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Updated at 11:53 AM

Last Friday night, the Union of White NYU Students, a "community" on Facebook, posted its first status update.Linking to a student-run blog addressing diversity issues at New York University, the union's Facebook admin mused, "What does 'diversity' mean other than 'not white'? I'm not sure there is an answer to this. Is the word 'diversity' itself a discriminatory term against whites?"

Posted Nov 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB), on Wednesday, November 18, announced the launch of Reader Feeder, the district's new grassroots literacy project.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Did your child's school make the cut?

Posted Nov 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Education and industry officials met at SOWELA Technical Community College on Wednesday, November 18, to announce a joint venture that will supply local industries with skilled labor and graduating high school students with a head start on a...

Updated Nov 17, 2015 at 12:20 PM

McNeese State University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. The Military Friendly...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Posted Nov 12, 2015 at 2:30 PM

The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will conclude its fall 2015 season with a devised theatre piece titled “A Journey of Ms. Adventures” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-≠14 with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 15 in F.G. Bulber Auditorium.

Posted Nov 10, 2015 at 12:30 PM

The Moss Bluff Civic Club donated $5,517.79 to the Sam Houston High School Pride and Spirit Band to purchase new instruments. Funding was provided through a recent 5K event organized through the club.

Posted Nov 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present a recital by South Korean pianist Sun Min Kim at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Tritico Theatre as the finale of the McNeese Fall Piano Series.

Updated Nov 9, 2015 at 9:05 AM

Directed by Kerry A. Onxley, and following a highly-acclaimed, record-breaking run on Broadway, The Elephant Man comes to Westlake High Theatre.

Posted Nov 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Local teacher Shelagh Quigley is determined to offer her students the best education on financial literacy that she can offer.

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