Archive For August 24, 2012

Merchant fair hosted in SE student union

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by Shannon Hutcherson Assistant yeardisc editor Every fall, Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosts a merchant fair that brings the school and the community together. This year, the merchant fair was hosted in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union loft. The purpose of this fair was to highlight some of the benefits and amenities the campus…

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Southeastern now a tobacco-free zone

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Southeastern now a tobacco-free zone

by Stacy Hutto Staff writer The executive order Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed on Feb. 6, 2012, went into effect the beginning of this month. The executive order prohibits the use of any tobacco products in all public places and all properties owned by the state of Oklahoma, including Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In the…

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ to expectations

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ to expectations

by Nick Growall Staff writer As the final chapter of director Christopher Nolan’s take on the Batman mythos, expectations were high for “The Dark Knight Rises” after the success of the series’ previous installment, “The Dark Knight.” Only something truly grand and epic on a scale rarely seen would please the endless masses of Bat-fans,…

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Student rides block party’s mechanical bull

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Student rides block party’s mechanical bull

Staff photo Shilo Martin rides the mechanical bull offered as entertainment to students during Welcome Week’s Tuesday evening block party.

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Sumo wresting students face off at block party

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Sumo wresting students face off at block party

Staff photo Southeastern students Tyler Roberts (left) and Britton Wright (right) face off against each other in a sumo wrestling match at the block party held during Welcome Week on Aug. 21, 2012.

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BCM raises letters

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BCM raises letters

Staff photo BCM students raise their organization’s letters in front of the volleyball game they hosted during Welcome Week’s block party.

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Students watch BCM-hosted volleyball game

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Students watch BCM-hosted volleyball game

Staff photo Students gather to observe the volleyball game that the BCM hosted on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 21, during Welcome Week. The sand volleyball pit is located beside Shearer Halls and Suites.

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‘We’ve Got Answers’ points students in right direction

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‘We’ve Got Answers’ points students in right direction

Debra Fulenchek and Liz Howard help freshman Laiken McMurl under the clock tower on Tuesday, Aug. 21, near the Fine Arts Building. Intended to help students find their classes, the Welcome Week event “We’ve Got Answers,” was open from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Howard said they have helped “a bunch”…

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SE rhetoric professor publishes educational book

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SE rhetoric professor publishes educational book

by Jerreck McWilliams Staff writer Professor Horace “Skip” Robinson, director of the Center for Rhetoric & Professional Development at Southeastern, recently published a book titled “Proper Form: Pure and Simple.” According to Robinson, the book is a compilation of instructional devices that he developed over his career of teaching English 1113 at Southeastern 40 times….

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