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  • Southern University stands by decision to fire Dumas

    August 16, 2017 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors say they made the right decision after voting to uphold the firing of former Vice Chancellor Brandon Dumas. Last week, Dumas filed a lawsuit saying his firing was a violation of due process according to court documents. Southern stands... more »
  • 2 former LSU women's golfers chosen for Solheim Cup

    August 6, 2017 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two former All-America stars of the LSU women’s golf program – Austin Ernst and Madelene Sagstrom – were selected as Captain’s Picks for the 2017 Solheim Cup. The 2017 Solheim Cup is the 15th edition of the Solheim Cup matches, being held Aug. 18–20 at the... more »
  • LSU working to get tiger mascot by start of football season

    July 30, 2017 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University is searching for a new tiger mascot, with the university's president hoping to have a Mike VII on campus by the September start of football season. LSU President F. King Alexander says renovations to the tiger's on-campus habitat will be completed by... more »
  • LSU to revamp concession stands at all athletic venues

    July 25, 2017 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fans can expect a new experience at concession stands during future LSU sporting events. According to the LSU Athletics Department, the school has partnered with Aramark to provide food and beverage services at all athletic facilities on campus. Athletic Director Joe Alleva said the new partnership... more »
  • Basement flood closes LSU dental school in New Orleans

    July 24, 2017 8:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State University's dental school in New Orleans is closed because the main building's basement flooded over the weekend, shutting down the computer network and phones. LSU Health Sciences Center spokeswoman Leslie Capo says in a news release that heavy rains Saturday left 1½ feet... more »
  • Baton Rouge area crime-fighting initiative denied funding

    July 19, 2017 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The federal government has denied a request from Baton Rouge officials to extend an area crime-fighting initiative. According to Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome's communications director, Janene Tate, the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project (BRAVE) has been denied further funding by the federal government. Federal officials... more »
  • Southern University seeking medical marijuana cultivator

    July 18, 2017 7:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University is reviewing applications from several vendors vying to become the schools dedicated medical marijuana cultivator. The university is still in the early planning stages of its marijuana cultivating facility, but is already reviewing applications from seven different vendors, hoping to become Southern's cultivator. ... more »
  • LSU promotes newly opened 'Leisure River'

    July 16, 2017 11:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has opened its new outdoor 'Leisure River' as part of a nearly $85 million expansion project. The school tweeted about the recently-opened pool Sunday, prompting to give the campus' latest attraction a look. Behold: the recently-opened @LSUUREC Leisure River. Have you taken a... more »
  • Man charged with attempted murder after heroin overdose on LSU's campus

    July 16, 2017 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Saturday after he allegedly gave drugs to a person on LSU's campus, leading to that person's overdose in a bathroom stall. According to the LSU Police Department, officers responded to a call Friday in reference to an unresponsive 25-year-old inside the LSU... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after sneaking into Tiger Stadium with prostitute

    July 12, 2017 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Monday after he was caught with a prostitute on LSU's campus. According to LSU PD, officers were notified of a man and woman who were seen exiting a vehicle and walking toward Tiger Stadium Monday. Police arrived on scene to find 36-year-old... more »
  • Woman arrested for forgery after trying to cash stolen checks

    July 1, 2017 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after she allegedly stole checks from an office on LSU's campus and then tried to cash them at local businesses. According to the LSU Police Department, officers received a complaint from Geoshield LLC, which has offices located on the university's south campus.... more »
  • LSU prepares to take on Florida in championship series Play Video

    June 25, 2017 9:15 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. - LSU will begin a quest for its seventh national championship Monday afternoon when the Tigers face Florida in game one of the College World Series Finals. Monday's game is set for a 6 p.m. start at TD Ameritrade Park. Game two of the best two-of-three championship... more »
  • Medical marijuana contract will give LSU at least $3.4M

    June 22, 2017 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The first medical marijuana production deal struck in Louisiana is expected to bring the state's flagship university at least $3.4 million over five years. In its bid offer, the contractor agreed to pay that amount or 10 percent of gross receipts, whichever is higher, to... more »
  • Former LSU player reminisces on Tigers' first trip to College World Series Play Video

    June 18, 2017 12:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sports bars all around the Baton Rouge area were crowded as fans eagerly awaited LSU's first College World Series match-up Saturday. “It’s crazy to see it all evolve," Michael Papajohn said. While he’s not physically in Omaha, Papajohn can’t help but feel nostalgic and a... more »
  • DOTD details $72 million project to widen I-10 near Highland Road

