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June 4, 2013

06/04/2013 12:00 AM

House rejects college outcomes bill
The Advocate
A plan that would more closely link the amount of money colleges and universities get from the state to their academic performance was soundly defeated Monday on the floor of the Louisiana House. …

 

College fee hike bill nears final vote
The Advocate
Louisiana college and university students could end up paying a new fee for maintenance of campus buildings under a bill that neared final legislative passage Monday. ...

 

Bill to raise public college student fees nearing final passage
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Students at Louisiana's public colleges could see their fees increase between $48 and $2,500 under a bill approved Monday by the Senate. The bill now only needs a quick nod of approval from the House ...

 

LSU powerlifter on his way to Russia for a World Competition
WVLA-TV
One Baton Rouge powerlifter has earned the right to represent LSU and the U.S. at a World Competition in Russia, but getting there will take more than strength. …

 

Neighbors Notes for June 4, 2013
The Advocate
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine distributed more than $204,000 to students in awards and scholarships at the 39th annual Awards and Honors Banquet on May 3 at the LSU Union. ...

 

Vet Students Facing Funding Shortfall Meet with Governor
KARK-TV
In May, students were notified the money wasn't available to fund all nine slots at LSU. That would mean some students would face an additional $100,000 debt for their education. ...