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Southeastern’s Dance Performance Project will host its first concert of the academic year on Oct. 18-19 in Pottle Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Dance programs fall lineup

Haley Dupre, Staff Reporter August 10, 2022

Southeastern’s Dance Performance Project has rebounded after several setbacks brought about by Hurricane Ida. With the damages and loss of their dance studios in the Pottle Auditorium and Columbia, the...

Senior marketing major Zoe Burns sitting at the front in Monsters Ink. Burns leads a busy life as a full time student at SLU and a tattoo apprentice.

The double life of a tattoo apprentice and SLU student

Chloe Williams , Staff Reporter August 10, 2022

Zoe Burns, a senior marketing major, works hard on and off campus as she balances her life as a student and tattoo apprentice at Monsters Ink in Ponchatoula.  Burns started apprenticing in November...

Performers and attendees of Hot August Night dancing together in 2019. Hot August Night will be making its comeback this year on Aug. 26.

The return of a downtown favorite: Hot August Night

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter August 9, 2022

After a three year hiatus, downtown Hammond’s favorite event will make a long-awaited return. The Hammond Downtown Development District will be holding the 25th annual Hot August Night on Friday,...

Megan Magri, Miss Southeastern, joined by her sister queens at Friendship Circle. These four ladies along with Emily Wilson (not pictured) will be competing in Miss Louisiana this week.

Southeastern pageant title holders set out for Miss Louisiana

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter June 14, 2022

Starting June 16, four SLU students and one recent graduate will be competing for the Miss Louisiana crown.  The Miss Louisiana preliminaries will take place June 16-17, with the finale on Saturday...

Sergeant Willie Bader, a WWII veteran from Tangipahoa Parish enjoys the exhibit at Hammond Regional Arts Center.

Hammond Regional Arts Center hosts exhibits honoring Louisiana’s veterans

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

The Hammond Regional Arts Center opened WWII exhibits on May 6 titled “The Pelican State Goes to War” and “ The Service: A Salute to the U.S Military.”  These exhibits showcase the efforts of...

Members of the Concert Choir singing upfront near the microphone along with the choir behind them. Students would often get up throughout the performance for solos or to give the audience a piece of information about the Matthew Shepard case.

Southeastern Concert Choir’s powerful performance of “Considering Matthew Shepard”

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

On May 7, Southeastern’s Concert Choir gathered in the Pottle Auditorium to perform “Considering Matthew Shepard,” composed by Craig Hella Johnson.  The concert was open to the public and conducted...

University alumna, Tori Bishop recently opened her third shop in Hammond square. Each of the stores can be found only doors from each other.

With a dress and a twirl, Tori Bishop opens new shop in Hammond square

Haley Dupre, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

Surviving and thriving through the pandemic, small business owner Tori Bishop opened her newest store, Twirl by Obsession, in Hammond square.  As a high school senior in 2013, Bishop started working...

Cedric Dent Jr: Showing the stories that aren’t told

Cedric Dent Jr: Showing the stories that aren’t told

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter April 12, 2022

On April 16, alumni Cedric Dent Jr.’s solo photography exhibition “I’m so glad you're here” will open at Yes We Cannibal in Baton Rouge. Dent graduated from Southeastern in 2019 with a Bachelor...

Flipside Dance performs on stage in the Student Union Ballroom at Project P.U.L.L.s Culture Shock event on April 7.

Culture Shock: Project P.U.L.L. hosts electrifying set of performances

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter April 8, 2022

Last night, Project P.U.L.L. hosted its 90s themed “Culture Shock” event at 7 p.m., showcasing a variety of talents including vocalist Alexis Bridges, rappers “efloW” and Majorloveee, comedian...

This bright corner attracts the eye. This corner seat is on the second floor of Luma Coffee which gives a view of the coffee shop and outside.

Highlighted hangout spots in Hammond

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter April 6, 2022

College students often struggle to find a hangout spot on or off-campus to study and/or do school assignments due to distance, transportation, noise level, money, time or comfort.  There are a few...

The cast of Mrs. Whitmans performing a musical moment in the play. Mrs. Whitmans Words for Women will be playing April 7-9 at Reimers Theater.

The fight for equal rights in “Mrs. Whitman’s Words for Women”

Chloe Williams , Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

“Mrs. Whitman’s Words for Women,” directed by Dr. Anne-Liese Fox, will be showing at 7:30 p.m. from April 7-9 at Reimers Theater with free admission to all. Chicago-based playwright Shayne Kennedy...

Northshore Arts in Bloom Festival: Photo gallery

Chloe Williams , Staff Reporter April 4, 2022

The Northshore Arts in Bloom festival went from April 1 to April 2 and took place at many popular downtown venues such as the Columbia Theatre and the Hammond Regional Arts Center. This festival contained...

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