Archive For October 31, 2011

Assisting with the unplanned

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Assisting with the unplanned

By Chrissy Dill Staff writer There are several resources available for students who may be facing an unplanned pregnancy and are considering their options in dealing with it. If a student is faced with an unplanned pregnancy, SE Counseling Services as well as Student Health Services provide resources. “I’ve talked to students about it,” said…

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Unborn Child Protection Act

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Unborn Child Protection Act

By Chrissy Dill Staff writer House Bill 1888, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law during spring 2011 semester, will go into effect Nov. 1. According to Oklahoma State Rep. Josh Brecheen, this measure “prohibits abortions after 20 weeks,” adding that“numerous scientific studies have found that this…

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Safe trick or treating tips for parents, children

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Safe trick or treating tips for parents, children

By Dani Norton Staff writer The time is fast approaching when millions of children will take to the streets to fill their plastic pumpkins to the brim with candy and delight in numerous Halloween festivities. It is a spooky night, to be sure, but ghouls and goblins are not the only threat parents should worry…

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The safe trick or treat event is fun for all

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The safe trick or treat event is fun for all

By Chrissy Dill Staff writer Halloween is just around the corner, and the residence halls of Southeastern are in preparation for trick-or-treaters and the Safe Trick or Treat event, held Halloween night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and organized by the Residence Life staff. Safe Trick of Treat consists of carnival-style booths, such as…

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‘A-haunting we will go’: A ghost tale

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‘A-haunting we will go’: A ghost tale

By Steven Dixon Advertising director For generations, various spots in Oklahoma, the United States and the world have ghostly tales that have been passed down, and the SE campus is no exception. It seems that our campus holds not only a thousand magnolias, but also a dozen ghost stories in a few of our buildings….

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Native American Symposium

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Native American Symposium

By Laura Tomah Yeardisc editor Southeastern will host the Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival: “Where No One Else Has Gone Before.” The symposium will feature presentations on Native American literature, history, sociology, education, science, art and film. Scholars, artists and members of Indian Nations from across the United States and beyond will come…

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October is for more than just Halloween

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October is for more than just Halloween

By Lornna Bates Managing Editor When a person thinks of October, the topic of breast cancer probably does not register immediately. Halloween is synonymous with October as should be breast cancer. October is the official month for Breast Cancer Awareness, after all, and has been recognized as such since October of 1985, said Nellie Day,…

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Student arrested on alleged assault charges

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Student arrested on alleged assault charges

By Samantha Perera News editor A former Southeastern football player was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 5 and charged with counts of sexual battery and assault and battery. According to the report filed by officer John Miller of the SE campus police department, Gasteneau Rashard Fisher allegedly assaulted a young woman in the Southeastern Henry G….

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The best of the worst in horror movies

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The best of the worst in horror movies

By Dani Norton Staff writer Horror movies are an integral part of any Halloween celebration done right. Nothing sets the mood quite like a good slasher flick or ghost story. Unfortunately, more often than not, modern horror films fail to do justice to the genre—the scares just aren’t there. And the classics, however groundbreaking they…

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Fall 2011 accessories

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Fall 2011 accessories

By Chrissy Dill Staff writer With the fall season upon us, new fashion trends are making appearances in the form of jackets, boots and various types of outerwear and sweaters. With these news trends come some fun new accessories that will put a wild spin on your fall outfit. A pattern that vogue.com calls “native…

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