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  • Graduate students celebrate research, studies

    Graduate students celebrate research, studies

    The College of Graduate Studies will host “Celebrate Research,” its first graduate research event, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 24, in the CICE Building.

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  • Conference to offer online education training, information

    Conference to offer online education training, information

    The Division of Distance Learning will host the ninth annual Digital Ticket Conference, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Setzer Student Center. Admission is free.

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  • STEM Students of Color Alliance to host forum, Friday

    STEM Students of Color Alliance to host forum, Friday

    The STEM Students of Color Alliance is hosting an informational forum, tomorrow, at 2 p.m. in 119 Lucas Engineering to discuss the study and employment needs of students of color within STEM fields.

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  • Cultural Festival set for Saturday

    Cultural Festival set for Saturday

    The office of international student programs and services and the International Student Council will host the seventh annual International Cultural Festival, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, in the Setzer Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and will include dancing, singing, a fashion show and cuisine to represent multiple countries and their traditions. 

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  • REDtalk to bring fun to academia

    Sarah Ridley, tutoring service coordinator at Star Services, will present “Finding the Fun: Turn Your Interests and Hobbies Into Academic Projects,” at 4 p.m., April 18, on the sixth floor of Gray Library. The lecture is the latest in Lamar’s REDtalk series.

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  • Panel to give voice to LGBT community

    Panel to give voice to LGBT community

    The division of global diversity, inclusion & intercultural affairs will host an LGBT+ Voices panel, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, in 124 Setzer Student Center.

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  • ‘The Big Event’ set for Saturday

    ‘The Big Event’ set for Saturday

    Lamar University will host the “Big Event,” Saturday, beginning at the Montage Center at 9 a.m. Student director Shannon Mills said that hundreds of students are expected to volunteer.

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  • LU campus participates in ‘Walk a Mile’

    LU campus  participates in ‘Walk a Mile’

    “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence” is an opportunity for men to raise awareness about the causes, effects and remediations to violence against women in the Lamar community by walking in red high heels.

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  • Lamar opens doors to new Science, Tech facility

    Lamar opens doors to new Science,  Tech facility

    The new Science and Technology Building, located near Monroe and Campbell halls, officially opened its doors, Wednesday afternoon. The new structure is the first fully academic building on the campus in more than four decades.

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  • LU participates in hunger drive

    LU participates in hunger drive

    Volunteers with bright orange boxes and pamphlets that said, in bold letters, “YOU MATTER,” lined up in front of Brooks-Shivers Dining Hall, March 27-28.

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  • SGA announces new executives

    Election results for the 2019 Student Government Association were announced Friday with a runoff election for vice president taking place yesterday.

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  • Vocology lecture set for Tuesday

    College students use their voices every day. They give speeches and presentations, music majors sing, and theater majors project their voices for hundreds to hear while performing. This everyday skill should not be taken for granted.

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  • Theatre, dance get special notice

    Theatre, dance get special notice

    Lamar University’s department of theatre and dance received recognition from the American College Dance Association’s South-Central Conference for the piece “Fragmented,” held at Texas A&M University, March 7—11.

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  • LeTulle, Smith earn awards in SPJ contest

    LeTulle, Smith earn awards in SPJ contest

    The Society of Professional Journalists announced their 2019 finalists for the Region 8 Mark of Excellence Awards, Tuesday in Stephenville. SPJ recognizes excellence in journalism across the nation in both collegiate and professional settings.

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  • Residing in Beaumont

    Residing in Beaumont

    When Brooke Buckmaster moved to Beaumont, she wasn’t sure what Beaumont had to offer.

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  • Candidates for SGA elections participate in debate

    Candidates for SGA elections participate in debate

    At Friday’s election debate, Student Government Association candidates promoted their visions and goals for their platforms for leading Lamar’s student body.

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  • UP, LUTV collect 20 awards at TIPA

    UP, LUTV collect 20 awards at TIPA

    Lamar University students from the University Press and LUTV earned 20 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, held March 14-16 in Corpus Christi.

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  • Celestine to present REDtalk

    Celestine to present REDtalk

    Tanya Celestine will present “Committed to Learning,” the latest Lamar University REDtalk, at 1 p.m., Wednesday, on the sixth floor of Gray Library. Celestine will speak on the importance of students’ commitment to their academic goals.  

