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  • Breakfast with 2une In: Traveling Tigers send off check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2015 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tigers are heading to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and some faithful LSU fans are going to be right behind them. Friday morning, News 2's Josh Eachus met up with some members of the LSU Alumni Association at The Cook Hotel to find... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 E before college

    October 29, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- All lanes are now open on I-10 East following an earlier accident, but congestion is still lingering. Traffic remains backed up to LA-1 on I-10 East and Capitol Access on I-110 South. more »
  • SLU runs past Houston Baptist 22-7

    October 24, 2015 6:26 PM

    HOUSTON, TX - Kody Sutton rushed for 156 yards on 23 carries and D'Shaie Landor passed for 167 yards and one score as Southeastern Louisiana ran past Houston Baptist 22-7 on Saturday. Southeastern Louisiana (4-3, 3-2 Southland Conference), which totaled 455 yards (288 rushing) while limiting the Huskies to 199... more »
  • Authorities: 1 killed, 2 wounded in Tennessee State shooting

    October 23, 2015 5:02 AM

    NASHVILLE, TN.- Authorities say one person was killed and two others hospitalized in a shooting at Tennessee State University in Nashville. According to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's verified Twitter account, the fatal shooting Thursday night was apparently prompted by a dispute over a dice game in an outdoor courtyard.... more »
  • How do you like your 'gator? COOKED, say fans tailgating Friday night check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 17, 2015 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Ask people how they like their alligator around LSU, and they'll tell you any way you can fix it: fried, smoked, grilled, or soaked in a gumbo. "[I add] celery, four bell peppers, chicken broth, six pounds of onion...tomato," one person tailgating Friday night said as... more »
  • LSU's Pocic, Guice pick up SEC honors

    October 12, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference named LSU center Ethan Pocic and running back Derrius Guice for two player of the week awards after the Tigers' win over South Carolina. The SEC tapped Pocic as Offensive Lineman of the Week, while Guice was named Freshman of the Week. ... more »
  • ESPN to carry LSU vs USC on Saturday

    October 8, 2015 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kickoff and television times have been finalized for Saturday's game at LSU. LSU said ESPN will televise their game against South Carolina Saturday in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday's 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff will air on ESPN. Details: http://t.co/2UxzPV8LPd Tickets: http://t.co/DDOu2XrChx pic.twitter.com/6WtlFtPavz —... more »
  • College player union leaders still pushing for changes

    October 5, 2015 3:24 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Ramogi Huma and Kain Colter refuse to allow one decision to derail their mission to unionize college athletics. On Monday, the two former college football players who now represent the College Athletes Players Association walked into the NCAA's own backyard and stated their case at Indiana's AFL-CIO state... more »
  • Train hero missed college rampage due to TV show

    October 2, 2015 4:01 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - One of three young Americans who stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound train this summer would have been at an Oregon community college where a shooter killed nine people if he had not been rehearsing for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." ABC News reported Friday that... more »
  • Shooter, 13 others dead at Oregon college

    October 1, 2015 2:40 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says 13 people are dead after a 20-year-old male gunman opened fire at a community college in the rural city of Roseburg. The shooting happened Thursday morning on the campus of Umpqua Community College, about 180 miles south of Portland. Authorities... more »
  • Fournette on sitting out 2016: 'I'm drowning with my brothers' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - SEC defensive units should be warned: Leonard Fournette's not going anywhere. LSU's record-setting running back responded late Tuesday to an NBC Sports article suggesting he sit out the 2016 season to avoid injuring himself and hurting his NFL potential. He says that isn't in the cards.... more »
  • LSU's prez wants next governor to stabilize higher education funding check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 28, 2015 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's president wants the next governor to put his money where his mouth is. President F. King Alexander told the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday he wants the next governor to help stop slashing state funds for colleges, invest in workforce training, and provide more money... more »
  • Tulane athletic director Dickson to retire in May

    September 25, 2015 5:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson, who led the effort to bring football Saturday's back to campus from the Superdome, says he will retire next May. Dickson has held his current post since 2000 and oversaw not only the construction of new facilities, but also the rebuilding... more »
  • Armed man arrested after standoff near BRCC

    September 25, 2015 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after officers said he tried to rob a woman with a knife, then barricaded himself inside a home near Baton Rouge Community College. Cpl. J'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said officers were able to get the man out and apprehend him... more »
  • Study: 1 in 4 college women report unwanted sexual contact

