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Keeping up with Miss Southeastern 2020 Janine Hatcher

Keeping up with Miss Southeastern 2020 Janine Hatcher

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2020

On Nov. 22, Janine Hatcher was crowned Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020. A tradition dating back to the 1970s, Miss Southeastern is an important fixture on campus. She represents all things green and gold everywhere she goes.  Hatcher launched her reign as Miss SLU on Jan. 22 with the ...

Miss SLU 2020

Miss SLU 2020

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

The university named Janine Hatcher Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 on Nov. 22 to represent all things green and gold. Originally from the city of Plainfield, New Jersey, Hatcher grew up as the second oldest of five siblings. Her parents moved to Chesapeake, Virginia when she was around ...

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...

Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 Contestants

Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 Contestants

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 Pageant will take place on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. This year, 15 contestants will compete for the spot to become the next Miss Southeastern. In preparation for the pageant, each contestant answered two questions to expl...

Randon changes pageant systems

Randon changes pageant systems

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

Emily Randon is a past Miss Southeastern and was apart of the Miss Louisiana Organization, competing for the title Miss Louisiana in 2017. Randon, a 2018 kinesiology graduate has had experience in the pageant world since her first-ever pageant, Miss Southeastern Louisiana University. Randon discussed wha...

Miss Louisiana Preparation

Miss Louisiana Preparation

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2019

Once a year, some of the most beautiful and talented women across the state gather in West Monroe to compete for the title of Miss Louisiana. Since the 1970s, the university has sent a representative as Miss Southeastern Louisiana University, and this year Chelsey Blank, a junior accounting major, has...

Crowning Chelsey

Crowning  Chelsey

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

Every year, the university chooses its new ambassador as Miss Southeastern and awards her with golden roses, the local Miss America crown, an opportunity to compete in the Miss Louisiana Pageant and recognition in various events on campus. The title holder is also awarded one year’s tuition, $1000...

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose organized a farewell banquet as she prepares to give up the crown. Larose's legacy as Miss Southeastern included building sponsorship for the pageant. Owner of Bra la Vie Andrea Kopfler shared why she became a sponsor. "Alyssa approached me, and I had been looking...

Larose constructs her legacy

Larose constructs her legacy

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 15, 2018

When 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose accepted the crown almost a year ago, she began to carve her lion mark by furthering the influence and extent of the pageant. “I cannot believe that the 2019 pageant is just around the corner,” said Larose, a junior elementary education and special education...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Meet the contestants

Meet the contestants

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018

With 13 contestants, the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant promises to be larger than those in recent years. The pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre. 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, shared what...