Hot and Saxy
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Scooter ordinance in effect on Nov. 16 HANNAH PARENT STAFF WRITER
Mixedreactionstoanordinancethat outlinesnewguidelinesforscooter ridershaverippledthroughCape GirardeauandtheSoutheastMissouri StateUniversitycampus. MayorHarryRedigersaidthatthe issueofscootersafetybecameacouncil priorityafterthedeathofMegHerndon, aSoutheastMissouriStateUniversity student.HerndondiedinSeptember whenthescootershewasdrivingwas struckbyatruckwhosedriverfailedto yield.Herndonwasnotwearinga helmet. Theordinance,whichwaspassedat theNov.5citycouncilmeeting,states thatallscooterridersmustbeinsured, wearhelmetsanddriveonlyonroads withaspeedlimitof35mphorless.Two peopleridingononescooterand drivingonsidewalksisalsoprohibited bytheordinance. Manyscooterownersareconcerned aboutcertainelementsoftheordinance,especiallytheinsurance requirement.Theordinancehasbeenin effectsinceNov.16.Ascooterormoped isdefinedbyMissourilawasatwowheeledvehiclethathasanenginewith apowerof50ccandunder. Redigersaidthateventhoughthe speedatwhichtheordinancewas passedwasaresultofHerndon’s accident,scootershavebecomeso popularintheareathattheyalready werebecomingamajorissuethat neededtobeaddressed.Hesaidthatin thelasttwoyears,thenumberof registeredscootershasincreasedfrom around100to500inthearea. AccordingtoRediger,thenumberof accidentshasincreasedbecauseofthe volumeofscootersinthearea.There were10scooteraccidentsreportedin 2010and14scooteraccidentsreported in2011. Biologygraduatestudentandshuttle busdriverAndrewBraunsaidhethinks passingtheordinancewasnecessary.
Heridesamotorcycleandsaidjust becauseitissmallerthanmostcars,he doesn’tignorestopsigns,weaveonto sidewalksanddriveirresponsibly,ashe haswitnessedsomescooterridersdo. “Ihaveseencountlessactsof recklessnessaroundtheSoutheast MissouriStateUniversitycampusandin theCapeGirardeauareaon50cc scooters,”Braunsaid.“Many—notall —oftheridersseemtohavelittleregard foreithertrafficregulationsoretiquette. Whethertheyputthemselvesindanger isnotmyconcern.MostofthemIhave seenareadultswhoareprobablyaware oftheconsequencesofnotwearinga helmet.Butseeingthemputothersin danger—cardrivers,bicycleridersand especiallypedestrians—is unacceptable.” ToddRappofCampusMotorsports saidhesoldover300scooterslastyear, andbeforetheordinancetheywere popularbecausecollegestudentscould usethemwithoutspendingalotof moneyongasorinsurance. Scooterriderandhistorymajorat SoutheastAnthonyLaurentiussaid scooterridersneedtobeawareofthe risksandtakeresponsibility,buthealso feelsthattheordinancewasrushed, especiallytheinsurancerequirement. Laurentiussaidheboughthisscooter because,asacollegestudent,hedidn’t wanttowalk,andhedidn’twanttopay forgas.Hesaidinsuranceisnot necessaryforscootersbecausemost scooterscangoonlyasfastas40mph downahill,andcarscandomuchmore damage. Rappsaidthathismainconcern withtheordinanceistheinsurance requirement.Accordingtohim,the councildidnottakeintoaccountthatif studentsdon’thavepriordriving experiencetheywillhavetopayhigher insuranceratesandthatitishardtofind insurancecompaniestocoverscooters. Hesaidmanycustomershavevisitedhis storeaskinghimwheretoobtain insurance.NationwideandGeicowill coverscooters,butthepoliciescanvary, Rappsaid.Scooterownerswhoenterhis
BRIEFS Graduate Deadline Submit applications for May graduation by Dec. 14 ThedeadlineforMay2013graduationapplicationsisDec. 14.StudentswhoplantograduateinMay2013mustgoto theregistrar’sofficeinMemorialHallandfilloutthe packetprovided. CommencementinstructionswillbeemailedonApril 11,2013,toletgraduatesknowwhohasbeenapprovedfor graduationandwhattodo.GraduationwilloccuronMay 11,2013.
Bike Route Expansion More bike lanes and trails are being developed in Cape Girardeau Abicycleandpedestriantrailisbeingdevelopedalong WilliamStreetandHighway74inCapeGirardeaubythe cityandtheMissouriDepartmentofTransportation. Partoftheconstructionwillbeabicycleandpedestrian bridgebetweenthePastaHouseCompanyandCape Cycle.Theprojectintendstoallowbikersandpedestrians totraveltoplacessuchasWestParkMallandDairyQueen byconnectingcurrenttrails.
Saudia Arabia Day Organization holds first event Jason Billmeyer wears a helmet while riding his scooter Monday on campus. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
storehavesaidtheyhadvarying insuranceestimatesfrom$6to$50a month. “Ittakesyearstopasslawsin Congress,butittookthemtwoweeks,” Rappsaid.“Thedecisionwasmadeby councilmemberswhodon’tknowmuch aboutscooters.Didtheywalkinhere andaskuswhatwethink?” JordanGabriel,ahealthmanagementmajoratSoutheast,saidthe ordinanceseemedtobepassedinhaste andhemaygetridofhisscooterdueto therestrictions. “Idonotplanongettinginsurance, andIwillprobablybegettingridofmy scooterinthespring,”Gabrielsaid.“The ordinanceitselfwasn’tsomethingthat wasneeded.Itwasanemotional responsetoanemotional,isolated incident.”
TheSaudiArabianStudentAssociation,anorganization oncampus,organizedSaudiArabiaDaytoshowstudents andotherguestsaboutthecountry.Theeventtookplace onNov.4attheCentenaryUnitedMethodistChurchin CapeGirardeau,Mo. TheSaudiArabiaStudentAssociationbecamean officialorganizationoncampusthissemester,andSaudi ArabiaDaywasthefirsteventitheld. Americanstudentstookpartinthefestivitiesand dressedintraditionalSaudiclothing. ReadmoreatsoutheastArrow.com.
Nursing student awarded Student received Rising Star Award from Missouri’s March of Dimes KaitlynKarleskint,aseniornursingstudentatSoutheast, receivedtheRisingStarAwardonNov.10attheNurseof theYeareventsponsoredbytheMissourichapterofMarch ofDimes.ShealsoreceivedagiftcertificatetoScrubsand Beyond. MarchforDimesisanorganizationthatisdedicatedto prenatalandbabyhealth.Italsoattemptstolowerthe amountofbirthdefects,prematurebirthsanddeathin infants.
The Southeast women’s basketball team is hosting a free youth clinic following its game against the University of Illinois-Chicago at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Show Me Center.+
FOOTBALL finishes with loss REDHAWKS FINISHED 3-8 OVERALL AND 2-6 IN THE OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE STANDINGS
BRIEFS Southeast Volleyball Redhawks’ volleyball season comes to an end in OVC tournament semifinals TheSoutheastMissouriStateUniversityvolleyballteamlost toBelmontUniversity3-2(17-25,25-23,13-25,25-20,15-10) inthesemifinalsoftheOhioValleyConferencetournament inMorehead,Ky. SoutheastjunioroutsidehitterColleenYarberledthe Redhawkswith18killswhilejuniorliberoBerkleyIdel finishedwithacareer-high29digsfortheteam. JuniorsetterJulieShivesalsocontributedwith47assists. TheRedhawksfinishedtheseasonwithanoverallrecord of21-13and12-4intheOVC.SeniorsKarleeLursen, BrittneyKalinoskiandSamanthaLowmanplayedtheirlast gameinaRedhawks’uniform.
Southeast Men’s Basketball Redhawks on three-game losing streak TheSoutheastMissouriStateUniversitymen’sbasketball teamwonitsfirstroadgameovertheUniversityof Tennessee-Chattanooga77-65onSundayinitsfirstCBE ClassicgameinChattanooga,Tenn. SoutheastguardCoreyWilfordledtheRedhawks, shooting6-of-10fromthefieldand3-of-6behindthe 3-pointarcforacareer-high21points. ForwardTylerStonenetted16pointsand11rebounds whileguardMarlandSmithadded16pointsandtwosteals. TheRedhawkslosttoLouisianaTechUniversity67-63in thesecondgameoftheCBEClassic.Stoneposteda double-double,scoring17pointsandrecordingagamehigh14rebounds. SoutheastforwardNinoJohnsonalsopostedadoubledouble,adding10pointsand10rebounds. TheRedhawksplayedTroyUniversityintheirlastgame oftheCBEClassic,losing59-56inthefinalsecondsofthe game. Stonefollowedwithhisthirddouble-double,scoring11 pointsandgrabbing13rebounds. SoutheastguardNickNiemczykalsoadded10pointsoff thebench. Southeastlost56-45totheUniversityofIllinois-Chicago onSaturday.SoutheastguardCoreyWilfordhadateamhigh15pointsandagame-highthreeassists. Stonefinishedwith14pointsandJohnsonhad10 rebounds. TheRedhawks’nextgameisat6p.m.Thursdayagainst theUniversityofNewOrleansinNewOrleans,La.,andat4 p.m.SaturdayagainstSoutheasternLouisianainHammond,La.
