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The significance behind wearing green and gold

The significance behind wearing green and gold

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Wearing university apparel allows students to showcase their school spirit and represent their institution. Kristina McBride, coordinator of tutoring and record keeping for Student Support Services, shared why students benefit from wearing school apparel. “Students feel a sense of belonging and pride when they are...

Mentoring cubs into lions

Mentoring cubs into lions

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Students looking to find a career path, organizations to join or any other life advice can seek out a staff member to become a mentor. Dr. Eric Summers, vice president for student affairs, explained the purpose of a mentor. “A mentor is a trusted advisor for a student at Southeastern, a person w...

Greek Week Court

Greek Week Court

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus, Showcase

The Greek Court found itself added to this year’s festivities to add to the competition of Greek Week and representation of Greek life. Each Greek chapter nominated a representative for the court. Throughout the week, the court members can be distinguished by a white sash. “They’re gonna repre...

Get ready for an art and music spectacular

Get ready for an art and music spectacular

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is hosting "Artrageous" for the community to enjoy a live art and musical experience. "Artrageous" will be held on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Roy Blackwood, executive director of the Columbia Theatre, discussed what viewers should expect to see from the art...

Fundraiser features local restaurants

Fundraiser features local restaurants

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

University Advancement raised money and displayed some of Hammond's most popular dishes at the 35th annual "Chefs Evening." The event was held in the Student Union Grand Ballroom on March 31. Lisa Patti, donor relations coordinator, discussed the history of "Chefs Evening." "Restaurants all...

Comedy show brings a night of laughs

Comedy show brings a night of laughs

Joseph Scott, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The "AJ Live Comedy Show" delivered hours of humorous fun to campus. The show, which was run, written and created by AJ Jackson with the help of his friends and family, was held in the War Memorial Student Union Theatre on March 30. The two-hour interactive show included many of the audience members...

Changes to volleyball tournament affected location and outcome

Changes to volleyball tournament affected location and outcome

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Greek Week's first event was moved out from Greek Village, a situation that led four teams to take the top three positions. Because of weather conditions, the "Greek Week Volleyball Tournament" was held on March 31 at 1 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center. Gabrielle Reynolds, membership...

Danny Phantom wins Greek cook-off

Danny Phantom wins Greek cook-off

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 31, 2019


Filed under On Campus

A pastalaya competition ended the first day of unity and contest in Greek Week. "Food Wars" was held outside the Pennington Student Activity Center on March 31. The Danny Phantom team, consisting of Theta Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Order and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,...

MADE Men teaches life lessons

MADE Men teaches life lessons

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under On Campus

MADE Men taught team building exercises and the fundamentals of college to upperclassmen students from Alfred Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School. MADE Men's fourth annual leadership workshop "Entourage" was held on March 29 in the Student Union Mall. Darnell Butler, president of MADE Men, discussed...

A look into Greek Week

A look into Greek Week

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Members of Greek life can look to compete and make connections in the annual Greek Week. Greek Week is scheduled for March 31 to April 4. This year's theme for Greek Week will be "Greekelodeon." Greek organizations will participate in a step show centered around a Nickelodeon show. Karley Bordelon,...

Robinson takes first place in CAB talent show

Robinson takes first place in CAB talent show

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Students showed off their talents from singing or beatboxing to stand-up comedy on stage at the Campus Activities Board's talent show. The performances entertained an audience in the Student Union Theatre on March 27. Ariana Robinson, a freshman art major, took first place with a hula hoop performance. "It...

Beads used to promote election

Beads used to promote election

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The Student Government Association encouraged people to vote in the municipal primary election this weekend. "You BEADer Vote!" was held on March 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway. While students signed a sheet sign explaining why they felt the need to vote, members of SGA handed out...