Where are all the Black professors, LSU?

Generett Bell has spent hundreds of hours in classrooms in his four years at Louisiana State University. He doesn’t recall any of his two dozen professors being Black. This is the case for most students at LSU. Only 4% of LSU’s full-time professors are African American, compared to 15% of students. But never seeing professors Read More

The Rearview Mirror: Chapter 1, Reducing Drunk Driving

As we gear up for another weekend of tailgating and holiday festivities, young people… actually anyone really, are at risk for drinking and driving. Of the drivers with a blood alcohol concentration higher than 0.08%, one out of 3 were between the ages of 21 and 24, and on a college campus like LSU, the Read More

Anxiety Talks: The Quad

It is arguably the most beautiful part of campus, so why is walking through the Quad so unnecessarily daunting for me? Right now, I’m not sure whether I should pretend to be on my phone, stare at the ground, or awkwardly make eye contact with everyone that walks past me. Is that the girl in Read More

Why You Should Do A Study Abroad

Carla Cushnie Three years ago, the thought of moving halfway across the world to a completely new place away from my family and friends for school is never something I would have thought of myself doing, and yet here I am having almost completed a whole semester at Louisiana State University. I have lived my Read More

Dummies In Football 

Polina Shchennikova  It’s a brisk Saturday morning. The sun peeps through the curtains, there’s a scent of fresh coffee from a pot your roommate put on, and the birds are chirping… except those aren’t birds. That is the sound of diehard LSU football fans shotgunning a beer at 11:00am in the morning. As you look Read More