy! It seems that each time you go into town, you pass a new business. This year alone, Durant several new businesses including Munchies Donuts & Brunch, Opera House Coffee, Firehouse Subs and Lotus Nail. Munchies Donuts & B...

Spring Break on a budget

Spring Break on a budget

Anna Kelly, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Have you heard? Many SE students have been talking about it— Spring Break will be March 19th – 23rd! For most college students, money is like a mythical creature that is never seen unless the stars align. Luckily for you, here is a list of cheap ideas to make your Spring Break memorable witho...

‘Black Panther’ hits the theaters, hearts and minds of the nation

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Megan McFarland, News Editor

March 6, 2018

Marvel’s long-awaited ‘Black Panther’ hit theatres on February 16. The movie follows T’Challa, new king-and black panther- of Wakanda after the death of his father. His place on the throne is challenged when a newcomer enters the borders of this secret super-advanced African nation. He...

Snapchat stock drops $1.3 billion

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Derek Dophied, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018

Snapchat has recently updated its interface which changed the way the application works. Some of the changes, such as removing the ‘story page’ all together, has led to a lot of backlash from Snapchat users. 1.2 million users recently signed a Change.org  petition urging the changes be undone. A...

Little Women musical is a hit at SE

SE theatre students pose as they prepare for the opening night of their latest musical, Little Women.

Southeastern Theatre Productions

March 5, 2018

Theatre at Southeastern and the Department of Music are excited to welcome the heartwarming musical Little Women to the historic Montgomery Auditorium. “This brilliant, bright and uplifting musical based on a wonderful, cherished novel is something you’re not going to want to miss!” -Dell McLain,...

Breaking up, the millennial way

Machine Gun Kelly holds up signature gesture
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Johanna Cornejo, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

With Valentine’s day passing, you expect the flowers, chocolate or big teddy bears with a date for the night, but for some people, it does not happen. On February 14, music artist Machine Gun Kelly released the music video for his single “The Break Up.” After being released for less than a week,...

Colonel Reba Sanders

Reba McEntire on the red carpet at Celebrity Fight Night XXIII at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. She proves time and time again she is a strong woman, which is evident in her role as the first female Colonel Sanders.
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Anna Kelly, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Kentucky Fried Chicken has announced that they have a new Colonel Sanders, and he— or should we say, she, is a Southeastern alumni. Country music star and Oklahoma native, Reba McEntire was debuted on January 25 as the southern fast food chain’s first female spokeswoman. KFC has introduced a...

The many reasons why

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Shalene White, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

The first season of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” has come and gone. The series was originally slotted to be a movie by Universal Studios, starring Selena Gomez as the main character, Hannah. However, Netflix bought it and turned it into a series with Gomez at the helm as an executive producer. Even...

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