Southeast Women’s Basketball Redhawks split games at David Jones Classic, Harriel out indefinitely TheSoutheastMissouriStateUniversitywomen’sbasketball teamlost61-44totheUniversityofHoustoninitsfirstgame oftheDavidJonesClassiconFridayinHouston,Texas. SoutheastguardBailieRobertsfinishedthegamewitha season-high17points. SoutheastguardJordanHunteralsoadded10pointsand dishedoutsixassists. AccordingtotheSoutheastMissourian,Southeast forwardBrittanyHarrielfracturedherleftringfingerinthe DavidJonesClassicagainstHoustonandwillbeout indefinitely.ShewastakentoaHouston-areahospitalfor X-raysandisexpectedtomissatleastseveralweeks. TheRedhawkseraseda12-pointdeficitandwontheir secondgameoftheDavidJonesClassic55-54againstthe UniversityofTexas-PanAmerican. SoutheastforwardPatriciaMackledtheRedhawks, scoring10pointsandgrabbingfourrebounds. SoutheastguardJordanHunteralsoadded10pointsand hadthreesteals. TheRedhawkswillplaytheUniversityofMissouriat7 p.m.ThursdayinColumbia,Mo.,andtheUniversityof Illinois-Chicagoat2p.m.SaturdayattheShowMeCenter.
Southeast quarterback Scott Lathrop looks for a gap to run through during the Nov. 17 game against Murray State. Submitted Photo
Four players commended with awards BRAD CONWAY SPORTS EDITOR
TheSoutheastMissouriStateUniversityfootballteamlosttoMurrayState 42-35initsfinalgameoftheseasonon Nov.17. TheRedhawksendedtheseasonwith anoverallrecordof3-8and2-6inthe OhioValleyConference. “Ithinkourkidshavemaintainedtheirenergyandplayedhard,” SoutheastcoachTonySamuelsaid.“But youknow,ournumberonegoalevery yearistowintheconferenceandwe didn’tgetthatgoal,buttheonethingI’m alwaysproudofiswhentheycontinue toplayhardandpracticehard.” Intheteam’sfirstgameoftheseason againstCentralMichiganUniversityon Aug.30,redshirt-freshmanquarterback ScottLathroptookoverforsophomore quarterbackKyleSnyder,whotorehis ACLinhisrightkneemidwaythrough summerfootballcampthatresultedina season-endinginjury. “He’sprogressingandhe’sgoing throughrehabstillatthispoint,”Samuel said. Lathropcompleted10-of-17passes for120yardsandhadonetouchdownin the38-27lossatKelly/ShortsStadium. “He’sdoneagreatjob,”Samuelsaid. “Sometimesexperienceisthebestteacher.Hedidn’tknowthathewasgoing tohavetoplayuntilabouthalfway throughfallcamp,whichiswhenwelost Kyle,buteveryweekhe’sgottenbetter.”
Lathropfinishedtheseasonwith 1,025yardspassing,fiveinterceptions andseventouchdowns. HewasnamedOVCFreshmanof theYearandisamong20finalistsfor theJerryRiceAward,whichhonorsthe freshmanoftheyearintheDivisionI FootballChampionshipSubdivision. “Ithinkithelpedmegrowupalittle bitandrealizethatIneedtobetheplayermyteammatesneedmetobe,” Lathropsaid.“Ineedtoworkharderso IcanbereadytoplaybecauseIneedto
“Of course we would’ve liked the record to go a little better, but all in all I had a great time.” Levi Terrell stepinandbeapartofthisteamright away.” TheRedhawkswilllose23seniors, including11starters,linebackerBlake PeifferandrunningbackLeviTerrell. “He’sagreatleaderforus,andhe’s oneofthecaptainsvotedbytheteam,” SamuelsaidaboutTerrell.“He’sbeena greatleaderbyexample.Hereallyonly hadonegood,realseasonherebecause hewentdownafterthefifthgamehis junioryearaftertransferringfromUniversityofNebraskaatOmaha.Buthe’s beenagreatadditiontothisteam.” Terrelsurpassed1,000yardsrushing
duringhisfinalhomestandagainstNo. 23EasternKentucky.Thegamemade himthethirdplayerintheOVCto exceedover1,000yardsatSoutheast. “It’sgood,”Terrellsaid.“I’vegota greatlineinfrontofme.Thoseguyshelpedmeeverytimeandthere’snowayI coulddoitwithoutthoseguys.Alotof creditgoestothem,butit’sexcitingand it’sathingalotofrunningbacksstrive for.It’sanexcitingthing.” Terrell,asecond-teamAll-OVC honoree,finishedhiscareerwith1,349 yardsrushingon231attemptsandsix touchdowns. “IplaythegamebecauseIloveitand Ilovetheseguys.Evenafterthisseason I’mstillgoingtobeclosetotheseguys andafterIgraduateandgetoutofhere,” Terrellsaid.“Ofcoursewewould’ve likedtherecordtogoalittlebetter,but allinallIhadagreattime,”Terrellsaid. PeifferwasnamedOVCDefensive PlayeroftheYearandisafinalistforthe BuckBuchananAward,whichisawardedtothemostoutstandingdefensive playerintheFCS.Peifferfinished17th inthenationintackleswith117onthe season.Hehashad100tacklesinbackto-backseasons,becomingthefirst Southeastplayertodothatsince2007. Hisbestgamewaswhenherecordeda season-high18tacklesagainstSIUCarbondaleonSept.15. SoutheastdefensivebackTylorBrock alsowasnamedfirst-teamAll-OVCand wasranked23rdnationallywithfour interceptions.
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EQUESTRIAN team has 11 competing riders TEAM COMPETES IN INTERCOLLEGIATE HORSE SHOW ASSOCIATION AGAINST 11 OTHER COLLEGES IN THE REGION
Equestrian team competes throughout region Meagan Smith and Kellie Constantin both qualified for a regional competition in the spring KELLY LU HOLDER ARROW REPORTER
TworidersfromSoutheastMissouri StateUniversity’sequestrianteamhave qualifiedandstartedpreparingfora regionalcompetition. TeamhistorianMeaganSmithand vicepresidentKellieConstantinboth qualifiedfortheregionalcompetitionin thespring. Smithqualifiedinthewalk/trotdivisioninashowatSIUCarbondaleinCarbondale,Ill.Constantinqualifiedinthe advancedwalk/trot/canterdivisionina showatIllinoisStateUniversityinCarlock,Ill. RegionalswillbeheldinMarchat MissouriStateUniversityinSpringfield, Mo. AccordingtoSmith,showsoperateon apointsystem.Afirstplaceribbongets sevenpoints,asecondplaceribbongets fivepoints,athirdplaceribbongetsfour pointsandsoon.Whenariderhasreached36points,theypointuptothenext divisionandqualifyforregionals.
“Thewayourshowsworkactuallyis wedon’ttakeourownhorsetoshows,” Smithsaid.“Wegototheseshowsand wedrawhorsesatrandom.Thefirst timeyouridethathorseiswhenyou stepintothearenatobejudged.What we’rebeingjudgedoniscalledequitation.It’snotsupposedtobeonthehorse atall.” TeampresidentKristieMillersaid thereare11competingriders,countinganalumnirider,andatleastseven non-competingridersontheequestrianteam.Theteamcompetesinthe IntercollegiateHorseShowAssociation against11othercollegesintheregion. Over400collegesacrossthecountrycompeteinIHSA,includingaround 9,000riders. “[TheEquestrianTeam]isstarting tospreadalittlebit,butalotofpeople don’tknowaboutit,”Millersaid.“We didtheWelcomeBackPicnicearlierthis year,andalotofpeopledidn’tknowwe actuallyhadone.” SuAnneRemleyistheteam’scoach andmasterinstructor,accredited throughtheCertifiedHorsemanship Association.ShehasownedandoperatedRemleyQuarterHorsesfor22years. Remleyhasbeenatrainingandshowing breederfor10yearsandhasbeenworkingwithSoutheast’sEquestrianTeam forthreeyears. “WithoutSuAnne,wewouldn’thavea teambecauseshewasdefinitelyamajor pushingforceinstartingtheteam,”
Millersaid.“Shehastakenusintoher ownprivatebarnnow,soshe’sgivenusa home,too.Shehassomuchknowledge andsomuchinformationthatsheshareswithus,itdefinitelygivesusan advantageoverotherteams,too.” Smithsaidtheworkinpractices dependsonyourlevel.Thelessonsare tailoredtoeachindividualrider. “Wehavenineor10separatepractice timesinoneweek,”Smithsaid.“NormallypracticesarelikethreetofourpeoplemaximumatatimesoSuAnnecan really,kindoffocus.Somegirlshavethe optioniftheywanttotakeaprivatelesson,butthosecostalittlemore.” Smithsaidtheteamdoesn’thave dues,buttheyearlyamountofwhatit takesthroughtheschoolyeariswell over$1,000perindividualrider. “It’sreallyexpensive,”Smithsaid. “Theuniversityhasbeenreallygreatthis year.They’vegivenusfinancialaidfrom theSportsClubAllocation[Committee].Sinceweareaclubwearenotuniversity-funded,sothemajorityofour expensescomeoutofourpocket.Those includepayingSuAnneforlessons becauseshe’snotuniversitystaff,our classfeeswhenwegotoshows,travel expensesandthenshowattire,whichis veryexpensive.” Formoreinformation,visitredhawkequestrian.weebly.comorthe “RedhawksEquestrianTeam”Facebook page.
