On Oct. 14, I went to watch the School of Theatre’s production of Bootcandy by Robert O’Hara. The play is known for being wild, but the cast and crew exceeded expectations.
Recently at SFA, it seems like every topic of conversation is centered around budget issues. Everyone is talking about it, from faculty to staff to the students, and it has become difficult to get away from. We, the editorial staff, can see the negative impact of this conversation on the men…
Recently, the regalia worn by graduates during commencement ceremonies was changed. At first the change was mandatory, and SFA Barnes and Noble was the only place the appropriate regalia could be purchased. The mandate was revoked after receiving backlash from the community; now students gra…
If you live in East Texas, chances are you’ve encountered a deer. If you haven’t, you are one of the lucky ones. I seem to have the worst luck when it comes to deer in East Texas because out of all the places I could have encountered one, it was on North Street.
Since Oct. 3 is the beginning of mental health awareness week, I think we should start a conversation of what not to say when it comes to helping someone who is struggling with mental illnesses. The most important thing we need to stop doing is telling people that everything is going to be OK.
Dr. Sara Henning, the new creative writing coordinator in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts, won the 2021 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize for her book, “Terra Incognita,” which will be released March 2022.
On Oct. 11, President Scott Gordon announced the Board of Regents’ implementation of the newly formed University Financial Council in an email sent to all SFA students.
President Scott Gordon and Vice President of Student Affairs Brandon Frye met with 10 students for a luncheon in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Dining Hall Oct. 15 where the students could discuss issues and ask questions.
The Department of English and Creative Writing is hosting a high school poetry competition with a Nov. 15 deadline. All Texas high school students are eligible to apply. Students can email blind submissions of up to three poems as a Word Document or PDF to SFAPrizeForYoungWriters@gmail.com.
M&S Pharmacy is working with the Student Recreation Center to host a flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Campus Recreation Center.
A group of students met on Oct. 12 to discuss forming an official organization that will focus on holding the governing and administrative bodies of SFA accountable for the decisions that they make.
Students and faculty at SFA will have the week of Thanksgiving off, while staff will be working that Monday and Tuesday. Student workers will have the option to work or take off those days.
Chartwells, the University’s food service provider, will donate $8,000 in in-kind catering allotments to be distributed over the next school year to student organizations in good standing on a first-come, first-served basis.
SFA hosted the University’s first annual Giving Day Sept. 16 and exceeded their initial goal of $100,000 with a final total of $103,514.02 raised. The Office of Development, which created the event, plans to continue Giving Day as a yearly tradition.