The Southeastern student newspaper is published as a teaching tool for students in the Department of Art, Communication and Theatre. Opinions expressed in The Southeastern do not necessarily represent those of the student body, faculty, staff or administration of SE, nor do they reflect the policies or beliefs of the university, the Student Government Association, the Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges or other regional universities. The Southeastern is a student publication with an independent voice, not an official medium or expression of the Board of Regents or regional universities. All sides of all issues are welcome.
Everything on the Opinion Page is opinion-based and not to be confused with news, feature or sports pages, where objectivity is the ultimate goal. This page is reserved entirely for opinion.
Tina Firquain Staff writer Since being in college, I have learned to survive on my own with a fairly limited budget, a budget that mostly gets spent on shopping or activities. When it comes to spending money on food, I … Continue reading →
Zach Maxwell Staff writer At long last, Chili’s restaurants have joined the 21st century and installed touch-screen menus at every table in their Durant eatery. I called a few friends in other towns and their Chili’s have the new “Ziosk” … Continue reading →
Alex Lehr Staff writer It was the story of Tidus and Yuna from the start, and it became the player’s story on a highly emotional level. “Final Fantasy X” was rereleased for the Playstation 3 in March. It’s a masterpiece. … Continue reading →
Steven Dixon Advertising Director Oklahoma Sen. Constance Johnson had sponsored Senate Bill 710 and Senate Bill 914 back in 2013, which would have allowed medical marijuana and reduced possession penalties, thus helping potentially thousands of Oklahoma citizens. Needless to say, … Continue reading →
Molly Raley staff writer In major league baseball there are times when things happen that we as the fans don’t agree with. Top players leave or are traded and it might be a blow to the system. Teams may … Continue reading →
The Republicans and Democrats are at it again. The Senate voted down the Paycheck Fairness Act with 54 votes for and 43 votes against on April 9. Falling six votes short of the 60 required to push the act further, … Continue reading →
By Apryl Mock Managing Editor Rape. Just the word is enough to make the skin crawl. However female victims are commonly accused of lying, bringing it upon themselves or confusing bad sex with sexual assault. It’s a phenomenon known as … Continue reading →
By Taylor Donaldson Contributing Writer I’ve heard more opinions about Southeastern’s new mascot than I have about Miley Cyrus’ ability to twerk. We all have our opinions about Southeastern’s new mascot, even though most of the 300 at the mascot … Continue reading →
Sex trafficking, hunger and poverty. These are issues that many of the children in America and all over the world face on a daily basis. Though these problems may seem unconquerable, you can create change, like the SE Chorale. They … Continue reading →
Students were given a piece of paper with the words “I am.” They were asked to write down a word or phrase that described their personality, then strike any pose they wanted. Staff Photos by Apryl Mock