Students express concern of delayed study abroad scholarship distributions

Students who have applied for Study Abroad scholarship in the spring have just began to receive notification of their approval this week, but this unusually late timing has caused confusion among students applicants who were determined to go. “This is my third time doing this”, Stephanie Katz, senior communication major said. “I’ve gotten the scholarship
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Faculty senate discusses Moodle and online cheating resolution

[HAMMOND] On Nov. 28, the Southeastern Louisiana University faculty senate discussed online cheating prevention and the future of the Blackboard learning management system. Dr. Martie Fellom, professor in the SELU Perfoming Arts department said, “The goal is for everyone to be teaching using Moodle by Fall of 2013.” The university began introducing Moodle to the
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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 in politics and the way the government works. I thought the Student Government Association would
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Resolution for North Campus speed bumps to decrease in size passed

On Oct. 8, the Student Government Association passed the resolution with a voting ratio of 22- to-1 to decrease the size of speed bumps on North Campus. The resolution FA12-22 stated: “Whereas students have expressed interest that the speed bumps on North Campus be decreased in size. And Whereas the speed bumps slow down and
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Community effort brings Louisiana Renaissance Festival back to life

[HAMMOND] After hurricane Isaac, the Louisiana Renaissance Fairground had its first volunteer clean up day Sept. 15 after experiencing heightened flooding, jeopardizing its opening in November. Amy Brumfield, wife of the LARF Founder Alvon Brumfield said, “When we knew the storm was approaching we knew the potential of flooding because we get those alerts regularly
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Printed edition of newspapers still in demand for locals

Locals still feel the printed paper is relevant in this age of technology after The Times-Picayune made the decision to move its production to three days-a-week. Robert McClendon, an occasional reader, believes the printed newspapers are still relevant. “I think that a town the size of New Orleans should have a daily newspaper,” he said. “It’s a
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