    June 13, 2017 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced the successful proposer for a $72 million project that will widen Interstate 10 near Highland Road. According to DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, James Construction Group, LLC, will carry out the project to widen the interstate from... more »
  • Edwards appoints Angelle's replacement on LSU Board of Supervisors

    June 13, 2017 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards has announced the replacement for former Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle on the LSU Board of Supervisors. On Tuesday, Edwards announced that Mary Werner will take over Angelle's vacated seat for the remainder of his term representing the 3rd Congressional District. Werner,... more »
  • Former Alex Box marshal reminisces on decades of history with the Tigers

    June 10, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Before the first pitch of the LSU and Mississippi State regional game, thousands of die-hard baseball fans filled the lots surrounding Alex Box Stadium. Some of those fans, like 76-year-old Joe Civello, have a deep history with LSU’s sports.This is especially true when it comes to... more »
  • Campus 'free speech' bill backed by Louisianan lawmakers

    June 6, 2017 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Legislation seeking to protect controversial speakers' appearances at Louisiana colleges and calling on campuses to penalize students who disrupt them has won final passage from lawmakers, but only after its punishment provisions were watered down. Rep. Lance Harris, chairman of the House Republican Delegation, has said his... more »
  • LSU to open Women's College World Series Thursday

    May 29, 2017 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – With the completion of the West Coast games late Sunday night, the bracket and start times for the NCAA Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City were set with the series featuring the LSU Tigers advancing for the third straight year. The event as usual will... more »
  • LSU Softball advances to its third straight Women's College World Series

    May 28, 2017 3:27 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - LSU senior catcher Sahvanna Jaquish drove in four runs and Carley Hoover entered in relief to hold off No. 4-seed Florida Stat, as the LSU Softball team advanced to the Women's College World Series for the third-straight season. The Tigers held on for 6-4 victory agains... more »
  • LSU Softball stays alive with shutout against Florida State

    May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Junior Allie Walljasper threw a complete game, one-hitter to lift 13th-seeded LSU to a 1-0 victory over fourth-seeded Florida State and keep the Tigers' dream of advancing to the Women's College World Series alive Saturday afternoon at JoAnne Graf Field. With the victory, LSU improved to... more »
  • LSU Baseball vs Missouri rescheduled

    May 23, 2017 10:00 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Following a four-hour game 1 and a 1:46 rain delay during game 2 on Tuesday, the Southeastern Conference was forced to adjust the LSU Baseball team's opening game Wednesday against Missouri. LSU (39-17), which shared the regular-season title at 21-9 in league play, will face... more »
  • House votes to increase TOPS GPA requirement

    May 23, 2017 7:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Lousiana House of Representatives has voted in favor of a bill that would raise the required grade point average for students looking to earn the TOPS scholarship. The house voted 53-32 in favor of the Bill 117, which would increase the GPA required for students... more »
  • LSU Softball defeats McNeese 10-1 after weather delay

    May 21, 2017 11:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – No. 18 LSU Softball exploded for seven runs on seven hits in the top of the fourth inning to propel the Tigers to a 10-1 win against McNeese in six innings in Game 5 of the Baton Rouge Regional Sunday night at Tiger Park. The game... more »
  • PHOTOS: Double rainbow spotted in Baton Rouge following afternoon storm

    May 21, 2017 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents in the Baton Rouge area were treated to a pleasant surprise as storm clouds lifted late Sunday afternoon. Several residents sent in pictures of a double rainbow after the heavy rains let up around 6:45 p.m. The multicolored band could spotted from all around Baton... more »
  • UNO theatre production wins national awards

    May 21, 2017 11:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Theatre UNO's production of "The Aliens" has received eight national awards at the 49th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. "The Aliens," a drama centered around a high school dropout and a college dropout loitering behind a Vermont coffee shop, garnered the highest level of national... more »
  • LSU Baseball captures 17th SEC Championship

    May 21, 2017 12:10 AM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. -- No. 5 LSU defeated No. 8 Mississippi State, 11-7, to capture the program's 17th Southeastern Conference Championship Saturday evening at Duby Noble Field. That's a wrap from Starkville! Tigers sweep the Bulldogs for the second ?? of the weekend. pic.twitter.com/QAXUsmiB2L — LSU Baseball (@LSUbaseball) May... more »
  • LSU Softball to host regional as No. 13 overall seed

    May 14, 2017 11:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU softball team has been selected as the No. 13 overall seed for the 2017 NCAA Softball Championships and will host the Baton Rouge Regional with Louisiana-Lafayette, McNeese State and Fairfield May 19-21 at Tiger Park. LSU will take on Fairfield at 5:30 p.m. Friday... more »
  • Softball Falls in SEC Tournament Final, 5-1

