LSU students believe the governor and state lawmakers should do more to protect higher education from deep budget cuts. Scott Carwile has the story…
Many parents will be happy to hear that the Google online video library YouTube now offers a more age appropriate medium for children. Michelle Southern reports.
The iconic Louisiana Cajun food company Savoie’s (sa-vwa) is celebrating 60 years in business. Michelle Southern reports…:
A group of LSU students believe the legislature should approve a constitutional amendment that protects higher education from budget cuts. Higher ed and health care are not protected and they will likely take the brunt of next fiscal year’s budget cuts. Mass communications student David Scotton leads an effort to get such an amendment proposed
Scotton has helped gather over one-thousand signatures of LSU students who support the idea for a constitutional amendment to protect higher education…
Scotton is a junior at LSU and he’s seen how previous budget cuts have harmed the university….
Many parents will be happy to hear that the Google online video library YouTube is now offering a more age appropriate medium for children. YouTube Kids is a free app and it launches today for Android devices. LSU professor Jenson Moore who specializes in digital media says this is a major evolution in social video…:
Moore says there is a stream on the side of any video you may be viewing and those are typically never safe for young eyes because anything can show up. She says one of the new features of YouTube Kids is the safe search which limits certain words and will weed out inappropriate words or uncensored content…:
Moore says comments can also be removed which many times contain profanity or inappropriate content even if the video is considered kid safe. She also says YouTube Kids will only contain a small amount of advertising but there will be no “click throughs” or purchase options…:
The iconic Louisiana Cajun food company Savoie’s (sa-vwa) is celebrating 60 years in business. The company headquarters remain at the original grocery site on LA 742 just east of Opelousas. Robert vanLeeuwen (Van-Lay-Vun) is a vice president at Savoie and he says sixty years is a real milestone as there are not many “niche” food products companies who reach that age in Louisana
vanLeeuwen says it all started with Eula Savoie, affectionately known as Ms. Eula, who got into the hog farming business shortly before the price of hogs dropped steeply in 1955. It was then, he said, that Ms. Eula decided to have the hogs slaughtered for sausage…:
vanLeeuwen says Savoie’s prides itself on offering Cajun food products that are as traditional as they are delicious…:
A winter storm warning is in effect for parishes along the I-20 corridor today. Marty Mayeaux, with the National Weather Service in Shreveport, says freezing rain and sleet is expected…
There are also several parishes in northeast Louisiana that are under a freezing rain advisory until 10:00 this morning. Mayeaux says how much ice we see across north Louisiana depends on the temperature
Several schools are closed today, including Louisiana Tech and Grambling State. Mayeaux advises against traveling today, if you don’t have to, because we see could some significant icing