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The show goes online for Southeastern bands

The Spirit of Southeastern Marching Band braved the heat with masks on and held their annual band camp in early August.

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

After the announcement of the cancellation of Division II fall and winter sports in mid-August, many students were left to question what the fall semester would look like as far as extracurricular activities go.  The Spirit of Southeastern Marching Band has certainly felt the effect of cancelled s...

Winning by giving

Student organizations will be competing in Bolt's Food Pantry Fill Up to win a $100 voucher for their next campus event.

Karley Freeman, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Monday, Sept. 21 marks the beginning of a new food drive competition between student organizations. Bolt's Food Pantry Fill Up is a new, fun way to increase the supply of items available in the campus food bank. The food drive will take place from Sept. 21 - 25 in the Student Union's first floor lounge....

Students to vote for change

If college students can increase their voter turnout by only 19 percent, 3.7 million voters will sound off for nationwide change. Register to vote. Use your voice.

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Our country is on the brink of massive change. A change that college aged voters can influence to see us through to the other side. We are clearly struggling. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how ill-prepared we are to handle disease nationally. Johns Hopkins University reports that the United States...

Local Zig Zag Galleries a place for artists and art lovers

Jenna Zapata stands proudly with the freshly painted mural on the side of Zig Zag Galleries. Visitors are welcome to hop on back to snap photos of their own.

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

Zig Zag Galleries in Denison, Texas could be a new hot spot for local students. ZZG is "a contemporary art gallery, vintage shop and workshop space." Above all, it is a place for artists of all types and skill levels to have the opportunity to display their work. Co-owner and creative director of...

Seek and offer help this September

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

It is estimated that every year, one million people commit suicide globally. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 45,000 Americans take their own lives annually. For every suicide, there are 25 failed attempts. It is the second leading cause of death for young adults in the United States....

Isolation inspires unity

Nicole Maldonado poses with a photo from her high school graduation. In the photo she stands with her arms wrapped around her mother and grandmother, whom she has not seen in two years.

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Nicole Maldonado found herself stranded in Durant when Southeastern Oklahoma State University abruptly transitioned to distance learning over Spring Break 2020. “It was honestly very sad and disappointing because I was very excited,” she said. “The [tennis] team is great and the girls are grea...

Record breaking enrollment surpasses 5,000 students

5,339 students represent the largest enrollment in SE history. This classroom is an example of one of the many that have been modified to social distancing standards. The increase in students has meant a greater need for creativity in this area.

University Communications, Contributor

September 10, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, enrollment continues to grow at a record-setting rate at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. For the first time since the school opened its doors in 1909, enrollment has topped  the 5,000 mark. This fall, Southeastern...

Mental health services accessible to SE students

Take advantage of SE's partnership with Live to Learn, which offers five highly effective online programs based on the proven principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Use the code

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed more tension than usual on students’ shoulders. Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers multiple services to help students manage their mental health. The SE Counseling Center currently offers free services in an online format. “We are seeing clients through...

Sororities transition to continuous recruitment

Bid Day at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Fall 2019.

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

Due to COVID-19 policies established at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and through the National Panhellenic Conference, SE sororities will not hold traditional bid day activities on campus. Mitchell Emberson, Director of Student Activities, worked with their Panhellenic Chapter President and...

What to do when there is nothing left to do

Mariah Fagan and Morgan Rosamond pose for a self-timer photo while enjoying their midnight snack of donuts from Dandy's.

Karley Freeman, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

Due to the precautions taken during the pandemic, there is clearly not as much to do around campus as there was before. Student Life has planned many fun and engaging virtual activities for students to participate in, but unfortunately it is just not the same. If you and your roommate have nothing...

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