    May 13, 2017 11:45 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The No. 21 LSU softball team's run in the 2017 SEC Softball Tournament came to an end in the final game, falling to the Ole Miss Rebels 5-1 Saturday night at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium in Knoxville. A four-run frame by Ole Miss (40-18) in the... more »
  • LSU Baseball sweeps Auburn with 9-1 victory

    May 13, 2017 7:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Freshman Eric Walker took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, allowing only one run on one hit in eight innings of work, as the 10th ranked Tigers completed the series sweep against No. 13 Auburn with a 9-1 victory Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium. ... more »
  • Shaquille O'Neal says he'll run for sheriff in 2020

    May 9, 2017 3:46 PM

    NBA Hall of Famer and LSU alumnus Shaquille O'Neal says he's considering a run for sheriff in 2020. Although he didn't clarify to WXIA where he would enter a sheriff race, the 2000 NBA MVP holds residency in Florida and Georgia. "This is not about politics for me.... more »
  • LSU Softball closes regular season with 4-2 win

    May 8, 2017 12:21 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The No. 18 LSU softball team produced four runs on seven hits and got a solid performance in the circle from Allie Walljasper to close the 2017 regular season with a 4-2 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks Sunday afternoon in Columbia. The Tigers (38-17, 12-12... more »
  • LSU Baseball scores walk-off win against South Carolina Play Video

    May 7, 2017 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU sophomore left fielder Antoine Duplantis lined a single into left field to score Zach Watson and give the Tigers a thrilling 7-6 victory over South Carolina in 10 innings Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With runners on the corners and one... more »
  • LSU Police arrest man for exposing himself in Middleton Library

    May 6, 2017 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he allegedly exposed himself to several people on LSU's campus Friday night. LSUPD arrested 25-year-old William Gillette after several victims said he exposed his genitalia to them in the Middleton Library. LSU Police were called to the library around 9:15... more »
  • Dupre and Godchaux selected in day three of the NFL Draft

    April 29, 2017 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Football players continues to be grabbed at a record pace in the 2017 NFL Draft, as several more Tigers were selected on Friday and Saturday night in Philadelphia. With Leonard Fournette, Jamal Adams and Tre'Davious White were each taken in the first round Thursday night,... more »
  • Kentucky student injured in machete attack at university coffee shop

    April 28, 2017 11:44 AM

    LEXINGTON - Officials say a student has been injured, another person is in custody and a university has canceled classes following a machete attack at a university coffee shop in central Kentucky. Lexington police Sgt. Jervis Middleton told the Lexington Herald-Leader it happened Friday morning at Transylvania University. He said... more »
  • LSU offensive lineman arrested, suspended from team

    April 26, 2017 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive lineman Adrian Magee was arrested shortly after the university announced his suspension from the football team Wednesday. Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced Magee had been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. Magee was arrested shortly afterward on Wednesday afternoon. According to the warrant,... more »
  • LSU QB Danny Etling undergoes back procedure

    April 24, 2017 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Danny Etling has reportedly undergone a procedure on his back, according to the university's athletics department. LSU Football Head Coach Ed Orgeron issued a statement on the senior quarterback Monday. “Danny had a minor back procedure this morning and everything came out alright,” Orgeron... more »
  • Quinn's walk-off home run seals LSU win over Tennessee

    April 23, 2017 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU senior infielder Constance Quinn broke a scoreless deadlock in the bottom of the seventh inning with a solo home run in the first at-bat of the frame to earn a 1-0 victory for No. 16 LSU over No. 11 Tennessee Sunday afternoon at Tiger Park. ... more »
  • Kentucky takes down LSU to win SEC series

    April 23, 2017 5:42 PM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and went on to defeat LSU, 10-2, Sunday in the rubber game of a three - game Southeastern Conference baseball series. The Wildcats (28-13 overall, 12-6 SEC) ended the weekend two games ahead of Floirda... more »
  • LSU spring game forced indoors due to lightning Play Video

    April 22, 2017 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With four minutes left in the first half, the 2017 National L Club Spring Game was abandoned due to lightning near in Tiger Stadium with the Purple leading White, 7-3. The game started in Tiger Stadium earlier Saturday afternoon, but a thunderstorm forced the game to... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics finishes season as national runner-up

    April 15, 2017 11:42 PM

    ST. LOUIS. – For the second-straight season, the LSU gymnastics team finished runner-up in the NCAA Super Six Finals late Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. No. 2 LSU posted a 198.275 to secure a spot in the program’s sixth Super Six in school history Friday evening at Chaifetz Arena. Oklahoma... more »
  • LSU Beats Ole Miss 3-2 to take game three