    September 21, 2015 4:27 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - At a time when colleges and universities are under pressure to combat sexual assault, a new survey offers a sharper picture of just how widespread the problem is. Of the 150,000 female students who responded to a survey of undergraduate woman, nearly a quarter said they had... more »
  • Police say Delta State shooter left note of apology

    September 15, 2015 2:36 PM

    GAUTIER, Miss. - Police in Mississippi say the man suspected of shooting two people Monday on opposite ends of the state called police after what's believed to be the first shooting and said he'd shot and killed the woman he lived with. Authorities in Gautier said Shannon Lamb called... more »
  • No. 18 Auburn DB Josh Holsey out for season with torn ACL

    September 15, 2015 2:05 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn defensive back Joshua Holsey tore his left ACL for the second time and is out for the season. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced the extent of Holsey's injury Tuesday. The senior started at nickel back for the 18th-ranked Tigers against Jacksonville State but was injured... more »
  • Police: 5 NYC frat members arrested so far in pledge hazing death

    September 15, 2015 11:32 AM

    POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) - Five people, including the former national president of a fraternity, have been charged in the death of a New York City college freshman during a brutal hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, police said Tuesday. Fraternity members at Baruch College physically abused Chun "Michael" Deng, then tried... more »
  • Police: DSU shooting suspect is dead

    September 14, 2015 12:05 PM

    CLEVELAND, Miss. - The suspect in two shooting deaths in Mississippi was returning from Arkansas when a license plate reader scanned his plates on a bridge over the Mississippi River. Police began tailed Shannon Lamb's car, but did not try to pull him over. The suspect eventually pulled the... more »
  • Tim Tebow returns to SEC Network after cut by Eagles

    September 10, 2015 1:54 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Tim Tebow is returning to the broadcast booth a week after being released by the Philadelphia Eagles. The former Florida quarterback will be back on the air with the SEC Network as a college football analyst. He'll resume his role on the network's two-hour pregame show starting... more »
  • Southern, Miss. Valley State look for more even matchup

    September 10, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University and Mississippi Valley State hope to get their feet back under their teams this weekend in a more even matchup than their respective openers. The Jags lost at Louisiana Tech 62-15, while the Delta Devils were shut out in New Mexico 66-0. Southern... more »
  • All lanes open on I-10 West at College Drive following an earlier accident

    September 9, 2015 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- All lanes are now open on I-12 West following an earlier accident. The incident has been moved to the right shoulder. Traffic from this incident has reached Bluebonnet Boulevard on I-10 West and Sherwood Forest Boulevard on I-12 West. more »
  • LSU drops in Coaches' Poll, remains #14 in AP poll after rain-out

    September 8, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU dropped two rankings in national college football polls, but remained ranked 14 in the Associated Press poll after Saturday's severe weather canceled their match against McNeese State. The Tigers dropped to No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll released Tuesday morning. Mississippi State,... more »
  • Defending national champs start a new season tonight

    September 7, 2015 11:10 AM

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - Last season Ohio State won its last 13 games to clinch the first true national championship of college football. The lone loss of the season came in the opening home game for the Buckeyes as they were shocked by visiting Virginia Tech 35-21. The win by... more »
  • Students ask federal government to erase their college debt

    September 3, 2015 9:32 AM

    WASHINGTON- Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to forgive their college loan debt, asserting their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects. The figure represents an unprecedented spike in what's called a "borrower's defense" claim following the collapse Corinthian Colleges for-profit college chain, which had... more »
  • Thousands of freshmen move onto LSU's campus on move in day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2015 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Around 3500 freshmen moved onto campus Wednesday. More than six hundred volunteers helped the students get their bags into the dorms. Food and drinks were provided for the students and their families as some of them said their final goodbyes before the start of the semester. "... more »
  • Public meeting set to discuss future of LSU's newspaper

    August 10, 2015 9:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU students and alumni have been voicing concerns over ongoing discussions about possibly cutting the print schedule of the university's storied Daily Reveille campus newspaper. A public meeting scheduled Aug. 22 will give them a chance to discuss the future of campus media with LSU leaders. Supporters are... more »
  • College football player killed after burglary attempt

    August 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor, of... more »
  • See LSU's practice schedule here

    August 4, 2015 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU football team reports to campus Wednesday and practice begins Thursday. Tuesday afternoon, the squad released its practice schedule. It includes three scheduled scrimmages: August 15, August 22 and August 25. "This is always an exciting time of year," coach Les Miles said in... more »
  • IRS: College tax status not at risk over gay marriage

