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Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

A health insurance company is partnering with Catapult Health to provide cost-free preventive care check ups for employees who are enrolled in the coverage. The university’s Human Resources Office is facilitating on-site wellness visits in the Pennington Student Activity Center. The check ups will...

Changes in winter graduation ceremonies

Changes in winter graduation ceremonies

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The university is presenting a new graduation arrangement for its students and guests. This semester, commencement will be separated into two ceremonies. Both ceremonies will take place in the University Center on North Campus on Dec. 14. The first ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and will consist of...

Hatcher attends first event as Miss Southeastern

Hatcher attends first event as Miss Southeastern

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The newly-crowned Miss Southeastern experienced her first event as a representative of the university. Janine Hatcher, a senior business administration major, was crowned Miss Southeastern Louisiana University on Nov. 22. With her new position, Hatcher will serve as a representative for the university...

Janine Hatcher crowned Miss Southeastern 2020

Janine Hatcher crowned Miss Southeastern 2020

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2019

A new Miss Southeastern was crowned as the Campus Activity Board hosted its annual Miss Southeastern Louisiana University pageant. This year, 15 contestants competed for the title of Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Nov. 22.  The page...

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator at the University Health Center

November 21, 2019

Influenza is probably not something students, faculty and staff at the university are just hearing about. Flu season is rapidly approaching, so that means advertisements for the flu shot and the importance of hand washing are everywhere. The University Health Center believes it is important for students, ...

Tacos & Beer relocates in downtown Hammond

Tacos & Beer relocates in downtown Hammond

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Tacos & Beer is moving its location from down E Thomas street to the former Mojitos Bistro building. The decision to close Mojitos Bistro and move Tacos & Beer in its place was made in late September, and the renovation process for the new venue started on Oct. 1. The new location opens on...

Senior art majors prepare to exhibit how they have matured their craft

Senior art majors prepare to exhibit how they have matured their craft

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2019

The end of the semester is approaching, which means seniors are near the end of their undergraduate studies. For art majors, this means preparing their final body of work for the upcoming senior thesis exhibition. Nov. 21-Dec. 14, the university’s Department of Visual Art and Design will host the ...

YEA! Northshore creates young entrepreneurs

YEA! Northshore creates young entrepreneurs

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Northshore chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, otherwise known as ‘YEA! Northshore’, is a leadership program for 6-12th graders that is offered at the university. The year-long program was designed to transform students into young entrepreneurs while giving them business and commu...

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

In anticipation of the upcoming gubernatorial runoff between incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, the university College Democrats will host the Blue Meets Red governor’s debate, inviting the university College Republicans to the forum. The event, which will...

Marcello hired as new Greek life assistant director

Marcello hired as new Greek life assistant director

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Monday, Nov. 4 was the first day of work for the university’s new assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Alana Marcello. Marcello explained why she chose to apply to Southeastern after having been at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for an extended time. “I have been in Lafayette...

A galaxy far away comes to the Columbia Theatre

A galaxy far away comes to the Columbia Theatre

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

One-man Star Wars trilogy brings in a crowd of old and new fans with one person performing all the roles of the first three movies.  Chalres Ross, a comedian and Star Wars fan, held a one-man Star Wars trilogy Nov. 7 at the Columbia Theater.  Since 2002, Ross has been performing his one-man Star Wa...

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

The university announced that it will be implementing the Workday System, replacing the PeopleSoft system that has been a part of the technology for Leonet and on-campus jobs. Alongside other members in the University of Louisiana system, the university will be joining a new enterprise resource planning...