Archive For February 24, 2011

Art show highlights variety of student pieces

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Art show highlights variety of student pieces

Staff photos by Alisha Loyd      

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Freedom from smoking group provides support

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Freedom from smoking group provides support

By Chrissy Dill, Staff writer Southeastern Oklahoma State University Counseling Services is providing a new opportunity that will significantly better the health of students, faculty and staff. The Freedom from Smoking Group at SE is an eight-week program that provides a supportive group setting to help participants break their smoking habit for good. The first…

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SE sororities begin recruitment drive at official kickoff

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SE sororities begin recruitment drive at official kickoff

By Samantha Perera, Staff writer Recruitment for SE sororities kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. on the second floor loft of the Student Union. Alpha Sigma Tau and Sigma Sigma Sigma, the two sororities at Southeastern, have been hosting events that began on Feb. 16 and will continue until March 4 when…

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Successful freshmen honored at annual reception

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Successful freshmen honored at annual reception

By Laura Tomah, Contributing writer Photo by Dan Hoke The Office of Freshman Programs hosted the 10th annual Freshman Success Reception in the Ballroom on Monday, Jan. 31 at 3:30 p.m. The reception honored all first-time, full-time incoming freshman who earned a 3.25 GPA or higher during the fall 2010 semester. Students, parents and faculty…

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Totally serious horoscope

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Totally serious horoscope

We are not responsible for what happens if you take this seriously By Steven Dixon, Advertising Director Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20) Today you will discover the original version of the nursery rhyme: “Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such…

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Cabin fever: A student’s dramatic tale of boredom

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Cabin fever: A student’s dramatic tale of boredom

By Brittani Young, Contributing writer Photo by Jerreck McWilliams   Snow days can be relaxing, but also boring. During the time off I managed to get nothing done. I enjoyed the first few days, but for the most part it was boring. The first day, I lounged around the house thinking of all the things…

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Florals invade new fashion scene for spring

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Florals invade new fashion scene for spring

By Chrissy Dill, Staff writer Photo from Forever21.com Now that we’ve said goodbye to the chills of winter, it’s time to look at this spring season’s great fashion trends. Spring fashion is all about floral patterns, the brightest colors possible and cute wedges on your feet. The military jacket was a great addition to the…

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Jan. 27 marks 1 year since passing of literary legend

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Jan. 27 marks 1 year since passing of literary legend

By David Reagan, Contributing writer Jan. 27 had a special feeling of importance this year. It had about it a specific air of solemn remembrance and quizzical intrigue for me. This was felt in the way that the beginning of a good mystery book makes a man want to flip straight to the ending and…

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‘Hush, Hush’ brings new breed into paranormal love

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‘Hush, Hush’ brings new breed into paranormal love

By Tiffany Logue, Contributing writer Photo from darkfairytales.com Becca Fitzpatrick’s novel “Hush, Hush” made its way to number 10 on the New York Times Bestseller list, became a best-seller in England, France and Brazil, as well as being a  Publisher’s Weekly best-seller. These accolades may not mean much to readers until they find out that…

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‘A Practical Guide to Racism’ horrifyingly funny

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‘A Practical Guide to Racism’ horrifyingly funny

By Brandi Bunch, Managing editor Photo from amazon.com A word of caution: If you are easily offended or dislike sarcasm, you will not like this review, and you will definitely dislike this book. Go play in the sunshine, pet a kitten and pretend you never saw this. ***** Have you ever wanted to insult someone…

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