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  • Latina Power Panel set for today

    Latina Power Panel set for today

    The Latina Power Panel discussion will be held today, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in 100 Science Auditorium. Guests speakers include alumni Jacky Hernandez and Carolina Ramirez, and students Melissa Torres and Hope Flores.

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  • Outdoor Pursuits creates adventure for LU

    Outdoor Pursuits creates adventure for LU

    Whether it is gently rocking a hammock side-to-side while relaxing with friends, or suspended 40 feet in the air on a rock wall, Outdoor Pursuits offers a range of options for students with a sense of adventure.

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  • Le Grand Bal To Capture New Orleans Class

    Le Grand Bal To Capture New Orleans Class

    The Friends of the Arts will be hosting its annual fundraiser, Le Grand Bal, Saturday, March 30, from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Dishman Art Museum and the Setzer Student Center. The theme this year will be “New Orleans Inspires LU” and the dress attire will be Southern elegance.

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  • LU celebrates India’s ‘Festival of Colors’

    LU celebrates India’s ‘Festival of Colors’

    The Lamar Friends of India organization put on an event to celebrate a traditional Hindu festival called Holi or ‘Festival of Colors’ at Lamar, Feb. 28.

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  • Physics honor society inducts five students

    Physics honor society inducts five students

    Sigma Pi Sigma, the honors branch of the Society of Physic Students, inducted five new members, Feb. 28, in 108 Archer Physics Building.

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  • Student org involvement helps recruitment

    Student org involvement helps recruitment

    Cardinal View is one of the school’s largest recruitment events and the spring 2019 semester turnout was one of the best with more than 320 students showing up to view the campus.

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  • History to screen ‘Julius Caesar’

    History to screen ‘Julius Caesar’

    The department of history will screen the movie “Julius Caesar,” at 5:30 p.m., March 19, in 101 Dishman Art Museum. Rebecca Boone, LU professor of history, will introduce the film and a Q&A session will follow. Admission is free and open to the public.

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  • Walk A Mile

    Walk A Mile

    Katy Perry's new shoe line is drawing fire because of perceived black face.

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  • Dining Hall offers incentives for commuters

    Dining Hall offers incentives for commuters

    The Dining Hall is hosting its “Fuel Up” campaign, an incentive to purchase a commuter’s meal plan, with a free weekly Chick-Fil-A meal for the rest of the spring semester, as well as a chance to win one of five $50 gas cards.

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  • UP places 2nd in Texas APME

    The University Press received second place in the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors college, non-daily contest announced Saturday during the conference held in Austin. The Texas APME recognizes excellence in journalism across the state at both professional and collegiate levels.

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  • REDtalks to feature Paralympian Jenny Mutz

    REDtalks to feature Paralympian Jenny Mutz

    Paralympian Jenny Mutz, an advisor in the LU Undergraduate Advising Center, will present the latest REDtalk, “A Paralympic Athlete’s Journey to Success,” at 3 p.m., Tuesday, on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Cardinal View ready for new recruits

    Cardinal View ready for new recruits

    Lamar University’s Cardinal View will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, with check-in at the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center.

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  • Nicolau to lecture on tourism, March 7

    Nicolau to lecture on tourism, March 7

    Juan Luis Nicolau, Marriott professor of revenue management at Virginia Tech, will present a student lecture at 12:30 p.m., March 7, in 246 Galloway Business Building.

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  • CTLE to host inclusivity lunch lecture Friday in Gray Library

    CTLE to host inclusivity lunch lecture Friday in Gray Library

    The Center for Teaching and Learning Enhancement will host its latest “Lunch and Learn” discussion at 11:30 a.m., Friday, on the sixth floor of Gray Library. The session will focus on creating a more inclusive classroom.

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  • Career fair set for March 5

    Career fair set for March 5

    The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the Spring Career Fair, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., March 5, in the Setzer Student Center Live Oak Ballroom.

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  • ‘Collage’ to merge musical styles

    ‘Collage’ to merge musical styles

    From opera to jazz, students and faculty of the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will present the Collage Music Fundraiser Concert, Tuesday, in the University Theatre.

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  • ­­UPcampus briefs

    ­­UPcampus briefs

    Campus Updates

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  • LU event to spotlight academia

    LU event to spotlight academia

    Celebrating Academic Excellence will spotlight the academic success of Lamar’s African American students. This event will be held on Feb. 22, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel from 7 p.m to 9 p.m.

