How to budget for the Holidays

[HAMMOND, La]- Lights, music, decorations,  and delicious seasonal smells grab the attention of holiday shopper’s sensibilities in every store. According to a survey by the U.S. Consumer Outlook, 36 percent of respondents indicated that they are seeing more discounts, sales and promotions vs. last year compared to just 11 percent who said there were fewer.
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College Graduates face the Real World

HAMMOND, La- It may be assumed that every student who manages to graduate from college knows exactly what they want to do for the rest of their lives, however, this assumption is far from the reality of many graduating seniors. According to Study Hacks, around 55% of graduates land a job that matches their major.
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Trick-or-Treat?

For many, All-Hallows-Day is considered a modern-day that is full of fun and harmless activities. However, many Christians believe that participating in Halloween is a form of involvement in the deeds of evil and darkness. Jasmine Turner, a mother of three said, “Halloween is a harmless children’s day that should be kept in perspective.” “I
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Students flock to Starbucks on campus

HAMMOND, La. – The first Starbucks opened in Seattle, Wash. on March 30, 1971 by Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl and Gordon Bowker. The university’s food services provider, Aramark, operates the Starbucks on Southeastern’s campus. They offer a variety of choices such as brewed coffee, espresso-based drinks and cold beverages. Starbucks also offers hot and cold
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Commute or Live On Campus?

HAMMOND, La. –  According to the U.S. Department of Education, approximately 86 percent of college and university students are defined as commuter students. Making a decision to live on campus or commute depends on each student’s personal situation. Ivana Ellis, a former residential life student said two advantages of living in a dorm room would
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Application deadline for graduating Seniors

The final deadline for December 2010 graduation applications and payments is Sept. 15. Applications will not be accepted after this date. An application fee of $35 must be paid directly in the Controller’s Office on North Campus in the Financial Aid Building. Graduating students can apply by logging into their Leonet account and click on
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