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April 24, 2013

04/24/2013 12:00 AM

Students say online classes are easier, convenient
Daily Reveille
As the University attempts to stay relevant and increase online learning opportunities, students say online courses are easier and more convenient. The University currently offers online learning for graduate programs with 17 students enrolled, ...


Insects fall silent in oiled coastal marshes
The Advocate
“What happened after the Deepwater Horizon is when we came to marsh impacted by the oil, they were relatively silent,” said Linda Hooper-Bui, associate professor in the Department of Entomology at LSU. ...


Advertising seniors win first place at NSAC District 7 competition
Daily Reveille
The students, representatives from a 37-person advertising capstone class taught jointly by Manship School of Mass Communication associate professors Lance Porter and Anne Osborne, ...


Return of the the Fly Room; Time, Explained
New York Times
A reading of the play “DNA Story” by Vince LiCata, a biologist at Louisiana State University, will feature game-show antics and existentialist parody to depict the work for which James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins won a Nobel Prize ...


Facility Services, SG check campus lights
Daily Reveille
The Campus Affairs and Sustainability Committee, along with Facility Services, assembled about 27 students and a few Facility Service staff members to find burned out lights and make the old lights more sustainable, ...


Crump, Haymaker to receive Baton Rouge humanitarian award
The Advocate
Haymaker, a retired LSU physics and astronomy professor, said he has worked with the Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations for more than 20 years, including a three-year stint as its president from 2002 to 2005. ...


South Highlands Elementary among schools in George Rodrigue program
Shreveport Times
Teachers from South Highlands Magnet, and the other six chosen schools, will spend June 24-28 participating in the Louisiana A+ Schools Summer Institute at LSU in Baton Rouge. ...


Students to run Kentucky marathon to support Boston
Daily Reveille
Students in the University’s physiology of endurance training class are participating in the Kentucky marathon with Boston as a driving force to commemorate those who lost lives or were in some way affected by the terrorist attack, ...


LSU places 33 student-athletes on SEC Honor Roll
LSU placed 33 student-athletes on the 2012-13 SEC Winter Honor Roll, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. The Swimming and Diving program headlined the list with 11 men and 11 women earning selections. ...


Students bring games to life
Daily Reveille
Live-action role-playing, or LARPing, is similar to other forms of role-playing, but players act out what they want their in-game character to do. It is also a hobby for Kira Hellmers, sociology freshman, and Tyler Cowart, computer engineering freshman. ...


Tulane student plans a fundraising biking/running trip to Baton Rouge for LSU-Green Wave baseball game
New Orleans Times-Picayune
When I first heard about the bombings, I was in the middle of planning a bike ride from New Orleans to Baton Rogue to attend the Tulane vs. LSU baseball game on Wednesday, April 24th. After the bombings, I decided it would be a more proper tribute ...