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  • PFLAG’s ‘Rocky Horror’ show seeks actors

    PFLAG’s ‘Rocky Horror’ show seeks actors

    Auditions for a shadow cast production of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be held Sunday, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Art Studio, Inc., 720 Franklin St. in Beaumont.

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  • Construction career fair set for Tuesday

    Construction career fair set for Tuesday

    The College of Business and the Center for Career and Professional Development will host a Construction Career Fair, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, on the eighth floor of Gray Library.

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  • LU’s Dishman Art Museum to host book club, Feb. 22

    LU’s Dishman Art Museum  to host book club, Feb. 22

    The Dishman Art Museum will host a book club in the lecture hall followed by a Q&A, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 22. “The Out of Africa” exhibition will also be open for viewing.

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  • Tech building set to open April 3

    Tech building set to open April 3

    Paul Bernazzani, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, gives a tour of LU’s new Science and Technology building, Feb. 11. The building is set to open April 3 and will feature state-of-the-art biology, chemistry and physics equipment and labs

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  • Glasstire founder Knudson to speak, Feb. 28 in Dishman

    Glasstire founder Knudson to speak, Feb. 28 in Dishman

    Rainey Knudson, founder and publisher of the Texas online art magazine Glasstire will speak at the Dishman Art Museum, Feb. 28. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. prior to the talk at 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

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  • REDtalk to discuss social media

    REDtalk to discuss social media

    Social media plays a big role in the growth of one’s career. To ensure that students use it to its potential, Ken J. Ward, assistant professor of communication, will present the REDtalk, “Using Social Media Strategically to Improve Your Career and Well-Being,” Monday at 2 p.m., on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • UPcampus briefs

    CCPD to host computer science career fair today The Center for Career & Professional Development will host a computer science career fair today, beginning at noon on the eighth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Kiel to present 'Found Objects' lecture, Monday

    Kiel to present 'Found Objects' lecture, Monday

    Dennis Kiel, director of the Dishman Art Museum, will present a talk at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 12:30 p.m., Monday, about “The Art of Found Objects: Enigma Variations” exhibition.

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  • Gap in the Visual Narrative: Boomtown Museum hosts exhibit of African American experiences, history

    Gap in the Visual Narrative: Boomtown Museum hosts exhibit of African American experiences, history

    The Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum opened the exhibition “Spindletop Stories: African American Oil Workers,” Jan. 31, featuring the contributions of African Americans during the Spindletop oil boom.

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  • 'Already Under Water'

    'Already Under Water'

    The Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast will host a student lecture event, “Can’t Stop the Water: Isle De Jean Charles and Native Americans,” presented by award-winning filmmaker, Rebecca Ferris, and Albert Naquin, Chief of the Biloxi-Chitimatcha-Choctaw tribe.

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  • Math Lab receives upgrade

    Math Lab receives upgrade

    The Lamar University Math Lab recently received a makeover as the lab space expanded for student access. The new space includes a state-of-the-art classroom that holds a glass writing board where students can write and solve equations that make for easy cleanup.

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  • REDtalks to address creating connections

    REDtalks to address creating connections

    Building relationships and creating connections are skills that play a key role in a successful career. To make sure that students have the skills they need, Nechele McClinton, assistant director of residence life, will present the REDtalk, “Creating Connections,” Wednesday, at 3 p.m., on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Hearing clinic to offer screening for tinnitus

    Hearing clinic to offer screening for tinnitus

    More than 50 million Americans have experienced ringing in their ears, a condition called tinnitus, in their lifetime, according to a national health study performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  • Year of the pig

    Year of the pig

    Tuesday marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year, a festival celebrating the start of the Lunar calendar. This year is the year of the pig, the twelfth Chinese zodiac animal of the Chinese calendar.

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  • President Trump gives second SOTU address

    President Trump gives second SOTU address

    President Donald Trump’s gave his second State of the Union address, Tuesday, after it had been delayed from January due to the historic 35-day government shutdown.

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  • Campus Diamond - College of Education celebrates 60th anniversary

    Campus Diamond - College of Education celebrates 60th anniversary

    The College of Education and Human Development will host its 60/30 anniversary party Friday, 6 p.m. in the Setzer Student Center Ballroom. The celebration will celebrate 60 years since the inception of the College of Education, and 30 years as the College of Education and Human Development.

