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While a current LEAP Ambassador enjoyed six days in Austin as part of the New Leadership Texas program, two recent graduates were spending days in San Antonio as elected delegates to the State Republican Convention. 646 more words

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Houston recently acquired “Cloud Column,” which is also called “The Upright Bean.”  It’s a work of art by Anish Kapoor, whose most famous work is the “Bean” (formally called “Cloud Gate”) in Chicago.  201 more words

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Just one day after hearing three appellate cases in the Kerper Court Room, the Leapsters were back and ready for more!

Today, we were going to take part in a Voir Dire training for the Texas Special Prosecution Unit. 493 more words

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by Bianca Saldierna

The National Book Awards Festival returned to Sam Houston State University this April as part of an annual tradition. The NBAF–sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing, and spearheaded by Amanda Nowlin-Obanion–brought three recent NBA finalist and winners to our university. 219 more words

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For the 11th consecutive year, the LEAP Ambassadors partnered with the Huntsville Public Library to offer a citizenship preparatory class to local immigrants.  Led by Huntsville Public Library intern (and LEAP Ambassador) Bianca Saldierna, the class proved a success. 381 more words

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The LEAP Ambassadors were saddened to hear of Robert Indiana’s passing last week.  Indiana was part of “pop-art” generation of artists that came of age in the 1950s and 1960s, and he is best known for his “LOVE” sculpture. 296 more words

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By Makayla Mason

The LEAP Ambassadors are engaged in our community, especially when it comes to governmental affairs. Every spring the Leapsters conduct a mock city council in order to allow SHSU students to understand the challenges of being in City Council, the parliamentary procedures involved, how city ordinances are addressed, and many other aspects. 275 more words

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