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The Southwestern

The Student News Site of Southwestern Oklahoma State University

The Southwestern

Homecoming Voting Takes Place on Monday

Homecoming Voting Takes Place on Monday

Rachel Masson, Online Editor October 2, 2022

Voting for the 2022-23 Homecoming King and Queen will take place on Canvas on Monday, Oct. 3, from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. This year, there are nine candidates for queen and eight candidates for king. Queen...

Spring 2023 Enrollment Starts Soon

Spring 2023 Enrollment Starts Soon

Rachel Masson, Online Editor September 27, 2022

Spring 2023 Enrollment for SWOSU students will begin on Monday, Oct. 3. Those who can enroll for the Spring Semester on Monday include seniors, juniors, graduate students, student athletes, and student...

The Controversial History of Duke the Bulldog

The Controversial History of Duke the Bulldog

Tyler Bryson, Newscast Executive Producer September 25, 2022

By Tyler Bryson  Duke the Bulldog is a staple of the atmosphere at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Duke is seen on everything from merchandise to a statue by the clocktower, all the way to...

SWOSU Students Elect a New Group of Student Government Association Senators

SWOSU Students Elect a New Group of Student Government Association Senators

Rachel Masson, Online Editor September 21, 2022

Last week, SWOSU students voted on Canvas to elect new SGA senators which were announced on Friday, Sept. 16. Out of many candidates, 50 senators, who were newcomers and incumbents, were elected overall...

SWOSU Football Falls to 1-2 in High Scoring Affair

SWOSU Football Falls to 1-2 in High Scoring Affair

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter September 19, 2022

The SWOSU football team matched up against Southeastern Oklahoma State University last Saturday, in which they lost 58-48. SWOSU’s 48-point game sets a season high for the offense, but they could not...

Student Loan Forgiveness Bill

Student Loan Forgiveness Bill

Tyler Bryson, Newscast Executive Producer September 16, 2022

“I anticipate this to really help students out” Jennifer Baker, director of student financial services at Southwestern Oklahoma State University said about the Biden-Harris Administration’s Student...

Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Wins First of Three Road Matches

Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Wins First of Three Road Matches

Rachel Masson, Online Editor September 16, 2022

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Lady Bulldogs picked up a road win against Southeastern Oklahoma State University, beating the Savage Storm 3-1. The win moved the Lady Bulldogs to 2-0 to start Great American...

SWOSU baseball 0-3 against Harding on the weekend

SWOSU baseball 0-3 against Harding on the weekend

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter April 25, 2022

The SWOSU baseball team took on Harding three times over the weekend with a double header on Friday and a final matchup on Saturday. The first matchup between the two teams resulted in a 17-7 loss for...

RUSO Universities Announce Scholarship for Ukrainian Students

RUSO Universities Announce Scholarship for Ukrainian Students

SWOSU PR March 27, 2022

The Regional University System of Oklahoma’s six university presidents have announced a scholarship program for Ukrainians who have been severely impacted or displaced by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Presidents...

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has received a $450,000 grant to support a program with a goal to ensure that students and families are supported in out-of-school time learning with programming that is partnership-driven, widely available, and student success-focused. It is a partnership between Weatherford Public School and SWOSU. Meeting recently to discuss the award were (front from left): Marla Pankratz, Dr. Amy Barnett, Robyn Randol and Dr. Amber Sturgeon. Back from left—Vanessa Nix, Weatherford Public Schools Superintendent Jill Henderson, SWOSU President Dr. Diana Lovell and Dr. Bo Pagliasotti.

SWOSU Receives $450,000 Grant for High-Quality Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs Initiative

SWOSU PR March 27, 2022

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has been awarded $150,000 per year over three years from the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) under OSDE´S High-Quality Afterschool and Summer Learning...

SWOSU Covid-19 2022 Procedures Update

SWOSU Covid-19 2022 Procedures Update

Katy Malinowski, News Editor February 11, 2022

Every Tuesday, the current COVID-19 positive cases are updated on the SWOSU website. As of Feb 8, 2022 it has been reported as: 2 - Known Active Student Cases on the Weatherford campus 0 - Known...

Player Profile: Breanna Simmons, women’s softball

Player Profile: Breanna Simmons, women’s softball

Rachel Masson, Sports Editor, Co Editor-In-Chief January 28, 2022

Breanna Simmons is a fifth-year senior on the Lady Bulldogs softball team from Hendrix, OK. She originally played for Connors State College, a two-year junior college in Warner, OK, before transferring...

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