Archive For April 28, 2011

Springfest exhaustingly rewarding for those involved

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Springfest exhaustingly rewarding for those involved

Staff Photo by Jerreck McWilliams Everyone sees mud in Springfest, but what few people get to see is what lies underneath that mud: more mud. That mud beneath the mud is, of course, a metaphor for all the dirty work that goes into planning, organizing and executing Springfest, the largest student managed event at Southeastern….

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Letter to the editor: Disillusionment in students

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Letter to the editor: Disillusionment in students

I recently read an editorial in your paper that I found particularly disturbing and disheartening, titled: “No One Cares About Apathy on Campus.” Since I have arrived here on campus, nearly four years ago, I have heard different people speak about apathy. I hear this from students, faculty and staff, administrators, local, state and national…

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Brain Storm needed more planning

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Brain Storm needed more planning

The word “brainstorm” has been thrown around the ACT department quite a bit in the past week, though it feels like we’re only just learning exactly what this mystical thing is meant to be. The SE Website has been helpful in this regard; that lightning-adorned Brain Storm banner is the first notable bit of advertising…

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Assistant theatre professor works magic in costuming

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Assistant theatre professor works magic in costuming

by Tammy Neely Bates, Staff writer   Staff Photo by Tammy Neely Bates   “It never occurred to me that I could have a career in theatre,” said Kathleen Hardgrove, assistant professor of theatre. “I grew up in a small town and didn’t know anyone in theatre”, said Hardgrove. Hardgrove comes from the small town…

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OSGA approves legislation

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OSGA approves legislation

by Jerreck McWilliams, Contributing writer Four pieces of legislation were passed by the OSGA on Apr. 9. The Oklahoma Student Government Association (OSGA) is the state wide legislative body and representative of higher education students in Oklahoma.  Legislation heard during the Fall and Spring Congresses of OSGA is written by students and sent to the…

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SGA prepares for new president for next year

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SGA prepares for new president for next year

by Jerreck McWilliams, Contributing writer   Ten pages of minutes were written during the Student Senate meeting Thursday, April 14, an unusually high number for what is often a thirty to fifty minute meeting. Springfest, of course, constituted the majority of the content of those minutes. Apr. 14’s meeting Senate meeting was the first gathering…

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Curriculum meet attracts students

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Curriculum meet attracts students

by Laura Tomah, Contributing writer Southeastern hosted the 98th annual Curriculum Contest March 31, with 2,500 high school students from 70 high schools participating. There were 40 contests with trophies and medals awarded to the best students and schools present at the event. The subject matter included such things as mathematics, science, English, foreign language,…

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Students visit OCMA conference

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Students visit OCMA conference

From Staff Reports   Five student staff members of The Southeastern newspaper and The Savage Storm yeardisc attended the 2011 Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association Conference at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater on March 31. The conference featured educational sessions with lectures from professors, writers, editors and producers to recognize that students are involved in not…

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High-profile speakers bring FATE to Southeastern

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High-profile speakers bring FATE to Southeastern

by Sergio Lopez, Contributing writer Southeastern hosted a presentation and panel discussion on substance abuse and addiction on Wednesday, April 6.  FATE (fighting addiction through education) founder Reggie Whitten and five time pro-bowler Roy Williams were on campus to educate students about substance abuse. “Most people don’t know how dangerous this stuff is.” said Whitten….

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Durant men agree to crossdress for a good cause

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Durant men agree to crossdress for a good cause

by Samantha Perera, Staff writer   Staff photo by Alisha Loyd Local men dressed up in high, red heels gathered at the Durant Market Square to educate the community on taking a stand against sexual violence and assault on Saturday, April 9. The event was organized by the Crisis Control Center of Durant, said Anna…

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