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Movie: Paranormal Activity

by Casey Ardoin In the modern age of computer generated guts and gore horror films, it’s refreshing when a film can scare the bejeezus out of you with little more…

Legalizing marijuana could lower crime rates, help treat illnesses

by Kathleen Duncan Users in 13 states can puff a little freer now that the U. S. Justice Department announced Oct. 19 that it will no longer seek to prosecute…

Weed still dangerous, habit forming

by Jessica Cassels Despite the many consequences, many think marijuana should be completely legalized, though most favor it for only medicinal purposes. According to webmd.com, about 9 percent of those…

Free hugs express love

by Emily LaFleur Having a bad day? Perhaps you just failed a quiz, or maybe you’re having a great day because you had an awesome lunch with friends. Either way,…

SHS donated to needy families through DART poker tournament

by Ashley Dison Ruston’s Domestic Abuse Resistance Team benefited from donations collected by the Society of Honor Students as buy-ins in its third annual Texas Hold ’em poker tournament Oct.…

Vigil sheds light on breast cancer

by Emily LaFleur Students were encouraged by cancer survivors to take control of their health and bodies Oct. 19 at the breast cancer vigil hosted by the Kappa Chi Chapter…

UB hosts free bowling

by Jessica Wethington Students filled the new bowling alley in the Maxie Lambright Intramural Center from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 20 during Union Board’s free bowling night. UB hosts various free…

SGA gives back through Operation Christmas Child

by Taylor Stephens Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse, a non-denominational Christian organization, has hand-delivered more than 69 million shoebox gifts to needy children in more than 130 countries through a program…

Boise State battle has Bulldog fans dressing in blue

by Ka’Britney Forch Another lucky Louisiana Tech student will have the opportunity to win $1,000 in cash when the Bulldogs take on Boise State University at 7 p.m. Nov. 6…

Students pinch pennies due to textbook costs

by Quentin Anderson The 10th edition of “Countries & Concepts: Politics, Geography, Culture” by Michael G. Roskin is a top-selling Pearson Learning Solutions political science textbook. For a new copy,…