When planning to attend one of the greatest schools in Texas, you expect to have issues financially, socially or even physically. I, and many other students at SFA, concluded one of the issues we’ve had to deal with at SFA has been bad internet.
At the end of every semester, every student is instructed to fill out end-of-course evaluations for each of their classes. Instructions are displayed on the MySFA banner and numerous email reminders are sent to students. While some people ignore the evaluations and opt not to do it, it’s an …
When you hear the name Sean Kingston, you may think of a few classic songs, like “Beautiful Girls,” “Fire Burning” and “Eenie Meenie” featuring Justin Bieber. Kingston has been a staple artist in many students’ childhoods, and he’s the perfect artist to perform, and somewhat heal one’s inner…
Nacogdoches has welcomed many new businesses in the last couple of months with many more in the works. Our small, college town has gotten everything from a unique twist on popcorn to our fifth coffee shop. This new flux of businesses has opened doors for many exciting opportunities, and it’s…
In the wake of yet another school shooting, many students are beginning to wonder if they are safe at school or their university. Given all that’s happened, there is certainly more that can be done to ensure the safety of students.
The Second Amendment, the right to bear arms, was ratified Dec. 15, 1791. During that time, owning guns was necessary for survival. People needed them to hunt and to defend their property. However, it is not 1791 anymore. Guns are no longer necessary for our survival, and they cause more har…
Research team OpenAI launched their newest project in November of 2022 called ChatGPT. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence chatbot that can respond to user input and provide detailed responses. Because of its large knowledge base, ChatGPT has been made popular by students to provide academ…
The Undergraduate Research Conference winners have been announced for Spring 2023. The Undergraduate Research Conference is an annual competition that aims to celebrate academic excellence in undergraduate scholarship in the East Texas community.
The year was 1988. Chris Hrubesh, newly graduated from SFA with a bachelor’s in mass communication, had nothing but big dreams and a chair in his hatchback as he made his way to Georgia. Now, 35 years, countless trips around the world, an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award later, he has retired …
SFA Gardens will host their annual Garden Gala Day plant sale on April 1st and 2nd from 9am-2pm at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center. This year’s sale is open to everyone and features a wide variety of both native and exotic plants with freeze and heat tolerance.
SFA Construction Jacks members built four tiny homes for the residents of Village Nac on Feb. 10.
The Organization for Women’s Leadership and Equity will host a teach-in to celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 15. Similar to a sit-in protest, this teach-in will focus on education about gender equity and women’s issues.
The Pine Log newspaper and The Stone Fort yearbook will be tabling and hosting an open house event for Student Press Freedom Day on Feb. 23. Tabling will be from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center. The open house event will be from 3-5p.m. in the BPSC Room 2.112.
Chris Edwards, a ‘07 and ‘11 SFA graduate, has written a short story collection set in a fictionalized East Texas.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a ban due to safety concerns of TikTok, a popular social media app, across all public Texas universities. SFA officials are going through the governor’s directives to decide the best course of action.
SFA’s Health and Wellness Hub launched PantrySoft, an online shopping platform for The Lumberjack Food Pantry, on Jan. 17.
Mike Gabler, a heart valve specialist, graduated SFA in 1993, and 19 years later he made history by being the first winner of “Survivor” to donate all of his million-dollar winnings to charity.
The Board of Regents unanimously voted to begin the process of appointing Dr. Steve Westbrook the 10th president of SFA at their Board meeting on Jan. 29.
Dining Services introduced a new to-go box program, where students can pay a one-time fee of $5.99 for a reusable box to use throughout the semester.
The Student Government Association Senate passed a Test my Drink Cards bill on Jan. 25 at the SGA Senate meeting.
SFA’s League of United Latin American Citizens, LULAC, held an open panel on Jan. 23 to discuss issues that custodians are facing on campus. Students and custodial workers attended the meeting to learn more about custodial labor rights.
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