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The Past Found: Three Friends’ Discovery of a Long-Lost Family Relic

For Southeastern marketing professor Mike Budden, searching the earth for physical remnants of the past is a popular pastime—one that was chronicled by the Southeastern Magazine two years ago. Since then, Mike and his friends Dan Fontenot and Gary Guidry (Southeastern class of ’76) have come across an array of finds, both trash and historical treasures. But what they discovered in early 2017 truly took … Continue reading The Past Found: Three Friends’ Discovery of a Long-Lost Family Relic

Interview with Head Coach Frank Scelfo

Southeastern named Frank Scelfo the 16th head football coach in program history on January 30, 2018. Southeastern Magazine sat down with the 59-year-old Abbeville, Louisiana, native heading into his first season patrolling the lion sidelines to find out more about the man and his plans for SLU. Q: Your background as a student-athlete was as a baseball player (Scelfo starred on the diamond at ULM … Continue reading Interview with Head Coach Frank Scelfo

Southern Storytelling: Tim Gautreaux’s “Signals”

Southeastern Professor Emeritus / Writer-in-Residence Tim Gautreaux’s latest offering, Signals: New and Selected Stories, collects twelve new short stories alongside nine others from his previous two collections, Same Place, Same Things and Welding with Children, resulting in a nice sample of the author’s rich and unique oeuvre of Southern storytelling. It is a great starting place for newly introduced readers and a fine summation for old fans of Gautreaux’s … Continue reading Southern Storytelling: Tim Gautreaux’s “Signals”