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Ask, listen, refer. These are three things that Southeast Missouri State University counselor Torie Grogan says are vital to destigmatizing suicide prevention effiorts. 

This is also the name of a pop-up shop which counselors are hoping will increase access to suicide prevention resources in a more welcoming, open environment during Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 9-13.

Submitted by Jay Wade

For college students, it’s inevitable to undergo fears of uncertainty after college. To discover what one enjoys and apply if after college comes with a multitude of stress. However, senior theatre major Jay Wade knew what to look forward to and was granted the opportunity of a lifetime.

Courtesy of Jyothi Dirnberger

With hopes of connecting to more students on campus and influencing positive relationships, Southeast’s Department of Public Safety launched the Adopt-a-Hall program to make DPS officers more available to students.

Most infamously known for ticket writing, it’s safe to say DPS sometimes gets a bad rep among students. The Adopt-a-Hall program is one effort to change the negative perspective students may have about the department.

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Returning students may notice something different about the Towers Complex lobby at Southeast Missouri State University as public spaces have been relocated to make room for the new eSports Arena.

Primarily used by students for academic purposes, the computer lab and study room within the complex were relocated to a new space. Other spaces relocated include the Residence Hall Association office and the custodial lead space.

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How can you live in truth?

Ecaterina Stepaniuc, a professor in the Southeast Department of Mass Media, asks questions like this to students in Moldova who want to learn English.

“The children leave the camp with a different mindset and a different perspective on life,” Stepaniuc said. “One of the things that we invest in a lot during the camp is we want to teach them morals and values and things that will last them throughout life.”