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‘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  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

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.

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

Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why divides audience on suicide awareness. Photo not modified

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...

A new era in music

BTS, a K-Pop band, poses on the red carpet at the American Music Awards. They are the first Korean Pop band to e invited to the award show.

Johanna Cornejo, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

On November 19 the 2017 American Music Awards (or AMA) premiered and welcomed musicians in genres from country to rap. This year was a little different, the AMAs welcomed Korean pop group BTS, making them the first K-pop group to ever be invited to the award show. BTS was welcomed to the United States...

Editorial: The Millennial Crutch

Editorial: The Millennial Crutch

Kourtney Kaufman, Managing Editor

December 1, 2017

Millennials are one of the most creative and intuitive generations. We have found ways to excel in an ever-competitive and content saturated world. We can learn to do anything from building a rocket to doing our own plumbing on YouTube. We can connect with colleagues across the world on LinkedIn and...

Not your grandfather’s flute music

Flutist, Brad Clonch, takes center stage as native dancers perform with the group.

Jerai Billy, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Injunuity performed, at the Southeastern in Montgomery Auditorium on November 7. Injunuity is a Native American flute centric roots group. Brad Clonch, flutist, said, “We draw all our inspiration from historical documentary pieces of the tribes, stories and traditions.” Injunuity originally...

Tragic Opera ends with rave reviews

Chance Eubanks, the sorcerer,  belts out an intense line with actress Courtney Miles.

Jerai Billy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Southeastern music and theatre students performed, Dido and Aeneas, an opera written by English Baroque composer, Henry Purcell, on Oct. 27 and Oct. 29. Dido and Aeneas tells the story of the Queen of Carthage, Dido, and the Trojan Prince, Aeneas. When Aeneas and his crew becomes shipwrecked in Carthage,...

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