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Supreme Court overturns animal cruelty law

by Patricia Malek Stomped on a bunny lately? No worries. You can now legally sell videos of your rabbit ravaging. The Supreme Court ruled April 20 that a law passed…

Unique cars turn heads at annual show

by Jessica Cassels Despite threats of bad weather over the weekend, the 6th annual Society of Automotive Engineers Car Show managed to have 36 car enthusiasts turnout for the event…

GUEST COLUMN: Defeated but not down

by Clint Carlisle As the election results revealed Tech’s 2010-11 student body president, I immediately felt impulses of disappointment and sadness, which were soon overcome by an overwhelming sense of…

FROM THE EDITOR: Higher education is thrown a bone

by Lance Traweek Higher education can breathe a pause of relief after Gov. Bobby Jindal presented a proposed plan Friday that will close a $319 million budget deficit without inflicting…

Cain Budds returns to Sundown

by Robert Wilson The Sundown Tavern celebrated its 35th anniversary Saturday by featuring an acoustic show with Cain Budds, an assistant professor of music at Tech. Budds, said he first…

Day of prayer declared unconstitutional

The first Thursday of May since 1988 has been deemed the National Day of Prayer, by a law giving the president authority to designate such an event. This day of…

Rally in Railroad Park

by Kelly Belton Across the country, demonstrators rallied at local Tea Parties on Tax Day to protest high taxes and big government. In Ruston, the North Central Louisiana Tea Party…

16 Tech students still stuck abroad after eruption

by Kathleen Duncan After the eruption of ash from Iceland’s EyjafjallajÇôkull volcano, more than 40,000 passengers have been stranded in airports across Europe as planes are grounded to prevent hazardous…

Reynolds to swear in SGA president-elect LaFleur on Tuesday

by Ashley Dison Allison Reynolds will shed her presidential title when she swears in Student Government Association president-elect Emily LaFleur April 27. LaFleur was elected by the student body April…

Alexander localizes national issues

by Taylor Stephens U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander addressed more than 135 students Monday in the College of Administration and Business, as part of a speaker series sponsored by the CAB…