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Vibriyogn earns computer certification

Vibriyogn earns computer certification

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Vibriyogn Epuri, a sophomore mathematics major, earned a Geographic Information Systems International Building Code certification in the summer of 2019. GIS IBC is a computer software system that is designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present spatial or geographic data. Epuri...

It is OK to get help

It is OK to get help

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Even though mental health is an important aspect of a healthy life, it may sometimes be swept under the rug. Mental health issues are a common problem among college students and anyone needing help must always seek it. According to the American Psychological Association, “the number of university...

Crain walks down memory lane

Crain walks down memory lane

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

The institution that began as Hammond Junior College in 1925 has grown over the past 94 years to become Southeastern Louisiana University. After facing the impacts caused by the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, the university has achieved several milestones during the past decade. The university has...

University debuts re-branded teacher residency program

University debuts  re-branded teacher residency program

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Education majors will now have the opportunity to gain more practical experience in the classroom. The Louisiana Department of Education recently introduced new requirements for the student-teaching program for all education majors, now rebranded to the piloted teacher-residency program. Similar...

Establishing and building credit: why and how?

Establishing and building credit: why and how?

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

Learning about credit and how it impacts the future can be an important life skill for students to learn while in college. The transactions students make to finance their education builds up a personal credit history. Rakesh Duggal, professor of finance, reasoned why he thinks it is important for...

Lion statue revealed

Lion statue revealed

Staff Reports

September 3, 2019

Prior to the football game against Jacksonville State University on Aug. 30, the new lion statue was unveiled at 5:30 p.m. The structure, commissioned by the Student Government Association, is located on the west end of Friendship Circle. Dr. John L. Crain, along with current SGA President Karley Bordelon...

2019 Storm Tracker

2019 Storm Tracker

Staff Reports

August 28, 2019

Tropical-storm-force winds from Dorian could begin in parts of Florida as early as Saturday or Saturday night. Dorian is already raising concern in Puerto Rico after dumping rain on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean. People on the U.S. territory have been stocking up on emergency supplies...

SGA funds lion statue

SGA funds lion statue

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

Not only will the university see incoming students this fall, but a new statue will also make its appearance. The Student Government Association was granted approval to put in a new lion statue on the university’s campus in the Fall 2019 semester. According to Richard Davis, a senior middle school...

Career Fair: Networking made easy

Career Fair: Networking made easy

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2019

The university’s premier networking and recruiting event, Career Fair, is returning this semester for students and alumni to meet potential employers and grow their professional network. “Career Fair provides students with a unique opportunity to meet professional representatives from over 150...

Rocquin selected as Woman of Excellence

Rocquin selected as Woman of Excellence

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019

The Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation Scholarship awarded Victoria Rocquin, a junior communication major, the Women of Excellence Award this spring. The LLWCF is a nonprofit organization comprised of female legislators currently serving in the Louisiana Legislature. With a focus...

Staying cool this summer

Staying cool this summer

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019

Amidst barbecues, crawfish boils, beach adventures and tubing trips, knowing how to keep cool helps ensure everyone has fun and stays safe during the hot summer months. Dr. Ryan Green, assistant professor of athletic training, discussed why it is important to stay hydrated. “Every cell, every...

A new taste in town

A new taste in town

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

June 13, 2019

A family-owned cafe in Hammond hosts a relaxed atmosphere while serving coffee and food to the community. Located on North Cate Street, Courtyard Cafe opened in October 2017. Owners Rose and Bryan Wong got the idea of selling Hawaiian ice and crepes while on vacation. The idea for selling coffee...