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Reid Russell and Reggie Begelton

After his incredible four-game week at the plate against Houston and Central Arkansas, junior slugger Reid Russell was recognized as the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week and was tapped as one of Louisville Slugger’s National Players of the Week by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

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Posing for their first group photo Oct. 7, 2015, are (from left) Michael Lafleur

How far can a vehicle travel on a single gallon of gas? That’s the question driving 12 Lamar University (LU) mechanical engineering students working to build a futuristic, super-mileage vehicle to compete in Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2016, a global energy efficiency competition taking place April 22-24 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Addesha Collins

The Lamar University men’s golf team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the spring season, as the Cardinals claimed the team title and individual medalist honors at the James S. Litz Memorial on Feb. 9.

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Despite the struggle, Lamar has had some young players step up including true fr

For the second time this season in Southland Conference play, the Lamar men’s basketball team is enduring a three-game losing streak.

After getting blown out on the road 98-70 by Southeastern Louisiana on Jan. 18, LU gave up 92 points at home last Saturday in a 92-79 loss against Houston Baptist.

The Cards, who are 10-10 overall, then met up with Stephen F. Austin on Jan. 25 and were routed 86-52 to fall to 2-6 in conference play.

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Will Davis (right), who for eight seasons has served on staff at one of the nati

Will Davis, who for eight seasons has served on staff at one of the nation’s most prestigious baseball programs, LSU, will take over the reins of the Lamar University program following the conclusion of the 2016 season, announced Director of Athletics Jason Henderson.

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ExxonMobil Beaumont Complex flaring in background of Port of Beaumont

Fire and smoke billowing into downtown Beaumont’s dreary dark afternoon sky about 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Jan. 21, caused citizen alarm and Lamar University to suspend classes. The emissions were generated from the ExxonMobil Beaumont Complex, according to company Public and Government Affairs Manager Lee Dula.

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Port Arthur native Dorian Chatman scored a career-high 23 points

Port Arthur native Dorian Chatman scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Lamar University men’s basketball team to a 97-74 victory over Howard Payne on Dec.

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Cade Johnson

Lamar University sophomore Cade Johnson of Lumberton will join researchers at Children’s Hospital Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania to study cancer treatments during the summer thanks to his selection as a 2016 David J. Beck Fellow at Lamar University.

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Kevin Booze and Kiara Desamours (inset)

It will be a weekend full of Lamar basketball beginning Thursday, Dec. 17, with the Lady Cards (2-6) hosting Texas A&M-Kingsville at 7 p.m. The men (5-4) will host Jarvis Christian on Friday, Dec. 18, at noon then Texas Lutheran on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.

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Students immobilize a simulated patient on a backboard.

It takes a special set of skills and a unique personality type to be a paramedic. The work can be incredibly draining both physically and mentally, with paramedics responding to everything from automobile accidents and shootings to stroke and seizure incidents. Paramedics, or emergency medical technicians, must be trained on how to treat infants to elderly, and must be prepared for any situation.

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