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Montagne Center baketball court

The men’s and women’s basketball teams stepped on the new court at the Montagne Center for the first time Oct. 27.

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Stuart Wright

Stuart Wright and Susan Palmer have completed what they believe is the first comprehensive study ever conducted of government raids on religious communities — Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities, the result of extensive research that took the two from Central and West Texas to the streets of Paris and Brussels to the most remote parts of the Alps and Pyrenees. Together, they recorded 116 raids.

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Kade Harrington

The honors continue to roll in for Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington, who is off to one of the best starts in the history of NCAA FCS football.

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Kade Harrington

Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington has been named Stats FCS National Offensive Player of the Week, as well as the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, which was his third honor this season.

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Body camera used by Lamar police

The Lamar University Police Department (LUPD) is expanding its use of body-worn cameras. Cameras are already in use across campus, according to a Lamar press release, from the campus security camera system to cameras in each LUPD patrol unit.

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Lamar University is hosting a Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Setzer Student Center, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Students will learn about the opportunities and the benefits of studying abroad. Faculty members will be present to share about the many faculty-led programs available at LU. Students who studied abroad last year will also attend to share their experiences.

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Kade Harrington

The Lamar Cardinals (2-1, 1-0) will face No. 22 Southeastern Louisiana (2-1, 1-0) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The game will be shown live on the American Sports Network. For Time Warner digital cable subscribers, it’s channel 1248. For those with satellite, it’s channel 413 on Dish and 681 on Direct TV.

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Gilligan celebrates after 1,300th career win last February.

For the better part of 38 years, head coach Jim Gilligan has been the face of the Lamar University Baseball. The skipper has been around and influenced the program since his playing days back in 1967, but Gilligan has announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2016 season.

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Alexus Aviles

Lamar University sophomore Alexus Aviles was named the Southland Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts against UTEP and New Mexico State over the Labor Day weekend.

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