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How LinkedIn can enhance your professional presence

How LinkedIn can enhance your professional presence

Sabrina Benoit, Staff Reporter January 23, 2024

LinkedIn is a professional social networking platform that has been around longer than today’s popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. LinkedIn has been more...

Introducing Canvas as the new learning management system

Introducing Canvas as the new learning management system

Hydee Holsapple, Copy Editor January 17, 2024

In December, Southeastern announced the launch of Canvas via email. Canvas has replaced Moodle indefinitely, starting this semester.  Students and faculty can access Canvas in three different ways:  ...

Southeastern shifts to remote operations for Wed., Jan. 17, 2024. The first day of classes was initially scheduled for Tues., Jan. 16, but because of a closure due to Inclement weather, all classes and university operations were canceled for Tuesday. Campus will return to normal operations on Thurs, Jan. 18.

Southeastern shifts to remote operations for Wednesday, Jan 17

January 16, 2024

Southeastern will resume operations remotely tomorrow, Jan. 17. Classes will be conducted through the Remote phase of the Academic Continuity Plan. Students should log into their classes on Canvas to access...

Airing the dirty laundry on fast fashion

Airing the dirty laundry on fast fashion

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter January 15, 2024

The clothing industry has drastically changed how it manufactures clothing, transitioning to large-scale production in recent years. This business is a strategy for apparel manufacturers to gain profit...

Editor Ian Stewart taking a look at his own TikTok page while at home.

How TikTok affects the mindset of users

Ian Stewart, Opinions Editor January 15, 2024

In the span of seven years, TikTok managed to attract 900.7 million users as of 2024 and is the fifth most popular social media platform. The app’s impact has led other platforms to incorporate TikTok’s...

The Palestinian and Israeli flags billow in the air.

An overview of brutal Israel-Palestine conflict

Kennith Woods and Yumi Domangue December 5, 2023

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the terrorist organization Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel, consisting of thousands of rockets fired into southern Israeli cities and militant infiltration via the Mediterranean...

Attendees left flowers at the foot of the Student Union Theater during the vigil honoring SLU student Conly Asher Chavers. Nov. 30, 2023.

SLU community mourns student at prayer vigil

Kennith Woods, News Editor December 4, 2023

On Thursday, Nov. 30, Southeastern community members poured into the Student Union Theater for a prayer vigil, honoring 19-year-old SLU student Conly Asher Chavers, who passed the previous day. SLU President...

A teddy bear and flowers were placed near the scene of the incident, honoring the students passing. Nov. 29, 2023

Student passes after falling from Thelma Ryan Hall

Kennith Woods and Chloe Williams November 30, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, Southeastern informed students via SMS text of an incident regarding a student at Thelma Ryan Hall. University Police, an ambulance and the Hammond Fire Department were at the scene....

SGA Vice President Matt Mathews talks to the senate about the chief justices resignation.

SGA discusses chief justice resignation, safety and more at senate meeting

Chloe Williams and Kennith Woods November 28, 2023

During its senate meeting on the Monday before Thanksgiving break, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed Chief Justice Aaliyah Muhammad's resignation, which came after the internal affairs...

SGA President Lacey Johnson gives her attention to Title IX Coordinator and Title IX panel moderator Teressa Leday.

SGA President Lacey Johnson expresses the importance of “keeping students at the table” for Title IX discussion

Yumi Domangue, Staff Reporter & Graphic Designer November 6, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Southeastern and state leaders spoke on recent Title IX legislation and what can be done moving forward. Louisiana State Senator Regina Barrow (D-15) talked about the recent legislation...

Robin Roberts and other important community figures gather to celebrate the groundbreaking of D Vickers Hall.

D Vickers Hall breaks ground

Ian Stewart, Opinions Editor November 4, 2023

The groundbreaking ceremony for D Vickers Hall and the Robin Roberts Broadcast Media Center was held on Nov. 2, with Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, SLU...

Tips to stay safe this Halloween

Tips to stay safe this Halloween

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter October 30, 2023

Halloween can be a scarily fun time of year. With people walking around in costumes and masks covering their face, it’s hard to tell who is who. Since it may be harder to tell who’s behind the mask...

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