    July 29, 2015 6:07 PM

    WASHINGTON - IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says religious colleges that don't accept gay marriage aren't at immediate risk of losing their tax-exempt status. At a Senate hearing, Utah Republican Mike Lee noted that Bob Jones University lost its tax-exempt status over its racial policies in the 1970s. Lee... more »
  • ACT Prep Academy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives are teaming up to offer an ACT preparation academy and college readiness information session for high school students in the area. The ACT Preparation Academy will have representatives from colleges and universities who... more »
  • Bossier community college, LSU sign engineering agreement

    July 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Officials with Bossier Parish Community College and LSU-Baton Rouge have signed an articulation agreement between the two schools The agreement says students who earn an Associate of Science degree in Engineering at BPCC will be able to transfer all credit hours to Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.... more »
  • College party gets furry

    June 27, 2015 5:00 PM

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A college party got a little wilder than expected when a black bear showed up. Authorities say the bear crashed the party early Saturday near the campus of Lehigh University, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia. Emergency officials received a flood of 911 calls after the 300-... more »
  • Some Louisiana universities to test new admission standards

    June 18, 2015 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The state Board of Regents has agreed to test new admissions standards for some of Louisiana's universities. Under the new policy, four-year regional institutions will be able to admit students who require a developmental, or remedial course. Currently, a student who scores on the ACT below an 18... more »
  • Lawmakers enter the final day of session check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 11, 2015 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Thursday is the final day for state lawmakers to get work done at the Capitol. It's the last day of the legislative session, and after two months the budget is still a hot topic. The Senate passed a budget earlier this week, but the House rejected it.... more »
  • Southern president-chancellor search down to 2 candidates

    June 9, 2015 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University's search for a new president and chancellor is now down to two finalists, after one person said he's no longer interested in the job. Chicago Family Health CEO Barrett Hatches was among the six people who interviewed for the newly merged position last month. But recently,... more »
  • Life in Louisiana after graduation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2015 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Graduation season is coming to the close, and thousands of graduates are starting the job search. Louisiana has one of the fastest growing job markets in the country, and it's expected to sustain that growth for at least the next eight years. The career field is looking... more »
  • College-brewed beer

    April 24, 2015 5:23 AM

    POMONA CA.- Studying for a bachelor's in beer? Or perhaps a master's in malt? Those degrees aren't out there yet but more college students are learning to brew craft beer as part of their studies these days. At California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, students are not just making beer... more »
  • LSU's credit outlook lowered

    April 23, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The financial situation at Louisiana's flagship university continues to get worse. Moody's Investor Service has lowered LSU's credit outlook. State treasurer, John Kennedy, says the move is due largely in part to slash state funding. This is just the most recent blow to higher education schools across... more »
  • Churches team up for kids check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 12, 2015 8:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Istrouma Baptist Church is heading up an initiative to help kids stay off the streets by playing sports. Sunday, kids had the chance to go to five different locations in the city to choose from a number of free sporting supplies as well as get mentored... more »
  • College leaders make their plea to stave off cuts next year

    April 8, 2015 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's higher education leaders argued their value to the state's economy as they urged state lawmakers to keep college campuses from deep cuts next year. Under the most dire scenario, colleges could face cuts nearing $600 million - a reduction of 82 percent of their state financing.... more »
  • Number of public school graduates entering college has risen

    April 2, 2015 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The number of Louisiana public high school graduates entering college rose 6 percent last year, the state's education superintendent said Thursday According to education department data, 22,972 high school graduates across the state's public school districts enrolled in college in 2014, an increase of 1,228 students from... more »
  • BRCC invites you to celebrate the arts in March check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 10, 2015 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Community College is working on final preparations of their upcoming two-week celebration of the arts. The 7th annual BRCC ArtsFest March 16th-20th and 23rd-29th. Dean of Liberal Arts Gail Suberbielle and Associate Professor/ArtsFest Co-chair Ben Lowenkron visited 2une In this morning to talk about... more »
  • Jindal budget links college financing to uncertain proposals

