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Gay marriage legal in all 50 states

Gay marriage legal in all 50 states

  JOHN SADLER Editor-in-Chief | jts040@latech.edu   In a landmark ruling last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled state bans on same-sex marriages were unconstitutional.   The ruling ends a long…

Louisiana goes to runoff elections

Louisiana goes to runoff elections

John Sadler Editor-in-Chief   While the Republicans claimed the Senate majority with their highest numbers since World War II, Louisiana’s case was not so cut and dry.   Neither incumbent…

Election Standoff

Election Standoff

      JOHN SADLER Editor-in-Chief   The race between the Democrats and the Republicans for who will control both branches of Congress is coming to a head, with the…

How can Edwards run for Congress?

  Fresh off probation, Edwin Edwards is making a big splash back in the real world.   Edwards is a former governor of Louisiana who served four sporadic four-year terms…

Obama: ‘Give America a raise’

Obama: ‘Give America a raise’

Austin Vining Contributing Editor   Numerous policy changes lie on the table in Washington as politicians vet different strategies to help the American people.   President Barack Obama said making…

Remembering Wiley Hilburn (1938-2014)

Remembering Wiley Hilburn (1938-2014)

  Kaleb Causey Editor-in-Chief   Former Louisiana Tech journalism department head and Louisiana Political Hall of Fame inductee Wiley W. Hilburn Jr. died Jan. 16 at the Northern Louisiana Medical…

State Legislature backs higher ed

State Legislature backs higher ed

  REBECCA ALVAREZ Associate Managing Editor   The fight to revitalize the quality of higher education in Louisiana seems to have picked up steam as legislation to increase tuition moves…

Legislation proposes ban to smoking on campus

Legislation proposes ban to smoking on campus

  REBECCA ALVAREZ Associate Managing Editor   The Louisiana Senate unanimously approved a bill that would impose a statewide ban on smoking on university and community college campuses as part…

GOP asks “why?” and “where do we go from here”

  Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting…

Poll projections prove accurate with re-election

  RANEY JOHNSON Staff Reporter   History professor David Anderson predicted in a public lecture last week that President Barack Obama would win Tuesday’s election based on projections by the…

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