Defining the Relationship: Changing the Definition of “Dating Partner” May Lead to Stiffer Penalties for More Abusers

By: Rachel Warren 

It was just before 1:00 a.m. on Feb. 4 when an NOPD officer responded to a “domestic disturbance” between two LSU sophomores at the Omni Riverbend Hotel in New Orleans.
That night, LSU student Collin Kent allegedly choked his then-girlfriend three times before she attempted to call 911 on the hotel room phone, alerting hotel security.

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LSU Greek Life Reform: Justice or Punishment?

By: Carlos Coro

Stepping foot on campus for the first time is a daunting experience for many undergraduate freshman. The familiar comforts of high school are almost all but gone, as most students come face to face with a myriad of realities sans mommy and daddy. Plenty of graduates can recall some of their repressed memories from freshman year; such as awkward interactions with their dormitory roommates, and the painful intimidation of sitting in a class surrounded by hundreds of strangers. (more…)

1L, 1L, Read All About It!

By: Cavett Feazel

School is back in session and with it, a new group of first-years (1Ls) have graced the LSU Law Center with their presence. For most of the weary 1Ls at the Law Center, the fear and confusion of how to survive and succeed can result in anxiety. This reaction is normal. (more…)

PMH Parking: A Lot to Complain About

 

By: Connor Fagan

Let’s set the scene. It’s 8:30 A.M. and you are early for your first class of the semester. You turn into the PMH parking lot. There are no open parking spots at first glance, so you circle once. Still, there are no open spots. Again, you circle. You drive past a U-High Mom idling her car in one of the Visitor Spots, but unfortunately no spots for you. (more…)




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