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May 31, 2013

05/31/2013 12:00 AM

House backs technical education bill
The Advocate
… about $20 million a year for 20 years — would come out of the state’s general fund, community and technical colleges would essentially be taking money away from the LSU, Southern University and University of Louisiana Systems. ...


LSU holds Memorial Day ceremony, honors veterans
Memorial Day may have already passed this year, but it's never too late to honor our veterans. People came together on LSU's campus today to do just that. The band played Taps, while organizers placed a wreath on the steps of the LSU War Memorial ...


LSU's Miles, others rappel to support adoptions
The Advocate
LSU head football coach Les Miles, State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson and Miss Louisiana 2012 Lauren Vizza rappelled 20 stories down the One American Place building Thursday in support of the adoption of Louisiana children. ...


LSU Coach Les Miles rappels 24 stories from BR high rise to aid cause
New Orleans Times-Picayune
LSU football Coach Les Miles can go overboard with his quotes at times. This time he's gone over the edge - literally. To help raise awareness for Louisiana Family Forum's "Over the Edge for Adoption" campaign, Miles rappelled 308 feet …


Miles Scales Downtown Building For Charity
Daily Reveille
LSU coach Les Miles pushes away from the face of the Capitol One building Thursday, May 30, 2013 during his rappel down the 24 story structure in downtown Baton Rouge. Miles' descent was in effort to raise awareness for Louisiana children ...


Les Miles rappels down building for adoptions
Miles and others rappelled down the side of the 24-story high-rise at One America Place today as part of the Louisiana Family Forum's "Over the Edge for Adoption" campaign. ...


Les Miles rappels off the side of a 24-story building
CBS Sports
You're LSU coach Les Miles. You're well known for living life with a certain je ne sais quoi -- yes, "swagger" would work equally well here -- and you're looking to do today's good deed. …


Art Melt deadline extended
225 Magazine
It's the perfect opportunity to have your work seen by a large audience, as well as this year's jurors: Jordana Pomeroy, executive director of the LSU Museum of Art; Susan Edwards, executive director and CEO ...


LSU Press Book Details Long-Forgotten and Controversial Civil War Battle in Northeast Louisiana
Avoyelles Journal
In “Milliken's Bend,” now available from LSU Press, Linda Barnickel uncovers the story of this long-forgotten and highly controversial battle. Controversial charges made after the battle eventually led to a congressional investigation ...


Three area graduating seniors win National Merit scholarships
EBR Schools’ winners were: … Simon G. Lorenzo, McKinley High School, National Merit Louisiana State University Scholarship; Sean G. Polozola, Woodlawn High School, National Merit Louisiana State University Scholarship ...