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MSA brings awareness to Muslim identity

MSA brings awareness to Muslim identity

The Lamar Muslim Student Association is dedicated to supporting Muslim students by giving them a place where they can meet and talk freely, sophomore Omar Hamza said. “Initially, it was me getting other Muslims on campus together to form a support group for us,” he[Read More…]

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Blacksmith documentaries to premier at Jefferson, Oct. 28

Blacksmith documentaries to premier at Jefferson, Oct. 28

When Frank DiCesare was assigned by U.S. News and World Report to come to Beaumont for it’s “best Places to Live in the U.S.” report, he thought that the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum would be a good place for some photos. “I thought it would[Read More…]

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Remembering forgotten conflict

Remembering forgotten conflict

Panel, movie to spotlight Afghan war War, storytelling, and a conversation that reaches across nations — this is the focus of the panel discussion, “Comparative Perspectives on Afghanistan: The Forgotten War,” 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., today, on the Eighth floor of John Gray Library.[Read More…]

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HASBSEB abstracts due Oct. 30

HASBSEB abstracts due Oct. 30

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s fourth-annual Humanities, Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education and Business conference will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 18, in the John Gray Center. The keynote speaker will be Lamar alumni Alisa H. Fryar. Abstract submissions are due[Read More…]

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Diving deep into history

Diving deep into history

Texas author and columnist, David Falloure, will present “Deep Water, The Story of Beaumont and its Port,” a lecture focusing on the Port of Beaumont and its history, 5 p.m., Tuesday, in the Reaud Administration Building. A reception and book signing will be held prior[Read More…]

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Gushing over history

Gushing over history

Museum recreates oil strike Visitors watch as the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum re-create the Lucas Gusher, Tuesday. The recreation lasts about two minutes and uses water instead of the original oil. The museum is a recreation of a boomtown as it would have looked in[Read More…]

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Safety Coverage

Safety Coverage

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Lamar fall headcount set at 14,516

Lamar University is expected to experience only a slight drop of around 3 percent in enrollment for Fall 2017 due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey on the region, officials said. Using the most comparable data, due to the delayed start date, LU’s enrollment is[Read More…]

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Homecoming deadlines approaching

Homecoming deadlines approaching

The deadline for Homecoming Court Nominations is Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Nominations must be submitted via OrgSync. “A student must apply for Royal Court,” Brandie Van Zanden, associate director for student involvement, said. “They will have to be sponsored by a student organization ­— the[Read More…]

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Study abroad under a global tent

Study abroad under a global tent

Catalina Castillion, above left, assistant director of the office of undergraduate research, and junior Amorette Fernandez discuss next summer’s trip to Seville, Spain, during the Study Abroad Fair, Wednesday. The event was held on the Brooks-Shivers Dining Hall lawn. Students were able to get information[Read More…]

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