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‘A Home Away from Home’: Cardinals flock to resident halls, ranked No. 3 in state

As the fall semester approaches, students will be flocking back to the nest to have a unique college experience of living on campus in Cardinal Village, which was recently ranked No. 3 of the top college dorms by Niche among four-year public universities in Texas.

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‘A Home Away from Home’: Cardinals flock to resident halls, ranked No. 3 in state

As the fall semester approaches, students will be flocking back to the nest to have a unique college experience of living on campus in Cardinal Village, which was recently ranked No. 3 of the top college dorms by Niche among four-year public universities in Texas.
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Student Life

LU Collegiate 100 chapter receives award from 100 Black Men of America

On Friday, June 17, three LU C100 members –– Chidi Orakpo, DeShaun Bell and Whyrlincea Hooks –– made their way to Hollywood, Florida, to present their case study to company executives at the annual 100 Black Men of American, Inc conference. With Chidi Orakpo as chapter president, the group competed head-to-head with C100 chapters from Florida A&M and Xavier University ultimately snagging first place with a near perfect score for their presentation.
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Community

After School Special: Dishman Art Museum hosts fourth juried art show

The Dishman Art Museum has launched After School Special: The Fourth Juried Alumni Art Exhibition at LU and the first in-person juried show for the museum since the start of the pandemic.
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Arts and Culture

Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music presents Jimmy Simmons Jazz Fest

The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will present the Jimmy Simmons Jazz Fest on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located on the campus of Lamar University. Admission is free and open to the public.
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The University Press is one of Lamar’s showpieces. It is the largest student-run business on campus, and it has become one of the most respected student newspapers in the country. Since 1977, the University Press and its magazines have garnered more than 1,200 awards, including first place for Best Non-Daily Student Newspaper in 1994 and 2005 from The Associated Press Managing Editors of Texas and first places in many other competitions. 

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