OUR STEM rescheduled to Oct. 24; submissions due Oct. 13

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s fifth-annual STEM Conference, originally slated for Oct. 14, has been rescheduled for Oct. 24. The conference will be held in the Archer Physics Building from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 13. The conference is sponsored by ExxonMobil and is designed for undergraduate STEM students from…

Standing room only?

Protesters not anti-patriotic In August of 2016, Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the first time during the National Anthem in protest of police brutality. On Sept. 22 of 2017, President Donald Trump denounced any professional athlete that didn't stand for the anthem, referring to Kaepernick specifically as a "son-of-a-bitch." On Sept. 24, various NFL players kneeled,…

Lady Cards top Nicholls, 3-1, in Southland opener

After a sc­­­oreless draw against the University of Houston, following a three-game winning streak, the Lamar women’s soccer team returned to the win column by beating Nicholls State University 3-1, Friday, at the Lamar Soccer Complex, in their Southland Conference opener. The Lady Cards have played Nicholls for the conference opener three seasons in a…

Wesley cleans up after flooding

Hurricane Harvey caused record-breaking amounts of flooding in Southeast Texas, including some flooding on campus. The Wesley Foundation had four inches of water in their building, leaving members to clean out moldy insulation within the walls. Several congregations from Texas came to aid the foundation with helping hands. “We came to help wherever we can,”…

Review: Gender Revolution, Overcoming Ignorance

Gender identity used to be so simple. It consisted of male and female and nothing else. Nowadays, there are hundreds of gender identities to choose from. It may seem like a sudden change, but gender has never been just blue for boys and pink for girls — it’s always been a spectrum. “Gender Revolution: A…