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Literary fest set for today in library

The Lamar Literary Festival begins today on the sixth floor of Gray Library. The festival continues Friday and starts at 10 a.m. both days. The festival will honor Jerry Craven for starting Ink Brush Press and Lamar University Press, LU’s literary publishing house. Writers from[Read More…]

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Karen Whisenhunt Saar, clinical supervisor-speech language pathologist, shows graduate student Caitlyn Cunningham a display of vocal folds.
UP Michelle Burdett

Speech clinic offers range of programs

The Lamar University Speech Clinic is offering a range of new services. Over the summer, the clinic piloted an accent modification program. “An accent is an optional thing to target, not typically associated with our scope of practice as a speech language pathologist,” Karen Whisenhunt[Read More…]

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Judith Jamison teaches 9-year-old Jayara Martin to dance during the Academic Lecture Series talk.
UP Elizabeth Grimm

Jamison shines light on career

Ailey dancer, artistic director presents academic lecture Judith Jamison stood up and started to clap as she taught a little girl a few simple dance moves. The audience happily joined in, and for a brief moment, the grace and style that led her to a[Read More…]

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Emma Jonasson, 
Falkenberg, Sweden sophomore

World View: Emma Jonasson

What is the most common misconception about your home country?   Everybody thinks everybody has blonde hair and blue eyes, which is not true. I was born with blonde hair and blue eyes, but people always think everybody has it. And everybody assumes because Sweden[Read More…]

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‘New York State of Mind’ fashion show set for Friday

Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation will host their 5th annual “Fashion Night: NY State of Mind,” 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday. Participants will meet at Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom Road in Beaumont.  Fourteen limousines will then chauffeur guests from boutique to boutique. They[Read More…]

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Dancers rehearse for the fall dance concert in the Dance Annex, Nov. 6. The Department of Theatre and Dance will present the concert, Nov. 22, in the University Theatre.
UP Elizabeth Grimm

Fall dance concert set for Nov. 22

The Lamar University department of theatre and dance will present the annual fall dance concert at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 21, and at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the University Theatre. Ticket prices $7 for Lamar students, $10 for faculty, staff, seniors and students, and $15[Read More…]

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Study abroad panel to discuss experiences, ideas

In the 15th century, it was not unusual for a person to live their whole life without traveling more than 15 miles from their home. But today, globalization allows people to travel across the world. Students who have taken the opportunity that globalization offers will[Read More…]

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International culture festival to expand views

Lamar University’s International Student Council will host the third annual International Cultural Festival from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, in the Setzer Student Center Ballroom. “The International Cultural Festival is, in a way, a big party that provides Lamar’s students, faculty and staff with[Read More…]

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Fires of Tradition

Homecoming parade, royalty announcement concludes festivities Homecoming week came to an end Saturday when Lamar football defeated HBU 72-14 at Provost Umphrey Stadium. The final day of the week-long festivities started with tailgating and the Homecoming parade. “It was an amazing and historic day at[Read More…]

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Judith Jamison

Judith Jamison to present academic lecture Monday

Judith Jamison has been structured and disciplined throughout a lifetime that has seen her dance her way to fame. Her ground-breaking career led her to become artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. “After she completed her career as a dancer, she took[Read More…]

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