Women: Outsiders in their Own Profession

Louisiana State University hosted a sports communication summit in the Holiday Forum of the school’s Journalism building on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. The event consisted of several different panels and gatherings of individuals from the field of Sports Communication discussing topics relevant to the industry. When looking at the event’s program, which featured pictures and short descriptions of each of the speakers, it was evident that the summit was going to be overflowing with testosterone. This was to be expected, considering most sports-centered events are usually dominated by males rather than females. However, when glancing at the schedule for the … Continue reading Women: Outsiders in their Own Profession

Children of God

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6. Statistics show that church is becoming an obsolete ideal of the past to the modernizing world, especially concerning teens and young adults. Christianity Today reports that “86% of evangelical youth drop out of church after graduation, never to return.” So the question is why? First Baptist Church in Covington, Louisiana offers numerous ministries catering to specific groups, one in particular catering to the youth of the congregation. The youth program offers services and guidance to students in … Continue reading Children of God

LSU’S ENVIRONMENT: BENEFICIAL OR DETRIMENTAL?

Baton Rouge, LA— A panel consisting of educated professionals from Louisiana State University came together for the college’s Moment and Movement symposium to discuss environmental topics concerning the city of Baton Rouge, specifically the LSU community.  The panel, which consisted of Brian Salvator, Lillian Bridwell-Bowles, Pamela Blanchard, and Richard Shaw, discussed how the physical, architectural, and ecological aspects of the university’s campus is affected by the physical and social environment. The panel began by considering the many environmental concerns surrounding LSU’s campus. All four of the panelists were in agreement that LSU’s historical buildings are some of the campus’ most … Continue reading LSU’S ENVIRONMENT: BENEFICIAL OR DETRIMENTAL?

Ryan Lochte: A Man Who Made A Mistake

On Aug. 14, 2016, swimmer Ryan Lochte, who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, made allegations that he and fellow teammates were robbed and held at gunpoint during a night out in Rio stating, “We got pulled over, in the taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing, just a police badge, and they pulled us over. They pulled out their guns, they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground — they got down on the ground. I refused, I was like, ‘We didn’t do anything wrong, so — I’m not … Continue reading Ryan Lochte: A Man Who Made A Mistake