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October 23, 2013

10/23/2013 12:00 AM

College price hikes appear to be moderating
The Advocate
There’s some good news on college tuition.

Task force discusses tuition increase
The Daily Reveille
The Tuition Task Force, created through a resolution written by state Rep. Stephen Ortego, D-Carencro, had its first meeting earlier this month.

Colleges see a slowdown in tuition price increases
USA Today
Average sticker prices at the nation's four-year public universities rose 2.9% this year, the smallest annual increase in more than three decades, suggesting that the steeper increases over the past few years "did not signal a new era of accelerating prices," says a report out Wednesday.

Manship School centennial features speakers, panels
The Advocate
The journalism program at LSU is turning 100 years old this week, and the Manship School of Mass Communication, having educated generations of students and borne witness to the typewriters-to-iPads “media-morphosis,” is honoring this milestone.

LSU legacy: The Reveille takes on Huey Long
The Advocate
LSU senior Stanley Shlosman and his friends at The Reveille, LSU’s student newspaper, were on the cusp of graduating in 1934 when they ran afoul of Louisiana’s most powerful politician.

LSU recognized for social media efforts
The Advocate
LSU ranked No. 10 on’s annual Top 100 Social Media Colleges rankings, based on the best social media practices at colleges and universities in the United States.

Common Ground: Hall of Fame to induct Jay Perkins
The Advocate
There is always at least one educator in a person’s life who makes an impact on who we become and on what path we choose to take.

Houma-Thibodaux MSA to add 5,200 jobs: LSU study
Tri-Parish Times
The Houma-Thibodaux metropolitan statistical area is forecast to add 5,200 jobs over the next two years, though impending changes to the federal flood insurance program could overwhelm promising economic indicators, a leading Louisiana economist said Thursday.

Lab school teacher given local award
The Daily Reveille
LSU University Laboratory School’s Nancy Von Brock has recently been recognized for her involvement in art education across the state of Louisiana.

Students stay up for children’s hospital
The Daily Reveille
LSU won the Outstanding St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn Award at the Student Leadership Seminar on Feb. 4 for last year’s Gold Game.

BR to add more than 21K new jobs
The Daily Reveille
Louisiana is predicted to enter a period of economic brightness during the next two years, and for the first time in its history, the state will likely surpass the 2 million employment mark.

New master’s program proposed
The Daily Reveille
As more video game industries move to Louisiana, the University’s Center for Computation and Technology is proposing a new digital arts and engineering master’s degree program to help students meet increased market demands.

Our Views: Manship marks big birthday
The Advocate
Much has changed in the media landscape since LSU began its journalism program in 1913, and the Manship School of Mass Communication has, in recent years, expanded its mission to include political communication, too.