The Southeastern

Spring Break 2021: canceled?

Southeastern students are eagerly anticipating an announcement from the President's Office regarding Spring Break 2021.

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

As of Oct. 23, Southeastern Oklahoma State University has yet to announce whether or not Spring Break 2021 will be canceled in favor of a longer winter break or a shorter semester. “The university has not made a decision regarding spring break at this time, but is currently studying the matte...

Check yourself

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness and to raise funds for research into cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. It is also to educate people on the importance of early screening and self-examinations. To learn more, visit

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

It is estimated that 325,010 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States in 2020. This form of cancer is the most common. It is estimated 12 percent of women will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. It is most common in women ages 15 to 39. Men are also at risk for breast...

Be wary of human trafficking

Human trafficking can happen in any community and to anyone. Victims can be any age, race, gender, or nationality.

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

It seems as though the topic of human trafficking has recently taken over the media. #Savethechildren and Epstein’s island have both trended on different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. What we should take away from this is that, unfortunately, human trafficking is real, and we...

Commencement plans TBD

Jade Claxton, junior nursing student, models graduation regalia outside of the SE bookstore. Graduates can order their caps and gowns now.

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

As the deadline to apply for graduation nears, students and parents have questioned whether a traditional commencement ceremony will be possible. The spring commencement was converted to a virtual celebration when the in-person ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19. Vice President of Student Affairs Li...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be continued at SE

The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers, “highly-trained advocates 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.”

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, more than 12 million people per year in the United States are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner. In fact, Oklahoma ranks second in the nation for the highest rate of domestic violence according to Unfortunately,...

SE Aviation adds two new Cirrus Aircrafts to fleet

The newest additions to the Southeastern Aviation fleet sit nose to nose, awaiting their next flight.

University Communications, Contributor

October 1, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – For many years, aviation sciences has been one of several programs that has made Southeastern Oklahoma State University distinct. Aviation Sciences, which began at Southeastern in 1966, now serves 150 students who come to Durant from around the country to pursue their dream of becoming a...

Career Management Center offers aid to students and alumni

The CMC is available virtually to assist SE students and alumni during regular business hours via phone, email, live chat or video conference. Their services include career counseling, resume critiques, mock interviews, assistance with student employment and much more.

Joshua Fluellen, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

When it comes to professional opportunities at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, look no further than the Career Management Center. Director Stephanie Davison runs the office, along with student workers Bailey Woods, Karli Wharton and Kaitlin Vaughn. At first glance, the CMC seems like the typical...

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...

Winning by giving

Student organizations will be competing in Bolt's Food Pantry Fill Up to win a $100 voucher for their next campus event.

Karley Freeman, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Monday, Sept. 21 marks the beginning of a new food drive competition between student organizations. Bolt's Food Pantry Fill Up is a new, fun way to increase the supply of items available in the campus food bank. The food drive will take place from Sept. 21 - 25 in the Student Union's first floor lounge....

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...

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