    April 15, 2017 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Freshman right-hander Eric Walker fired 6.2 innings Saturday for his fifth win in five decisions, and second baseman Cole Freeman made a stellar defensive play to end the game as eighth-ranked LSU defeated Ole Miss, 3-2, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The win gave... more »
  • Former LSU QB Brandon Harris commits to UNC

    March 26, 2017 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU Starting Quarterback Brandon Harris has announced he is fully committed to the University of North Carolina. Harris announced the move in a Facebook post Sunday afternoon. "Thank you, to all of those who have kept me in your prayers and continue to do... more »
  • LSU baseball falls to Florida in 8-1 loss

    March 25, 2017 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sophomore right-hander Brady Singer fired a complete-game six-hitter Saturday to lead 11th-ranked Florida to an 8-1 win over No. 4 LSU at McKethan Stadium. Florida improved to 16-8 overall and 2-3 in the SEC, while LSU dropped to 17-6 overall and 3-2 in conference play. ... more »
  • Weather moves LSU Softball vs. Georgia to Sunday

    March 25, 2017 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Due to weather and field conditions game two of the SEC series between the No. 12 LSU softball team and No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs has been moved to Sunday as part of a doubleheader at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge. Heavy rains on Saturday rendered the... more »
  • LSU offers free mumps vaccines to students, faculty and staff Play Video

    March 20, 2017 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Student Health Center will partner with the Louisiana Office of Public Health to provide the Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) vaccine for all students, faculty and staff starting Wednesday. The vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 22, and Thursday, Mar. 23... more »
  • 21-year-old arrested for macing roommates at Burbank apartment

    March 13, 2017 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman has been arrested for spraying her roommates with mace after an argument Sunday. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Malia Jones was arrested at her apartment on Burbank Drive. Jones reportedly sprayed her roommates with mace after they got into an... more »
  • LSU sweeps Wichita State with 9-2 victory Play Video

    March 12, 2017 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tigers defeated Wichita State, 9-2, to sweep the Shockers in the final non-conference series ahead of Southeastern Conference play Sunday afternoon. Freshman Eric Walker started for the fourth straight week and moved to 2-0 on the season. Walker allowed just three hits and struck out... more »
  • LSU bats win big over Wichita State 12-5 Play Video

    March 11, 2017 8:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Behind another strong performance by senior Jared Poche’ and a combined 17 hits from the Tiger hitters, No. 6 LSU (11-4) defeated Wichita State, 12-5, Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Poche’ improved to 4-0 after firing off seven shutout innings and striking... more »
  • Chemical found in coffee machine linked to illnesses at Yale

    March 7, 2017 10:47 PM

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale University officials say a laboratory chemical has been detected in a coffee machine suspected to have caused four people at the university's medical school to fall ill. University spokeswoman Karen Peart said Tuesday independent lab tests on a single-service pod-style coffee machine at the medical... more »
  • Coach Orgeron previews LSU spring practice Play Video

    March 7, 2017 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Coach Ed Orgeron previewed the tigers' upcoming spring practice in a press conference Tuesday. The LSU football team will return to the field for spring practice on Saturday, Mar. 11, and Orgeron answered several questions about the tigers heading into Spring. Most of the questions... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics wins SEC Championship Play Video

    March 5, 2017 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – No. 2 LSU defeated No. 3 Florida, 198.150-196.600, to capture the Southeastern Conference Regular Season Title Sunday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Center. The Tigers totaled the third-highest score in school history against the Gators. They improved to 12-1 for the season, extending its streak inside... more »
  • LSU falls 5-4 to No. 10 Texas Tech

    March 5, 2017 6:55 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. – Texas Tech scored a winning runin the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, as the 10th-ranked Red Raiders edged No. 2 LSU, 5-4, at Minute Maid Park. Texas Tech improved to 11-2 with the victory, while the Tigers dropped to 9-3 on the year. LSU... more »
  • SU Lady Jags come up short in 63-59 loss

    March 4, 2017 9:31 PM

    Southern University women’s basketball erased an 11-point fourth quarter deficit before falling to Arkansas-Pine Bluff 63-59 Saturday night in the H.O. Clemmons Arena. Sophomore guard Skylar O’Bear scored 21 points and junior forward Briana Green added 20 points and eight rebounds but it wasn’t enough to prevent SU from... more »
  • Poche carries LSU Baseball to 4-0 win over Baylor

    March 4, 2017 9:01 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - The Tigers defeated Baylor 4-0 Saturday after another strong performance from Senior Pitcher Jared Poche. Poche fired seven shutout innings during the win at Minute Maid Park. Right fielder Greg Deichmann put an exclamation point on the afternoon with a solo home run in the sixth... more »
  • Tigers fall 88-76 in regular season finale

