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Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On the morning of Hurricane Katrina’s anniversary, I woke up to a loud knock on my apartment door. It was a Resident Assistant informing me that Hurricane Ida was approaching faster than anticipated,...

Finding the perfect balance and blend between school and work can sometimes be a hassle on freshmen students.

Creating a healthy balance between work and school

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor August 19, 2021

As we find ourselves just at the start of yet another semester, the all-important question of time management begins to creep up.  Not only do students have to find time to prioritize different assignments,...

Head to Head: Vaccines can keep college students healthy

Head to Head: Vaccines can keep college students healthy

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter August 18, 2021

Dr. Crain recently made a statement that Southeastern will request mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine once it gets FDA approval. But does the vaccine deserve FDA approval? Does this decision affect the...

A student gets a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine administered by a Southeastern nursing student on campus.

Head to Head: Vaccine mandates are authoritarian and un-American

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor August 18, 2021

Within the past few months, several institutions around the country have indicated that they will implement vaccine mandates. It reads like something out of a dystopian novel or sounds like some conspiracy...

The Lions celebrate after scoring a touchdown in the April 3 football game versus Lamar University at Strawberry Stadium. Student-athletes around the country can now earn money for their name, image and likeness according to the recent NIL ruling from the NCAA.

Hard work may now pay off much quicker for student-athletes

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021

On July 1, the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a rule allowing student-athletes to earn money for their name, image and likeness, otherwise known as the NIL rules and regulations.  Over...

In this June 19, 2021 photo, Sha'Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the first heat of the semi finals in women's 100-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore.    Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana.  Richardson, who won the 100 at Olympic trials in 10.86 seconds on June 19, told of her ban Friday, July 2 on the “Today Show.”(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Cannabis usage in the Olympics: Let’s talk about it

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter July 13, 2021

Recently, 21-year-old Sha’Carri Richardson, who placed first in the women’s 100-meter race for the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore., was disqualified due to a positive marijuana test.  While...

An attendee holds up flags during the New York City Pride Parade, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

Why Pride month deserves to be celebrated

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter June 28, 2021

As many of you already know, Pride month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, takes place in June. There are many events to go to, such as LA Pride at Universal Studios and Dodgers Stadium or the NYC...

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Being single is a blessing, please don’t waste it

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter June 14, 2021

Oftentimes, we go through life listening to a chorus of voices encouraging us to fall in love and find "the one." Society sings to us the idea of romantic love and leads us to believe relationships...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles the ball during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

What was the point, LeBron?

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

In this time in our country when everyone is divided in some way or reason, the most renowned athlete in American sports has caused an even greater divide. LeBron James had previously tweeted “You’re...

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter May 4, 2021

We are now in the midst of what is known as “dead week,” which despite its name, is the busiest week of the entire semester.  Not only are students studying for finals, but they are also most likely...

Cutting off toxic people isn’t easy

Cutting off toxic people isn’t easy

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

At least once in our lives, we run across people that are not so pleasant to be around. I wish there was a proper way to deal with toxic people, but the truth is, there isn’t a universal definition for...

With Spring Semester coming to a close, many students have began to look for housing for the fall semester. Staff reporter Kloe Andrews shared her best tips on how to hunt for apartments near campus.

Minimizing the house hunting headache

Kloe Andrews, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

Student life is difficult enough without stressing about finding a nice apartment that’s within a student’s budgeted wishlist. Here are some tips and tricks to make the undesirable apartment search...

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