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Lecture series to celebrate Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, researchers Sarah Simms and Hayley Johnson presented their findings on the history of Japanese internment camps in Louisiana with a focus on Camp Livingston. Their research followed the stories of two families whose relatives experienced the conditions of the camp.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

The department of history and political science is hosting a series of lectures throughout March to celebrate Women’s History Month. Held in the Student Union Theatre, the series consists of four lectures. The first lecture, “Louisiana’s Hidden History of Japanese Internment,” was presented...

Fraternity members show their appreciation for women

Members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. handed out roses and treats to women passing by in honor of Women's History Month.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

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

Members of the Southeastern Sociological Association pose with their posters designed to celebrate the history of women.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

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...

The influence of women in literature

Dr. Sarah Schillage-Truxillo, instructor of English, focused on literature by women in antiquity for her part on the panel in the Sims Memorial Library. The panel included faculty from the Department of English to discuss topics related to Women's History Month.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 28, 2019

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,...