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What’s next for the COVID-19 vaccine?

Vaccines have been a highly debated topic in recent years. The new COVID-19 vaccine is receiving the same amount of speculation, if not more due to its speedy development and politicization.
January 22, 2021

In Dec. 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention officially began distributing COVID-19 vaccinations throughout the United States. This act has brought forth conflicting views and has left people...

Student Life hopes to create enjoyable spring semester

As new ways are created for students to safely participate in on-campus events, calendars may begin to fill up. Remember to plan ahead as event attendance may be limited.
January 19, 2021

As students return this semester the question on everyone’s mind seems to be, “What are the plans for this spring?” Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Southeastern has had to undergo drastic...

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with civil service

Dylan Candelora, Tay Pruitt and Jay Carr help remove trash from the J127 building on Jan. 21, 2019. Though volunteer activities may be different this year, their impact is not lessened.
January 15, 2021

On Monday, Jan. 18, students at Southeastern Oklahoma State University will have several opportunities to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through community service on campus and virtually. On...

Take care of your body and your grades will thank you

Set daily goals to keep yourself motivated and healthy. A simple three-part check list can make a mountain of difference.
December 10, 2020

As finals week wraps up, students may find themselves neglecting their basic needs. Getting enough sleep, eating regularly, and exercising are important to a student’s overall health and well-being. College...

Einstein Bros. Bagels coming to campus in 2021

The first sneak peek of the highly anticipated Einstein Bros. Bagels shop which will be located beside the campus bookstore and feature a drive-thru.
December 9, 2020

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is happy to formally announce that a new dining and gathering spot is coming to the campus with an anticipated opening in the summer of 2021. Einstein Brothers Bagels...

Survivor of the Texas Tower Sniper shares his story 54 years later

The University of Texas at Austin’s clock tower remains an iconic landmark for the college.
December 4, 2020

The morning of Aug. 1, 1966 was supposed to be a normal morning. David Bayless Jr., an incoming freshman studying dentistry at the University of Texas at Austin at the time, was preparing for freshman...

Shop local and make a difference

Durant Main Street promoting Small Business Saturday in downtown Durant on Nov. 30, 2019. This year, be sure to shop small as often as you can.
December 1, 2020

Christmas is fast approaching and shopping local is more important than ever before. Small business owners have struggled this year with COVID-19 and a country-wide lockdown cutting deep. Luckily, downtown...

Centennial Candlelighting scheduled as virtual ceremony

This years marks 100 years of Southeastern's Candlelighting Ceremony tradition. The photo above depicts the candelabra display from the 2019 ceremony.
December 1, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – This year marks the centennial for the Candlelighting Ceremony in a collaborative effort of  the Department of Music, Center for Instructional Development and Technology and University...

Social media tips for college graduates

What does your online presence say about you? Future employers want to know.
November 19, 2020

As graduation approaches, it is time to prepare for the job search. In a survey conducted by careerbuilder.com, 70 percent of all employers use social media to research candidates before hiring or rejecting...

New holiday tradition announced

Greetings from the President’s Office is displayed on the front lawn of the Administration Building.
November 19, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University is inviting everyone to a new holiday tradition this year – the “Loop of Lights.’’ Lights and decorations will be displayed around the...

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