    March 2, 2015 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After months of worry that Louisiana's colleges would face steep cuts next year, campuses remain in a precarious position with the release of Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget. Much of the funding Jindal proposes to pay for higher education, $372 million, is dependent on uncertain tax credit changes.... more »
  • College Goal Sunday relieves stress of applying for FAFSA check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 6:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Preparing for the financial burden of college can be a hassle for students and parents. There's an opportunity for you to relieve some of that pressure this weekend. Financial aid professionals from around the area will be on hand at College Goal Sunday to help you... more »
  • La. colleges to adopt uniform sexual misconduct policy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 25, 2015 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All Louisiana colleges and universities will be on the same page by the end of the year when it comes to sexual misconduct. The Louisiana Board of Regents approved a statewide uniform sexual misconduct policy this week. The policy identifies the best practices to prevent and... more »
  • With declining enrollment, layoffs Loyola NO restructuring

    February 25, 2015 2:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University in New Orleans has announced restructuring plans that include the restoration of the university's College of Arts and Sciences and the creation of a new College of Graduate and Professional Studies. The move comes as the university deals with declining enrollment and budget deficits in... more »
  • Man sentenced for driving over former girlfriend

    February 22, 2015 6:11 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette man who drove over his former girlfriend in a college parking lot has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Brian Anthony Woods, 27, was sentenced Friday. Judge David Ritchie also ordered Woods to pay the woman's medical expenses and to not have contact with her.... more »
  • La. colleges looking for their own money

    February 21, 2015 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Threatened with the loss of up to half of their state financing, Louisiana's higher education leaders are devising their own package of ideas to generate new cash for their campuses. College system heads have asked for ideas from campus leaders, and they've been floating suggestions to lawmakers... more »
  • Jags falls to Jackson St.

    February 10, 2015 1:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Janarius Middleton had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kaven Bernard had 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help Jackson State beat Southern 62-52 on Monday night. Javeres Brent scored 14 and Raeford Worsham added 10 points and nine rebounds for Jackson State (8-16, 6-5... more »
  • College freshmen partied less in high school than their parents

    February 5, 2015 2:03 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - A new survey of the nation's college freshmen shows that teenagers across the United States are spending much less time partying and socializing with friends during their last year of high school than their parents' generation did. The annual survey released Wednesday, conducted by the Higher... more »
  • Who's playing where?: A guide to National Signing Day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's a big day for high school senior athletes in our area: it's National Signing Day. It's the day we learn who's going where to play college ball. Here are times for schools in our area: 8:00 a.m.- West Feliciana 8:30 a.m.- Plaquemine 9:00 a.m.-... more »
  • Lady Tigers edge No. 15 Mississippi St. 71-69 in 2OT

    January 16, 2015 1:55 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
  • Obama to propose free community college program

    January 8, 2015 5:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says in a videotaped message that he wants to make community college free "for everybody who is willing to work for it." Obama says in the video posted on Facebook that he will announce his plan to make community college accessible to anyone during a... more »
  • Muschamp gets close look in Auburn's 34-31 loss to Wisconsin

    January 1, 2015 5:40 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Incoming Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp got an eyeful in the Tigers' latest loss. Melvin Gordon ran for an Outback Bowl-record 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 25-yard field goal in overtime to give the 18th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers a 34-31 victory over the... more »
  • No. 16 Missouri rumbles past Minnesota, 33-17

    January 1, 2015 3:44 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl. Missouri (11-3) won its third straight bowl game to reach 11 victories for the fourth time in school history. Minnesota... more »
  • ACT help available for local students check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 30, 2014 7:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Many people are nervous when they take the ACT exam. The 100 Black Men of Greater Baton Rouge want to help students shake off the nerves and do their best on the test. Their annual ACT Prep Academy begins Tuesday, January 6rg at T.T. Allain Hall... more »
  • Grebe kicks Navy to 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl win

    December 24, 2014 2:03 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - Austin Grebe kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1 minute, 27 seconds left and Navy beat San Diego State 17-16 in the sloppy Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday night after Donny Hageman was wide right on a 34-yard field goal attempt with 20 seconds left. Hageman had... more »
  • 'Yes Means Yes' becoming norm on NY campuses

    December 13, 2014 10:12 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Administrative policy may be the new pillow talk on college campuses across New York. A universal "affirmative consent" standard is now part of a sexual assault prevention policy adopted across the state's public university system. It spells out for students that only "yes" - not silence or... more »
  • Perseverant brothers among Fall Southern graduates check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2014 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today marked a batch of important life moments as Southern University in Baton Rouge graduated a total of 465 students today and two close brothers were among that number with a trail of tribulations left conquered in their wake. Beyond being a big day for the... more »
  • Spending plans approved for college incentive fund

    November 14, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Money from a $40 million higher education incentive fund should begin flowing within weeks now that the Board of Regents has signed off on spending plans submitted by colleges. Approval from the Regents' executive committee Friday was the final step before the colleges could receive the money.... more »
  • In college, field goals aren't a sure thing

