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Student journalists attend conference in Washington, D.C.

Emily Dahl, left, and Megan McFarland were able to attend the 2019 National Collegiate Media Convention in Washington, D.C. from October 31 to November 3 with the Student Publications advisor, Tascha Bond.

Student Publications

November 4, 2019

Members of SE Student Publications attended the 2019 Fall National Collegiate Media Convention in Washington, D.C. from October 31 to November 3. The convention hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press and Collegiate Media Association was an event with over 275 informational sessions with topics...

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...

Halloween activities around Texoma

Halloween activities around Texoma

Anna Kelly, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Halloween is creeping up on us and Texoma is preparing to get spooky! For families looking for frightful fun the kids will enjoy, Durant Main Street’s annual Trick-or-Treating will be held October 31  from 4:30-6:30. The event will include a carnival, costume contest and all business will be lining...

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...

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...

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...

Student health resources on campus

Students are encouraged to contact Student Wellness Center for any physical or mental health needs.

Derek Dophied, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

The start of the fall semester brings many new faces to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Freshman year is a time of excitement and self-discovery, but it can also be a time of loneliness, anxiety and depression. Here are some strategies to stay ahead of the curve and keep your mental health in...

Students benefit from ESA’s on campus

Sophomore, Taylor Thompson, lives on campus with her Emotional Support Animal, Sam.

Anna Kelly, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

It is no secret that college can be stress-inducing. With all the deadlines and studying, there’s no question as to why over one-third of first-year college freshman are affected by a mental illness. According to, “In the United States, almost half of adults (46.4 percent)...

Durant’s medical marijuana boom

These marijuana buds are located in The Remedy in Durant. Dispensaries showcase their marijuana buds, or

Nynnett Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Since the passage of State Question 788, legalizing medicinal marijuana, Oklahoma has exploded with new business. Oklahoma is one of the most recent states to introduce a legal way to obtain marijuana, but this did not come without restrictions and competition on every corner. Medicinal marijuana may be legal in the s...

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