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Grant Freeman practices for “An R-Rated Magic Show” at the Mary and John Gray Library Feb. 12.

Now you see it…

LU senior Freeman gives magic a modern twist The old image of the magician in the tuxedo pulling a rabbit out of a hat is, literally, old hat. Grant Freeman is changing that. By adding R-rated stand-up to his slight-of-hand magic act, Freeman is bringing[Read More…]

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Artist to show installation at Orleans music festival

Artist to show installation at Orleans music festival

Artist and Lamar University alumnus Maurice Abelman will present his latest installation project, “The Tree of Knowledge,” Saturday, at The Music Studio, 215 Orleans in downtown Beaumont. The free show will be part of the “New Orleans on Orleans” festival, featuring music and activities from noon[Read More…]

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Panel to discuss SETX’s film legacy

Panel to discuss SETX’s film legacy

The Lamar University Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast will sponsor two panels focusing on Southeast Texas film history, Feb. 26. A student session will be held at 2 p.m. in Landes Auditorium, and an open session will[Read More…]

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Black History Month: Event to honor living legends

Lamar University and the ExxonMobil BEST (Black Employees Success Team) join in celebrating African-American History Month by honoring living legends in the community at a special event, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, in the Lamar University Event Center on the eighth floor of Gray[Read More…]

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LU Brass Festival set for March 1

The 3rd annual Lamar University Brass Festival, March 1-3, on the LU campus, will feature trumpet artist Phil Snedecor, trombone artist Thomas Hulten, and horn artist Natalie Brooke Higgins, as well as many unique concerts and events, including a performance by the Brass Festival Artist[Read More…]

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Sigma Xi to host research ecologist, Feb. 22

The Lamar University student chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, will present “Wetlands & Climate Change: The Reconnection of People and the Land,” a lecture by  Beth Middleton, research ecologist at the Wetland & Aquatic Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Lafayette, La.,[Read More…]

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Drawing for the love of it

Drawing for the love of it

Graphic design sophomore Crystal Tirawan, left, draws free caricatures in the campus Starbucks on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday. The art department asked for volunteers, and Tirawan jumped at the opportunity. By lunch time she had already drawn twelve caricatures.

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LU ambassadors seeking applicants

LU ambassadors seeking applicants

The Lamar University ambassador program is a leadership development program and the students who participate represent the student body at official functions and at executive level functions where the president is present, Shannon Copeland, LU director of alumni affairs, said. Ambassadors also represent the university in marketing campaigns and serve as[Read More…]

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UP campus briefs

Regents’ Meeting The Texas State University System Board of Regents’ Meeting will be held on LU’s campus today and Friday. Meetings will be held at the University Event Center on the eighth floor of Gray Library. Spaces in parking lot E-5 will be reserved for[Read More…]

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Sweet heart treats

Sweet heart treats

Sigma Nu sorority member, Jennifer Hernandez sells Valentine’s Day treats to Eddie Macias outside the Mary and John Gray Library, Tuesday.

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