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A group of students celebrating a birthday at U-We gifts by making candles.
(Left to right: Loraine Thompson, Kylee Kuykendall, Emily Dahl and Madison Clark)

Fun things for students to do in Durant

Julianna Blanton, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

Durant has many budget-friendly options for college students to have fun. These activities range from visiting coffee shops, making candles and taking nature walks. Jeremy Spence, an employee at...

Kate Galt Zaneis was the first woman to serve as president of a public four-year
college in the history of the United States.

First female president of four year college shapes history

Addison Martin, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

In May of 1935, national history was made at what is now Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kate Galt Zaneis was appointed president of what was then known as Southeastern Teachers College, making...

In the Loop with Tim Boatmun

Emily Dahl, Managing Editor May 13, 2021

Tune in for Studio 201’s first episode of In the Loop, a show where we talk about all things campus and community related. Nothing is off topic. Madison Ellis sits down with Tim Boatmun, Vice President...

Rebekah Christman, far right, placed second in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase on April 16.

Southeastern track star makes history and breaks school record

Addison Martin, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

On Friday, April 16, student Rebekah Christman made history in track and field at Southeastern Oklahoma State University by breaking a school record and becoming the university's first All-Great American...

Students teamed up to play the springfest tradition of mud volleyball and were bracketed in a tournament.

Springfest 2021 brought back mud volleyball and social gatherings

Addison Martin, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of Southeastern Oklahoma State University's annual events were cancelled. However, after a difficult year, Student Life was finally able to hold Southeastern’s much...

The Magnolia Mile Art Alley, located behind Craft Pies Pizza on West Main Street, offers visitors a world of color and imagination straight from the minds of local artists.

Southeastern students encouraged to participate in local mural competition

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Students of Southeastern Oklahoma State University are taking advantage of The Magnolia Mile Art Alley by showcasing their creative abilities in the heart of Durant. The Magnolia Mile Art Alley Competition...

In the obituary published by Brown’s Funeral Service, Dell McLain is described as having been an “incredible human being who captured the hearts of all” and “nothing short of spectacular.” The people he left behind are encouraged to live their lives to the fullest, and to laugh— a lot.

Beloved Southeastern professor leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter

Addison Martin, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

For Dell McLain, every morning was a whole new day to seize and spend making a difference in someone else’s life. On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the curtains closed on the life of Dell McLain. Throughout...

The Pfizer vaccine was administered to 265 people in four hours.

265 COVID-19 vaccinations administered at Southeastern

University Communications, Contributor March 31, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University partnered with the Oklahoma State Department of Health to offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine free of charge to all Southeastern faculty, staff and...

Live longer, better is the mantra for the Blue Zones Project. Their goal is to help transform communities around North America into areas where the healthy choice is easy and people live longer with a better quality of life.

Blue Zones Project encourages healthier lifestyles and community involvement

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Blue Zones Project has officially made Durant their 51st community within the United States to be a Blue Zones faction. The project is a collaboration of Dan Buettner and National Geographic to find...

Athletes work out in the new weight room.

Southeastern moves forward with new and improved facilities

University Communications, Contributor March 4, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – In spite of the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to move forward. Earlier this month, the University announced...

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