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‘Buzzy’ Work

‘Buzzy’ Work

LU’s Ferle has secret life as Slovenian beekeeper “The honey is sweet, but the bee has a sting.” Or is it, “The honey is sweet, but the brandy has a sting?” Depends on which beekeeper’s honey you are referring to. LU cross country runner Nejc[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
International Film Festival to show movies Wednesdays in April

International Film Festival to show movies Wednesdays in April

The Lamar French Circle and the communication department will host the International Film Fest III, every Wednesday in April at 6:30 p.m. in 103 Communication Building. Admission is free and open to the public. The next film is “Annie Hall,” April 12, followed by “Subway,”[Read More…]

April 11, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Sixth Floor Museum offers history, legacy

Sixth Floor Museum offers history, legacy

DALLAS — Everyone’s heard this story. It’s just after 12:30 p.m., Nov. 22, 1963. Mrs. Nellie Connally, the First Lady of Texas, turns to President Kennedy. “Mr. President, you can’t say Dallas doesn’t love you,” she says. Then three shots ring out. One strikes Kennedy[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Carving out space for art

Carving out space for art

McCray gives found objects new home in second-annual arts festival Outside the outdoor restrooms are vibrant tiki heads and totem poles placed in various sections of a green yard. A treehouse is dedicated to a pet cemetery below it. A teepee is in one corner[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Making Memories

Making Memories

State Fair offers kids excitement   To an adult, the dancing lights and colorful sounds of a fair may not be as exciting, but to a child, it’s a whole new world. The South Texas State Fair, hosted by the Young Men’s Business League at[Read More…]

April 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
In-’Still’-ing imagination

In-’Still’-ing imagination

Lamar to present ‘Still Life With Iris’ In the land of Nocturno, someone teaches the wind to whistle, and memories don’t reside within people’s minds, but inside their “Past Coats.” A still life is a picture of unmoving objects, but for Iris, it’s a consistent, oddly-familiar[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Eat close to home

Eat close to home

‘Slow Food’ movement advocates local cuisine They are soft-bodied gastropods and a common delicacy in parts of Italy and France. Snails are not only delicious, they are also the inspiration for a world-wide food movement. Slow Food, which started in Italy in 1989, maintains that[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Kite Fest flies family fun from campus

Kite Fest flies family fun from campus

  The Beaumont Health Coalition held their first Kite Festival at the Lamar University practice football field, Saturday. “Jefferson County happens to be one of the unhealthiest counties in the state of Texas and we want to make a difference around that,” Heather Champion, event[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Fabric of Lamar’s diverse culture

Fabric of Lamar’s diverse culture

Micaela Moreno and Valeria Perez, above, model traditional Hispanic dress during the first Multicultural Fashion show, March 22. The event was held in the courtyard in front of the Baptist Student Center. The winner of the contest, Marina Ahkter, left, talks to the crowd about[Read More…]

March 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Michael Hargis talks to visitors during PROFIT night at Kampus Korner.

LU alumnus creates ‘Profit’ clothing line

  In 2015, Michael Hargis had no sense of direction with regard to a career. He was a member of Lamar’s football team but knew that it would only take him oh so far. “An athlete is only one play away from a career ending[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features