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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...

The National Guard holds a COVID-19 testing event on campus in November 2020. COVID testing as well as COVID vaccine distribution are available and free on campus.

COVID testing required for non-vaccinated faculty/staff

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor August 17, 2021

In a Faculty/Staff Notice released today, University President Dr. John L. Crain announced two new operational developments for the Fall 2021 semester which align with guidelines from the University of...

On July 28, Southeastern reinstated its mask mandate for all Faculty, Students and Staff regardless of their vaccination status

Southeastern Requires Face Masks for all Faculty, Staff and Students

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter July 29, 2021

In a notice Wednesday to Faculty and Staff, it was announced that the university had updated its face masks/coverings policy to require masks indoors at all times, regardless of vaccination status.  In...

Band members perform on their way to Strawberry Stadium as the Lions football team faces off against Northwestern State.

COVID-19 reshapes the freshmen band experience

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

The freshmen experience for many college students this year has been unique compared to the past experiences to COVID-19.  With COVID-19 restrictions and procedures in place, newly joined band members...

The provisions of the governor’s executive order on April 28 relax operational restrictions, the State mask mandate still applies to all educational institutions, including colleges and universities. Accordingly, Southeastern will continue to abide by the campus policy requiring face coverings.

Campus update: Guidelines to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Staff Reports May 4, 2021

Following Governor John Bel Edwards April 27 press conference, the University is updating its campus operating guidelines to ease COVID-19 restrictions.  Effective immediately, all campus events...

Senior art student Gabrielle Barnett's photo collection, titled

Art for the people, from the people

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the art department was still able to host its 2021 Juried Student Exhibition for the annual art showcase for students all over campus.  Every spring, the department seeks...

Graduating senior smiles behind his mask at Grad Fair in October 2020. For the Fall 2020 semester, the Alumni Association held Grad Fair in the Pennington Student Activity Center.

Grad Fair to be held in-person

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

For Spring 2021 graduating seniors, the Grad Fair will be in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.  There are eight time...

Junior marketing major Noah McLain serves coffee at his pop-up cart. McLain is head of the coffee-catering business that offers coffee brewed form fresh, authentic ingredients.

Student creates Cherrybomb Coffee Company

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

“Fresh beans served within a week of roast, every cup manually brewed, sustainability and people in mind." This is the covenant of a new craft coffee business created by university student Noah McLain.  The...

In lieu of Mardi Gras parades, which were canceled this year, New Orleans residents did not miss the opportunity to celebrate the holiday and express their creativity through

The good times can still roll, just safely

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 16, 2021

King cake season is upon us, and, in a way, we have officially come full circle.  Barely two weeks after Mardi Gras 2020, and I know we all remember the date, came the lockdown announcements, cancellations,...

The Lady Lion women’s soccer team will play a conference-only schedule in 2021.

Lady Lions gear up for 2021 soccer season

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

It has been nearly two years since the university women’s soccer team has had a competitive conference game, and the team is ready to play, according to senior midfielder and Captain Megan Gordon. With...

University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

Many students have chosen to refrain from attending events, extracurricular activities, and even jobs in fear of contracting the virus. However, there are still various students who have started internships...

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

With COVID vaccines being administered, there’s definitely hope that this pandemic will be over soon. However, Rome was not built in a day. Even after the majority of the population is vaccinated, things...

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