Archive For April 23, 2012

Actress Lawrence brings depth to lacking ‘Games’

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Actress Lawrence brings depth to lacking ‘Games’

by Dani Norton Staff writer   Gary Ross’ “The Hunger Games,” adapted from the book of the same name by Suzanne Collins, now holds the record for biggest box office debut for a non-sequel. It also enjoyed the third best opening weekend in box office history with $152 million, behind the final “Harry Potter” installment…

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All-American Reject’s new album is rejected

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All-American Reject’s new album is rejected

by Kendra Germany Staff writer   Oklahoma rockers the All-American Rejects released their fourth album “Kids in the Streets” on March 26, failing to capture the raw rock ‘n’ roll attitude of past records. It has been almost five years since the boys from Stillwater’s last album “When the World Comes Down” was released. The…

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Titanic remembered 100 years after disaster

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Titanic remembered 100 years after disaster

by Tiffany Logue Contributing writer   April 15, 2012, is the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic disaster. According to CBS News, the disaster was remembered on land and sea. CBS News reporter Mark Phillips called it “remembering human arrogance and folly.” Like most mistakes that earn the phrase “human arrogance and folly,” the Titanic…

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Theatre at Southeastern provides entertaining rendition of ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live!’

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Theatre at Southeastern provides entertaining rendition of ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live!’

by Lornna Bates Managing editor   Children dancing in the aisles, songs teaching grammar and punctuation, characters based on multiple personalities of a teacher. Is all of this typical? It is if you attended the production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” The American Association of University Women and Theatre at Southeastern presented the children’s theatre performance….

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April Humorscope

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April Humorscope

An opinion by Steven Dixon Advertising director   Aries (March 21 – April 19) Excellent day to refer to everyone as “Doctor.” This will make them grin, and they’ll forget all about that favor they were going to ask of you.   Taurus (April 20 – May 20) Good day to let your imagination soar….

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Students chose top 4 issues in upcoming election

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Students chose top 4 issues in upcoming election

An opinion by Sarah Tarver News editor   The Republican primaries are almost half over, as far as delegates go, and with Santorum dropping out of the race there are only three candidates who are still in the running. According to The Washington Post’s Republican Primary Tracker, Mitt Romney is leading with 684 delegates so…

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Campus communication, or lack thereof, a problem

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Campus communication, or lack thereof, a problem

An opinion   Communication is defined by Merriam Webster’s Dictionary as “a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior.” There has been a distinct lack of information exchange around campus, which has been noticed by students and faculty alike. Recently Springfest happened. However, when events…

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Student Publications wins numerous awards at contest

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Student Publications wins numerous awards at contest

From Staff reports   The Southeastern student news publication of Southeastern Oklahoma State University earned 21 individual student awards and three overall newspaper awards in the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association competition. The students received the recognition in achievements for the year of 2011 during the OCMA conference and awards banquet held Friday, March 30 on…

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Jazzfest held Saturday

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Jazzfest held Saturday

by Kendra Germany Staff writer   The Southeastern Jazz Ensemble hosted Jazzfest 2012 on April 21 from 1-9 p.m. at Sports City Café. The SE music department’s website, http://homepages.se.edu/music, said that Jazzfest featured the SE Jazz Ensemble and several other local jazz groups. Cat5, Durant High School Jazz Ensembles I and II, McAlester High School…

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Child fit, fun day at SE

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Child fit, fun day at SE

by Brittani Young Staff writer   Children in daycare and Head Start get to have a day of fun at Southeastern. On Friday, April 20, Child Care Resource and Referral Center is hosting Young Children’s Fit and Fun Day. Coordinator Stephanie Makke said this is an event focusing on 3- and 4-year-olds in daycare and…

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