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Gray Library opens Starbucks in lobby

Gray Library opens Starbucks in lobby

A new Starbucks coffee shop will open Jan. 16 in Gray Library. The store held a soft opening Jan. 12 where they gave away free drinks to patrons. “We wanted to get a feel for the crowds and test the staff,” senior J’Qriyya Nelson, who[Read More…]

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White pre-Christmas on campus

White pre-Christmas on campus

A rare snow fall hit the Lamar campus early Dec. 8, as 2.1 inches accumulated on the ground in Southeast Texas, according the National Weather Service in lake Charles, La. It was the seventh-largest snowfall recorded for the area. A hard freeze warning was issued[Read More…]

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Adoption Day leads to home for Anthony

Adoption Day leads to home for Anthony

If one followed the “Yellow Brick Road” to 317th district court judge Larry Thorne’s courtroom on Nov. 17, one would have found it packed to capacity with anxious families, eager to adopt their new son or daughter. Nov. 17 was Jefferson County Adoption Day and[Read More…]

November 30, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
‘Rise and Fall’ dance  concert set for Friday-Sunday

‘Rise and Fall’ dance concert set for Friday-Sunday

The Lamar University department of theatre and dance will present “Fall and Recovery,” Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the University Theatre. Travis Prokop, assistant professor of dance, said that the audience should look forward to variety as well as dancing of a high caliber. “(The students’) work ethic and camaraderie amongst[Read More…]

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Retired teacher draws historical art

Retired teacher draws historical art

Wendell G. Williamson, Houston artist and retired history teacher, draws images filled with inspirational sayings. “I started drawing when I was half past the knee of a grasshopper,” he said. His images are put together from memories and from life experiences. Williamson also gets ideas[Read More…]

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Fisher, Quispe named 2018 Beck Fellows

Fisher, Quispe named 2018 Beck Fellows

Sakurah Fisher, Port Arthur junior, and David Quispe, La Porte junior, were named the 2018 David J. Beck Fellows at a reception Nov. 20 in  Gray Library. Also named were the three finalists for the 2018 Presidential Summer Fellows. They include Emily McCall, Orange junior,[Read More…]

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LU Grammys to benefit sophomore Walker, Dec. 7

LU Grammys to benefit sophomore Walker, Dec. 7

Lamar University’s Future Cultured Society is partnering up with Woman 2 Woman and the Lamar Fashion Merchandising Association to hold “LU Grammys,” an award show at 7 p.m., Dec. 7, in Price Auditorium. Admission is a donation of clothes, shoes or toiletries for a student[Read More…]

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18-25s likely to fall for online scams

Since the beginning of the digital age, unscrupulous people have looked for ways to trick unsuspecting browsers out of money or even their identity. Despite what people may think, senior citizens are not the most susceptible to online scams. In fact, the 18-25 demographic is[Read More…]

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Krampus, Santa’s dark brother, gaining popularity

Christmastime is a joyous occasion in which children receive presents from Santa Claus. Ginormous trees are decorated with lights and ornaments, stockings are hung from mantles, lights and decorations illuminate almost every neighborhood in America, and cookies and milk are laid out for the mystical[Read More…]

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Cardinals continue to brave storm

Cardinals continue to brave storm

With Hurricane Harvey two months in the past, many students have returned to their routines. However, three Lamar students are still dealing with the aftermath of the storm. “It has been stressful with a capital ‘S,’” Odalys Terrazas, Port Arthur freshman, said. “My family and[Read More…]

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