The News

Pulse, Lamar University’s student-created literary magazine, has released its 60th edition. Sponsored by the Department of English and Modern Languages, the magazine contains poetry and prose by students from a variety of disciplines on campus. The magazine is funded by donations from patrons of the arts.

R.S. “Sam” Gwynn, professor of English and modern languages, said Pulse is an essential nurturing ground for young writers.

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Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, and Peanut Butter Patties are back! It’s that time of year again, and Girl Scouts locally and across the country are selling their famous cookies. Saturday, Feb.

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” program is moving into Beaumont. “Let’s Move!” which according to its website “is dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams,” was introduced at a Jan. 22 Beaumont City Council Meeting by Dr.

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Macbeth

Lamar University’s Department of Theatre and Dance breathes new life into one of William Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies “Macbeth,” opening Feb. 28. The fast-paced thriller of witches, prophesy, murderous ambition and warfare will run in the University Theatre through March 3.

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Mary Scheer

Lamar University’s Mary Scheer is a recipient of the prestigious 2012 Liz Carpenter Award for Research in the History of Women, presented by the Texas State Historical Association.

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