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Robert Mann will debut Sunday as a political columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Robert Mann, who holds the Manship chair in journalism at Louisiana State University and is an author, political blogger and longtime congressional staffer, will be writing a weekly opinion column for NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune. His column, which will focus on state politics, will debut this Sunday in the Reflections section.
Thu May 23, 2013
Baton Rouge-born chef Rusty Hamlin feeds the Zac Brown Band and fans at 'Eat and Greets'
Chef Rusty Hamlin, left, and Zac Brown at one of the Zac Brown Band's recent 'Eat and Greet' sessions for fans.
Five from LSU land National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships
In a photograph from last year, LSU student Amy Olson prepares samples for analysis of the effect that sunlight has on the chemistry of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
Louisiana legislators honors United States' fallen service members
Louisiana legislators Thursday took time before their scheduled committee meetings to recognize and honor service members who lost their lives while in the line of duty.
Wed May 22, 2013
Gulf Killifish Show Defects from Crude Oil Exposure
New research shows that a signal species of fish in the Gulf Coast was harmed by exposure to crude oil toxins nearly a year after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster occurred.
Louisiana Senate panel approves bill to raise LSU student fees
Lawmaker's are moving forward with a proposal to increase student fees at LSU campuses in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Tue May 21, 2013
Ursuline Academy announces East Jefferson graduates
Rachel Stuckey, a resident of Metairie, is the daughter of James and Terri Stuckey.
Mon May 20, 2013
Academy of Our Lady valedictorian
Kathy Q. Le, daughter of Ket and Hang Le of Marrero, is valedictorian of the Academy of Our Lady Class of 2013.
College media often feel the Associated Press' pain
When the Justice Department secretly seized phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors, the AP got a taste of what many college journalists face from university administrators daily .
Sun May 19, 2013
Sea Coast Echo
Teachers of the Year for Bay St. Louis-Waveland School District
The Bay St. Louis-Waveland School District recognized the Teachers of the Year for individual schools and the district during the May school board meeting held last week.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Blitz Never Quits
No one is more passionate about the BioBlitz than John Francis, vice president of research, conservation, and education at National Geographic and head of the large team that helps the Park Service organize the annual event.
Local authors to speak at writing conference
Six local authors will take part in a three-day creative writing conference at the University of the Pacific's main campus in Stockton June 14-16. There is an optional weeklong class/workshop follow-up for writers from 6 to 9:30 p.m. June 17-20. The interactive workshops and presentations will cover all aspects and genres of creative writing, from ... (more)
New research identifies risks, interventions for children's GI health
An increasing number of U.S. children are experiencing gastrointestinal issues that require interventions to resolve, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week .
Emily Guillet and Montrelle Chatman are May Covington High Students of the Month
The school year may be quickly coming to an end, but the seniors at Covington High haven't stopped exhibiting their talents - even after they have graduated.
Fri May 17, 2013
Honors more plentiful than time at St. Paul's School Principal's Assembly
It's official: The class of 2014 has begun its reign at St. Paul's School . During the Principal's Assembly held May 15, he tried to recognize the various awards, accomplishments, and deeds the students have achieved.
City schools honor 33 students at Big M luncheon
Dr. Nina Huff prepares to hug Big M Trophy recipient Gurmehar Singh Virdi, who honored her as his favorite teacher Thursday during the Big M Trophy luncheon at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville.
Wed May 15, 2013
What causes that "new car smell"?
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Tue May 14, 2013
Bill halting Louisiana public hospital privatization tabled
Gov. Bobby Jindala s administration sought to deal with Medicaid cuts through the sale of public hospitals such as the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.
LSU students celebrate first university-sponsored LGBTQ graduation ceremony
Louisiana State University students Tuesday celebrated their first-ever Lavender Graduation, honoring accomplishments of LSU's lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender, queer and questioning population and their supporters.
Louisiana privatization efforts would get legislative oversight under bill advancing in state House
Louisiana lawmakers would be given the power to reject efforts to privatize work now done by state government employees under a bill advancing in the House of Representatives.