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Pop goes the Snowman

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Pop goes the Snowman

Tina Farquain, News Editor Christmas time is here and thank goodness because I do not think I could wait much longer. During the holidays people just seem to be much nicer, most likely because they know Santa is watching very closely. Speaking of the jolly big guy, what do you plan on leaving for him…

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Blood and love

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Blood and love

Alex Lehr, Staff Writer To put it bluntly, “Dracula,” as hosted by Theatre at Southeastern, sucked something huge: my full attention. Walking into the dimly lit, tightly enclosed Visual and Performing Arts Center chamber, the audience was met with stands that encircled the portrayal area as if they were creatures from another world, surrounding them…

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Friendsgiving with all the fixings

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Friendsgiving with all the fixings

Tina Farquain, News Editor   Now-a-days Thanksgiving is a big celebration for lots of food. Hopefully families around the table still share what they are thankful for, but I mean, there is usually a huge pile of food in between you and your cousin across the table. So who can’t help but be thankful for…

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Netflix is the new age of entertainment: fun for all

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Netflix is the new age of entertainment: fun for all

Tina Farquain, News Editor It is Friday night, homework is done, no party going on and you just want to relax at home; what do you do? Netflix binge, or am I the only one? Let’s face the facts. Cable is expensive and may not be necessary for college students. If you have it that’s…

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Best selling novel turned motion picture, “If I Stay”

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Best selling novel turned motion picture, “If I Stay”

Melissa Haworth-Cox, Yearbook Editor The Best-Seller “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman is about 17-year-old Mia Hall and her life in Portland, Oregon. The novel begins with a family around the breakfast table in the cold, snowy morning before school has begun. The radio is turned on to announce a snow day. Since Mia’s father…

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Grilled cheese on the go

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Grilled cheese on the go

Tina Farquain, News Editor Grilled cheese sandwiches are classics. They remind me of an afternoon snack and homework. So, the latter of that isn’t so great but the snacking part was wonderful. Well I would say I don’t like cheese, but that’s a lie. I love it, in fact, and grilled cheese is one of…

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Student Hot Spots

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Student Hot Spots

Madison Thames Staff Writer   Whether you’re new to Southeastern or a returner, it is never too late to spice up your social life. The Texoma area has many places great for college students to hang out and enjoy themselves. • Dandy Donuts: Up late studying for a test or finishing ridiculous loads of homework?…

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Got Ramen? Spice up dorm-cooked meals with these recipes

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Got Ramen? Spice up dorm-cooked meals with these recipes

Tina Firquain Staff writer Since being in college, I have learned to survive on my own with a fairly limited budget, a budget that mostly gets spent on shopping or activities. When it comes to spending money on food, I get a little stingy. I love cooking, but I still don’t like spending my hard-earned…

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Ziosk creates mixed feelings about Chili’s for student

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Ziosk creates mixed feelings about Chili’s for student

Zach Maxwell Staff writer At long last, Chili’s restaurants have joined the 21st century and installed touch-screen menus at every table in their Durant eatery. I called a few friends in other towns and their Chili’s have the new “Ziosk” screens as well. I guess the restaurant considers itself a pioneer now, but really they’re…

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‘Final Fantasy X’ rerelease exceeds expectations

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‘Final Fantasy X’ rerelease exceeds expectations

Alex Lehr Staff writer It was the story of Tidus and Yuna from the start, and it became the player’s story on a highly emotional level. “Final Fantasy X” was rereleased for the Playstation 3 in March. It’s a masterpiece. “Final Fantasy X” updated the series in gameplay elements and dialogue, and the rerelease has…

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