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  • A look back at Black History Month 2021 at LU

    A look back at Black History Month 2021 at LU

    There was a plenty of social buzz in the LU Community during Black History Month. Here's a look back at how our Cardinals commemorated the month-long celebration.

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    March 02, 2021
  • March for Black History hosted at LU

    March for Black History hosted at LU

    On Thursday, February 25, the Upsilon Theta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated partnered with black fraternities, sororities, and student organizations in “The March For Black History” raising awareness on black history and culture.

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    February 26, 2021
  • GO GREEN on screen

    GO GREEN on screen

    There are so many ways to go GREEN, including grabbing a few of your Cardinal besties and hosting an environmental themed movie night! Watch a movie with an environmental theme and get inspired to make Eco-friendly choices that will impact change globally. #GoGreen

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    February 26, 2021
  • Go Green Challenge: Green Commuting

    Go Green Challenge: Green Commuting

    For the month of March, the Office of Sustainability challenges our LU community to GO GREEN: Share a ride, bike or walk.

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    February 24, 2021
  • Collegiate100 Chapter launched at LU

    Collegiate100 Chapter launched at LU

    Lamar University has launched a Collegiate100 chapter on campus. The Collegiate 100 at Lamar University strives to inspire the next generation through mentoring, education, economic development, and wellness! Est. Feb 2021

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    February 24, 2021
  • New Year New Me?

    New Year New Me?

    It seems like every year after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays people set a New Year’s goal to lose weight. Here are some quick tips to be more prepared when setting your personal nutrition goals.

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    February 23, 2021
  • Behind the Clipboard with Coach Morgan

    Behind the Clipboard with Coach Morgan

    Take a look "Behind the Clipboard" and see how head football coach Blane Morgan is preparing the Lamar Cardinals football team for the spring season.

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    February 12, 2021
  • What your favorite Valentine's Day dessert says about you

    What your favorite Valentine's Day dessert says about you

    Let’s be real –– Valentine’s Day is just another excuse for us to indulge in our favorite sugary treats. From candy in a cardboard box to Instagram worthy cake pops, there’s no denying that they all make our hearts melt. Pick your favorite V-day treat below and see how your personality matches up!

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    February 11, 2021
  • Dishman Art Museum Highlights: Michael Kennaugh

    Dishman Art Museum Highlights: Michael Kennaugh

    Tune in as recent LU graduate, Mac Cumpian, discusses LU Alum, Michael Kennaugh who’s work is currently featured in the Dishman Exhibition, Time Passes Slowly

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    February 11, 2021
  • Cardinal fans paint the town red for LU Spirit Week

    Cardinal fans paint the town red for LU Spirit Week

    The entire Southeast Texas community and beyond came together to paint the town red with Cardinal Pride for LU Spirit Week! Scroll through our photos of Cardinals fans seen showing their Cardinal pride this week.

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    February 05, 2021
  • ATO raises $1,500 for Wounded Warrior Project

    ATO raises $1,500 for Wounded Warrior Project

    On Sunday January 24, 2021, the Zeta Theta Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity here at Lamar University held its first 12 hour Philanthropy livestream on Twitch, Youtube, and Facebook. The fraternity raised a total of $1500 for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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    February 03, 2021
  • NSLP Student Leadership Conference builds confidence, connects students

    NSLP Student Leadership Conference builds confidence, connects students

    On Saturday, January 30, 2021, the department of New Student Leadership and Programs hosted their annual student leadership conference for LU students.

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    February 03, 2021
  • The Science of Running with Coach Tony Houchin

    The Science of Running with Coach Tony Houchin

    On Sunday, January 31, Tony Houchin, head cross country coach and associate director of track and field, sat down with Master of Fitness to talk the science of running and his go-to methods for training Cardinal runners at Lamar University.

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    February 03, 2021
  • LUDT Workout Wednesday: Building the right mindset

    LUDT Workout Wednesday: Building the right mindset

    Welcome to LUDT's Workout Wednesday: bringing you tips and exercises for a great start to 2021. Just remember a little progress each day adds up to big results!

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    February 03, 2021
  • Free college for those 65 and older

    Free college for those 65 and older

    Lamar University offers senior citizens the opportunity to audit courses without paying tuition.

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    February 02, 2021
  • Top 8 must-read books recommended by Cardinals

    Top 8 must-read books recommended by Cardinals

    During the holiday break, we took to Instagram and Twitter to ask our Cardinals their must-read books they’ve encountered in their lifetime. We asked and you answered! Here’s a list of top 8 must-read books, recommended by your fellow Cardinals –– with a few honorable mentions.

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    February 01, 2021
  • LU Moment LU ENT | S3 Ep. 4

    LU Moment LU ENT | S3 Ep. 4

    Dr. Andrew Victores, class of 2006, shares his experience attending LU’s Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities, earning his bachelor’s degree at LU and then attending medical school. He’s an LU ENT, who inspires others to pursue their passions at LU.

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    January 31, 2021
  • LU Moment: LU Makeover | S3 Ep. 3

    LU Moment: LU Makeover | S3 Ep. 3

    Two members of Lamar University’s web communications team – Charla Pate and Stacey Haynes – detail the new and exciting electronic tools and website that LU is rolling out.

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    January 25, 2021
  • MLK service day a success

    MLK service day a success

    In culmination of Lamar University’s Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence celebration to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service took place Sat., Jan. 23 in collaboration with the South East Texas Food Bank.

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    January 25, 2021
  • Go Green: Go paperless

    Go Green: Go paperless

    To start off the new year, the Office of Sustainability urges us all to go paperless!

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    January 14, 2021
  • LU Moment: LU Takes Care | S3 Ep. 1

    LU Moment: LU Takes Care | S3 Ep. 1

    This week on the LU Moment, Marie Murray, Assistant Director of Health Education Services at the Student Health Center, talks Covid-19 vaccine distribution, staying aware of mental health and how the LU community can stay safe as we prepare to return to campus for the spring 2021 semester.

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    January 11, 2021
  • LU Moment: The Venture Continues | S2 Ep. 50

    LU Moment: The Venture Continues | S2 Ep. 50

    LU graduate and CEO and Founder of KLV Ventures, Fred Vernon, talks to Shelly Vitanza about growing a business from the ground up, becoming an Amazon partner and the role of the CICE in his business’ success.

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    January 02, 2021
  • LU Moment: Year in Review | S2 Ep. 49

    LU Moment: Year in Review | S2 Ep. 49

    In addition to reviewing some of the biggest and best news of LU’s 2020 year, we continue the series, “What can you do with your LU degree?” talking with 2019 LU grad Cade Johnson. Cade, who has finished his first semester of medical school, shares why LU is a great place to go for pre-med. He also talks about some of his favorite LU moments.

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    December 26, 2020
  • Go Green Challenge:  Wrap up your holiday the eco-friendly way

    Go Green Challenge: Wrap up your holiday the eco-friendly way

    This year, the Lamar University Office of Sustainability challenges you to wrap up your holiday the eco-friendly way!

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    December 09, 2020
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