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‘Broken pieces’ mystifies masses

by Elizabeth DeGrie Filling the entryway of the Lincoln Parish Library, an unusually shaped structure has certainly attracted a variety of responses. The question even arose whether or not one…

‘Silver Surfer’ proves not so fantastic

by Ines Shahien Not all Marvel comic books were made for the big screen. Perhaps director Tim Story should have considered this before making this summer’s blockbuster “Fantastic Four: Rise…

Don’t graduate ever, seriously

Not too terribly many people know this, but I’ve managed to rack up an incredible six years of university education (all without a degree, mind you) through a persistent need…

Is tuition on the rise?

Louisiana, whether it be culturally or politically, has always followed tradition a little out of step with the rest of the Union. We have parishes rather than counties, throw festivals…

Summer mission trip takes Tech students ‘back in time’

by Richard Wolfe Eight Catholics from Ruston and 31 from other areas went on a mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico, June 9 through June 17. Kevin Cuccia, a Tech reference…

One long trip to see ‘One Tree Hill’

by Elizabeth DeGrie Fourteen hours in a car for the slight possibility of getting a signed piece of paper. It must be very important business or a very important someone.…

Meet the presidential candidates

Hillary Clinton (D)New York Senator–Wants ban lifted on stem cell research to cure disease.–Favors giving homosexuals domestic partnership benefits.–Favors establishing ‘right to education’ from pre-school thru college.–www.hillaryclinton.com John Edwards (D)Former…

Ruston filled with chain, independently-owned restaurants

by Ines Shahien Choosing a place to eat out in Ruston can be a challenge, especially with the growing number of restaurants. The difference between a locally owned restaurant and…

Spotlight is on Jackson this fall

by Lyndsey Lovelady With football season upon us, Tech’s weapon of choice on the offensive front is Bulldog running back Patrick Jackson Jr. Malcolm Butler, Tech’s director of athletic media…

Rike joins the Rockies

by Jennifer Eddington Three years after joining Tech’s baseball team as a walk-on, outfielder Brian Rike was offered a hard-earned $450,000 bonus to sign with the Colorado Rockies as their…