    November 12, 2014 4:05 PM

    Whenever an NFL kicker attempts a field goal from inside 50 yards these days, success seems inevitable. That isn't the case in college. Just two weeks ago, Duke beat Pittsburgh 51-48 in overtime after Chris Blewitt missed a 26-yard field goal that would have won the game for the Panthers.... more »
  • RPCC new state of the art facility

    September 10, 2014 6:51 PM

    River Parishes Community College has opened up in Gonzales in it's new state of the art facility. State and parish leaders came to celebrate the new and improved college with a ribbon cutting, The college moved from Sorrento to Gonzales last month. "It's amazing to watch the development from... more »
  • College savings on the rise in United States

    September 9, 2014 2:02 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount still isn't enough to cover one year at a four-year public university. The College Savings Plan Network says the average 529 college savings plan is worth... more »
  • NCAA asks for dismissal of 2 scholarship lawsuits

    September 5, 2014 2:08 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The NCAA and 11 conferences that have played major college football in recent years have filed a motion to dismiss two antitrust lawsuits that accuse the association of illegally capping compensation to athletes. The NCAA announced Thursday night that it has asked Northern California U.S. District Judge... more »
  • More schools are mixing beer, football at college stadiums

    August 22, 2014 2:01 PM

    Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU... more »
  • Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs

    August 16, 2014 10:35 AM

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says higher education is "the surest ticket to the middle class." But he says paying for that education is a... more »
  • Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

    August 8, 2014 5:37 PM

    A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in... more »
  • Mills, Harris move to 'veterans' practice check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles made it clear to media members Monday evening. Freshman participating in the "veterans" morning practice didn't necessarily mean those selected few were on a fast track to significant playing time this fall. Even so, it does give a glimpse of... more »
  • Louisiana schools go smoke-free Friday

    July 31, 2014 7:03 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free. Several schools have taken a step beyond that, making their campuses tobacco-free as well, including all of Central Louisiana's colleges and universities. Central Louisiana Technical Community College, Louisiana State University of Alexandria... more »
  • Talent showing up at LSU football camps check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 25, 2014 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The importance on camps in other sports isn't as intense as it is in football. LSU, like other universities around the country, use their summer high school camps to identify talent. This year, plenty of local high school football players took to the field on... more »
  • Senator seeks report on college sexual assault

    July 11, 2014 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A New Orleans state senator is asking higher education leaders to compile a report detailing the numbers of sexual assaults reported on Louisiana's college campuses in the last five years. Sen. J.P. Morrell sent a letter Friday to Board of Regents Chairman Clinton "Bubba" Rasberry and the... more »
  • Fresh faces hoping to make an impact for LSU check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 6, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the departure of several key players on the hardwood for LSU, recruits and transfers coming into the program are going to have to pick up the slack. Keith Hornsby and Josh Gray are two transfers who both hope to fill the big shoes of departed... more »
  • Starbucks to open college program for baristas check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2014 5:45 AM

    NEW YORK - Starbucks is announcing a new program to help its baristas earn an online degree. The company is partnering with Arizona State University to make the program available to 135,000 U.S. employees who work at least 20 hours a week. They will be able to choose from a... more »
  • 2-year colleges could see a spike in tuition this fall

    June 12, 2014 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's community and technical colleges could start charging more for tuition and fees this fall. The Board of Supervisors for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System approved a measure on Wednesday to allow colleges the ability to raise their tuition up to 10 percent. The... more »
  • Students find 40-grand in couch

    May 15, 2014 5:57 AM

    NEW YORK - Some college roommates in New York picked up a couch for just $20.00 at the Salvation Army, and the three teens got plenty of bang for their buck. The couch was lumpy, so they decided to look inside the cushions to see why. Inside the couch,... more »
  • La. Senate to debate changes to TOPS program

    May 12, 2014 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Senate is considering whether to raise eligibility standards for the state's free college tuition program called TOPS. The price tag for the program is growing to $250 million next year, and lawmakers are questioning whether the state needs to trim its costs. Louisiana has among... more »
  • Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting

    May 5, 2014 3:04 PM

    AUGUSTA- Officials say a suspect is in custody after a person was shot at a college in Georgia. Richmond County sheriff's officials say in a news release that one person was shot at Paine College in Augusta. The shooting Monday prompted a lockdown at Paine and several nearby campuses, including... more »

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