There’s a very weird election going in south Louisiana that parallels almost exactly what happened during the Clinton/Trump election cycle. Some people are calling it the Trump effect. 1,627 more words
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House Bill 971 is scheduled to be heard during the next House Committee on Education meeting tomorrow, May 4th, 2016 at 9 AM.
As reported on previously by… 543 more words
If House Bill 971 is designed to reduce athletic travel costs for Louisiana public colleges and universities, how much money would be saved at Louisiana Tech? 974 more words
House Bill 971: A bill restricting where Louisiana public colleges and universities can travel for athletic events...unless you're named LSU
House Bill 971 was introduced yesterday by Rep. Stephen Carter. According to the abstract of the bill on the Legislature’s website, the bill would prohibit “athletic programs at public postsecondary institutions that receive state general fund monies from traveling more than 375 miles for athletic competitions.” The bill does provide exemptions for all football programs, basketball programs, and all LSU institutions. 893 more words
March 2, 2016
LSU is whining again.
The university has been in the news constantly since the beginning of the year. Every news report has dutifully echoed the LSU administration’s laments about how the university will have to shut down, eliminate classes, fire professors and burn down the university for the insurance money. 262 more words
Before I get into the actual article itself, a couple of caveats first:
- This website typically does not get into politics too much unless a policy change and budget allocation directly impacts Louisiana Tech University. 993 more words