Louisiana State University

August 17, 2019 - 2:41 pm
The Louisiana National Guard's newest general is a high school assistant principal and sports coach in daily life. A news release says Damian "Keith" Waddell of Lake Charles was promoted to brigadier general recently at Camp Beauregard in Pineville. His new rank makes the New Roads native the...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:10 am
Matt Doyle | WWL.com LSU is set to award a record 4,000-plus degrees during graduation ceremonies today and tomorrow. So how does the Louisiana job market look for these new grads? LSU economist Dr. Loren Scott says graduates with in-demand degrees are likely to do well, as the need for skilled...
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May 04, 2019 - 3:13 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's first batch of medical marijuana won't reach the shelves by the mid-May deadline demanded by pharmacists and patients. But June could be a possibility. Louisiana State University's agricultural center oversees one of two state-sanctioned growers. The center said...
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April 20, 2019 - 10:41 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana State University's first medical marijuana-related research dollars are paying for work aimed at treating epilepsy. GB Sciences, the contractor hired by the LSU AgCenter to grow therapeutic cannabis, provides $500,000 annually for marijuana-related studies, on top...
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Kristian Garic
December 31, 2018 - 2:15 pm
5 things to watch LSU vs UCF Alright finally the much anticipated fiesta bowl between LSU and UCF is at our doorstep tomorrow. The Tigers look to put the cherry on top of a 10 win season that would put an end to UCF’s twenty five game winning streak. Oh man let’s go! Here are five things to watch...
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Kristian Garic
November 02, 2018 - 11:13 am
Finally it’s here! No. 1 Alabama comes to Baton Rouge to face No. 3 LSU. The game every LSU fan circles on the calendar and the game every Alabama fan has counted as a win in seven straight seasons. Everyone expected Alabama to be the top ranked team in the country at this point. Nobody expected...
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September 06, 2018 - 11:46 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Two young men have pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing in the drinking death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge whose blood alcohol level was more than six times the legal limit for driving. The plea of no contest Thursday means 22-year-old Sean-Paul Gott...
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Steve Geller
July 05, 2018 - 11:46 am
There is a ton of positive news in this world if you just look for it. Former LSU stud running back Leonard Fournette has provided a struggling student a chance to catch her breath. He saw the situation online and decided to pay it forward by giving a fellow Tiger some financial relief: Looka my...
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Chris Miller
April 24, 2018 - 3:09 pm
LSU announced today that Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana's First District will deliver the spring commencement addresses to LSU and LSU Law. "We are excited to welcome Rep. Steve Scalise back to campus to these commencement ceremonies," said F. King Alexander, LSU President. "Rep. Scalise is a...
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April 17, 2018 - 3:10 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River. The Louisiana State University's Center for River Studies is home to the newly opened Lower Mississippi...
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