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ACT changes will affect high school students entering college

ACT changes will affect high school students entering college

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Starting fall 2020, high school students will be able to retake individual sections of the ACT college entrance exam. A typical ACT test is made up of four sections: Math, Science, English and Reading with an optional fifth, Writing. The test is scored on a scale from 1-36. In the past, if a studen...

Controversial campus visitor draws in crowds

Brother Jim Gilles speaks to students in a public forum on Southeastern's campus Monday, Oct 28.

Megan McFarland, Managing Editor

October 28, 2019

Around 11:45 a.m. on Monday, October 28, Brother Jim Gilles and another man set up outside of the John Massey School of Business/Russel Building. Students quickly gathered around to listen and watch his public speech. He preached on "topics of sin" including drug use, homosexuality and drinking. The...

First United Bank supports Breast Cancer Awareness

First United Bank supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

First United Bank proudly supports breast cancer awareness and began showing their support for October Breast Cancer Awareness on Friday, October 4, by having their entire staff across all branches wear pink. First United Bank's vice president, Janet Stafford, explained that breast cancer hits close...

Local Student appointed to State Cabinet

Senior, Shalee Buzan, was appointed as Coordinator of Community for the state president’s cabinet for the Oklahoma Student Government Association.

Daniela Arvizo, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2019

The Oklahoma Student Government Association recently created cabinet positions that would allow student leaders to become more involved in the state student government. Under the direction of OSGA State President Traeton Dansby, the organization aims to create connections between the OSGA leadership...

Cast announced for upcoming theatre production

Cast announced for upcoming theatre production

Madison Ellis, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

The cast list for the upcoming performance of “A Servant of Two Masters” was announced on Oct. 13 after auditions were held at 7:30 p.m. on the same evening.    Unlike most of Southeastern’s theatre performances, this play’s auditions were unique because they were open to all students rath...

Fighting campus hunger

The front of the Wesley Center Blessing Box says, “Take what you need... leave what you can.” It is open to anyone in need 24 hours a day and located outside the on-campus Wesley Center on University and Fourth Street.

Sam Caster, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

Studies show that college students with a 3.1 GPA or higher are 60 percent less likely to suffer from food security; leaving the other 40 percent to struggle with hunger. Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers an on campus food bank, dedicated to students, faculty and staff. The food bank is loc...

Symphonic Choir collaborates with high school students

Choctaw High School, Del City High School and Rose State College join Southeastern Oklahoma State University on stage in rehearsal for the Oklahoma Classical Festival.

Joey Bautista, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

The Southeastern Oklahoma State University Symphonic Choir went to Oklahoma City on Oct. 15 to perform with choirs from around the area in a collaborative concert. The choir joined forces with the Del City High School Choir, Choctaw High School Choir and the Rose State College Choir. The concert inclu...

RUSO resolution honors President Burrage

RUSO resolution honors President Sean Burrage

University Communications

October 11, 2019

DURANT, Okla. – The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents applaud after presenting a resolution honoring  Southeastern Oklahoma State University president Sean Burrage. The presentation was made at the October meeting of the Board of Regents, held Friday on the Southeastern campus...

The 2019 Women’s Entrepreneur Seminar coming October 22

2018 Women's Entrepreneur Seminar panel featuring female entrepreneurs.

Nynnett Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

On Tuesday, October 22, Southeastern will be hosting the 2019 Women’s Entrepreneur Seminar in the Hallie McKinney Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event was created to honor female entrepreneurs in the area and to empower future female entrepreneurs that plan to start or grow their own business. The...

‘We Will Not Be Silent’ debuts in Oklahoma at Southeastern

Antavius Draughn and Karlie Carr performed in Southeastern Theatre's first show of the 2019-2020 season: 'We Will Not Be Silent'.

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Based on a true story, We Will Not Be Silent, a play written by David Meyers, made its Oklahoma debut at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Montgomery Auditorium on Thursday, October 3. This is a new script from Meyers and SE is the first college to produce the show. The play was directed...

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