While temperatures have been relatively mild in recent weeks, it looks like summer is about to crank things up with temperatures expected to reach the mid 90s or higher the rest of this week.
With Juneteenth festivities set for Grambling this week and the Louisiana Peach Festival set to start on June 21, many people will be out in the heat, so precautions should be takent to avoid heat illness.
Even during these tough economic times, officials at Grambling State University have been working their hardest to bring what they can to the university’s students, and they recently succeeded on that task as GSU received information they will be adding to their campus starting Aug. 1.
The Ruston Daily Leader congratulates Louisiana Tech University student athletes for their success not in their individual sports, but in the classroom.
Tech’s student-athletes continue to reach academic progress superlatives as for the seventh straight year the University recorded all-time highs in the most recent Federal Graduation Rate Report released by the NCAA last week.
The university’s student-athletes recorded a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 81 percent and a Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) of 60 percent, both of which were improvements over last year’s numbers.