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Fall 2020 sees increase in enrollment rate

With a total of 14,461 students enrolled for Fall 2020, the total number of full time students increased by 1.4% and the part time students increased by 1.4%.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2020

Despite COVID-19 altering the format of learning, students have shown to not be discouraged from enrolling in courses. The university has seen an increase in enrollment for the Fall 2020 semester, reporting a total of 14,461 students. Aime Anderson, a registrar, shared the main factor that has cont...

Lions from long distance: International students share their stories

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Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

August 18, 2020

This semester, the university will see a new type of diversity within its student body: diversity of location. Many international students have returned to their home countries and made the decision to stay until further notice, making the population of full-time students broader than ever before.Â...

A wildfire stopped before the forest burnt down

A wildfire stopped before the forest burnt down

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief

July 24, 2020

For the past few weeks, being an international student in the United States was not a good experience. The experience of enjoying foreign culture while working towards an educational degree was stained after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dropped the news that international students hav...

International students improve English speaking skills

The English as a Second Language program provides non-native students an opportunity to enhance their communication skills with native English speakers. Courtesy of Danielle Perez de Corcho

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2019

Foreign students who do not speak English as their primary language may face challenges with understanding others and adapting to an American college experience. In order to assist those students, the Department of World Languages and Cultures provides resources through the English as a Second Language...

International student-athletes try to make mark in the US

Tilly Hallas-Potts, a junior soccer player from the United Kingdom and Putri Insani, a sophomore tennis player from Indonesia. 
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Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

The university is home to over 250 international students. These students represent over 70 countries around the world. Some international students are a part of the university’s athletic programs. Putri Insani, a sophomore accounting major, is a member of the tennis team. A native of Jakarta, Indone...

Dashain: celebration of victory of good over evil

Dashain: celebration of victory of good over evil

October 23, 2019

Nepalese Students at Southeastern organized Dashain celebration on Saturday Oct. 19 at the War Memorial Student Union Ballroom. Dashain is a festival celebrated in Nepalese culture and celebrates the victory of good over evil. The event included performances by students, door prizes and Nepalese food. &nbs...