An active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has two months left. Michael Farrar looks at what we can expect…
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Five games into his first season as head coach, Ed Orgeron is on the hot seat after stunning loss to the Troy Trojans. Jeff Palermo has more…
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The LSU freshman class of 2018 will be required to live on campus for their first year of school. Emelie Gunn has more…
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We’re coming towards the end of the Atlantic hurricane season but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods just yet. State Climatologist Barry Keim says Louisiana has seen some notable hurricanes in the month of October. He says Hurricane Juan hit our coast in 1985 from October 28th to the 31st…
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Keim says so far, we’ve had 14 named storms and the Colorado State Forecast Team predicts 16 this season. He says the season technically ends November 30th.
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Keim says Louisiana tends to see less storms in October than Decemeber, because water temperatures cool and most storms track towards the eastern seaboard.
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An LSU political science professor finds that proactive policing may be counter-productive as a deterrent to major crime. Christopher Sullivan studied a specific seven-week period when the New York Police Department halted aggressive policing against minor crimes and the data shows serious criminal activity dropped…
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The public complaints of major crime declined by three to six percent during the halt on proactive policing. Sullivan says it’s possible aggressive policing, which usually targets low-income or minority individuals, may be counter-productive in deterring major crime…
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Sullivan says further research is needed to understand the long-term effects of a reduction in proactive policing. But he says one theory is that when you arrest individuals on low-level crimes it could leads to greater mental and financial stress and therefore raising the likelihood a more serious crime may occur…
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LSU’s homecoming celebration was ruined by Troy University, who came into Baton Rouge and upset the once mighty Tigers 24-21. The Trojans took control of the game with a turnover on the first offensive play and then a quick touchdown. At one point, Troy had a 17 point lead. Linebacker Devin White says it wasn’t fun to see Troy celebrate a victory on their home field..
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The loss drops LSU’s record to 3-2 and has many fans wondering if this team will be able to qualify for a bowl game. Quarterback Danny Etling says he’s not ready to give up….
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The heat is on head coach Ed Orgeron to get this turned around after two bad losses to Mississippi State and Troy. Wide receiver DJ Chark says blame the players…
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Starting with the freshman class in the fall of 2018, first year LSU students are required to live on campus. Assistant Vice President for Residential Life Steve Waller says they’ve been working towards this goal for a few years because research shows students who live in a dorm their first year of college perform better in school.
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Waller says many dormitory construction projects are expected to be completed by next fall so there are enough beds to accommodate the increase in freshmen staying on campus. He says there are some exemptions so not all freshmen will have to live in an on campus dorm.
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Students 21 years or older or have medical needs can also be exempt. Waller says it’s time LSU gave freshmen the housing capacity to live on campus.
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To register for housing or request an exemption visit the on-campus housing portion of the mylsu website.
After starting the season with back-to-back losses, the Saints have put together two consecutive victories. New Orleans dominated the Dolphins 20-0 at London’s Wembley Stadium on Sunday and head into the bye week with a two-and-two record. Coach Sean Payton on getting back to the five-hundred mark….
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Miami only had 185 yards of offense. It was the Saints first shutout since 2012 and for the fourth consecutive game, New Orleans did not have a turnover. Payton on ball security….
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ULM is 2-0 in the Sun Belt Conference after beating Coastal Carolina 51-43 on Saturday. Warhawks coach Matt Viator is glad to see his team play well after beating in-state rival UL Lafayette last week…
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ULM is now 2-and-2 on the season and 2-0 in the Sun Belt for the first time since the 2014 season. The Warhawks are Texas State next Saturday. Viator likes how his team is playing…
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