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Local Movements to Change Higher Ed
Formation of yet another state commission to study the governance of higher education should induce such yawns as elicited by your most boring professor. Can’t we just cut to the chase to where the...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several factors contribute to low voter turnout
The low voter turnout in last month’s Louisiana elections does not diminish the magnitude of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s landslide win in his bid for a second term, but the numbers raise questions about vo...
Nov 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questions still remain about board consolidation
Gov. Bobby Jindal has long supported the concept of a single governing board for higher education and will likely have the clout going into a second term to consolidate existing boards, but there a...
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Gettin’ Here
Way, way back before recorded time, maybe ´76 or ´77, Dean George Stokes asked me to do something. He said, “Hatley, since you’ve got enough energy to stay in trouble all the time, why don’t you ta...
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Observations from those smarter than I
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Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Should NSU be totally smoke-free campus? Debate underway
A discussion is going on in regards to making Northwestern State University a 100-percent smoke-free campus. To help move the discussion along, a Campus Tobacco Task Force was appointed to make pol...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal’s choice of Alario shows he needs support
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s decision to support Sen. John Alario to be the next Senate president created some criticism from his fellow Republicans, but the move demonstrates how much Jindal wants to push ...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters made right decisions on amendments
Louisiana voters who have at times over the years seemed to close their eyes and pull the voting machine lever on proposed constitutional amendments made informed, sensible decisions on the five pr...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal and Kennedy can agree on 1 thing
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-There’s one thing that Gov. Bobby Jindal and Treasury Secretary John Kennedy agree on: the need to reduce the number of state employees and for those remaining to “do more with le...
Nov 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Feuds Horse Thieving and Revivals in the Night
Lordy, Lordy, southern men, and even a few southern women, do have tempers. During my lost decade, 1972 to 1982, Buddy’s Grocery was my office, the best place to catch me from 4 to 6 pm. Once, in a...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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