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Josh Kirkland Accepts New Job After One Year at SWOSU

Josh Kirkland Accepts New Job After One Year at SWOSU

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter January 9, 2023

After one season as the Head Football Coach at SWOSU, Josh Kirkland accepted a new job at the University of North Texas, thus leading him to resign as the head coach. In his new role, Kirkland will...

5 Study Tips For Surviving Finals Week

5 Study Tips For Surviving Finals Week

Rachel Masson, Online Editor December 7, 2022

With finals week right around the corner, and dead days this week, many students across campus have a common thought in their minds: I need to study. This article is going to give you some tips and tricks...

SWOSU Men’s Basketball has 1-2 week

SWOSU Men’s Basketball has 1-2 week

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter December 6, 2022

The SWOSU men’s basketball team played three games this past week, including their conference opener. They finished the week 1-2, which has them sitting at 4-4 on the season. They opened with a game...

SWOSU Gold Program Food Drive

SWOSU Gold Program Food Drive

Rachel Masson, Online Editor November 20, 2022

The Swosu Gold Program is doing a canned food drive that will help anyone in need for the upcoming Thanksgiving. They have put boxes around campus in various dorms and buildings for anyone to donate what...

Lady Bulldogs Start Season 0-2

Lady Bulldogs Start Season 0-2

Rachel Masson, Online Editor November 17, 2022

This past weekend, the Lady Bulldogs basketball team traveled to Topeka, KS for the GAC/MIAA Crossover tournament where they faced Washburn and Pittsburg State University and lost both games. Washburn,...

SWOSU Soccer Wins GAC Championship

SWOSU Soccer Wins GAC Championship

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter November 9, 2022

The SWOSU soccer team is 9-5-7 on the season, including a 9-0-5 record in the Great American Conference. They began their GAC tournament run with a matchup against Northwestern Oklahoma State University,...

Fall Sports Update

Fall Sports Update

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter October 29, 2022

With the conclusion of fall break, we’ve now passed midterms in the semester. For fall sports, we’ve seen plenty of action across the sports that have been playing. Football: The SWOSU football...

Mann Hall To Host Halloween Carnival: Mann Hall Mania

Mann Hall To Host Halloween Carnival: Mann Hall Mania

Rachel Masson, Online Editor October 27, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., SWOSU’s Mann Hall will be hosting the first ever Mann Hall Halloween Carnival: Mann Hall Mania. The carnival will have activities held inside and...

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...

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