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Harvey provides harsh welcome

When Miguel Chavez heard noises in his apartment bedroom at 6 a.m., Aug. 26, he thought someone was in his room. What he found instead was water from Hurricane Harvey. “The first thing I see is one of my ‘Chucks’ floating by the end of[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Females take flight

Females take flight

Hillin to deliver Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Oct. 3 Sara Hillin will present this year’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Flashpoints of Flight: The Enduring Rhetorical Legacy of Female Aviators.” The lecture discusses the legacy of female pilots in the early 20th century. The idea came from a[Read More…]

September 28, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Nicholson makes his ‘Marx’

Nicholson makes his ‘Marx’

Beck Fellow travels to France, Quebec to research translation Dillon Nicholson enjoys the language of love. Not that love is his goal. The 2017 Beck Fellow is using his love of the French language to translate a text into English for the first time. A[Read More…]

September 28, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
President says SGA aims to facilitate students’ needs

President says SGA aims to facilitate students’ needs

“I’ve been involved in SGA for three years now,” he said. Nicholson has been involved with SGA since he was a freshman and  said the president’s job isn’t to change things, but to be a facilitator. “I take petitions or surveys, just student opinion data,[Read More…]

September 28, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Impressions of Nature

Impressions of Nature

Monet’s Giverny home reflects his art GIVERNY, France — Developing in Paris in the 19th century, Impressionism broke traditional European ways of painting. Arguably the best of the Impressionists was Claude Monet. A visit to the master’s home in Giverny, a two-hour train ride from[Read More…]

September 21, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Student volunteers to care for animals left behind

Student volunteers to care for animals left behind

Before Hurricane Harvey poured down, The Humane Society of Southeast Texas made plans to keep the animals safe through the rains. “At the Humane Society we wanted to be prepared for Hurricane Harvey and whatever his wrath would be, so prior to the storm happening[Read More…]

September 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Deaf activist DiMarco lectures at Lamar

Deaf activist DiMarco lectures at Lamar

While some may believe that deafness is a disability, Nyle DiMarco doesn’t view it that way. “I never wished I could hear, I’ve never even thought about it — I was born this way, and I don’t know any different,” DiMarco, Deaf activist and winner[Read More…]

September 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
‘…not prepared for what we walked into’

‘…not prepared for what we walked into’

Volunteers evacuate nursing homes after Harvey floods Hundreds of boats lined up down Jimmy Johnson Boulevard in Port Arthur, filled with men from all over the Southern United States ready to save the hundreds of elderly patients trapped inside the Cypress Glen and Lake Arthur[Read More…]

September 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features, News
Humane Society shelters furry friends

Humane Society shelters furry friends

Resources to help reunite with your displaced pet Hurricane Harvey caused many people to lose track of their pets. There are several Facebook groups set up to reunite people with their animals. The groups include, Harvey Animal Rescue Needs and Offers to Help, Hurricane Harvey[Read More…]

September 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features
Sophmore swimming instructor David Vindel, Honduras, teaches youngsters how to tread water at the Lamar University indoor pool July 19, 2017

LU aquatics offers swim lessons

The Recreational Sports department is offering group and individual swimming lessons to the public throughout the summer for all ages. All lessons are taught by Red Cross-certified instructors and are held at the Lamar indoor pool, located inside the Health & Human Performance Complex. Group[Read More…]

July 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features