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1 hr ago |

CNN's Don Lemon Used to Be a Model and We Have Photos to Prove It

Mediaite readers best know Don Lemon as one of CNN's more provocative primetime anchors, but did you know he moonlighted as a clothing model? Back before he ever started his journalism career, Lemon did some modeling while studying at Louisiana State University in the late 1980s.


Related Topix: Television

3 hrs ago |

Judge Names Committee to Audit BP Oil-Spill Claims

A federal judge overseeing the $9.2 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement has approved creation of a committee headed by a local law professor to audit oil-spill claims.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

8 hrs ago |

Lawmakers should choose a different book: Letter

John McConnell portraying Willie Stark in Swine Palace Productions and Louisiana State University production of Robert Penn Warren's, "All the King's Men".


Related Topix: Opinion

12 hrs ago | ECNmag

Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Bouey, Robinson receive $10,000 Rotary college scholarships

Whitney Bouey and Margaret "Meg" Robinson were selected for $10,000 Rotary college scholarships from the Northlake-Mandeville Rotary Club 's Scholarship Foundation.


Related Topix: Mandeville, LA, Covington, LA, Madisonville, LA, Lacombe, LA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jindal, lawmakers already symbolic winners over PARCC

Jeffrey D. Sadow is an associate professor of political science at Louisiana State University Shreveport.


Alabama Live

Virginia Tech massacre made colleges safer, but more susceptible to hollow threats, experts say

University administrators say authorities do not believe the message that warns of a "rampage of biblical proportion" to occur today is a credible threat, but they chose to cancel classes out of an abundance of caution.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, New Rochelle, NY

Live Science

'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Mathematics, Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Physics, University of Mississippi

Louisiana Heart Hospital management team announced

Warren E. Beck, CEO of the Cardiovascular Care Group , has named the new management team members at the Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Lacombe, LA, University of Georgia, New Orleans, LA

Statesman Journal

Students present college information

The students are a cross section of the population, she said, noting that some are from traditional families, while a few are in foster care.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Eastern Oregon University, Corban College, University of Oregon, Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to be major focus of state coastal authority meeting in...

Updates on the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Louisiana's environment and its economy as the accident's fourth anniversary approaches will be a key focus of the monthly meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority on Wednesday .


Related Topix: Oil Spill, New Orleans, LA

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Baldwin, Mobile county students hit the beaches amid red flag warnings

With Mobile and Baldwin counties both on spring break along with Louisiana State University, beaches were especially crowed this weekend.


Related Topix: Baldwin County, AL, Loxley, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Family, Kids

'Emigration to Liberia' authored by Matthew F.K. McDaniel

Mathew F.K. McDaniel presented Emigration to Liberia : From the Chattahoochee Valley of Georgia and Alabama, 1853-1903 as the program for the April 2014 Georgia State Archives Lunch and Learn series.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, Columbus, GA

The News-Star


The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Edward Loomis II of Park Ridge, Illinois, and of Mary Louise Russo and of the late Joseph Leonard Russo of Ruston.


Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Mississippi College

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Marcus and Yvette Brown take the lead in Acadiana's film biz

Marcus Brown and his wife, Yvette, could have been at the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood this year.


Related Topix: Oscars, Lafayette, LA

Alabama Live

LSU comes to town for final week of spring break

As the final week of spring break wraps up, among the schools a the beach was Louisiana State University.


Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL

Customer Interaction Solutions

LSU Greek Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity Partner in 10th Annual Greek Week

BATON ROUGE, La., April 11 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: The LSU Greek Board of Directors, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge, celebrated the conclusion of an eight-day blitz build of two homes for two Baton Rouge families on Sunday.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Life, Charity

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The News-Star

Lincoln Parish gets $120K education grant from state, will partner with La. Tech

The Louisiana Department of Education on Friday announced the recipients of awards for the Believe and Prepare pilots, whereby schools and colleges work together to design preparation programs that provide those studying to be teachers with more time in the classroom with seasoned educators.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Family, Kids, Louisiana Tech University, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University

Crowley Post Signal

Delta Sigma Theta introduces 2014 Debs and Beaux

Laura-Brooke Banks is the daughter of Frederica and Tyrone Banks and is a student at Lafayette Christian Academy.


Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Broussard, LA, Southern University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

The Recorder

Korean-American poet wins Walt Whitman Award

A young Korean-American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Tacoma, WA