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  • In Loving Memory... SGA dedicates bench to former LU First Lady Nancy Evans

    In Loving Memory... SGA dedicates bench to former LU First Lady Nancy Evans

    Guests and students were invited to join the Student Government Association in formally dedicating the Evans Memorial Bench, in memory of former First Lady Nancy Evans, at the John Gray pond, Tuesday.

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  • LU gets safety upgrade - LiveSafe app helps student feel secure

    LU gets safety upgrade - LiveSafe app helps student feel secure

    Lamar University has adopted LiveSafe, a new safety app specifically designed for college campuses to create a safe college experience.

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  • LU gets safety upgrade - Campus improves lighting, crossings

    LU gets safety upgrade - Campus improves lighting, crossings

    Campus improves lighting and crossings. In addition to the LiveSafe app, Lamar University’s facilities and maintenance has installed improved lighting and crosswalk features.

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  • REDtalk to address critical thinking, study strategies

    REDtalk to address critical thinking, study strategies

    REDtalks are Lamar University’s play on the popular TED talks and the first of the semester is set for 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. today on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • UPcampus briefs

    Campus Updates.

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  • Homecoming Recap

    Homecoming Recap

    Lamar University’s 2018 Fall homecoming consisted of glow-in-the-dark laser tag, a parade, tailgating, and other spirited activities. Watch the video!

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  • A Call to care

    A Call to care

    M.K Hamza, professor of clinical mental health counseling, presented “When the World Stopped Caring,” the 2018 Lamar University Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Tuesday, in the University Theatre. The lecture aims to bring attention to the ongoing crisis in Syria, and the effects of Human Devastation Syndrome, especially on children.

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  • VITA seeks volunteers for tax assistants

    VITA seeks volunteers for tax  assistants

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is looking for student volunteers for their 2019 tax preparation sites at the Neighborhood Resource Center and the Catholic Charities in Beaumont. The VITA program helps students file their ret

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  • Conference addresses women in STEM

    Conference addresses women in STEM

    The Women in STEM conference hosted by the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society was organized to address the need to encourage more women to enter science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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  • Hamza, Delgado named 2019 Beck Fellows

    Hamza, Delgado named 2019 Beck Fellows

    Cesar Delgado, of Port Arthur, and Omar Hamza, of Port Neches, were named the recipients of the 2019 David J. Beck Fellowship in a ceremony, Nov. 19, in Gray Library.

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  • Different ‘Spectrum’

    Different ‘Spectrum’

    The Lamar University department of arts will present “Spectrum,” the fall 2018 senior thesis show, beginning Friday in the Dishman Art Museum.

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  • Deaf actors workshop to begin, today

    Deaf actors workshop to begin, today

    The department of communication and media will host a workshop on the history of deaf actors and crew in film and cinema, today, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., in 129 Communications Building.

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  • Cardinal View shows off LU campus

    Saturday morning, 315 prospective students and their parents gathered together at the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center to tour Lamar’s campus and dorms, meet with academic college representatives, learn about financial aid and register for a chance to win a $500 scholarship.

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  • LU construction projects may affect traffic, parking

    Three construction projects will begin this week on campus that will affect traffic and parking.

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  • REDtalk to discuss overcoming self doubt

    Amy Smith, director of faculty development and associate professor of English, will present a REDtalk, “Fear and Loathing in Higher Education,” Nov. 28 at 3 p.m. on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Interfaith panel to discuss religion, Friday

    A Hindu, a Buddhist, a Jew, a Muslim, a Catholic, and a Protestant walk into an auditorium. This is not the start of a bad joke, it’s the makeup of the “Interfaith Panel: Knowledge Across Religions.”

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  • Spring break on an island

    Study Abroad will offer a business program to Costa Rica and Panama, March 8-15. The program will offer upper-level, joint undergraduate and graduate classes including special topics in management and global enrichment.

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  • Election 2018 Breakdown: Nation

    Nov. 6 marked Election Day, which saw a minor “blue wave” make its way through the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans kept their stronghold on the U.S. Senate.

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  • Election 2018 Breakdown: Local

    Republican Jeff Branick kept his position as Jefferson County Judge, defeating former Congressman Nick Lampson (D) with 37,402 votes (51 percent) to Lampson’s 36,453 (49 percent).

