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Hispanic Heritage Month Event Schedule

Hispanic Heritage Month Event Schedule

Sept. 15-19 Kappa Delta Chi Rush Week   Sept. 23-25 Voter Registration Drive hosted by E.I.A. Setzer Student Center Quad   Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Dr. Jesus “Chuy” Negrete Guest Speaker Science Auditorium   Oct. 9, 3-5 p.m. Conversations: Issues and Challenges Setzer Center Ballroom[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
LU’s 1963 Homecoming Parade went through downtown.

Homecoming planning underway for Nov. 1

This year’s Lamar University Homecoming theme is “Rise of the Red.” The event begins Oct. 20 and ends with the football game against Houston Baptist, Nov. 1. The week leading up to the game will feature a variety of events under the title, “Nightmare on[Read More…]

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Photos by Matt Billiot

Texas-sized attendance

Lamar part of history in state’s largest college football crowd College Station — The largest crowd ever to watch a college football game in Texas, 104,728, were at Kyle Field when the Lamar Cardinals rolled into town, Saturday, for a non-conference matchup with Texas A&M[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News, Sports
UP Elizabeth Grimm

Flags of memory

Arturo Moreno, Pasadena Sophomore, sets up American flags in the Quad, Tuesday. The flags, which commemorate the 9/11 terror attacks, are set out every year as an initiative by the Student Government Association.

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center extends hours for fall semester.
UP Coty Davis

Rec Center offers eclectic fitness, fun

Students looking for a way to keep fit, get fit, or just let off steam will find everything they need at Recreational Sports. The program will offer a variety of different activities and leagues this semester. “We want all patrons to have a great experience[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Study Abroad director Jeffrey Palis aims to internationalize campus. 
UP Lauren Van Gerven

Study Abroad director aims to offer opportunities for all

Following a national search, Jeffrey Palis has been selected as Lamar’s first Director of Study Abroad. Palis, who comes to Lamar after holding a similar position at Georgia Southern University, said that international travel and study abroad have always been his passion and an important[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Gordon Williams, LUTV studio operations manager, works with Enoma Agbongiasede, Houston Senior, during a class in the LUTV studio, while Clinton Rawls, broadcast programming manager, fits a camera to a new slider,  Sept. 5.
UP Elizabeth Grimm

LUTV purchases new equipment through city grant

Lamar University Television has acquired new equipment that will enhance students’ experiences and expertise. Communications chair O’Brien Stanley said the money came from a City of Beaumont grant, and because LUTV is a public access channel they were eligible for funds. “It started out as[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Jacob Clark and Sujung Cho.

Recital aims to promote LU piano program

The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will present a piano concert, Sept. 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall in the Simmons Music Building. The concert will feature a duet with Jacob Clark, new Lamar assistant professor of piano,[Read More…]

September 11, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
John Gray Center building named for Rudy Williams

John Gray Center building named for Rudy Williams

Officials, family and friends gathered Aug. 26 to formally dedicate the Rudy Williams Building at the John Gray Center complex to honor Williams for his contributions to higher education at Lamar University. “It is most fitting that the building be named in his honor,” said[Read More…]

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
Dean Kevin Dodson talks to students during a mixer welcoming freshman honors students in Gray Library Aug. 28.
UP Lauren Van Gerven

Enriching Lamar

LU’s new Honors College to build on 50 years tradition Lamar University has a new college. After 50 years on campus, the Honors Program is now a full college. “It’s been a slow, gradual evolution and development in growth, and really, for the last few[Read More…]

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled News