Archive For July 18, 2011

Summer fun in the sun: lake safety

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Summer fun in the sun: lake safety

Lornna Bates                Managing editor    With summer in full swing, Lake Texoma is a popular attraction for Southeastern college students. Whether swimming, skiing, boating or even sun­bathing, Lake Texoma offers full enjoy­ment for everyone. However, there are precautions that should be taken to en­sure the safety of all involved.    Sunscreen should be worn, no…

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OSF presents ‘summer of secrets’

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OSF presents ‘summer of secrets’

Samantha Perera Staff writer    The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival will present its 32nd season, “Summer of Secrets,” with six shows from June 17 – July 17.    According to the website, OSF was established by Molly Risso in 1979 in Durant. Risso believed in the magic of theatre and as the artistic director of OSF…

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Morrison, past to present

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Morrison, past to present

Brittani Young Contributing Writer    Most SE students have had at least one class in the Morrison Building, but the majority of SE students probably are not aware of the history behind the structure in the middle of our campus.    The massive Morrison Building re­cently celebrated its 102nd birthday this past January. L. David…

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Summer enrollment is here

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Summer enrollment is here

Katie Allen Contributing writer    With a successful spring semester completed, Southeastern transitioned into its summer term smoothly. Sum­mer 2011 classes began on June 6, and the summer semester will end on July 29.    Summer classes are a popular choice for students because many are offered online and as block courses. Block courses are…

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HB 1227 proposes AHEC to join SE

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HB 1227 proposes AHEC to join SE

Lornna Bates Managing Editor    House Bill 1227 (HB 1227), a pro­posal authored and introduced by Sen. Frank Simpson, R-Ardmore, has cre­ated quite the commotion throughout southern Oklahoma.    “HB 1227 will convert the Ardmore Higher Education Center into a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University by 2014,” said co-au­thor Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-District…

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Curry to perform at Kansas City Fringe Festival

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Curry to perform at Kansas City Fringe Festival

Samantha Perera Staff writer Dustin Curry, a student at SE, will be performing at the Kansas City Fringe Festival in Missouri from July 21-31. Curry, an acting/directing and the­atre management major will be perform­ing his new show, “Mister Gremory’s Cabinet of Curiosities,” at the festival. According to Curry, a fringe festi­val is an arts festival…

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SE may add new grad programs

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SE may add new grad programs

Lornna Bates Managing editor    Southeastern has two master’s pro­grams in the approval process. The pro­posed programs are Master of Science in sport studies and athletic adminis­tration and Master of Arts in teaching. There is no further information avail­able at this time regarding the Master of Arts in teaching degree, said Dr. Ger­rie Johnson, chair…

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Tushka strives to rise from rubble

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Tushka strives to rise from rubble

Tiffany Logue Staff writer    On April 14, Tushka was hit by an EF3 tornado, which indicates a tornado with 136-165 mph wind gusts. The tor­nado warning began at approximately 6 p.m.    A majority of residents questioned said did not heed the warnings because they thought it could never happen to Tushka.    Little…

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Prepare, be aware during tornado season

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Prepare, be aware during tornado season

Tiffany Logue Staff writer    According to the National Oceanic and Atmospher­ic Administration’s National Weather Service, the deadliest tornado to hit Oklahoma occurred on April 9, 1947. It happened in Woodward, which is located near to the panhandle. Ranking as a number five on the Fujita Scale, used for categorizing tornadoes by intensity and damage,…

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Well, that was awkward: Rapture predictor wrong yet again

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Well, that was awkward: Rapture predictor wrong yet again

Jessica Berger Staff writer    So Harold Camping was wrong, again. He told the world the Rapture would occur on May 12 of this year. With the deadline come and gone with no Rapture, it is no wonder he won’t show his face. This may be be­cause it’s the second time he has made a…

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