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  • LUMA launches new lab space

    Lamar University department of communicationlaunched the new initiative — Lamar University Media Alliance, Oct.30. LUMA is a new media space in the communications building that features innovative technology and labs for the creation of various media and communication-based products.

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  • Dance to present ‘Fall and Recovery,’ Nov. 16-18

    Aerial silks. Cowboy boots. A suitcase and a stage. These are just a few of the things one can expect to see during Lamar’s fall dance concert.

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  • ‘Ghosts’ of women past

    Not all ghosts are metaphysical beings. Some take the form of family secrets. The latest production from the Lamar University department of theatre and dance is Henrik Ibsen’s “Ghosts,” which touches on early feminism at the turn of the 20th century.

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  • OUR to host HASBSEB conference

    The Office of Undergraduate Research will present the fifth annual Humanities, Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education and Business Conference, Nov. 17,8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Galloway Business Building.

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  • RedTalk to address ‘Era of Fake News’

    Michael Saar, associate professor of library services, will present a REDtalk at 4 p.m., Nov. 15, titled, “Critical Thinking in the Era of Fake News,” on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Violinist Oliveros to perform, Nov. 8

    Columbian violinist Mauricio Oliveros will perform a concert in the Rothwell Recital Hall, Nov. 8, from 7:30 p.m to 9 p.m. The guest artist is touring and will be accompanied by pianist Lisa McCarroll. Oliveros is associate concertmaster of the Symphony of Southeast Texas and is an adjunct faculty member at Houston Baptist University, The Kinkaid School and Tallowood Academy of Fine Arts.

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  • Educator’s Career Fair today in SSC

    The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the Educators’ Career Fair, today, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., in the Live Oak Ballroom of the Setzer Student Center.

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  • Cardinal View set for Nov. 10

    The office of student engagement and recruitment will host Cardinal View, beginning at 8 a.m., Nov. 10, im the Shiela Umphrey Recreational Center. The event is designed to show prospective students what LU has to offer.

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  • LIT hosts abuse information event

    Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women, according to statistics from the Texas Council on Family Violence. Almost half of college women reported experiencing abusive behaviors from their partner and one in five women are sexually assaulted during college.

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  • SGA to offer poll shuttle

    “It is up to the representatives serving the next academic year to keep this going,” she said. Bringing students to the polls helps those who may not have been able to participate in the voting process before due to transportation issues voice their opinions, Sfeir said.

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  • IEW events to be held Nov. 14-16

    Lamar University’s office of international student programs & services will host International Education Week, Nov. 14 through Nov. 16, beginning with an open house.

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  • Spookybriefs

    Two attractions in one. Come see what lies within 5,000 square feet of insanity. We invite you to step inside the walls of the Rosehill Asylum where nothing is exactly as it seems. Our staff and patients are more than ready to show you around and experience the place they call home.

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  • REDtalks to explain safe alcohol use

    Casey Smith and Jori Wingham, LU peer health educators, will present the next REDtalk, “You Booze, You Lose — Alcohol and Consent,” 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., Tuesday, on the sixth floor of Gray Library.

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  • Celebrating life and death

    Hispanic Heritage month is over, but that doesn’t mean the celebration stops. Events are scheduled to celebrate Día de los Muertos, Monday through Thursday.

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  • Lamar Opera to present ‘La Canterina’

    Lamar Opera Theatre will present “La Canterina,” Nov. 2-3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall. There will be a preview performance for students, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public.

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  • ‘Passion Play’

    The current exhibit at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas leaves more questions than answers. Deborah Luster’s “Passion Play” doesn’t fall neatly into any specific interpretation, photographer Keith Carter said.

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  • ‘Walking Dead’ wannabes

    Those who’ve ever wondered if they can outrun a zombie will soon get their chance. Beaumont’s first Zombie 5K Fun Run will be held at 5 p.m., Oct. 27, at Gulf Terrace Park, located at 9001 Dishman Road. Entry fee is $30.

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  • Science of Healing

    In 2008, the American Academy of Audiology declared October Audiology Awareness Month in order to promote hearing protection and an increased understanding of audiology as a profession.

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  • AMSET to host annual ‘Eat a bug’ day, Oct. 27

    The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the “Eat a Bug” Family Arts Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 27. Activities include decorating sugar skulls to commemorate the Day of the Dead, and cooked bugs for Halloween.

