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Magazine ranks Tech best public university in the state

by Sarah Brown Washington Monthly’s 2009 National College Rankings recognized Tech as one of the top 258 schools in the nation. David Guerin, director of marketing and public relations, said…

Cook speaks at inaugural Waggonner Lecture Series

by Robert Wilson Nationally renowned political analyst Charlie Cook delivered lectures to students Sept. 22 in commemoration of a new social sciences project. The ceremony, held in Howard Auditorium, celebrated…

Students wearing red to Hawaii home game can win $1,000 cash

by Tech News Bureau One Louisiana Tech student will win $1,000 in cash when the Bulldogs host Hawaii Wednesday, at 7 p.m. in a nationally televised game on ESPN2 at…

Housing fights the flu, helps spread awareness

by Sarah Brown H1N1 virus has become a prevalent issue that has begun to affect Tech’s campus. Paige Pickett, a registered nurse at university health services, said she has seen…

An Independent’s Perspective on Politics

by Lance Traweek Phrases like, “you lie,” Obamacare and death panels are making headlines, trampling the facts with biased opinions and ignorant interpretations of the truth.I spent the summer as…

In Our Opinion

Despite recent claims that the recession may be on the way out, people across the country are still feeling the effects of an economy in the slumps. Tech is no…

Unemployed: Will work for coffee

by Meredith Maines David Kamp has written “The Food Snob’s Dictionary” and “The Wine Snob’s Dictionary,” two of the wittiest collections of definitions on any bookshelf. Ever want to know…

Staring at the world through my rearview

by Donyelle Davis Underestimation is a very powerful and crippling downfall, especially to the person who underestimates the potential of an opponent. Take for instance the Biblical story of David…

Graduating seniors be prepared

by Taylor Aswell Unemployment rates are soaring all across the country, and the economy seems to be stuck between heaven and hell in a state of monotonous limbo in which…

Obama says something’s got to give

by Emily LaFleur Health care reform logistics, long lines in hospitals, increasing costs of prescription drugs, along with other worries continue as Americans debate President Barack Obama’s nationalized health care…