Top: Meagan Smith, team historian, is one of two riders to qualify for the regional competition in the spring. Submitted Photo
Bottom right: Equestrian team member Katie Amrhein performs a slow four-beat gait. Submitted Photo
GRADUATING BFA EXHIBITS Students graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree will display work in the Art Gallery located in the Seminary Building. The first exhibit will be from Nov. 26-30.+
CREATE FALL for Dance SOUTHEAST STUDENTS WILL PERFORM 10 PIECES IN THE SHOWCASE
Fall for Dance to showcase Southeast student and faculty choreography KRISTINA LAUTENBACHER ARROW REPORTER
SoutheastMissouriStateUniversityhasshowcasedthetalentsinthe DepartmentofTheatreandDance inaconcertknownasFallforDance since2008.Theconcertisnotjust awaytoshowcasetheabilitiesof thestudentdancers.Italsoisaway tohighlightthefacultyandstudent choreographersofthedepartment thatspendmonthscreatingand perfectingtheirdances. Thisyear’sFallforDanceconcert includes10dancepieces.Fourare faculty-choreographedperformances.Oneisahistoricalrecreation ofa1969dancetitled“Psalm”by famouschoreographerJoseLimón. Fiveofthepiecesarestudent choreographed,includingone byKelceyMatheny,seniordance majoratSoutheast.Thoughshehas performedineveryend-of-semestershowcase,thisisthefirsttime shehasbeenfeaturedasastudent choreographerintheDepartment ofTheatreandDance. “Iwasnotexpectingtobepicked whenitallfirststarted,”Matheny said.“ButI’vebeenthrownintothis awesomeprocess.It’sadifferent positionthanbeingadancer—you havetoknowwhatyouwanttobe seen.” HilaryPeterson,instructorofdance,choreographer
andco-artististicdirectorofthe SoutheastDanceEnsemble,is Matheny’sfacultymentorforthe concert.Petersonsaidshecouldsee Matheny’stalentforchoreography whenshewasastudentinherChoreographyIIclass. “Sheneversawherselfasachoreographer,”Petersonsaid.“Butwe encouragedhertochoreographfor theconcert.Shehasaverystrong piecewithverystrongmovements. It’sactuallytheconcertopener.” Onceauditionsended,rehearsalsbeganatthebeginningofthe semester.Petersonsaidthefaculty whochoreographtheirpieceshave two-hourrehearsalstwiceaweek. Studentswhochoreographtheir piecesrequiremorepracticetime, though.Mathenysaidrehearsals areMondaythroughFridayandlast betweentwoandthreehours. Herpieceisinthefinishingstages,andshehasnowbegunrehearsingonSundaysaswell. “Youlearnnewmaterialforevery piece,”Mathenysaid.“It’ssuper creativeandyouarealwayswonderingwhat’sgoingtohappen next.Butthemostexcitingpartis thereliefyoufeelwhenthepiece isfinishedafterthesemester-long process.” Mathenysaidherdanceisa fierce,intense,dark-girlpiece.She referredtoitasshowingher“inner badass.”
Fall for Dance participants rehearse at the River Campus for their performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Photo by Nathan Hamilton Peterson’sdanceistitled“Pieces ofMe.”Shesaiditshowslittlesnippetsofwhosheis,whoshewantsto beandhowshelikestomove. Thesetwodancesareverydifferent,andPetersonandMathenyare excitedabouttheshow’svariety. “Someofthepieceshaveintense feelings,someareplayfulandsome areverypersonal,”Mathenysaid. “It’sahugemixtureofideasand everyoneisplayingoffeachother. Thechoreographershavereally outdonethemselves.” Petersonsaidtheaudiencewill
gettoseethequality,commitments andtalentsofthedancersandchoreographersduringtheconcert. “Theprogramisverystrong,” Petersonsaid.“There’sverystrong imagesandchoreography,andthe dancetakesonanawesomeroller coaster.It’sveryrealandhonest andwillhitgoodchordswiththe audience.” AnotherthingPetersonand Mathenyagreedonwashowthe audiencewouldrelatetothepieces. “Studentswilllaughwiththe comedypiece,thinkaboutlife,”
Mathenysaid.“Nothingistoodeep. Theaudiencewillbeabletoseeitin everydaylifebecauseitcomesfrom thechoreographers’hearts.” Petersonsaidthe15-minute intermissionbetweenthefirstand secondhalfoftheconcertiswhere theaudiencecantakeabreakand thinkaboutthepiecesandletthem sinkin. Shegavehersecrettogetthefull effectoftheconcert. “Ithinkthebestseatisthelower balconyinthefrontrow,”Petersonsaid.“It’sstillcloseenoughto seethedancers’expressions,butfar enoughbacktogetthewholepictureandseetheensembledance. It’salsohighenoughuptoseethe spatialpatternsinthepiece,which reallyenhancesthechoreography andhelpsgetthestoryacross.” Afterthreemonthsofrehearsals, thetalentsofstudentsandfaculty willbeshowcasedThursday,Friday andSaturdayattheRiverCampus. Theconcertswillbeat7:30p.m. intheDonaldC.BedellPerformanceHallwitha2p.m.matineeas wellonSaturday. TicketsforFallforDanceareon salenow.Generaladmissiontickets are$16.Studentticketsare$3witha SoutheastID. Ticketscanbepurchasedatthe RiverCampusboxofficeandonthe secondfloorintheUniversityCenterinroom202.
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MOZART’S VESPERS Southeast Missouri Choral Union and University Choir will join the Southeast Missouri Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall.+
ENTERTAIN HOT and Saxy
WIND SYMPHONY WILL PRESENT SECOND PERFORMANCE OF THE SEMESTER ON DEC. 6
Hot and Saxy features passionate music, saxophone playing AMITY DOWNING STAFF WRITER
FromCubandancestocircusmusic, SoutheastMissouriStateUniversity’s WindSymphonywillcombineavariety ofexcitingandpassionatemusicwith saxophoneplayinginitssecondconcert oftheseason,whichisappropriatelytitled“HotandSaxy.” ThedirectorofbandsatSoutheast, Dr.MartinReynolds,saidafterhecategorizedthemusichethoughtthewind symphonywouldenjoyplaying,an attention-grabbingprogramtitlewas chosennext. “Here’sthelist[ofsongs.]Allright, now,finddifferentwaystocategorizeit, andthencomeupwithclevertitlesto goalongwithit,”Reynoldssaid.“Hopefullysomethingwillmakeitinteresting, wherepeoplewillgo,‘Oh,HotandSaxy. Iwonderwhatthatis.’” Songschosenfortheprograminclude “Viktor’sTale”byJohnWilliams,which wasoriginallyscoredasaclarinetsolo forthemovie“TheTerminal”starring TomHanks. NewdepartmentfacultymemberDr. GabrielleBaffoniwillbefeaturedonthe clarinetduringthispiece.Baffonistartedteachingclarinetandsaxophoneat Southeastthisyear. Anotherpieceintheprogramtitled“Hell’sGate”willfeaturethreestudentsaxophonesoloists.“Hell’sGate”is composedbyDavidMaslanka,who“is oneofthereallyterrificcomposersright nowforwindsymphonymusic,”Reynoldssaid. ThesongisinspiredbyapieceofgeographyinMontana,whereMaslanka lives,calledHellGatePass,Reynolds explained. “Healsokindofputsthattogether with,kindofasoul-searching,througha lotofstrife,andthenendingpeacefully attheend,”Reynoldssaid.“Ican’teven characterizeitasadual-meaning—it’s amultiple-meaningkindofpiece.Ithas lotsoflittleundertonesinitthatyou mightfindinteresting.” SpencerDayisaseniordoublemajor inmusic,focusingonmusiceducationandmusicperformance.Dayisone ofthefeaturedsaxophonesoloistsin “Hell’sGate.” “Iassuretheaudiencetheywillenjoy thecertainselection‘Hell’sGate’not onlyfortheauralpurposes,butalsofor thevisualpurposesaswell,”Daysaid.
Members of the Southeast Wind Symphony rehearse for the concert “Hot and Saxy.” Photo by Nathan Hamilton Othertitlesintheprograminclude “Nitro”byFrankTicheliand“Entryof theGladiators-ThunderofBlazesand March”byJuliusFucik,arrangedby Seredy. Allthepiecesfeaturedin“Hotand Saxy”arecategorizedwithfire,hot,passionorexplosivequalities,ortheyfeaturethesaxophone,Reynoldssaid. “Ourconcertisentitled‘Hotand Saxy,’probablybecausemydirectorrealizesthepotentialhehasinhisgoodlookingsaxophonesoloists,”Daysaid. “Thereisavarietyofclassicalmusic, fromthedarkandintensesoundsof ‘Hell’sGate’tothefunanddance-like musicof‘DanzasCubanas.’” Whileputtingthepiecesinorderfor theconcert,Reynoldssaidthingslike enduranceofthestudentsplayinginthe symphony,styleandspeedofthepieces needtobeconsideredforthelistening pleasureoftheaudience. “Aconcertiskindoflikeastoryline,” Reynoldssaid.“There’slotsofebband flowinastoryline.Yougetbitsandpiecesoftheplothereandthere.Ifwe
playedeverythinganditwasallthe samestyleandallthesamespeedand allthesamekey…thenitwouldbe boringtolistentoafterawhile.” Reynoldshastofindabalanceof whatisgoodfortheaudiencetohear, andwhatisgoodforthestudentsto play.Thevarietyofmusicisoneofthe biggestfactorstoconsiderwhenprogrammingaconcert,Reynoldssaid. “Differentmusic,ofcourse,evokes differentmoods,differentreactions. Sometimesexcitement,sometimessadness,sometimesmajesty,youknow allthosethings,”Reynoldssaid.“AndI thinkit’skindofthejuxtapositionofall thosethatkindofmakeaconcertinterestingtolistento.” TheSoutheastWindSymphonywill perform“HotandSaxy”at7:30p.m. Dec.6intheDonaldC.BedellPerformanceHall.Pre-concertmusicfeaturingstudentsaxophoneplayerswilltake placeat7p.m.intheDonaldC.Bedell PerformanceHall,too.Ticketsare$10or $3withastudentIDandcanbepurchasedattheRiverCampusboxoffice.
