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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Seven easy, speedy, healthy breakfast options for students University Press staff writer Vy Nguyen prepared seven easy and cheap breakfasts that are perfect for the student on the go. Each meal takes less than six minutes to prepare. Breakfast is the most important meal of[Read More…]

February 22, 2018 0 comments Features
These photos were taken in the fall of 1956, when pickets tried to stop the integration of the Lamar campus. Photos courtesy of the Beaumont Enterprise.

Black History Month: Refining future of Lamar

FROM THE ARCHIVES The following story is excerpted from a story which ran in the University Press in 1983, contributed by Kirkland C. Jones. The first effort to integrate Lamar State College of Technology was an unsuccessful bid in 1951 by James R. Briscoe, a[Read More…]

February 22, 2018 0 comments Features
Grant Freeman practices for “An R-Rated Magic Show” at the Mary and John Gray Library Feb. 12.

Now you see it…

LU senior Freeman gives magic a modern twist The old image of the magician in the tuxedo pulling a rabbit out of a hat is, literally, old hat. Grant Freeman is changing that. By adding R-rated stand-up to his slight-of-hand magic act, Freeman is bringing[Read More…]

February 15, 2018 0 comments Features, News
Ciara Jackson, left, Eric Rozell and Richard Warner rehearse a scene from "The Vertical Hour" in the Studio Theatre, Tuesday.

Review: ‘The Vertical Hour’ is fine portrayal of politics, relationship

When we first see Nadia Blye, a former war correspondent turned Yale political science professor, she is reviewing a student’s terrible essay. During the conversation, he blurts out that he is obsessed with her, citing Sigmund Freud’s argument that the things that one vocalizes and[Read More…]

February 8, 2018 0 comments Features
Chase, or be chased

Chase, or be chased

UP editor learns life, love lessons in pursuit of story Chivalry is dead.  It is long gone, and has since been replaced with a little thing I like to call, “the intentional, but seemingly unintentional, pursuit of man by woman.” It’s simple, really.  You meet a[Read More…]

February 8, 2018 0 comments Features
Port Arthur’s Reel Cajun Seafood Restaurant and Bar

Port Arthur’s Reel Cajun Seafood Restaurant and Bar

Early season crawfish with unique flair I decided to try out Reel Cajun Seafood Restaurant & Bar in Port Arthur. Even though it’s still a little early in the season for crawfish, I decided to go with my boyfriend to check theirs out. This was[Read More…]

February 8, 2018 0 comments Features, Opinion
UP illustration by Cassandra Jenkins

Superbowl: Does anyone really want A Patriot win?

UP sports editor Cassandra Jenkins and staffer Cade Smith break down Sunday’s big NFL showcase Cassie: Super Bowl LII is officially underway. It’s only days now before the two teams clash, and I am definitely rooting for the Eagles. I can’t stand the Patriots and[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Features, Sports
Cupcakes on campus

Cupcakes on campus

Entrepreneur Johnny Earle to present at LU lecture series Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, better known by his brand name Johnny Cupcakes, will appear at the Lamar University Academic Lecture Series, Wednesday, in the University Theatre at 12:30 p.m. The College of Business is hosting the event[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Features, News
Slow days, Slovenian waves

Slow days, Slovenian waves

BLED, Slovenia — It is every bit as enchanting in real life as it is in photographs. Sitting in the northwestern part of the country with an area of only 72 miles and a population of just over 6,000, Lake Bled is Slovenia’s most popular[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Features
Dishman to open two exhibits Jan. 19

Dishman to open two exhibits Jan. 19

Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum presents a pair of exhibitions beginning Jan. 19. “Visionary Architecture and the Legacy of Milton Bell” and “Beaumont Collects 2: Works of Art from Southeast Texas Collections” will open with a free reception 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with music[Read More…]

January 18, 2018 Comments are Disabled Features