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Krewe of Omega celebrates heritage and pride

Krewe of Omega celebrates heritage and pride

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Krewe of Omega, which began in 1986 by the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, is a local social organization that strives to build friendships while celebrating Louisiana heritage and Tangipahoa Parish pride. Cathy Roberts has been a member of the Krewe of Omega for 13 years and recently started her...

Understanding Mardi Gras season

Understanding Mardi Gras season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under On Campus

To dispel a common misunderstanding about the meaning of Mardi Gras, Multicultural and International Student Affairs hosted a lecture on the history of the holiday. Karen Williams, a former instructor at Louisiana State University, discussed her reason for presenting the lecture. "I wanted to inform...

Be safe when having fun

Be safe when having fun

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under On Campus

With Mardi Gras right around the corner, the University Health Center put on “Mardi Gras Safety Tips” to inform and encourage students to be safe during the holiday. Eryn Brannagan, a senior health education and promotion major, set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway on Feb. 25 from 10:30...