Southeast Wind Symphony member Tim Hanak rehearses for the “Hot and Saxy” concert. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
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‘CROSSING BORDERS’ Film showed during International Education Week at the University Center discussed religious diversity. Read more at southeastArrow.com.+
BEST Comedy wins People’s Choice Award FAULT-LINE FILM FESTIVAL NAMED WINNERS FROM SEVEN CATEGORIES
Part of the cast and director Amanda Sachtleben (second from right) of the short film “Blind Date” show their People’s Choice Award, which they received on Nov. 16. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
‘Blind Date’ People’s Choice Award at Fault-Line Film Festival Gala Nine judges from different areas on campus choose films SAVANNA MAUE ONLINE EDITOR
Astheopeningcreditsfor“BlindDate”began, thecrowdapplaudedandcheeredinanticipationoftheBestComedyfilm.Amanda Sachtleben,asophomoretheatreandfilm majorcreatedthisfilmwithouttheintention ofwinninganaward,shesimplywantedto beginherfilmcareer. “BlindDate”isashortfilmaboutagirlwaitingtomeetherfantasymanatanItalian restaurant.Asshe’swaitingshebeginsimaginingwhatherdatewillbelike,quicklyflickeringbetweenmanysweet,awkwardand justdownrighthorriblescenarios.Afterscaringherselfintoanearfrenzythefilmwraps upwithahandsomeguywalkingintotherestaurantandthemaincharacteralmostmeltingwithrelief. SachtlebentookhomethePeople’sChoice AwardinadditiontoherBestComedyaward, whichshereceivedattheawardceremonyon Nov.14.Sachtlebenwassurprisedandgratefulforallthesupport. TheFault-LineFilmFestivalisanopportunityforstudentstosubmitindepentdent,studentmadefilmsforjudgingandpossiblywinningawardsandmonetaryprizes.
StudentsgatheredonNov.16inRoseTheatretoseeascreeningofaselectionofmovies aswellascasttheirvoteforthePeople’s ChoiceAward. “This[directing]wascompletelynew.It wasahugelearningexperience,andIdidn’t wantanyawardsgoingintoit.Ididn’tthink aboutthemoney.IjustdiditbecauseIwantedtogetmyfirstfilmdone,andIwantedto getitoutthere,”Sachtlebensaid. SachtlebenbeganfilminginSeptember andwasthankfulfortheearlystartafterdiscoveringherfilmhadnoaudio. “WheneverIfoundoutaboutthenoaudio Iwaslike,‘OK,thisisasetback,let’sgoback anddothisagain,’”Sachtlebensaid. Theothersevencategorywinnerswere
“It’s fantastic. The students are so much fun and so talented, and the level of filmmaking here is just extraordinary.” Fred Jones announcedonNov.14intheDonaldC. BedellPerformanceHall.Ninejudgesfrom thedepartmentsofmassmedia,theatreand dance,entrepreneurialcenter,artandindustrialtechnologychosefilmsbasedontechnicalability,entertainmentandifitcapturesthe audience’sattention.
AssociateprofessorofmassmediaFred Joneswasthemasterofceremoniesforthe event. “It’sfantastic,”Jonessaid.“Thestudentsare somuchfunandsotalented,andthelevelof filmmakinghereisjustextraordinary.” Jonessaidstudentswhoparticipateinthe festivalareenthusiasticandcreativeandthat whattheycandoneverceasestoamazehim. Theawardswerecategorizedtoinclude threehonorablementionawards,abestin drama,comedy,mystery/suspense,animation,ajudge’sawardandabestoffestival award. Thehonorablementionswereawardedto BryanBirksforhiswork“Ect,”GaryP.Schmidt Jr.andAdamMillerfor“Misericordia”and HailanWangfor“TheDistanceoftheHeart.” HunterHempenandRobertFootewonthe BestDramaawardfortheirshortfilm“Calignosity,”SachtlebenwonBestComedyfor “BlindDate,”PaulStokeswonBestMystery/ Suspensefor“Crossroads”andJennyMartinezreceivedBestAnimationfor“I’mAwake.” RobertSpurlockreceivedthejudge’saward for“TheWightKing,”andJoshFriedrich receivedtheBestofFestivalawardforhisfilm “Madison.” Eachwinnerreceivedacrystalstartrophy embossedwiththeirindividualawardand titleofthecompetitionaswellasamonetary prize. “It’sbittersweet,”saidHempen,aseniorat Southeast.“Iamgoingtomissthefestival,but thenagainIwon’tbeupsolateworkingon
stufflikethis.” Jonessaidthatthisfestivalisopentoany studentofanymajor,andtheycangetstarted onafilmrightnowfornextyear’sfestival.
Fred Jones, associate professor in the Department of Mass Media, was the master of ceremonies at the Fault-Line Film Festival Gala Nov. 14. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
COMEDIAN VISITS Rising comedian Cristela Alonzo paid a visit Nov. 13 to Southeast Missouri State University. Read the story at southeastArrow.com.+
STUDENT Code of Conduct CHANGES OUTLINE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS
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TheOfficeofStudentConductatSoutheast MissouriStateUniversityhasmadechanges totheStudentCodeofConduct.TheCodeof ConductoutlinestherightsandresponsibilitiesofthestudentbodyatSoutheast. Themainchangeinvolvedspecificrights relatedtostudentorganizations,whichare discussedunderJudicialProceduresinthe CodeofConduct. TheStudentOrganizationssectionwas rewrittensothatthehearingprocedures fororganizations,aswellasindividuals,are clearlyoutlined. Italsostatesthatstudentorganizations canhavefiverepresentatives,includingthree advisersatstudentconductmeetingsor hearings. Dr.L.RandyCarter,assistantdeanofstudents,saidinanemailthattheOfficeofStudentConducthadbeenworkingwithcases involvingstudentorganizationsforthepast twoacademicyears,thereforetheCodeof Conductneededtobeupdatedtoclarifythe proceduresandcriteriaforthosetypesof cases.CartersaidtheOfficeofStudentConductdoesnotdiscussspecificcasesforindividualsororganizations. “Also,languagewasaddedtoSection4for theCodetoincludeallegedviolationsinvolvingsocialmediaandstalking,”Cartersaid. “Otherminorchangesweremadetoclarify thelanguageinotherareas.Fineamountsfor individualviolationshadnotchangedsince 2004.Itwasdeterminedthatseveralthingsin theCodeneededtobeclarified,especiallythe partsrelatedtostudentorganizations.” Theterm“stalking”hadnotpreviously beenusedunderSection4becausetheoccurrenceofstalkingortheemphasisonitin societyhasseeminglyincreasedinthelast fewyearssincethe2004revisions,Cartersaid. TheOfficeofStudentConducthashada fewincidentsofstalkinginvolvingstudents usingsocialmediaorotherformsofelectroniccommunication,sothecommitteewantedtomakesurethosetypesofoffensesare specificallyincludedintheCodeofConduct. Theofficealwayshaschargedstudentswhen harassmentorotherviolationshaveoccurred throughelectronicmeans,butthecommittee wantedtoclarifythelanguageinthecode.
“Icannotspeaktothereasonsitwasnotin therebefore2004,”Cartersaid.“Thecommitteewantedtomakesureitwasincluded,and apastrepresentativefromourVICTORYProgramalsopointedoutthatthelanguagewas notusedinthecode.Alloftheinformationin thestudentorganizationsectionwasadded aspartofthesechanges.Before,languagefor individualstudentcaseswasappliedtothe organizations.” TheVICTORYprogramatSoutheastfocusesonpreventiontraining,educationand helprelatedtosexualviolenceandstalking. AccordingtoCarter,therehavebeenno substantivechangestotheCodeofConduct since2004.Whenchangesarenecessary,the deanofstudentscallstogetheracommittee thatconsistsofrepresentativesfromTheDivisionofEnrollmentManagementandStudent Success. “Oncethechangeswereapprovedwithin thatgroup,theywerepresentedtotheexecutivestafffortheirapproval,”Cartersaid.“The changestothecodewereapprovedpriorto thebeginningofthefall2012semester.” FormergraduatestudentintheOfficeof StudentConductDaniellePettigrewresearchedvariouscodesatotherinstitutionsto assistthecommitteeinimprovingtheCode ofConductlanguage,Cartersaid.Pettigrew wasprovidedwithalargelistofschoolssoshe couldreviewtheircodes. “TrumanStateworkedwiththeNational CenterforHigherEducationRiskManagementtodeveloptheirlists,soweappreciatedbeingabletousetheinformation,”Cartersaid. “Fortheadditionsrelatedtostudentorganizations,informationwasused[withwritten permission]fromTrumanStateUniversity, IllinoisStateUniversity,LincolnUniversity andtheUniversityofMissouri.” Twolistshavebeenaddedonunderthe StudentOrganizationssection,whichdetail thecriteriausedtodeterminewhetheruniversitychargeswillbefiledagainstastudentorganization,andthesecondlistisused asthehearingofficerorAllUniversityJudicialBoardreviewsthemattertodetermine whetherthegroupis“inviolation,”Carter said. “Therightsandresponsibilitiesofthestudentorganizationsarealsomoreclearlydefinedinthenewlanguage,”Cartersaid.
