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Fulbright Scholar Grant awarded to NSU professor
The selection of Northwestern State University professor Dr. Dean Sinclair to receive a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Kenya during the spring semester is a notable tribut...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sophy and Moby Dick, Two Peas in a Pod
And now, my children of the light, you will recall that last week I asked you to read “Moby Dick” in preparation for this column on Sophy, the Brown Swiss, a bovine refrigerator with a head. Hoping...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caldwell suit addresses unjust loss of House seat
A suit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell that would overturn the loss of one of the state’s congressional seats is a sensible approach to addressing a pro...
Nov 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving Thoughts
I suppose there are few songs ever written that are more beautiful than Johnny Mercer’s “Autumn Leaves.” Remember the words? “The falling leaves drift by my window, The autumn leaves of red and gol...
Nov 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents must be aware of dangers teen divers face
Louisiana observed along with other states across the nation National Teen Driver Safety Week recently, and that occasion provided opportunities for parents to become more aware of some factors tha...
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High ACT scores illustrate achievements of LSMSA
Average composite scores by students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts on ACT tests were the highest in the state this year, again focusing statewide attention on the academic ...
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Party Leaders Saw Two Different Elections
Given the boasts of leading Republicans and Democrats after Saturday’s votes were counted, two different elections took place. “The Louisiana Committee for a Republican Majority reached its aggress...
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Cuts?
The latest enactment of kicking the fiscal can down the road in Washington is drawing to a close. As with the “debt ceiling crisis” last summer, the current version of the Potomac Follies will like...
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Child Rape Deserves Ultimate Punishment
Child rape is an unforgivable offense and should be severely punished. It should be a capital crime. Unfortunately and unwisely, the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008 struck down a Louisiana law that prov...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hello Procrastination
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Nov 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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