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A wrong way of using loopholes in the law

February 4, 2015

Editorial Since October of 2014 same-sex marriage has been legal in Oklahoma due to a declined review of a voter-approved ban. Since then, Republican State Representative Todd Russ has filed a bill that would take marriage out of the hands of the government. This House Bill 1125 basically would keep...

A new twist on a day set aside for lovers

February 4, 2015

Tina Firquain, Managing Editor Okay guys and gals, the dreaded Valentine’s Day is approaching. Don’t worry though, I have you covered to make him or her swoon and keep your relationship going. First of all let’s talk facts. The fact is that most women are romantics and whether anyone likes it...

Fighting fire with fire

December 9, 2014

Rachael Watson, Staff Writer Ferguson, MO experiences rioting and looting in response to Michael Brown shooting. On August 9, 2014 Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot eighteen year old, black student, Michael Brown. This has sparked a controversy like I have never seen before. Riots, looting and arson...

SE Student deals with a deadly disease in cancer

December 9, 2014

Steven Dixon, Advertising Director As life is uncertain, death is most definitely certain. I believe that no one asks nor wants to be given a time clock, as it were, on how much time they have left. Unfortunately that is the situation that I am in, not me per se, but rather my mother. She has been...

A new take on a new year

December 9, 2014

Tina Farquain, News Editor Let us all start the new year with a big bang. I don’t mean with fireworks but with a fool proof plan to better our lives Every year we all start off with good intentions. We intend to get in shape, lose weight or save money. I have been there and done that. But honestly,...

SMOOCH

December 9, 2014

Madison Thames, Staff Writer We all know that the New Year’s Eve tradition is to have that special kiss at the stroke of midnight, but have we ever stopped to wonder why? According to old tales, the first person you encounter at the start of the New Year marks what the rest of the year will have...

College graduation spells the end of a long journey

December 9, 2014

Molly Raley, Managing Editor For 18 years, I have been waiting for this day, college graduation. I started school when I was six years old and have been going ever since. I made it through elementary school with the help of some amazing teachers. They taught me how to read and write, how to do math...

The war on Christmas

December 9, 2014

Spencer Weddle, Staff Writer Can you feel it in the air? I’m not talking about cheer or merriment. I’m talking about the upcoming war. I’m not talking about a war in a foreign country. I’m talking about the war on Christmas. That’s right. Jimmy get the gun, someone has declared a war on Christmas....

When a man loves a woman

November 21, 2014

Thankfulness is a divine treat. It reminds you that you are still human, and that this world is still a family. And I don’t care how cliché or corny that sentence sounds: eat your darn corn and enjoy it. What am I, Alex Lehr, a man of insane, impulsive and unpredictable mayhem-esque deeds and ...

The SE Library: It should stay open later

November 21, 2014

Marliss Allen, Contributing Writer College.  Full of late nights, early mornings, and not much sleep.  When and where do students do most of their studying? The Henry G. Bennett Memorial Library is open on the weekdays from 7:30 A.M. until 10 P.M., Saturday from 1-5 P.M., and Sunday from 3-10 P.M....

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