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Veteran’s affairs liaison leaves lasting marks on students

  CALEB DANIEL Staff Reporter   One of the fondest memories in Sheila Sanchez’s career came in the form of a hug.   “There was this one student that I…

Driskel, QBs shine in Tech football spring practice

Driskel, QBs shine in Tech football spring practice

  ALEX HEARD  Staff Reporter   Spring is here which means one thing: no, not rain nor pollen, but instead football.   The pads are back on as spring practices…

It’s not your Granddad’s clothes: Thrift shopping satisfies the fashion needs and wants of all ages

It’s not your Granddad’s clothes: Thrift shopping satisfies the fashion needs and wants of all ages

  BRENNEN LEGE Staff Reporter   Before Macklemore released the song “Thrift Shop” in 2012, a town’s thrift store was more than a place to purchase 99-cent fur coats.  …

Campus continues to be a cultural melting pot: As Nepal Night enters its ninth year, students reflect on the ethnic culture it brings to campus

Campus continues to be a cultural melting pot: As Nepal Night enters its ninth year, students  reflect on the ethnic culture it brings to campus

    MICHAEL HOGE  Staff Reporter   The Namaste Nepal Association held its ninth Nepal Night to showcase Nepal’s many different cultural elements.   The presenters demonstrated many traditional dances…

Physics professor presents science on the big screen

Physics professor presents  science on the big screen

  BRENNEN LEGE Staff Reporter    The next epidemic might be right around the corner.   However, the disease spreading the nation this time is not a new strain of…

Career Day comes to campus

Career Day comes to campus

  ALEX HEARD Staff Reporter    Some 800 students attended Career Day held Thursday, Feb. 5 in the Student Center at Louisiana Tech.   During this biannual event sponsored by…

Mardi Gras season is not just for locals

Mardi Gras season is not just for locals

  CATHERINE BURKE Staff Reporter   Mardi Gras may be the most anticipated holiday in the state of Louisiana.   Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday” and reflects the…

Tier One schools receiving more transfer students

  ELLIE MOSLANDER Associate Multimedia Editor   More than one-quarter of incoming freshmen at broad-access and minority-serving colleges and universities will eventually enroll at selective admissions universities such as Louisiana…

Taylor Swift is bringing her ‘1989 Tour’ to The Boot

Taylor  Swift is bringing her ‘1989 Tour’ to The Boot

  FREDEDREIA WILLIS Staff Reporter    With her enchanting and relatable song lyrics, Taylor Swift has gained favor across campus and students are eager for her debut to a nearby…

Tech students attend Passion Conference 2015

Tech students attend Passion Conference 2015

  MATTHEW VALCHO Staff Reporter   Thousands of college students poured into the Toyota Center in downtown Houston this weekend for Passion 2015.   Passion is a Christian faith-based gathering…