Tag Archive: college


ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — Over the years, Sowela has grown in to the college it is today! Many people find it easier and more effective to take classes at Sowela to better fit there livelihood! Each year Sowela continues to grow!

With the growth of the students at Sowela, comes the expansion of the campus itself recently. Along with the growth of students and expansion of the campus, it was time to make things real and have a mascot for future endeavors!
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A Houston-area community college went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon amid reports of a shooter on campus.

A shooting on a Texas community college campus wounded at least two people Tuesday and sent students fleeing for safety as officials placed the campus on lockdown, officials said. Authorities had at least one person in custody and wounded, according to a law enforcement official in Washington who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the ongoing case. The official said local authorities also thought there could be a second shooter.
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Jerry Sandusky, maintaining his innocence, was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison – effectively a life sentence – in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

A defiant Sandusky gave a rambling statement in which he denied the allegations and talked about his life in prison and the pain of being away from his family.

“I’ve forgiven, I’ve been forgiven. I’ve comforted others, I’ve been comforted. I’ve been kissed by dogs, I’ve been bit by dogs,” he said. “I’ve conformed, I’ve also been different. I’ve been me. I’ve been loved, I’ve been hated.”
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Lafayette Police

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAFAYETTE, LA. — A registered sex offender has been booked on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the disappearance last May of a Louisiana college student, authorities said.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said Thursday night that 33-year-old Brandon Scott Lavergne, of the same parish, was booked on first-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping charges by police in Lafayette, where University of Louisiana student Mickey Shunick went missing May 19.
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Kentucky has the best players. Kansas has the most heart.

From the first practice in October to the final cutting of the nets in April, that’s how the two teams remaining in the NCAA tournament have made a name for themselves.

They meet Monday to decide the national championship – a game between the Wildcats and their cadre of NBA-caliber talent and the Jayhawks and their unending supply of high-wire comebacks.
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Students at a public Pennsylvania university can buy the “morning after” pill from a campus vending machine, though the school’s minister is working to get the dispenser off of school grounds.

The vending machine at Shippensburg University’s Etter Health Center that provides Plan B emergency contraceptive pills for $25 was installed after a survey found that 85 percent of student respondents supported it, according to Peter Gigliotti, the university’s executive director for communications and marketing. The machine also dispenses condoms and pregnancy tests. View full article »

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Police are investigating after several homemade acid bombs were planted on the Valencia College campus in Orlando, Fla., reports.

A total of seven bottles were found in parking lots along walkways near buildings, the station reports. Two of the bottles exploded Friday night, about 100 yards apart. View full article »

Students are being escorted from buildings and classes have been cancelled at a community college in North Carolina where a staff member reported seeing a man walking through a parking lot with a handgun.

The website of Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory warns that both the main and east campuses are on lockdown. People are advised not to leave or enter the campus. The website says classes are canceled for Wednesday afternoon and evening. View full article »

McNeese Sports

McNeese State’s women’s basketball team (9-4) will conclude non-conference play and will look to snap a two game losing streak, its longest of the season hereTuesday night when the Cowgirls host Wiley College (7-2).  Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be carried live on Cajunradio (KJEF 1290 or 1470 AM).  The game has been designated as Youth Basketball Night.  Any youth wearing their basketball jersey to the game will get in free. View full article »

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