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Texans deserve better

Hard freeze warning map courtesy of the National Weather Service. UP graphic by Olivia Malick Note: This article was originally published for The University Press. People deserve to have power in the dark, heat in the cold and water to bathe with, cook with and drink. These things are not luxuries, they are necessities that…

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Abuse of Faith

Women share tales of religious oppression, breaking free Eleanor Skelton looks through directories from churches she attended as a child. Skelton shared her stories of leaving oppressive church groups. For centuries, people have looked to religion for salvation and understanding, seeking a sense of community in their congregations and a sense of purpose. According to…

What’s UP: Episode 7

A look at the business of journalism produced by the University Press, the student newspaper of Lamar University. UP editor Olivia Malick, left, and photojournalist Kim Brent of the Beaumont Enterprise Episode 7: UP editor Olivia Malick and adviser Andy Coughlan welcome Kim Brent, Beaumont Enterprise photojournalist. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1WwNQzITnyAgU6lzK4sgFZ?si=q9OARzirQEKgE_mxBUNAww

What’s UP: Episode 6

A look at the business of journalism produced by the University Press, the student newspaper of Lamar University. Julie Garcia, bottom, joins Olivia Malick and Andy Coughlan to talk about journalism Episode 6: UP editor Olivia Malick and adviser Andy Coughlan welcome Julie Garcia, Houston Chronicle health and fitness reporter and former UP editor. https://open.spotify.com/episode/456jitugmDctNZVG1EPP7B?si=WokB6vK2SmaTbJKCYMTy0A

UPbeat Winter 2020 — A University Press Magazine

The December 2020 edition of UPbeat, a University Press magazine. Layout by 2020-21 UP editor, Olivia Malick and 2020-21 UP managing editor, Tim Cohrs. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page…

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris elected president, VP

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. UP graphic by Olivia Malick Joseph R. Biden Jr, former vice president and senator from Delaware, was elected as the 46th President of the United States, Nov. 7, four days after Election Day, defeating incumbent Donald Trump.  The election marks the 14th time in U.S. history that a sitting president…

Texas counties remain GOP strongholds

UP graphic Note: Percentages and numbers are subject to change, the outcomes of these races are not expected to shift. These races were called by Decision Desk HQ, a non-partisan organization that provides election results and data. Federal, State races The Associated Press has called the race in Texas for president in favor of incumbent Donald…

Texas voter guide gives nonpartisan look at key issues, candidates

The front page of Texas2020's website. There are more than 400 offices at the federal and state level up for grabs in Texas on Election Day, Nov. 3. It can be hard for some voters to know who their candidates are and what positions those candidates have on key issues. Gina Fant-Simon and Paula Barkan…

‘I’m not a politician, I’m a human being’

SGA’s Wilson seeks to advocate for entire student body SGA president Trevion Wilson, right, speaks to students James Farmer, Mont Belvieu freshman, far left, and Justin Ramirez, Mont Belvieu freshman, center, about SGA's upcoming projects in the Setzer Center, Oct. 14. UP photo by Olivia Malick “Your voice, our mission.”  This was the slogan of…

Early voting runs through Oct. 30, SGA runs shuttle to polls for students

SGA President Trevion Wilson, right, joins students on the shuttle headed to the Jefferson County Courthouse to vote, Oct. 13. UP photo by Olivia Malick Early voting for the 2020 election began Oct. 13 and runs until Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 3. A photo ID is required to vote in Texas. Acceptable forms…