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  • Walk promotes suicide prevention awareness

    Southeast Texans gathered at the downtown Event Centre on a sunny Saturday afternoon to remember loved ones lost to suicide and to encourage others to keep living.

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  • Deaf Studies to offer Paris summer trip

    Lamar University study abroad will offer a deaf studies and deaf education program to Paris, July 18 to Aug. 3. The program will offer three separate, upper-level credit DSDE courses, including interpreting in tourism, international deaf studies and advocacy and policy decision making.

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  • KVLU to host pledge drive

    KVLU, Lamar University’s public radio station, will host its fall fundraiser, Oct. 23 through Nov. 2.

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  • Dishman talk to explore art, spiritual yoga

    There is an interconnection between the physics of the universe, and physical and spiritual practice of yoga — art. The latest in the Art History Lecture Series is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, in the Dishman Art Museum, will explore the relationship that exists in Indian philosophy.

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  • Fair to help students take flight

    Lamar University offers a wide variety of study abroad trips each year. Students can learn more about these trips at the Study Abroad Fair, Oct. 24, at the Dining Hall Lawn from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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  • Professional wrestling returns to Beaumont

    Curtis Stratton has been bringing professional wrestling to the Golden Triangle for more than 15 years.

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  • AMSET to host third-annual Monster Mash, Oct. 19

    The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the third annual Monster Mash, Boos and Brews, Oct. 19, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., for ages 21 and up. Admission is $35 in advance, and $45 at the door.

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  • Fall Career Fair to offer job help

    The Center for Career and Professional Development will host the Fall Career Fair, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., today, in the Live Oak Ballroom of the Setzer Student Center.

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  • Jazz ensembles to present concert, today

    The Fall Jazz Concert will be held today at 7:30 p.m. in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Admission is free. “It is going to be a really great concert, something everybody will enjoy,” trumpeter Hannah Sartain said.

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  • STEM building to focus on research

    Lamar University is expanding. Last year, students got to witness the grand re-opening of the Setzer Student Center. Before that, the university unveiled the brand new Reaud Honors Building.

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  • ‘Interstellar’ information

    The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series presents “Interstellar,” a talk by Kip Thorne, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. The free public event will be hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, Oct. 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the University Theatre.

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  • CHCE to host boundary talk

    The Center for History and Culture Events will host John P. Evans, Jr., professional land surveyor, as he presents two lectures over the evolution of the Texas-Louisiana boundary, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., in Landes Auditorium in the Galloway Business Building.

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  • Engulfed in student debt

    One of the biggest decisions students make when entering college is how they will pay for their education. Some receive help from their parents, grants and scholarships, but a majority of students attending college in the United States have to take out student loans.

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  • Study abroad - seaside style

    The Lamar University study abroad will offer a program to Brighton, England, June 11-29. The six-hour course will include upper-level credit for travel writing and photojournalism. An open informational meeting will be held at noon, Oct. 11, in 127A Communication Building.

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  • ‘MUM’ show explores Texas ritual

    Texans viewing Nancy Newberry’s exhibition “MUM,” will experience deep nostalgia. Handmade, extravagant homecoming mums and boutonnieres are a tradition that amplifies the glamour of football season. Newberry captured this pageantry with her uniquely framed photographs that add humor and curiosity to this generational ritual.

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  • Nature meets Nightmare

    A combination of nightmares and nature will take form in a dual exhibition created by the strange minds of two peculiar artists.

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  • ‘Guacamelee’ offers twist on Hispanic culture

    “What is a Luchadore? Nothing but a miserable pile of secrets.” So says Carlos Calaca, in the game “Guacamelee.” This quote is a perfect example of what the game is all about.

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  • REDtalk to offer advice for student- faculty relations

    Do you want to build a relationship with your professor but not sure how? LU Success, a program for academic coaching, will host the REDtalk “Building Relationships with Faculty,” by a panel of faculty members, Oct. 17, on the 6th floor of the Mary and John Gray Library starting at 2 p.m.

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  • Art, Japanese style

    The Dishman Art Museum is hosting, “Drawing in Japan,” an exhibit guest-curated by Christopher Troutman, LU assistant professor of art. The exhibit showcases a variety of works from students who participated in the Japan study abroad program this summer. A reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 12.

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