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Berry, Okafor and Roberts get shot at the next level

Alumni tailgate set for April 24 at baseball’s Vincent-Beck Stadium

Lamar University’s office of alumni affairs will host a tailgate party before the Lamar vs. Incarnate Word baseball game at Vincent-Beck Stadium, April 24. Tailgating will begin at 5 p.m., with first pitch at 6 p.m. The event, for alumni and their guests, will feature[Read More…]

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Daniel Durr, Beaumont senior, adds the back panel to the Lamar CARdinals’ eco car featured in the Shell Eco-marathon American competition, April 9-12, in Detroit, Mich. UP Brooke Stinebrickner

CARdinals race to Detroit

Engineering students build fuel-efficient urban car The best education is not always to be found in the classroom. Sometimes, one just has to use the skills one learns and see what happens. For the Eco CARdinals, comprising 11 Lamar University engineering majors, their senior project[Read More…]

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‘Tahiti’ opera to open Friday

‘Tahiti’ opera to open Friday

Lamar Opera Theatre will host “Trouble in Tahiti,” a one-act opera, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. “‘Trouble in Tahiti’ is an opera in seven scenes in one act by Leonard Bernstein,[Read More…]

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A student discusses her work during the last Undergraduate Research Expo.

Undergraduate Expo set for Monday

The office of undergraduate research will host the Undergraduate Research Expo, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, in the Setzer Student Center. The event will showcase scholarly activities in research and the creative production of Lamar University undergraduate students, Kumer Das, OUR director, said More[Read More…]

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Vice president elect Timothy Gonzales, left, president elect Robert Ehlrich, and secretary/treasurer elect, William Hill. UP Kristen Stuck

SGA election results announced

Lamar’s Student Government Association elections are over and the results are in. During the elections, which took place from March 31 to April 2, Robert Ehlrich was elected president, Timothy Gonzales was elected vice president and William Hill was elected secretary/treasurer. Jessieca Brock and Ryan[Read More…]

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Berry, Okafor and Roberts get shot at the next level

PBD to host poetry event Tuesday

“A World of Poetry,” a reading event celebrating April’s National Poetry Month, will be held, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday in the open conference area on the sixth floor of Gray Library. The event is sponsored by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society of International[Read More…]

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Bekah Gonzales, Beaumont freshman, and Latroy Gable, Porth Arthur sophomore, rehearse "A Moment to Remember," a piece featured in "Dance Unleashed," Lamar's spring dance concert, on March 30, 2015 in the University Theatre. UP Lainie Harris

Unleashing the Dance

LU dance presents spring concert “Dance Unleashed” Dance is not about restraint, it is meant to be set free. The Lamar University dancers will do just that as they present the spring concert, “Dance Unleashed,” April 10, at 7:30 p.m., and April 11, at 2[Read More…]

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Pride events to promote campus diversity

Pride events to promote campus diversity

Diversity comes in many different forms, whether through culture, race or even sexuality — especially on a university campus. Lamar University’s Pride Month encourages the diversity of sexualities and features events designed to encourage people to feel comfortable and safe. “There’s only one recognized student[Read More…]

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LU names Holtzhausen CoFAC dean

After a thorough national search, President Kenneth Evans has named Derina Holtzhausen as dean of Lamar University’s College of Fine Arts and Communication. Holtzhausen, who has more than 27 years of teaching, research and service, will succeed Russ Schultz, who served as dean, 2000-2015.  She[Read More…]

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Anselyn Joya, Cliff Teasley, Rachel Cain, Gretchen Randall and Michael Mason during a rehearsal of "Circle Mirror Transformation," April 6. UP photo by Lane Fortenberry

BCP to present ‘Circle Mirror Transformation’

Lying down on the floor shouting numbers or running around playing tag then pretending like you’re dying, students of a drama class try to reach out of their box. In “Circle Mirror Transformation,” Students pretend to be their classmates to try and break the invisible[Read More…]

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