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Dr. John Bello-Ogunu Sr holding a flashlight during MLK's "I Have A Dream" speech in the “Unity and Peace” candlelight service  in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. in Landes Auditorium on Tuesday January the 17th. 

Lamar honors MLK

Lamar University held a “Unity and Peace” candle light service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday night in the Landes Auditorium. The event included MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech and a recitation of his personal history. Dr. John Bello-Ogunu Sr.[Read More…]

January 18, 2017 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Doggy’s day out

Doggy’s day out

Breeds ranging from Great Danes to Chihuahuas roamed the streets of downtown Beaumont, Saturday, at Dogtoberfest. The event included a parade and a costume contest, which was won by Amanda Faggard, who dressed as Alice with her canine companion dressed as the White Rabbit. Vendors[Read More…]

October 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled News, Uncategorized
UP sports briefs

UP sports briefs

Women’s Basketball Lamar University announced the hiring of new assistant athletic trainer Katie Barker over the summer.  She will serve as new women’s basketball athletic trainer. Barker comes from the University of Southern Mississippi, and for the past five seasons served as the assistant athletic[Read More…]

September 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Manisha Patel, Katy junior, demonstrates the water filter she has developed in the lab in the Engineering Building.

Passion for research leads to innovation

Manisha Patel loves research. And that passion has translated into developing a portable water filter that she hopes will help countries with severe water contamination. “I chose to focus on water because when I was reading and learning about it, it kept coming up over[Read More…]

April 28, 2016 Comments are Disabled Features, Uncategorized
LU to host physics conference today through Saturday

LU to host physics conference today through Saturday

Students, teachers and professionals of physics from across the US will gather at Lamar University Thursday for the Joint Spring 2016 Meeting of the Texas sections of the American Physical Society (APS), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and Zone 13 of the Society of[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled News, Uncategorized
International Film Festival to begin April 6

International Film Festival to begin April 6

  The Spring 2016 International Film Festival, sponsored by the Lamar University’s French Circle, will take place with a screening each Wednesday in April. The festival opens April 6 with “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” and continues, April 13 with “Where Do[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Couch surfing good travel option

Couch surfing good travel option

I’m not going to say hotels are overrated, but depending on where you’re planning to stay, they can certainly get expensive. When traveling, I have often found myself settling for a shabby, two-star motel with a “complimentary breakfast” that would make me sad. For spring[Read More…]

March 31, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Lamar Hosts Guest Printmaker

Lamar Hosts Guest Printmaker

Catherine Brimberry, master printmaker and owner of Flatbed Press, gave a lecture and printmaking demonstration Tuesday, March 22 in the Art building on Lamar University campus.

March 23, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
‘Birds in Art” will open at AMSET, March 12.

AMSET to show ‘Birds in Art’

The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host “Birds in Art,” March 12 through June 5. A free reception will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., March 18. The exhibition is on loan from the Lee Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wis. “The[Read More…]

March 3, 2016 Comments are Disabled Features, Uncategorized

Muslim Sisterhood of LU hosts “Hijab Day Challenge”

The Muslim Sisters of Lamar University held the “Hijab Day Challenge,” where they answered questions regarding their religion and culture and offered female student a hijab to wear. “We are doing this to give everyone an opportunity to wear a headscarf like other Muslim women[Read More…]

February 26, 2016 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized