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Participants weathered the cold during last year’s Turkey Trot.

Turkey Trot unites runners on holiday

The Sea Rim Striders and the City of Beaumont Event Center will host the 23rd annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, beginning at 8 a.m. at the center on Crockett Street. Registration for the 10k run is $35. Registration for the 5k is[Read More…]

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Study abroad aims to create global experience for all

Lamar University offers many different study abroad trips throughout the school year to China, Italy, France, Ecuador, England, Jordan and Spain. “Study abroad is a vital part of LU’s mission to educate a diverse student body and prepare them for leadership and lifelong learning in a[Read More…]

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Chili cook-off Saturday

Alpha Tau Omega Alumni will host a chili cook-off as a fundraiser for the Lamar University women’s athletic department, noon, Saturday, in the Montagne Center parking lot. “We wanted to try to make a difference for the programs that need help,” Lee Potter, ATO alumni[Read More…]

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The Alias Brass Quintet

Duo of jazz quintets to perform, Sunday

The Alias Brass Company and the LU Faculty Brass Quintet will perform a concert in the Rothwell Recital Hall in the Simmons Music Building, Sunday, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. This is the first time that the Alias Brass Company, also a quintet, will[Read More…]

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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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