    March 4, 2017 8:55 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - LSU fell in the regular season finale Saturday night, 88-76, at Humphrey Coliseum to Mississippi State. Skylar Mays led LSU in scoring with 15 points as all five Tiger starters were in double figures. Mays also led the team in steals with four. Quinndary Weatherspoon... more »
  • Police investigating vehicle fire near LSU Play Video

    March 1, 2017 9:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews responded to a vehicle fire near LSU's campus late Wednesday afternoon. According to police, the vehicle was on fire on River Road at Skip Bertman Drive. It's believed the fire may have been caused by an accident. The Baton Rouge Fire Department has since... more »
  • Last-second free throws lift Georgia past LSU, 82-80

    February 25, 2017 10:43 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - J.J. Frazier scored 29 points, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining that lifted Georgia to an 82-80 win over Louisiana State on Saturday night, giving the Tigers their school-record 15th consecutive loss. Georgia (17-12, 8-8 Southeastern Conference) led by 17 points in the first half... more »
  • Racist video draws condemnation, is removed from YouTube

    February 21, 2017 5:27 PM

    NORFOLK, Va. - A civil rights group and officials at Old Dominion University are condemning a racist video that was circulating online until YouTube removed it. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the video shows a white woman in an ODU sweatshirt using expletives and racial slurs in a rap rant against... more »
  • 10 LSU players invited to NFL Combine

    February 13, 2017 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is sending 10 football players to the NFL Combine in late February. LSU and Alabama lead all Southeastern Conference teams for NFL Combine invites, followed by Texas A&M with nine and Arkansas and Florida with eight each. The SEC as a whole will send... more »
  • 16 teens charged after 'drinking party' busted in LSU greenhouse

    February 9, 2017 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police say 16 teens were issued a misdemeanor summons for criminal trespassing after busting a midnight "drinking party" inside a university greenhouse Saturday. University officials say on Feb. 4, police saw two girls in the X109 Parking Lot around midnight. While questioning the women, two... more »
  • Tigerland apartment destroyed in fire

    January 31, 2017 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A unit at the Cambridge Apartments complex in Tigerland was destroyed by a fire Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 1221 Bob Pettit Blvd early Tuesday afternoon. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, four surrounding units took damage as well. No injuries were... more »
  • U.S. Department of Energy grants LSU $1.5 million industrial engineering grant

    January 30, 2017 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is one of 27 universities across the country that will receive funding from U.S. Department of Energy in the form of an industrial engineering grant. LSU will receive about $1.5 million over five years. The award will be in the form of cooperative agreements and... more »
  • David Vitter's congressional papers to be housed at Tulane

    January 29, 2017 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter's papers from his tenure in Congress will be preserved at Tulane University. The university's Louisiana Research Collection announced it will house the documents, which include materials Vitter accumulated during his time as both a member of the Senate and of the U.S.... more »
  • Military: Mosul University fully liberated by Iraqi troops

    January 15, 2017 12:33 PM

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi military spokesman says government troops have fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. The spokesman of the Joint Military Command, Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, declared Sunday that the campus was... more »
  • Wanted man arrested after fleeing through Southern dorm hall, flipping officer

    January 14, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROGUE - Authorities said a 20-year-old Houma man with multiple warrants through Lafourche Parish was arrested at Southern University after he attempted to flee. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 13 around 2:40 p.m., deputies assisted a local bails bondsman in apprehending the suspect,... more »
  • Truck flips, crashes into power line near Southern University

    January 12, 2017 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A semi-truck has overturned and crashed into a power line near Southern University on Thursday morning. The accident occurred on B.A. Little street, near Southern University's Ag Center. It is unclear if anyone was injured at this time. Truck wreck on B.A. Little... more »
  • Tulane planning to close central Mississippi campus

    January 7, 2017 11:52 AM

    MADISON, Miss. - Tulane University is planning to close its campus in central Mississippi. The Clarion-Ledger reports that University President Michael A. Fitts and the dean of continuing studies, Suri Duitch, emailed students Thursday. They said the School of Continuing Studies in the Jackson suburb of Madison will close at... more »
  • Program to aid community college grads to attend Southern

    December 4, 2016 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High-achieving students at Louisiana's community colleges will be eligible for scholarships to move to Southern University's campuses in New Orleans and Baton Rouge for further coursework. The Pathway Scholarship transfer agreement was announced by Gov. John Bel Edwards and college system leaders. The program will guarantee admission... more »

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