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Southeast students study in Spain through exchange program Whitney law arts & entertainment editor
t is noon in Missouri and 7 p.m. in the host home of Southeast Missouri State University senior Jocelyn Moylan. Fellow senior and Southeast student Amy Ahrens has walked to Moylan’s house in Leon, Spain, to call home before dinner, which will be at 9:30 p.m. A seven-hour time difference and a new culture have shaped the learning experience for the exchange students, who are studying Spanish in Leon. Leon is the capital of the province of Leon located in the northwest of Spain and has a population of more than 130,000. Ahrens is majoring in global studies and Spanish with a minor in anthropology and global studies. Moylan is a double major in Spanish and anthropology. They met on the first day of their first Spanish class their freshman year at Southeast and have become close friends while living in Spain. This is the first year Southeast has had an exchange program with the Centro de Idiomas (Center of Languages), which is directly affiliated with the Universidad de Leon (University of Leon). From Sept. 3-14, Moylan and Ahrens attended an optional intensive Spanish class, and then their regular classes, such as grammar, film, Spanish history and oral communication, began Oct. 1. Moylan said they had classes with people from all over the world in the intensive class, but most of those students went on to the university to study whatever they were studying at their home university. Because Moylan and Ahrens are studying Spanish, they stayed to study in the language school, which Ahrens said is similar to the English intensive program at Southeast. The difference between the intensive program at Southeast and the language school in Spain is that the students in Spain study culture, and there are multiple levels in the program. “We really, really like it here,” Ahrens said. “The classes are definitely more laid back here, but they still have high standards for us, especially because we’re at the highest level that the program that we’re in, that they offer. So our work is definitely tougher, but we don’t have homework every night. It’s still challenging for sure, and we are learning so much here.” Moylan said since they do not have as much homework as they often did at Southeast, the in-class time is more important. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. with a break from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Moylan said one of the biggest differences from studying at Southeast is the schedule and staying in one classroom instead of walking from building to building. Ahrens said that the professors in the program in Spain have been incredible and have helped her with everything from explaining cultural aspects that she didn’t understand to calling government officials to help her with problems with her apartment. “This program that we’re in, like the professors, have been the best professors I have ever had,” Ahrens said. “They care about us. They care a lot, and they care about our education. This program has been incredible. ... We’re really thankful to be here.” Ahrens and Moylan agreed that staying disciplined and motivated to do their academic work and study is often difficult, especially since they have opportunities to explore Spain in the evenings and on weekends. “I would hope that the time that we don’t spend at a desk, we still gain some kind of language ground by practicing,” Moylan said. “That’s something that we really don’t get in the States, is like real practice.” Living with native speakers of Spanish has helped Moylan and Ahrens, who said they now can speak with complete fluidity without having to think about the fact that they are speaking another language. Moylan said after having conversations in Spanish she often goes back in her mind to make sure she said everything correctly. “I think my biggest personal problem was just something that has to do with my personality, which is usually nervous, timid, shy,” Moylan said. “So pushing myself to talk to people was hard. I get so nervous.” Traveling and speaking to other Spaniards has also taught them a lot about the language and the culture. Ahrens said it is inexpensive and easy to travel in Spain and to other close countries, so they often travel on weekends to areas
in northern Spain. She said it costs less than $20 to take a bus up north for a day. “The things that I’ve learned here are really incomparable to anything else,” Ahrens said. “Just being immersed, that’s definitely helpful, but just like also, the program. There are so many different components that all of them together have enhanced this experience and enhanced the amount of stuff that I’m learning.” Southern France, Portugal, the east coast of Spain, Italy and Germany are also on Ahrens’ list of places she has visited or will visit. She flew to Spain early in order to travel. She took a train to France and visited many cities in northern Spain. She, Moylan and other friends traveled to Portugal and stayed in a hostel. They will again stay in a hostel when they travel together to Italy, and Ahrens has plans to go to Germany before she comes home. Ahrens said that there are many things about the Spanish culture that she loves and will miss, such as being able to walk everywhere and travel so much. “It was a lot easier for me to assimilate than I thought it would be,” Ahrens said. “But at the same time, certain parts of being here were a lot harder than I thought they would be. Like I didn’t think I would miss my family as much as I have.” While it has been difficult for Ahrens to be away from her family, she said getting used to the schedule changes of day-today life was easy for her, which Moylan said was one of the most difficult changes for her. From approximately 2-6 p.m. in Spanish cultures there is a time of rest called the siesta when businesses
“In my mind I just had this big idea that everything was going to be, like, so radically different from anything I’d ever known.” Jocelyn Moylan are closed. “Breakfast doesn’t exist unless you’re American and your host mom knows you’re American, and she feeds you a lot for breakfast, which might be my case,” Moylan said. “But lunch isn’t until 2 and then dinner at 9:30, so then there’s also the siesta that happens, so after lunch don’t expect anything to be open until 6, 6:30, 7.” Moylan said that she was pleasantly surprised by how much was the same as it is at home. When she was on the bus after landing in Spain, she said she remembers noticing how a road was just a road, and she doesn’t know why she expected anything different. “I had no idea what to think or what Spain was going to be like because I had never been out of the states before or even, like, driven travelling or what that would be like,” Moylan said. “In my mind I just had this big idea that everything was going to be, like, so radically different from anything I’d ever known. There are a lot of things here that were much more similar than I was expecting.” Moylan and Ahrens are in a program that is a 10-week trimester. Their program is different from the students at the university in Spain, whose semester starts in September and ends in February, because they are coming back to the U.S. Dec. 22 and 23, respectively. “I’ve learned so much here, and I feel like that sounds so cliché as it comes out of my mouth, but it’s true,” Moylan said. “I’m excited to come back and to share some of the stuff that I learned here.” A student who studied abroad through Southeast helped Moylan with the process of getting a passport, a visa and filling out all of the paperwork. Moylan is excited to be able to share what she has learned with other students studying Spanish and hopes to be able to encourage other students who are considering studying abroad. “It’s definitely been a confidence booster, and I think it definitely will be when I go back to be like, first off to be able to say we lived in a Spanish-speaking country for four months, and we made it, and we’re fine and we didn’t have to depend on our English at all,” Ahrens said. “It just feels like the beginning, and it’s already almost the end.”
