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SGA elections to be held Tuesday, Wednesday

SGA elections to be held Tuesday, Wednesday

LU’s Student Government Association will hold elections, March 28 and 29. Students will vote through their Self-Serv Banner accounts on Lamar.edu. “They’ve started campaigning,” Aaron Lavergne, SGA president, said. “There’s two groups that are running as full tickets. They’re all running together on the same[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
A Lamar maintenance employee applies the finishing touches to the upgraded security fence around Morris Hall, March 8.

Cardinal Village increasing security

Cardinal Village is increasing security at the Lamar University residence halls. This change has been prompted by unauthorized individuals jumping the fences to enter the residence halls without proper documentation. “If anybody wants to visit a residence hall in Cardinal Village, there are steps they[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
Fair fun for all

Fair fun for all

South Texas State Fair whirls back to Beaumont Visitors to Ford Park in the past few weeks might be excused for thinking the facility had been converted to an RV park. However, it is just the temporary home of the volunteers who set up the[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
Second annual Women’s Symposium to be held Saturday

Second annual Women’s Symposium to be held Saturday

Lamar University’s office of Diversity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Women’s History Planning Committee, will host its second annual Women’s Symposium, 9 a.m.to 12:30 p.m., Saturday. A free continental breakfast will be provided. There will be three $100 drawings following the conference for recognized[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
Residence life talks DUI awareness

Residence life talks DUI awareness

Lamar University’s residence life will host a DUI Awareness program, Wednesday, in Morris Hall media room. The program will feature LUPD corporal Jarrod Samford and LU health educator Marie Culik. The event is open to all students residing in the residence halls. Samford shared statistics[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
Office of Sustainability to hold ‘green’ film contest

Office of Sustainability to hold ‘green’ film contest

  Going green could reward you with upwards of $750 with the upcoming Earth Week running from April 17 – 28, bringing with it the second annual video contest sponsored by Lamar’s Office of Sustainability. “We were looking for ways to involve students in different[Read More…]

March 23, 2017 0 comments News
PCA Makes Comeback to Lamar

PCA Makes Comeback to Lamar

After two years of inactivity, Lamar’s Professional Communication Association student organization is making a comeback this semester. “PCA is an umbrella organization, which means it does not focus on one particular aspect of the communication department,” advisor Nicki Michalski said. “We have film people, broadcasting,[Read More…]

March 6, 2017 0 comments News
REDtalk: “Let It Go!”

REDtalk: “Let It Go!”

Niki Contreras, Lamar University graduate editor and recruiter in the College of Graduate Studies, delivered a lecture about adopting a “Creator Mindset,” March 2, in Gray Library. The lecture was part of Lamar’s “REDtalk” series, inspired by “TEDtalks.” Contreras said the “Creator Mindset” is having[Read More…]

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Adnan to discuss TBI at March 9 lecture

Adnan to discuss TBI at March 9 lecture

The Office of Undergraduate Research will host a guest faculty talk by Ashfaq Adnan, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Texas-Arlington, at 3:30 p.m., March 9, in Landes Auditorium in the Galloway Business Building. Admission is free. “I wanted to[Read More…]

March 6, 2017 0 comments News
‘Tilting’ back to family fun

‘Tilting’ back to family fun

Beaumont arcade returns, expands as family entertainment center “They ask me if we are the same as Chuck E. Cheese, and we say, ‘No.’” Marina Carreon is often asked by onlookers passing through Tilt Studio’s gates what the new center will have. Her answer? —[Read More…]

March 6, 2017 0 comments Features, News