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Behind the scenes of convocation

Behind the scenes of convocation

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Every spring, convocations honor students for their service and academic achievements prior to graduation. The 39th “Division for Student Affairs Convocation” will be held on Tuesday, May 7. Marjorie Parker, coordinator of Multicultural and International Student Affairs, is one of the members ...

Students train to be better leaders

Students train to be better leaders

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

High school students from across the state of Louisiana received leadership training from presenters and university alumni at the second annual "EvolveU" conference. The leadership training was held at the Student Union Ballroom on March 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendees were educated on topics...

Understanding Mardi Gras season

Understanding Mardi Gras season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

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...

Conference leading the way

Conference leading the way

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

The university invites students from Louisiana and surrounding areas for a one-day high school leadership conference. Sophomores, juniors and seniors can participate in “EvolveU” to improve their leadership skills. “The objective of the conference is to train and develop high school students to be pro...

A disco sparks student engagement

A disco sparks student engagement

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Office for Student Engagement owned up to its name by hosting a "Silent Disco" to promote student involvement. The disco was held on Jan. 31 from 7-11 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Arranging the event involved collaboration with the Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board...