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Top left: Jocelyn Moylan in a town north of Leon called Oviedo. Bottom left: Amy Ahrens and a Spanish friend on an island off the coast of eastern Spain. Above: Jocelyn Moylan and Amy Ahrens in front of the cathedral in Oviedo. Submitted photos
Amy Ahrens sitting on the side of a building in a small Spanish town north of Leon called Coladilla. Submitted photo
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DR. Nickell to retire HISTORY PROFESSOR DR. FRANKLIN NICKELL WILL RETIRE JAN. 1 AFTER 43 YEARS AT SOUTHEAST
Southeast history professor leaves university to work with historical society WHITNEY LAW ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR
Dr.FranklinDelanoNickellcametoSoutheastMissouriState UniversitytoreplaceahistoryprofessoratSoutheast,andhe plannedtostayforonlyoneyear—thatwas43yearsago. Nickellsaidhehassomeboxesthathaveyettobeunpacked,likeheisstillwaitingtomove. PriortocomingtoSoutheast,Nickelllefthishomeincentral IllinoistostartfreshwithhiswifeinNewMexico.Hetaughtat ahighschoolinAlbuquerquefor12years. Nickell,aSoutheasthistoryprofessoranddirectorofthe CenterofRegionalHistory,hasbecomeanexpertonthe southeastMissouriregion.Hewasexposedtotheregionwhen hewasaskedbytheuniversitypresidentDr.MarkScullyto assistinaHeadStartproject. Nickellspentasummerandfalltravelingtheregionthat spannedfromCapeGirardeausouthtoArkansasandfromthe MississippiRivertotheareaofWestPlains,Mo.,visitingthe27 HeadStartsites,learningabouttheprogram,whatitentailed andabouttheregionitself. “IbegantocrisscrosssoutheastMissouriandgoalloverthe area,”Nickellsaid.“IwentplacesIneverheardofbefore:Tallapoosa,IwenttoPuxico,IwenttoCaruthersville,IwenttoWardell,tinylittletowns....Somytaskwastorenewthecontracts, changethemtotheSEMOsystemandlearn,firstofall,about theregion,howbigitwasandwhatitsnaturewas,andIwould justhavetostopsometimesandlookatthelandscapeandsay ‘Whatisthis?’.…I’vebeenstudyingeversincethattimeframe. Weworkedforthewholesummerandfall,andIcrisscrossed Southeastabouteverywhichway,andthatwasmyexposure totheregion.” WhilevisitingandevaluatingthevariousHeadStartsites, Nickellrequestedthatthreeteachersnotcontinueteaching thefollowingyear.Nickellreportedthistohisbossandwithin 10daysSoutheasthadlettersfromeachteacher’sattorney sayingthattheywouldsue.BecauseofthisandScullyrealizinghowmuchtimeandworktheprojectwouldentail,Scully endedSoutheast’sworkontheprogram. InonlyamatterofweeksafterNickellstoppedworkingon theHeadStartproject,theuniversitybursarhadaheartattack andoverChristmasbreaktheuniversitytreasureraskedNickelltotakeoverbecausehehaddonesowellatmanaging HeadStart. Nickellsaidhehadtoaskwhatabursarwasatfirstbut endeduptakingthejob.Abursarisfinancialadministratorin auniversity. “Youcomeinandsitdownat8o’clockatthatdesk,the phonewillringat8:05,youanswerandyou’llbethebursar andjustfigureitout,’’Nickellsaid.“That’swhathappened. SoforthreeandahalfyearsIwasthebursaroftheuniversitydealingwithcreditsanddebitsandcanceledchecksand tuitionanddormitoryreceiptsandathleticfundsandCoke machines.” Nickellwasaskedtoreplacetheuniversity’sretiringtreasurerattheendofthosethreeandahalfyears.Nickellsaidhe learnedalotfrombeinginchargeoftheincominguniversity money,buthechosetogobacktotheclassroomandreplacea historyprofessorwhodied. “OneofthefirstthingsIsaidwhenIcamebackinwaswe needtodosomethingtoincreaseourpresenceintheregion becausetheydon’tthinkofusasourcollege,”Nickellsaid. “TwoyearslaterIbecamedepartmentchair.Ithensaidwe mustmakesomechanges,andsowestartedaprograminhistoricpreservationandthenwestartedaCenterforRegional History,andIwasthedepartmentchairandthosetwowere nosmallitemstogetoutoftheway,butwedidit.Andwe’ve changedalotofliveswiththosetwoprograms.” NickellsaidafewyearslaterthedirectoroftheCenterfor RegionalHistoryleft,andhewastoldthatifhedidnottake overasthedirector,thecenterwouldclosedown. “Itshouldn’tbeclosedbecausethepotentialwasvery great,”Nickellsaid.“SoIsaidI’ddoitfornomorethanfive years.Sothatwas20yearsago,andI’mstilldoingit.” After55yearsineducation,Nickellwillretirefrom SoutheastonJan.1,2013,whenhewillstartworkingforthe StateHistoricalSocietyofMissouri. Thehistoricalsocietywillestablishfieldofficesinthe areasofthestatewithlimitedparticipation,membershipor financialsupportsuchassoutheastMissouriandnortheast Missouri. “Aboutthetimetheywentintoacrisis,thefederaljudge,
Dr. Frank Nickell Southeast Missourian photo youngStevenLimbaugh,becamepresidentoftheboardof directorsofthestatehistoricalsociety,”Nickellsaid.“He’sthe judgehereintheLimbaughfederalcourthouse.He’sanardent supporterofCapeGirardeau.That’swherehisfamilyhaslived for100yearsor120years,andsohehasbecomeachampion ofthissohehasworkedwiththestatehistoricalsocietytoget themtocommittoestablishanofficehereinCapeandasked ifIwouldhelpthemgetitstarted,andIsaidIwould.” Nickellwillbearepresentativeinthisareatotrytoincrease visibilityofthestatehistoricalsociety. “ThatwillbekindoffunbecauseIhavebeendoingsomeof thathereattheCenterforRegionalHistory,whichwe’vehad upandworkedsince1990.” NickellsaidhehasenjoyedwhathehasdoneatSoutheast, andthathehasnotonlylearnedalotbutalsohasmetinterestingpeopleandisstillfascinatedbythesoutheastregion. “I’vebeenthinkingaboutretiringforalongtime,andthisis agoodtimetodoit.,”Nickellsaid.“Mywifediedlastyearand itwasadevastatingblowtome,moresothanIimagined.So it’sagoodtimetomakeachange,andsothat’swhatI’mdoing. “Theopportunitytogotoworkforthestatehistorical societycamealong,andI’mlookingforwardtothat.It’llbe somethingdifferent,andIwon’thavetogradethoseinfernal papers,andIcanstilldosometeachinginafashionandIcan stillstudytheregion.Icanstillinterprettheregion,Icanstill workwithpeopleinthisregion.Ithinkthatwillbringmegreat satisfaction.”
Thebootheelwasonceaswampland,andthelandscape hastransformed.Nickellsaidithasbeenfuntowatchthe changestakeplaceandtoseehowthisareaisgrowing. Thereare114countiesinMissouriandNickellexplained thatsevenofthoseinthebootheelproduceone-thirdofall theagriculturalincomeintheentirestateofMissouribecause oftherichtopsoil.Heestimatesthatovertimethosecounties willbecomeevenmoreimportantthantheyarenow. “It’simportantthatwetakecareoftheland,thatwecare forthepeoplewholivehereandthatwehelpthosepeople whoseliveshavebeenchangedfromslavestosharecroppers topoverty-strickenindividuals,whohavebeentrappedhere withnoplacetogo,”Nickellsaid.“Wehavetheworstpoverty problemofanyregioninthestate.WehavethehighestmurderratewiththeexceptionofdowntownSt.Louis.Thelife expectancyofababyborninPemiscotCountyistheshortestlifeexpectancyforababyinanycountyintheUnitedStates.TherearenoHMOs,thereisashortageofmedicaldoctors, hospitalsareinadequate.” Nickellfeelsstronglythatthereishopeforthesoutheast Missouriregion. “Ifourinstitutionscatchup,includingourcollegesand secondaryschools,theremaybemajorprogresshere.Allof theseproblemsinsoutheastMissouriareintheservicearea ofthisuniversity,sowehaveamajorobligationinmymindto helpthisregion.Wearearegionaluniversitywhetherwelike itornot.”
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FREE Christmas concert 33 MILES WILL PRESENT AN ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT CAPE FIRST CHURCH ON SUNDAY
33 Miles will perform free concert at local church JOSH HARTWIG ARROW REPORTER
Jason Barton, lead singer of 33 Miles, performs onstage at a concert at Cape First Church last year. Submitted Photo
ContemporaryChristianband33Miles, whichhasbeennominatedforaDove MusicAwardandaVisionaryMusic AwardattheChristianHallofFame, willpresentafreeacousticChristmas concertatCapeFirstChurchinCape Girardeau. “33Milesisanexcellentband.We’ve hadthemherebefore,andI’mexcitedtohavethemhereagain,”saidCape FirststaffmemberMicahMcDowell.“I thinkit’llbeagoodturnout.Lasttime theywereheretheyfilledtheauditorium,andthisyearI’mexpectingthe same.” AccordingtoMcDowell,33Mileshas greatstagepresenceandalotoftalent. “Theyalsohadanalbumthatlanded atnumberfouronBillboard’stopchristianalbum’schart,sothat’sprettygood stuff,”McDowellsaid. 33Miles’album“OneLife”wasNo. 4onBillboard’schartandsparkedthe tourthatmadeastopatCapeFirstseveralyearsago,accordingtoMcDowell. AccordingtoJennCrass,ministry coordinatorandpastoratCapeFirst, thepurposeoftheconcertistoofferthe communityafree,funnighttocome andbeapartofawonderfulnightof Christmasmusic. “Thisbandhasagreatheart,”Crass said.“Webroughtthembackbecause wehaveworkedwiththeminthepast,
andtheyaretop-notch,stellarguys, bothmusicallyandindividually,and theyhaveapowerfulheartforministry.” Crasssaidthatthisisthefirsttimethe bandwillperformaChristmasconcert atthechurch. “Thisisn’tjustaCapeFirstevent—it’s fortheentirecommunity,”Crasssaid. AccordingtoCrass,33Milestravels withFoodfortheHungry,whichisan internationalministrythatraisesfunds andawarenessforchildreninthird
“They also had an album that landed at number four on Billboard’s top christian album’s chart, so that’s pretty good stuff.” Micah McDowell worldnationswhoarestarving. “Theydoaportionineveryconcert thathighlightsandprovidesinformationaboutFoodfortheHungry,”Crass said. AccordingtoCrass,33Milesismission-minded,whichiswhyCapeFirst appreciatesthem. CapeFirstwillutilizeseveralareasof promotionfortheconcert,including billboardsandsocialmediaoutlets. “We’llalsobepromotingonKHIS, andwe’vebeenpromotingtheevent
throughoutourchurchcampusandour extensionsandwordofmouth,”Crass said. Crasssaidthatshelovesthestyleof music33Milesperforms,andsheloves alldifferentgenresofmusic. “Iparticularlylikethewaythatthey arrangetheirsongs,”Crasssaid.“Their songshaveamessagetothem.Even thoughthey’llbedoingalotofChristmassongs,theyhaveapowerfuland passionateheart....They’regoingtobea greatkickofftoourholidayseason.” AccordingtoKHISgeneralmanagerBobbiAnnMason,KHIS,alocal Christianradiostation,willbeinvolvedwiththepromotionoftheconcert, suchasofferingfreepublicityandon-air mentions. “Theyarereallylikableguys,”Mason said.“They’rereallydowntoearth.” AccordingtoMason,KHISwasone ofthefirstradiostationstoaddtheir music. “TheyreallylikeKHIS,”Masonsaid. “Wehaveagreatrelationshipwiththem andtheirmanagementbecauseafew yearsagobackin2009,webrought theminwithPocketFullofRocksand JohnWaller,anditwasaselloutandit wasgreat.” Theconcertwillbeat6:30p.m.on SundayatCapeFirstChurch. Inadditiontotheconcert,Crasssaid that33Mileswillperformaselectionof songsduringthe9a.m.and11a.m.servicesatthechurch.
STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT CHANGES The Code contains 21 sections which are used to charge students or student organizations when alleged violations occur. The language in sections 2, 3, 4, 7, 10, and 16 was changed or clariied in order to increase the effectiveness of the Code. Included in these changes was information in section 2 about classroom disruptions, information in section 3 related to disorderly conduct on and off University premises, and information in section 4 involving harassment, stalking, and misconduct through electronic forms of communication. Judicial ines for individual student violations increased from $35.00 to $50.00 for non-alcohol/drug violations and from $65.00 to $100.00 for irst violations involving alcohol and drug violations. Second violations increased to $175.00 from $150.00 and third/subsequent violations rose to $350.00 from $300.00. No increases in the judicial ines in the Code have been made since 2004. Clariications were also made in other areas of the Code, including the information related to the retention of student records, the deinition of a student organization, and information about Interim Suspensions (formerly Emergency Suspensions). If students have questions or would like additional information related to these changes, they may contact the Dean of Students Ofice at 573-651-2264. Students are encouraged to read and/or be familiar with the Code. The complete document can be accessed on the Ofice of Student Conduct website at
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MISSOURI leadership program THE PROGRAM WAS DESIGNED TO SEEK OUT EMERGING LEADERS OF MISSOURI
Assistant professor serves as Leadership Missouri president and graduates from program KELLY LU HOLDER ARROW REPORTER
Dr.ErinFlueggeWoolfhasbeenanassistant professorofmanagementatSoutheastMissouriStateUniversitysince2008. FlueggeWoolfbeganhereducationat Southeastin1997andgraduatedin2002with abachelor’sdegreeingeneralstudies.She graduatedin2004withamaster’sdegreein businessadministration,thenreceivedher doctoratefromtheUniversityofFloridain 2008. FlueggeWoolfrecentlygraduatedfrom theLeadershipMissouriProgramsponsored bytheMissouriChamberofCommerceand Industryandservedaspresidentofthe2012 LeadershipMissouriClass.LeadershipMissouriwasfoundedin1990andwasdesigned toseekoutemergingleadersofMissouriand ignitetheirleadershipskillsthroughhandsontrainingexperienceandlearning.
Q: What exactly is the Leadership Missouri Program?
A:It’sastate-wideleadershipprogram, sobasicallyitisasix-monthprogram. It’sjustleadersfromalloverthestate. Onceyou’reselected,yougothroughthe programandonceamonthyougoto differentcitiesacrossthestate.Westarted inJeffersonCity,Mo.,andyougettogo behindthescenesandthere’satheme foreachmonth.It’salllookedatthrough aleadershiplens,sowhereverwego, yes,wegettotourstuff,butit’salsolike gettingtoexperienceleadershipchallengesandopportunitiesateachcity.
Q: What was that experience like, being the president of the 2012 Leadership Missouri Class?
A:Ourclassisveryunique.We’reoneofthe mostcohesiveclassesthatthey’vehad,I think.Ourclasswasablast.Agirlfriendof
mineandIdecidedthatwewouldcampaignfortheposition.Sowefinallygot electedforit,andourclassmatesvotedon us.It’safunnystorybecausenobodyhad reallycampaignedbeforeandweshowed upinmatchingT-shirtsandeverything.
Q: What were your duties as president?
A:Alotofitbeginsaftertheclass.Yes,there isaleadershiproleofit,butwhenthey tolduswewouldbeelectingapresident andavicepresident,partofitwasduring theclasstokeepthingsorganized.More thanthat,aftertheclassendsit’syourjob tokeeppeopleintouchandtoserveon theLeadershipMissouriAlumniAssociationBoardofDirectorstoplanevents.
Q: How did you go about getting involved with the program?
A:TheCapeChamber[ofCommerce]is whereIfoundoutaboutit.It’sanapplicationprocess.Anybodyinthestatecan applyforit.It’saclassof30thatwehadand they’rejustfromalloverthestate.Wehad allkindsofprofessions.Wehadinvestors, wehadschooladministratorsandNational Guardrecruiters.Younameit,wehadit.
Q: How has the program impacted your life?
A:Well,theytoldusthatwewouldmake connectionsandwedid,butit’ssomuch morethanthat.IfeellikeImet30new friends,sothere’sthesocialaspectof it.Yes,wegottomeetnewpeopleand they’refantastic,butthere’stheprofessionalsideofitthatreallybroadenedmy appreciationforwhatgoodleadershipis. Forexample,wewereinJoplin,Mo.,and theyhadapanelofcityofficialscomeinand talktousaboutdisasterrelief.Iloveleadership,Iloveteachingleadership,butleadershipisallaboutexperienceandwhenthey sharedtheirexperienceitwassoinspiring.I justfeelsoenriched.Someofthestuff,I’llbe honestwasjustcool.WegottorideonaBlack Hawkhelicopter.Wegottodoallthisbehind thescenessortofstuff.Inanutshell,itjust
Redline Electronics employee, Ginny Foster, left, speaks with Dr. Erin Fluegge Woolf, right. Photo by Nathan Hamilton gavemesomanyopportunitiestomakelots ofconnections,lotsofmemoriesandlotsof newfriends.
Q: What is your advice to young leaders of Missouri?
volunteeringwith[iluvlocalplaces.com].My husbandandIsaidwe’regoingtogoskiingfor thefirsttimenextspring.Ijustliketoreally keepactive.Ialwayshavetohavesomething tolookforwardto.
A:Iwouldsaygetoutthereandgetinvolved.Iamahugefanofnetworkingandthis isawayforpeopletogetoutthere.And yes,goodleadershipisaboutbuildinggood relationships,butit’salsoaboutlearningas muchasyoucan.Whetherit’ssomething you’refamiliarwithornot,justgetout thereandexposeyourmindtonewchallengesandnewopportunities.Sometimes it’shardtotrysomethingnew,butyou’re alwaysgoingtogainsomethingfromit.
Q: What are you doing now?
A:I’lldoallmyprofessionalstufffirst. I’vegotalltheWomenInspiringEntrepreneurshipstuff.IjustfoundoutthatI gotacceptedtotheWomen’sLeadership ForumatWashingtonUniversityinSt. Louis,sothat’scomingup.Theninthe MBAprogram,inaboutanotheryear,I willbeteachingaleadershipcoursethat hasn’tbeenofferedinaprettygoodwhile. Iloveplanning,ifyoucan’ttell.I’malso puttingtogetheracreativityfestivalthat’s comingupandthat’llbeacampuswide eventforthreedays.Personally,Ilovevolunteering.Ilovegettinginvolved.I’mcurrently
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What is your favorite holiday and why?
Kelsea Job My favorite holiday is Christmas. It is my favorite holiday for a bunch of reasons: presents, giving gifts, being with family, Christmas movies and celebrating the birth of Jesus.
Mary Kate Owens Christmas is my favorite! I love the atmosphere, decorations and all of the traditions my family does every year.
Tess Henning I love Christmas. I love the scents, treats, decorations, spending time with family and, of course, presents.
Haley Farrell My favorite holiday is Christmas because I love being with family and friends, snowy weather, Christmas cookies, Christmas lights and the presents are always a perk.
MIDNIGHT MOVIE SGA will show “Elf” on Friday at Cape West 14. Students get in free with a Southeast ID and all others pay $2. A small soda and popcorn will be provided.+
HOURS expanding at Starbucks IT WILL BE OPEN FROM 7 A.M. TO 9 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AND 7 A.M. TO 6 P.M. ON FRIDAYS
Starbucks extends hours on campus ANDREW CARRICO ARROW REPORTER
Starbucks’hourshavebeenextendedduetohightrafficand mightbeextendedfurtherduringfinalsweek. Starbucks,whichislocatedintheUniversityCenter,will nowbeopenfrom7a.m.to9p.m.MondaythroughThursdayand7a.m.to6p.m.onFridays.Itwillremainclosedon Sundays. Starbucksopenedearlierinthesemesteratthelocationthat waspreviouslyTheBeaneryCafeandkeptthesamehours. AccordingtoTrevorSumner,marketingdirectorofChartwells DiningServices,changingStarbucks’hourswasnotconsidereduntilitwasmentionedinaResidenceHallAssociation meeting. “IbelieveitwasinanRHAmeetingwhensomeonewas sayinghowbusyStarbuckswasintheeveningsandthatit wouldbegoodifwecouldexpandthehoursofservice,”Sumnersaid.“Whenwelookedatthenumbersweactuallynoticed thattherewasapatternofhighertrafficinthemorningthan therewasintheevening.” ThisinformationledChartwellsmanagementtodecideto openStarbucksearlierinthemorningasopposedtostaying openlater.However,theyfeltthatitclosedtooearlyonFridays sotheydecidedtostayopenuntil6p.m.,whichisanhour laterthanwhenitusedtoclose. “What’ssurprisingisthatthesaleshavebeengoodatStarbucks,yetwehaven’thadtoomuchcoldweatheryet,”Sumner said.“SoI’mwonderingonceitgetscoldmore,ifthat’sgoing tohelpsales.” AccordingtoSumner,whenChartwellsopensanewbrand orrestaurantoncampus,itisnotunusualforthehoursto changeafterithasbeenopenforawhile. Chartwellstypicallyhastroubleanticipatinghowbusylocationswillbefrom2p.m.-4p.m.andafter7p.m.Thesehours arehardtoplanforbecausetheyareinbetweenthetimes whenmostpeopleeatmeals. “Wheneverweopenupabrandlikethatwetrytobevery flexiblewithhours.Wedon’treallywanttosetanythingin stonebecausewewanttoseehowthingsgo,”Sumnersaid. “What’sreallygoingtomakeitinterestingishowSubwayis
Sophomore Brittany Harry prepares a hot sleeve for her coffee at Starbucks on Southeast’s campus. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
goingtoimpacttherestofthebusinessaroundcampus.” Chartwellsisnotrulingoutanyfurtherchangestothehours ofStarbucksandisconsideringextendinghoursduringfinals week,whichbeginsDec.10.Studentstendtostayuplaterstudyingduringfinalsweek,andChartwellshopestomakea decisionsometimebeforethestartofDecember. ChangesatotherfoodservicelocationsoncampusarepossiblewhenSubwayopensinScullyBuildingnextsemester. Thelocationoriginallywasslatedtoopenthissemester. ChartwellsalsowillsellcoffeeatScullynextsemester.This
locationwillopenaroundthesametimeasSubwayandwill becalled“WeProudlyServed.” “ThiswillnotbeafullStarbucksretailshop,butallofthe coffeethat’sservedtherewillbeStarbucksbrand,”Sumner said.“ThiswillbejustlikewhatwedidattheBeanery,where weusedtojustserveStarbucks’products.” Chartwellswilltakethesameapproachofsettingupthe hoursforthiscoffeeshopastheydidforStarbucks.Itwillsee howwellitdoesatfirstandthenarrangethehoursaccording tohowbusyitgetsatvarioustimesthroughouttheweek.
