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Fraternity members show their appreciation for women

Fraternity members show their appreciation for women

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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For Women's History Month, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. held "Karnation Wednesday" to honor women on campus. The fraternity set up outside the War Memorial Student Union on March 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fraternity members passed out roses and treats to women passing by in hopes of brightening...

SSA celebrates women’s history

SSA celebrates women’s history

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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The Southeastern Sociological Association displayed posters with statistics of women in STEM-related field and female celebrities to celebrate Women's History Month. SSA set up its table in the War Memorial Student Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 27-28. According to Carla Cortina, a sophomore...

Helping administrative assistants

Helping administrative assistants

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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The Human Resources Office invited administrative assistants from across campus to discuss ways to make their jobs easier. "Pride Power Hour" was held on March 26 in the University Center room 133 at 10 a.m. Tara Dupre, director of the Human Resources Office, organized the event to serve the administrative...

A golden day to learn about SGA

A golden day to learn about SGA

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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The Student Government Association held "Golden Day" to inform students about the university history and what SGA offers. SGA set up a table in the War Memorial Student Union on Wednesday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students could stop by to answer questions and test their knowledge about the...

The influence of women in literature

The influence of women in literature

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 28, 2019


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In celebration of Women's History Month, faculty members from the Department of English stimulated discussions about the influence of feminism and works of literature by women. Dr. Sarah Schillage-Truxillo, instructor of English, Randall Frederick, lecturer of English, Bruce Craft, instructor of English,...

Annual lecture prepares women for the future

Annual lecture prepares women for the future

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019


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Women learned how to budget and field net profits at E.L.I.T.E. Women's third annual "Road to Success" lecture. Scheduled from 6-7 p.m. in Student Union Room 2207, Dominique Gordon, guest speaker, presented "Welcome to the Real World." Allana Lagrange, community service chair of E.L.I.T.E. Women,...

Learning technology in a computer-driven world

Learning technology in a computer-driven world

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


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The Department of Computer Science provides its students with the tools to be successful in a fast-growing market. Dr. Quoc-Nam Tran, head of the Department of Computer Science, discussed a renovation that the department recently went through. “Our department just split as before we were both the D...

Lions to serve the community

Lions to serve the community

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


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“The Big Event” brings students together to give back to surrounding communities. Richard Davis Jr., president of the Student Government Association, discussed how the first “The Big Event” was created by a college campus. “The original ‘Big Event’ was started by student government members at Texas A&a...

Cub Cash v. Lion’s Lagniappe

Cub Cash v. Lion’s Lagniappe

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


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Cub Cash and Lion’s Lagniappe offer students convenient and easy-to-use options to purchase meals, but the two payment methods differ in key areas. “The primary difference is that Cub Cash is tied to meal plans and can only be used at campus dining facilities, and Lion’s Lagniappe is a debit a...

Majors: A big decision with an even bigger impact

Majors: A big decision with an even bigger impact

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


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Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions a college student has to make. The choice not only determines courses of study but influences career paths and affects lifestyles. While there are resources such as the Center for Student Excellence to help students pick a major, the decision ulti...

CAB to showcase students’ talents

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


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With the entertainment industry seeing recent success in talent competitions, the Campus Activities Board organized its own version of a talent show. Scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre, the talent show can include performances beyond singing and dancing. Noilen...

Fellowship invites families to Greek village

Fellowship invites families to Greek village

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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Family and food were at the heart of Greek village this weekend. Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority held "Backyard Family Day" on Mar. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the chapter's sorority house. Relatives were invited for an afternoon of food and games. Paige Modicut, chapter president of AST, explained that...