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The Southwestern

The Student News Site of Southwestern Oklahoma State University

The Southwestern

President Joe Biden failed with his attempt to mandate vaccines for regular employees in large companies.

U.S. Supreme Court rules against vaccine mandate [with Video]

Johannes Becht, News Reporter January 15, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the U.S. government’s plan to implement vaccine mandates for employees in large companies over 100 employees is unconstitutional. Anthony Moore, Oklahoma...

“4/20”: The Problems with Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma, Ep. 1

Johannes Becht, News reporter December 22, 2021

In a new series called “4/20,” The Southwestern Video Reporter Johannes Becht is covering the topic of marijuana in Oklahoma, its opportunities, its risks and its consequences. With the chances of...

SWOSU’s COPS Program conducts Emergency Vehicle Operation class

Johannes Becht, Video reporter December 22, 2021

  The COPS program is part of the Parks and Wildlife Law Enforcement degree at SWOSU with the option for students to obtain their CLEET certification which qualifies to be a certified law enforcement...

“Go Greek!” TKE Jump-A-Thon Recap

Rachel Masson, Co-editor-in-chief December 21, 2021

Rachel Masson sits down with Tau Kappa Epsilon philanthropy chair Zane Everett to discuss the TKE Jump-A-Thon fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Theater presents Monkeys Paw for Homecoming weekend

Theater presents ‘Monkey’s Paw’ for Homecoming weekend

Johannes Becht, Reporter October 30, 2021

"The Monkey’s Paw," a classic horror story, will be presented by the SWOSU Department of Communication, Art & Theatre on the Weatherford campus. The show is set for Homecoming Weekend and will...

The Southwestern reporter Abby Foster at the site of the incident.

Students criticize SWOSU’s handling of shooting incident close to campus

Johannes Becht, News Editor September 14, 2021

"It was poorly handled." "I was confused, didn't know what was going on." Those are just a few voices of several students who were irritated by SWOSU's handling of the shooting incident last night,...

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