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TheconvenienceofwalkingintheUniversity Centerandbeingabletousethebathroomson thefirstandsecondfloorhasbeentemporarily stalledduetorenovations. Tallblacksheetsofplasticcoverwhatusedto bethedoorstothebathroom,andasignoutfront reads“Sorrywe’reclosed.” AllofthebathroomsintheUCarebeingremodeledtwofloorsatatime. TherenovationstotheUCbathroomswillbe doneintwophases. Thefirstphaseofconstructionbeganonthe firstandsecondfloorsoftheUConOct.8.AccordingtoSoutheast’swebsite,therestroomswillbe finishedinDecember. “Phasetwoconstructionoffloorsthreeand fourwillbeginmid-Decemberafterthecompletionoffloorsoneandtwo,”saidAngelaMeyer, thedirectorofFacilitiesManagement.“Thethird andfourthfloorsareexpectedtobecompletedin February.” Therestroomswillbefullyaccessibleto accommodatetheincreaseinbuildingoccupancyloadduetothediningadditionintheUC thatwasbuiltin2012. “Whileaddressingthesetwoitems,wehave theopportunitytoupgradethefinishesaswell,” Meyersaid.
CapeGirardeauMayorHarryRedigerandthecitycounciltabledaproposedordinancethat wouldbanpeopleundertheageof21fromenteringrestaurantsandbarsafter10p.mthat makemorethan35percentofrevenuefromalcoholsales. Thecouncilconductedanonlinesurveyregardingtheordinance,andtheordinancewas metwithcriticismamongcitizensofallages.Ofthe312peoplewhorespondedtothesurvey, 94percentwereabovetheageof21and27percentwerebusinessowners,restaurantownersor heldaliquorlicense. SixtypercentofthosesurveyedfeltthatCapeGirardeau’scurrentordinancedidnotneedto beimprovedoradjustedand12percentfeltthatnoregulationwasneededatall.Sixpercentof thosesurveyedfeltthatrestrictingpeopleunder21fromenteringbarsafter10p.m.shouldbe omittedfromtheordinance. SoutheastMissouriStateUniversitypsychologymajorPaulScucchisaidoneissueisthatthe ordinancemaycausemoreharmthangoodforsmallbusinesses.Hebelievedtheordinance wouldcauseanincreaseinthenumberofhouseparties.Hesaidthatifthecouncildidconsider bringingthisordinancetoacouncilvote,itisintrusivetonotletthepeopleofCapeGirardeau voteontheissue.Hefeelsthosedirectlyaffectedbytheordinanceare18-20yearsoldandareof votingage,sotheydeserveasay. TheordinancewasfirstproposedbyDr.KennethW.Dobbins,thepresidentofSoutheast MissouriStateUniversity,andthecouncilapprovedafirstreadingoftheordinanceonOct. 15.Afteritsfirstapprovalthecounciltweakedthelawbyexcludingunderageworkerswhoare employedbyaffectedestablishmentsfromtheban,butthecouncilstillhadquestionsabout howtogaugewhichbusinesseshave35percentofrevenueinalcoholsales. RedigersaidthatduringaNov.9studysessionthecouncildecidedthatbecauseofpublic concernforthelaw,itwasjustgoingtobetterenforcetheexistingordinancethatprohibitsthe saleofalcoholtoanyoneunder21yearsofage. “Weplanonverystronglyincreasingthenumberofchecksonbarsandthepeopleentering them,”Redigersaid.“Copswillhaveamuchgreaterpresenceinthedowntownarea,andthere willbemuchmoreticketsforindividualsandbusinessesthatviolatetheordinance.”
The bathrooms on the first and second floor in the UC are closed for renovations. After they are complete, workers will begin working on the third and fourth floor restrooms. Photo by Nathan Hamilton
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Ilovetheaquaticcenter!therearesomany thingstodobetweenthelappool,the12personhottub,andalltheactivitiesintheleisurepool!NottomentionthegreatDiveinMoviesandDiveintoHomePlatenights!Itismy favoritethingtotalkaboutwhengivingtours!
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Q: What are your favorite tips when studying for finals?
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Do: Dress comfortably, and show up to class 20 minutes before the final exam starts so that you can skim through your notes beforehand. Don’t rush, and don’t panic. Write more than you usually would. It’s OK to elaborate on long questions.
Do: Find a place to study that will work as a stimulus when it comes to test time. If I study somewhere new and more exciting, my mind somehow connects the facts with my location. If I’m staring at a test at8a.m.duringfinalsweek,Ican rememberthefactsthatIreviewed while sitting in a coffee shop easier than if I learned it in one of my boring, beige classrooms.
Do: Find somewhere calm that you can actually sit down and focus without falling asleep, and get to it. After focusing steadily for a while, change it up. Switch to some note cards or some practice quizzes just togiveyourselfsomethingelse to focus on. I also find rewarding myself with a small piece of candy orsomethingisagoodincentivefor finishing chapters.
Do: Make a list of what you need to do.Ifyouhavethreepaperstowrite, a final project and four exams to studyfor,youneedtohaveaplan for how you’re going to tackle it all. Giveyourselfsomedeadlinesor time frames of when you want to be done with something. Once you get something accomplished you can cross it off your list. This also makes iteasiertoremembereverything youhavetodo.
Do: Eat an awesome breakfast each day an exam will be taken, evenifyoudon’tnormallyliketo eat breakfast. I eat an egg, a fruit like an orange, a glass of milk and some sort of meat, usually sausage. I normally don’t eat that much so early in the morning, but on test days I do.
Don’t: Shut out the information you learn in class and then try to remember it all right before test time.AstudyI’vereadsaidthat retention is 60 percent higher if you studyyournoteswithin24hoursof taking them. Make the night before finals a relaxing one by doing your besttounderstandyournotesevery day, rather than trying to grasp an entire semester’s worth of concepts in one miserable study session.
Don’t: Sit around and procrastinate insteadofstudying.Evenifyou havetogetreadyinstages,doit. Also, don’t focus on the same material for long periods of time. When studying I also do not reccomend staying in the same area for too long or the same position. Try to get up andmovearoundandoccassionally change up your lighting. Bright lights can exhaust your eyes while dim lights can put you to sleep.
Don’t: Drink energy drinks before finals, make sure you stay far away from them because they contain a dangerous mix of sugars and chemicals, leading to sleeplessness. Also, try to only login on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter once or twice throughout your day.
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Students must drop off their rented textbooks at one of these following locations during the specifiedtimesortheywillhaveto pay the full price for the books. Towers-NearFrontDesk Dec. 10 - 13 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec.14-9a.m.to3p.m.
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Dec.14-7:30a.m.to5p.m. Dec. 15 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. After Hours Drop Box UC First Floor Lobby Dec. 10 - 13 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Dec.14-5p.m.toDec.15-10a.m. Dec.15-2p.m.toDec.17-8a.m.
Dec. 10 - 7:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 11 - 7:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 12 - 7:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 13 - 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
These are the hours for finals week, which are different from the library’s normal operating hours. Dec. 5 - 7:30 a.m. to midnight Dec. 6 - 7:30 a.m. to midnight Dec. 7 - 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec.8-11a.m.to5p.m. Dec. 9 - 1 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Don’t: Study for long periods of time. Break it down into smaller sections. I find that after I study for a while I stop remembering what I’m reading. I usually go for a run and then come back and study some more. It’s a nice break, and I think some of the information sinks in better.
Don’t: Miss the final. Especially if thetestisat8a.m.likeminewill be. I try to pick my classes based on what time the final will be, which is not always successful. Do whateverittakestowakeupontime. Someone missed a final in one of my classes and texted me a couple hours later asking if we needed our book for our final. She thought it was the next day. I told her it was at 2 p.m. Tuesday. She flipped out. Don’t flip out. Go to semo.edu/ registrar/finals.htm and look for final exam schedule to find out what time finals begin.
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