The Southeastern

Oklahoma Governor candidates

Get out and vote this midterm election on November 6. If you can't make it to a voting location, send in an absentee ballot. Let your voice be heard.

Jacob Morrison, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018

On Tuesday, voters in Oklahoma will head to the polls to express their decisions surrounding candidates making their best attempt to win their respective election. Among the most contested races voters attending Southeastern will help determine are the Governor of Oklahoma, U.S. House District 2, and...

Antisemite kills 11 people in synagogue shooting

Mourners gather at the synagogue to pay respects to those who were lost.

Shalene White, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018

It was reported by various news outlets that a lone gunman opened fire inside a synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania. Reports alleged that 46-year-old Robert Bowers walked inside the mosque with three handguns and opened fire, killing eleven and injuring six. USA Today provided some coverage of...

Speech & Debate Association reaches semifinals at TCU Cowtown Classic

The Speech and Debate Association traveled to Fort Worth Oct. 26-28 for Cowtown Classic Speech and Debate tournament. Left to Right: Emily Wheeler, Raegan Benson, Jacob Morrison, Hannah Nunley, Jillian Parsons, and MacKenzie Trammell.

University Communications, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2018

Durant, OK— The Southeastern Speech and Debate Association reached the semifinals in Parliamentary Debate at Texas Christian University’s Cowtown Classic Swing Speech and Debate Tournament, October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. The forensics tournament featured varsity National Parliamentary Debate,...

Mother Nature is not happy

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured a stark and sobering view of Hurricane Florence the morning of Sept. 12

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on climate change has released a statement warning the world that if people do not get a handle on global warming within the next 12 years the effects could be catastrophic. The world’s leading scientist warn of and increase risk in drought, floods, extreme...

SE Live 2018

Sarah Hughes of SE recruitment gave out scholarships to incoming SE freshmen as Sarah Lehmann, a Sparks Dance member watched at the right of the stage.

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

SE Live was held at Southeastern Oklahoma State University on Wednesday Oct. 24 as the largest recruitment event of the fall semester. Students from across Texas and Oklahoma visited the university and met with campus faculty and staff while also having the opportunity to learn more about which major...

New LGBTQ organization on campus to host Drag Show in November

One of SE Pride's first actions was hanging a banner in the SU for National Coming Out day on Oct. 11.

Johanna Cornejo, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

SE Pride is a new organization that came to Southeastern this fall. It was created to help build and maintain a safe environment for students, faculty and others in the LGBTQ community. Senior communication major, Jerai Billy, started the process of creating this organization by requesting a $25 donation...

Don’t lose your voice this November. VOTE!

Get out and vote this midterm election on November 6. If you can't make it to a voting location, send in an absentee ballot. Let your voice be heard.

Shalene White, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

November is here, which usually means Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. However, every two years, it also means voting season. For the nation, it means that 35 seats on the United States Senate and the entire House of Representatives, which has a total of 435 seats, are up for...

Assessment Testing: pointless or crucial?

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

Ieysha Cheney, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018

Select students at Southeastern Oklahoma State University are required to take assessment tests each semester for the benefit of the student body and the university. All students benefit from the tests by gaining access to accredited courses; their degrees will be "worth" something to the world after...

Women can be “business men,” too.

Seminars on campus brought information and confidence to women pursuing business professions.

Shalene White, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Women tend to under evaluate themselves and their prospective businesses. This was one of the key points discussed at the Women’s Entrepreneur Seminar on October 17. The first annual event was held at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in the Hallie McKinney Hall. There was a panel of women...

Annual Halloween jazz concert

The Jazz Band led by Dr. Tristan Eggener perform for the SE Jazz Fest at Durant High School at Jazz Fest 2017
From left to right:Joe Jackson , John Jackson, John Vietta, David Johnson, Calli Schoggins, Andrew Gregg, Michael Waters, Evan Wolfe, Jamie Guiermo, Dakota Cole, Lucy Harbin, Isiah Posey, Jacob Alexander, AJ Birdsong, Tristan Eggener.

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is ready to start Halloween by kicking off their annual Halloween Jazz concert at 7:30 pm in the Montgomery Auditorium on Halloween night. The event will feature a costume contest, free candy and only last about an hour to an hour and a half, giving students...

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