SELU SGA approves grant to Languages and Communication Department

Southeastern University’s Languages and Communication Department will once again be hosting an International Night for students this fall, due to the grant approved by the student government on Monday. Language and Communication Department representative Marta Gumpert presented the grant application … Continue reading

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School Board meeting sheds light on a ‘Better Plan’ for desegregation

Local citizens of the Hammond community came together at Hammond Westside Elementary this past Saturday in order to discuss the issue of desegregation of the Tangipahoa Parish School System. Segregation in the 21st century?  Numbers do not lie.  According to … Continue reading

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Butt Out: SB36 takes the fire out of smoke breaks

  Students hoping to grab a quick cigarette break between classes will no longer have that option as Louisiana Senate Bill 36, prohibiting smoking on University of Louisiana System campuses as well as LSU, Southern University and public community colleges, … Continue reading

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Booze better for Sunday business, Hammond Council agrees

About 20 citizens gather to see if the Hammond City Council will expand alcohol sales on Sunday to hard liquor.

With only one council member opposed and no opposition from the public, the Hammond City Council overturned part of an old blue law prohibiting the sale of hard liquor on Sundays. According to the ordinance adopted Tuesday night, liquor with … Continue reading

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Finch is appointed as SGA Justice

  Last Monday, the Student Government Association voted John Finch as a new justice for the judicial branch. Finch, a freshman finance major, saw this as an opportunity to gain experience in the political field. He said, “I recently got very interested … Continue reading

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Occupy veteran hosts community organizing seminar at Southeastern

Justin Wedes is a notably pleasant man.  Glasses, thinning hair and a ready smile; just what you’d expect from a Brooklyn high-school science teacher. What his face doesn’t immediately suggest is that he is one of the founding members of … Continue reading

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