Most have heard the passage on the attributes of love from 1 Corinthians 13 a time or two. "Love is patient, love is kind," the passage starts. "It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor... >>
Locally-shot 'Love Chronicles (of the Cape)' tells eclectic mix of love stories
Most have heard the passage on the attributes of love from 1 Corinthians 13 a time or two. "Love is patient, love is kind," the passage starts. "It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always preserves. Love never fails."...
Music department chair's travels abroad shape him as a leader, musician
The first thing Department of Music chair Dr. Kevin Hampton does in the morning is brew a warm cup of coffee, perhaps accompanied by a second, third or fourth as the day continues. Hampton has served as chair of Southeast Missouri State University's music department since the fall of 2013. ...
Juried exhibit displays variety of artwork on national scale
Ceramic bricks are 9 inches in length. Southeast Missouri State University ceramics professor Benjie Heu used those same parameters as the basis for his juried exhibition. "Monumental Ideas/Intimate Scale: A National Juried Exhibition" will open in the River Campus Art Gallery on Feb. 2...
Department of Music's opera performances challenge stereotyped image
Dr. Christopher Goeke sat down his cast for the Department of Music's presentation of two of Gian Carlo Menotti's one-act operas after a Thursday rehearsal and directed them to "put on their oxygen tanks" and "strap on their gloves," they were on an uphill climb toward opening night...
River Campus Center will be named to honor Dobbins duo
The Board of Regents announced on Dec. 22 that the River Campus Center at Southeast Missouri State University will be named after the university's current president, Dr. Kenneth W. Dobbins, and his wife, Jeanine Larson Dobbins. Construction on the River Campus Center, a 90,000-square-foot building adjacent to the university's River Campus, was completed in August. The board of regents unanimously voted to name the building The Ken and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center...
River Campus to host bi-annual Last Chance to Dance concert
Students needing to relieve some stress during finals week may be interested in this year's Last Chance to Dance concert that will be performed in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. "It's everything that the students want to get out of their system at the end of the semester," Hillary Peterson, assistant professor of dance and coordinator of the show, said explaining how the students prepare for the concert. ...
Cape Girardeau celebrates annual Arts Council Regional Juried Exhibition
The annual Arts Council of Southeast Missouri's Regional Juried Exhibition will feature 28 pieces from 23 artists from five nearby states. These states include Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. The artists were encouraged to submit works that represented their interpretation of the Southeast region...
Fall For Dance lights up Bedell
The thought of being in Paris and enjoying yourself along with friends was the last impression Fall for Dance 2014 left on the audience members in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. The Southeast Department of Theatre and Dance hosted its annual Fall for Dance performances Nov. 20 through Nov. 23, and it was a performance that took the audience on a journey through emotions...
Southeast's wind symphony performance 'diverts' from holiday theme
For those looking for a concert that will offer a little bit of everything, the Southeast Missouri State University's Wind Symphony "Divergence" concert is the event to be at. "Divergence" will be the second concert performed this semester by the Wind Symphony. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall...
Fault Line Film Festival awards student filmmakers
The Fault Line Film Festival award ceremony was held Nov. 19 at the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus. Ten films received awards at the ceremony. The prize for Best of Festival went to Amanda Sachtleben for her film, "unExpected." Sachtleben summarizes the film as being about a person who receives some big important news, and it follows him throughout his day which he thinks is going to be his last...
Southeast alumna's book published
Motivation can be hard to come by and sometimes it's a stranger that provides it to those who need it. Ellen Shuck has been dishing out motivational musings in the Southeast Missourian newspaper in Cape Girardeau every other week for over a decade, and now she has put her collections in a book...
Chartwells employee Ron Ruppel rocks out with The Tone Def All-Stars
When Southeast Missouri State University's Chartwells Assistant Retail Dining Director Ron Ruppel isn't overseeing the daily operations of the University Center, Starbucks, Subway and Houck's Place, he's taking every chance he can to rock out with his band The Tone Def All-Stars...
Behind the Scenes at the River Campus