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Head-to-Head: Living at a commuter school

Head-to-Head: Living at a commuter school

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

Although known to be a commuter university, there are many perks to being a Southeastern resident that provides students with the full college experience. Every new semester, hundreds of new residents fill the campus as they move into their dorms. At times like this, students may find themselves...

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

At least once a year, there comes a time where we, as Americans, can make our voices heard by voting in our local elections. On Oct. 12, the Louisiana Gubernatorial Election will be held in which we will have the chance to decide our next governor, lieutenant governor and a multitude of other state...

Advanced high school courses: a pain or a gain?

Advanced high school courses: a pain or a gain?

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

Throughout high school, students are encouraged to enroll in college courses, either through Advanced Placement or Dual Enrollment classes, to get ahead. But do these programs actually help them or do they set them back? These courses put added stress and expectation on students during high school....

Trailing through memories

Trailing through memories

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

I fell in love the first day I arrived on campus. It was love at first sight. I loved everything about the campus that I was about to call home for the coming foursome years. From the Katrina fountain, to Friendship Circle, to Pottle Performance Circle and the shady walkway behind Pottle Hall, everything...

A word from the editor…

A word from the editor…

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2019

Summer is coming to a close as the new academic year arrives. This has been the busiest summer of my life - filled with new clothes, new friends, new experiences and fresh perspectives all resulting in a new A.J. Now, as I prepare to slip back into my normal routine of classes, work, sorority and other...

Caffeine alternatives

Caffeine alternatives

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

The semester begins. You wake up early in the morning, start attending lectures, work while being a full-time student and your planner starts filling up with deadlines and test dates. You are fatigued, your eyes are fluttering, and you instinctively reach for a cup of coffee or any other caffeinated...

Creating a productive study space

Creating a productive study space

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

Many can relate to the story of planning to have a study session in the living room but end up watching Netflix. Some students go to a nearby coffee shop to study but end up focusing on how the workers are making a special latte. Others might also start dozing off as they choose their comfortable bed...

College Checklist

College Checklist

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 13, 2019

While preparing for college, here is a checklist of things you may need! ...

Setting a Green Example

Setting a Green Example

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 13, 2019

In case you have not heard yet, the Earth is pretty much doomed. Earlier this year, news reports stated that 1 million species are expected to go extinct due to humans. With record breaking natural disasters happening regularly, I believe we have long since reached the point that you can no longer deny...

Fun Summer Reads

Fun Summer Reads

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019

When looking for brain-teasing prose to soothe your fatigued mind this summer, skip the New York Times bestseller list. Forget the cliché romance novels and generic thrillers, and pick up something a little more original in science fiction, classic literature or nonfiction. Science Fiction lovers...

Adventures fill your soul

Adventures fill your soul

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2019

Bora Bora, The Bahamas and Mexico may be what some think of when imagining the perfect summer vacation, but not I. My dream summer vacation is much simpler than that: an offshore fishing trip out of Islamorada, Florida. Islamorada is comprised of six Florida Keys and is most notably known for its...

A word from the editor: Summer Magazine

A word from the editor: Summer Magazine

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2019

Summer! What a wonderful time of year. The days get longer, the sun gets hotter, and best of all your free time increases. So I’ve heard at least.  I have been very busy since school let out, and things are not going to slow down any time soon. However, I am not going to let that stop me from en...