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‘Thank a Donor Day’ festivities to begin  at 11 a.m., Sept. 18

‘Thank a Donor Day’ festivities to begin at 11 a.m., Sept. 18

Lamar will host its first “Thank a Donor Day,” 11 a.m.-6 p.m., today, in front of the Brooks-Shivers Dining hall. “Thank a Donor Day” was created to educate students on the importance of the donations that the university receives. The event will include music, fun,[Read More…]

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Visiting scholar lands prestigious position in China

Visiting scholar lands prestigious position in China

Hongbo Gu, a previous visiting scholar at Lamar from Harbin Institute of Technology in China, accepted a job as an assistant professor at Tongji University in China, which is one of the leading universities in China. “Owing to the supervision of Dr. Guo and the[Read More…]

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Wind Ensemble to perform in Nederland, Sept. 23

Wind Ensemble to perform in Nederland, Sept. 23

Lamar University’s Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the year at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, in the Nederland High School Performing Arts Center. The performance will feature classic wind music, new music and a world premiere composition. Admission is free. Selections include Nancy Galbraith’s[Read More…]

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Illustration courtesy Danielle Meshack

Series of events set for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic groups on campus are holding a series of events through Oct. 15 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. “One big event that we are going to be doing for the whole series will be our conversations,” Cynthia Parra, assistant director of student development and leadership,[Read More…]

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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…]

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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…]

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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.

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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…]

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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…]

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