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‘Tis the pumpkin season

Gabrielle Wood

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

When leaves start to change brown and there’s a cool crisp smell in the air, fall is coming right around the corner. Fall is one of the best times of the year, with so many reasons to be smitten with the season. The best thing about the fall season is Halloween. Fall creates a spooky atmosphere tha...

Manifest your goals with a vision board

A vision board is displayed in a student’s dorm room. Students can create a vision board to help them achieve their goals and dreams.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Many students know what they want to accomplish, but some may have a hard time visualizing their goals. This is where a vision board may be helpful. A vision board is a display of what someone would like to achieve or pursue. By putting together a collage of pictures or items that represent this end...

Saving the environment one straw at a time

Gabrielle Wood

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Reusable straws have become mildly popular and should be used instead of plastic. Plastic straws have become a controversial topic for many individuals who are advocates for the environment. I, personally, believe not using plastic straws is a big step in making the world a cleaner and healthier place. As...

Commuting to campus has many perks and provides independence

Commuting to campus has many perks and provides independence

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

Do you know how often you pay for your garbage pick-up? Do you have any idea how to get electricity service in a new apartment? Can you fix a broken door knob? Does you budget break up include electricity and Internet bills? Do you know how much groceries last for a week? Will you notice if there is...

Head-to-Head: Living at a commuter school

Students line up to get inside their dorms during the Move-in Mane-ia. While some students prefer living on campus, others find it better to commute.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

Although known to be a commuter university, there are many perks to being a Southeastern resident that provides students with the full college experience. Every new semester, hundreds of new residents fill the campus as they move into their dorms. At times like this, students may find themselves...

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

At least once a year, there comes a time where we, as Americans, can make our voices heard by voting in our local elections. On Oct. 12, the Louisiana Gubernatorial Election will be held in which we will have the chance to decide our next governor, lieutenant governor and a multitude of other state...

Advanced high school courses: a pain or a gain?

Advanced high school courses: a pain or a gain?

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

Throughout high school, students are encouraged to enroll in college courses, either through Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment classes, to get ahead. But do these programs actually help them or do they set them back? These courses put added stress and expectation on students during high school....

Trailing through memories

Prakriti Adhikari

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

I fell in love the first day I arrived on campus. It was love at first sight. I loved everything about the campus that I was about to call home for the coming foursome years. From the Katrina fountain, to Friendship Circle, to Pottle Performance Circle and the shady walkway behind Pottle Hall, everything...

A word from the editor…

A word from the editor...

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2019

Summer is coming to a close as the new academic year arrives. This has been the busiest summer of my life - filled with new clothes, new friends, new experiences and fresh perspectives all resulting in a new A.J. Now, as I prepare to slip back into my normal routine of classes, work, sorority and other...

Caffeine alternatives

Caffeine alternatives

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

The semester begins. You wake up early in the morning, start attending lectures, work while being a full-time student and your planner starts filling up with deadlines and test dates. You are fatigued, your eyes are fluttering, and you instinctively reach for a cup of coffee or any other caffeinated...

Creating a productive study space

Time, location and a distraction-free space are three factors that contribute to an effective study environment. Some students prefer to study in groups at the library while others work by themselves in a dorm room. Marie Bernard, advisor at the Center for Student Excellence, suggests that students plan out times to study and use campus resources to their academic benefit.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

Many can relate to the story of planning to have a study session in the living room but end up watching Netflix. Some students go to a nearby coffee shop to study but end up focusing on how the workers are making a special latte. Others might also start dozing off as they choose their comfortable bed...

College Checklist

Students and their family carry boxes into the dorms during Move in Mania. Knowing what you do and do not need for college is crucial before going off to live on your own.

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 13, 2019

While preparing for college, here is a checklist of things you may need! ...

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