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Predicting year’s musical high notes

Predicting year’s musical high notes

As an avid music critic in my spare time, I enjoy predicting who will win at the Grammy Awards in the same way other people enjoy predicting the Super Bowl outcome. I look at the awards show’s history and follow the trends that it has[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Moment captured in time

Moment captured in time

There are different approaches to traveling back in time. I once wrote that music, reading and dreaming are forms of time travel, but there are other outlets that can be utilized. A more personal approach is through photographs. Instead of flipping through old photo albums,[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
UP sports briefs

UP sports briefs

Cross Country The Lamar University cross country program placed three senior student-athletes on the Southland Conference All-Academic team that was announced Dec. 5. Freddie Gasbarri of the LU men’s team was a first-team selection, while Cormac Kelly of the LU men’s team and Evelyn Chavez[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Touching trucks leads to learning

Touching trucks leads to learning

The Beaumont Children’s Museum held it’s 7th annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser, Oct. 21 at the Beaumont Event Center. Children were able to get up close with vehicles such as ambulances,  construction trucks and police cars, ask questions to personnel, and test science experiments. UP photos byHannah[Read More…]

October 25, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Take ownership of the ‘F-word’

Take ownership of the ‘F-word’

True feminism more complex than rights for women; it’s equal rights for all Feminism is a term that was created in the 1880s, but came into mainstream media in the mid-1900s. If you’ve ever read the news or been on the internet, you’ve heard this[Read More…]

October 12, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Uncategorized

UP campus briefs

Distinguished staff nominations due Oct. 16 The 2017 Staff Awards Ceremony is set for 3:30 p.m., Nov. 7, in the Lamar University Event Center on the 8th floor of Gray Library.   Nominations are now being accepted for outstanding and dedicated LU staff members for[Read More…]

October 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Music department host summer camp

Music department host summer camp

The Lamar University’s Marching Band hosted their two-week band camp June 18 – June 30 and finished with a concert showcasing what the campers learned. The band camp provides instruction and practice to local high school band students to enhance their skills with their instruments.[Read More…]

July 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled Features, Uncategorized
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May 15, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Lamar selected for Carnegie Project on education doctorate

Lamar University will join in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, its board of directors announced recently. LU and 21 other new graduate schools of education join more than 80 members of the consortium in the important work of redesigning professional practice preparation in[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
From wreck to diamond

From wreck to diamond

Softball’s Hankins overcomes scare to lead team   It all happened so fast, Sable Hankins didn’t even realize what was happening. On the morning of Feb. 13, the Lamar University softball shortstop was on her way to practice when her life almost ended. “I was[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized