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Austin man skateboards through Beaumont on way to D.C.

Austin man skateboards through Beaumont on way to D.C.

Christian Shire, 36 left Austin about a week ago to venture through the American South and ultimately end up in Washington D.C., where his son is graduating in three weeks. Shire has been traveling by a combination of skateboarding and hitchhiking which brought him through[Read More…]

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Science, not Silence

Science, not Silence

More than 15,000 march for science on Earth Day HOUSTON — Scientists wore lab coats like armor alongside doctors, teachers, students, and supporters of science, as marchers in Houston and across the United States protested President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to organizations including the National Institute[Read More…]

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“Mind Garden”thesis exhibit to open Friday

“Mind Garden”thesis exhibit to open Friday

Lamar University’s graduating art students will showcase their work in the senior thesis exhibit, “Mind Garden,” opening 6:30 p.m., Friday, at the Dishman Art Museum. Photographer Victoria Robicheaux said the exhibition is the culmination of a lot of hard work. “Choosing a theme is one[Read More…]

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Carnegie Project recruits Lamar

Carnegie Project recruits Lamar

  The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate recently announced that Lamar University will join program in June. Lamar and 21 other new graduate schools of education will unite with more than 80 members of the consortium in the redesigning of professional preparation in education[Read More…]

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Beaumont Public Library to host annual booksale

  The Friends of the Beaumont Public Library will be holding a book sale, Friday and Saturday. The sale is an annual fundraiser for the Beaumont Public Library. “(The Friends of the Beaumont Public Library) is a support group of volunteers to raise money for[Read More…]

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Lamar to introduce new DSDE Programs

  Lamar University’s department of Deaf studies and Deaf education is introducing two new programs in the fall, a bachelor’s in ASL Advocacy and an ASL Minor. They are adding programs for Lamar University students to improve benefits and opportunities for their future jobs, department[Read More…]

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LU students’ field day raises money for St. Jude’s

LU students’ field day raises money for St. Jude’s

What started off as a class project has now become something meaningful for Lamar students. The project was to raise money for St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Chelsea Jones, Houston senior, said she viewed the class project no differently from any other class assignment. “However, once[Read More…]

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LU choir to host spring concert, Sunday

  The Mary Moore department of music will host “Love U,” their annual spring choir concert, April 30, at 4 p.m., in the Dishman Art Museum. Admission is free. “The theme is an ‘I Love You’ concert,” Zoe Karahouni, vocal performance major, said. “Each spring[Read More…]

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‘Walk to End Lupus’ walkathon held at Lamar

‘Walk to End Lupus’ walkathon held at Lamar

A Walk to End Lupus walkathon was held at Lamar University, April 22. The walkathon, hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, is an annual fundraiser. The proceeds from the walkathon go towards research, education, outreach and direct services regarding Lupus,[Read More…]

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LU art professor Thomas presents exhibit in Houston

  Art League Houston presents “The Space Between Grief and Morning,” an exhibition by Lamar University art professor, Prince Varughese Thomas. The exhibition metaphorically explores the process of grief and mourning in private and public contexts through drawing, video and photography. Thomas draws on art[Read More…]

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