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Transportation Services registers bicycles

Transportation Services registers bicycles

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Safety is paramount for all kinds of vehicles, including bicycles. In order to better ensure the safety of all students, the Office of Transportation Services requires all bikes to be registered through the university. The requirement of registering bikes to be used on campus has been made compulsory...

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

Jacob summerville, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

A pre-game football tradition continues to evolve with the start of the new season. Starting 30 minutes before kickoff, “Storm 30” is a pep rally that starts in Friendship Circle and migrates into Strawberry Stadium. The performance will be done by the Lionettes and the Spirit of the Southland...

KSLU launches new merchandise on campus

KSLU launches new merchandise on campus

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

KSLU has started selling merchandise in the University Bookstore to help connect with their audience. KSLU is the radio station for the university that provides hands-on experience to students interested in pursuing a career in radio, or other forms of journalism. KSLU airs on 90.9 F.M. radio....

A showcasing of university fraternities

A showcasing of university fraternities

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

The Interfraternity Council welcomed fraternal organizations on campus to come together for food, games and socialization as a part of the council's recruitment. Held on Sept. 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., the purpose of "IFC BBQ" is for members of different fraternal organizations to interact with each...

How much do students know about campus?

How much do students know about campus?

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Students' knowledge about the university was put to the test as through sun games. Students had the opportunity to answer a variety of different questions about the university's history, leaders, classes and policies. "Trivia Tuesday" was organized by the Student Government Association on Sept....

Alumni Center helps students prepare for ‘Career Fair’

Alumni Center helps students prepare for ‘Career Fair’

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Students had a chance to practice communication for job interviews in an event organized on campus. "Networking for introverts" was designed to help students better prepare for upcoming "Career Fair". The event was organized by the Alumni Association and was held at the Alumni Center. Jenni...

CAB hosts inaugural “Kitten Yoga” event

Gabrielle Woods, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

The Campus Activities Board presented a new way for students to unwind from their academics, called "Kitten Yoga". "Kitten Yoga" took place on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Student Union Park. The event was not only sponsored by CAB but also the Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control Center. Man...

Mr. Southeastern pageant returns

Mr. Southeastern pageant  returns

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

2019 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Chelsey Blank will host a new event to raise money for her platform. Blank explained why she was encouraged to start the Mr. Southeastern pageant. “I co-hosted the Special Olympics Queens Booth in May of this year,” said Blank. “Since that was not...

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2019

Students running for the 2019 Homecoming Court have started campaigning for a position on the court. Candidates began campaigning for Homecoming Court at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 and will continue through Thursday, Sept. 20, with voting ending at 4:30 p.m. The ballots will be tallied and the court will be...

Organizing an on-campus movie night

Organizing an on-campus movie night

September 9, 2019

Students can watch movie with friends and enjoy popcorn without going away from campus. The Campus Activity Board hosts multiple movie nights on campus throughout the school year. Destiny Coleman, a junior psychology major and member of CAB, explained the way the event is organized. “First...

Freshmen connect with student organizations

Freshmen connect with student organizations

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2019

Freshman gathered to browse organizations so that they can venture out and learn more about what the university offers. "Calm, Cool and Connected" took place from Aug. 4-5 from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom each day. Students attended the seminar during their SE 101 period that...

New year, new presidency

New year, new presidency

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2019

Karley Bordelon, a senior social education major, officially took her pledge as the 2019-2020 Student Government Association president during the DSA Awards Convocation on May 7, 2019. Bordelon ran for the president as the position would allow her to help people. “I decided to run for SGA President...