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Archive - Apr 16, 2008

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GSU vice president fired

The vice president of student affairs is one of four university vice presidents. The others are the vice president for academic affairs, vice president for finance and vice president of institutional advancement, according to information on the university’s Web site.
Martin, who has worked as vice president since 2006 and had worked as director of the campus-wide counseling center before that. said she had no idea the dismissal was coming and in her mind it was random.
“They didn’t give me an explanation,” she said. “That’s part of higher education.”

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Parish teams advance

Dubach High (2-8) was edged out by Cotton Valley, 6-4, in Class C.
The survivors out of the parish will move on to regional round games later this week. Ruston will play against Dutchtown, an 11-0 winner over Thibodaux. Cedar Creek faces St. Edmund’s, a 7-1 victor against Country Day. Choudrant will go up against Simpson, which defeated Mt. Hermon 6-2.
Maggie Johnson had nine strikeouts and issued only one walk and four hits in hurling the defending state champion Lady Bearcats to their win.

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Tech’s facelift is time, funds well spent

Athletic Director Derek Dooley, juggling his desires to improve the Bulldog football team and help the athletic department as a whole, has said facilities need a major facelift, and this effort is a good step.
Before this, the Thomas Assembly Center received a new, state-of-the-art floor in October along with additional renovations to the men’s basketball offices, video room and locker room.

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Guns won't make campus safe

Thirty-two teachers and students took the full force of Cho Seung-Hui’s anger at two different locations and hours apart. His life was also forfeited. The story shocked the nation, and why not? The biggest mass slaying ever in the United States had happened at an ivory-towered and ivory-walled institution of higher learning.
There was, of course, the obligatory localization of the story. How were Virginia Tech and Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University so different that this had not happened here? What if it does? What will we do?

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Upgrades close Tech track

The Jim Mize Track Complex is just one area of the Tech athletics’ facilities that has been or is scheduled to be upgraded. The Thomas Assembly Center received a state-of-the-art maplewood floor in October along with additional renovations to the men’s basketball offices, video room and locker room.
J.C. Love Field, home of the Bulldog baseball team, recently added a brand new scoreboard and a newly constructed press box, while undergoing other maintenance upgrades. Currently, new tennis courts are being constructed on the southwest side of the Jim Mize Track.

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