Schools to provide internet and cell phone safety instruction

On Wed. April 11, the House voted favorably a bill that will provide Internet and cell phone safety instruction in public schools. Rep. Valarie Hodges said, “There are already some laws in the books that say beginning in third grade you have to provide instruction regarding child Internet safety. This bill would not only provide
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TOPS eligibility extends for U.S. Armed Forces

[BATON ROUGE] – On Wednesday the House voted favorably a bill that will extend the length of time required to claim or maintain a TOPS award for certain students on active duty under certain circumstances. Rep. Henry Burns said, “We all don’t have the same time table. Sometimes when you graduate out of high school,
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Harsher penalties for bus related violations

[BATON ROUGE] – On Tuesday the House reported favorably a bill regarding harsher penalties for causing injuries as a result of overtaking and passing school busses. Rep. Ledricka Thierry proposed the bill that states there will be enhanced penalties for overtaking or passing a school bus when injury or death occurs as a result. Rep.
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SGA begins recruitment for Big Event

On March 1, SGA began recruitment for its Big Event community service project. The Big Event is one big day of community service during which the Southeastern Campus gives back to the surrounding areas of Hammond and Ponchatoula. Executive Director William Takewell said, “We are recruiting two things: job sites from businesses in the community
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SHRM supports Our Daily Bread Food Bank

The Society for Human Resource Management Organization is hosting a food drive in front of Garrett Hall beginning Jan. 26. The organization’s president, Wayne Crawford, said, “Our organization contacted Our Daily Bread Food Bank and received a food bin from them. We have placed the food bin and their banner in front of Garrett Hall.”
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Silver Screen Society Screens “The Killer”

[HAMMOND] – On Thursday, the Silver Screen Society held its first meeting of the semester in McClimans to view John Woo’s “The Killer.” The organization’s advisor Dr. Jason Landrum said, “I chose this movie because it is both entertaining and educational, which is the mission of the club.” The Silver Screen Society is open to
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