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Claiborne, Brockers go in first 14 selections of NFL Draft

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am


Leading up to the NFL Draft, most experts had former LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne landing in situations of relative familiarity. Would he continue to don the purple and gold as a Minnesota Viking? Or would he follow his defensive backs coach, Ro...

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Chancellor’s Day Parade recognizes ROTC, celebrates military history

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am


The University may not be called the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy anymore, but that doesn’t mean the school’s strong military ties have been severed. The University’s ROTC and military history were honored Thursday afte...

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Gallery: Chancellor's Day Parade

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am


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System presidency up for discussion

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am

By: Andrea Gallo

The future presidency of the LSU System Board of Supervisors, currently held by LSU System President John Lombardi, is up for discussion at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting after a last-minute agenda change. The agenda now calls for “p...

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Softball: Guillory leads team despite season-ending injury

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am

By: Scott Branson

It’s not often a player with no chance to make it on the field becomes the heart and soul of a team. LSU senior outfielder Katie Guillory did just that after suffering a season-ending knee injury prior to this season. The Lafayette native colli...

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NFL: Jones back on the field, recovering from 2010 accident

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am

Endurance an issue for former safety

Former LSU safety Chad Jones practically shattered his leg almost two years ago. Now, he’s shattering expectations on the gridiron at the New York Giants spring workouts. The Giants, who drafted Jones in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft, s...

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Men's Basketball:Jones adds two coaches to staff

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am

By: Albert Burford

Three days after signing two recruits to the LSU men’s basketball team, coach Johnny Jones has added two more names to the LSU basketball program. LSU announced Thursday that coaches Shawn Forrest and Charlie Leonard will join the LSU basketball staf...

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Baseball: Tigers look to recover from SEC loss against Kentucky

The Daily Reveille - April 27, 2012 - 12:00am


The last time No. 4 LSU (33-9, 12-6) lost a Southeastern Conference series, it followed with a sweep of then-No. 3 Arkansas. The Tigers would like to continue that trend when they host Georgia (24-18, 8-10) for a three-game weekend series at Alex B...

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Shockingly Simple: Moderate drinking offers diverse risks and benefits

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am


As Alcohol Awareness Month is wrapping up, it’s worth recognizing the benefits alcohol can offer other than a good time. Though excessive or binge drinking is unequivocally bad for your health, moderate drinking has been shown to offer some advantage...

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Never Empty Thoughts: Alcohol Awareness Month largely ignored by students

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am


If persuading people not to drive after drinking was as easy as making everyone wear drunk goggles for a few minutes, the former wouldn’t be one of the top killers of young adults in America. April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, which is why there ...

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Share the Wealth: Requiring photo ID to vote demolishes democracy

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am


Republicans have made clear their thoughts on President Barack Obama being reelected for another four-year term. When asked to describe what is at stake in the 2012 presidential election, Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, offered statements li...

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Kenner to open time capsule to celebrate Louisiana’s bicentennial

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

KENNER, La. (AP) — Kenner says it will open a time capsule as part of the celebration of Louisiana’s 200th anniversary. The time capsule does not date back that far however. City officials said Wednesday it was buried 25 years ago in Rivertown. ...

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Jindal travels to Utah, Colorado and New Mexico for Rep. fundraisers

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading southwest for a string of Republican money-raising events.

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New Mexico hot dog vendor attacked competitor with food cart

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque hot dog vendor faces a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after police say he rammed his food cart into a competitor. Police say Eric Kilmer

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Rubik’s Cube to get a museum exhibition for 40th anniversary

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s a puzzle, a metaphor and a hit toy — and in a couple of years, the Rubik’s Cube will be a museum exhibition in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The toy’s creator, Erno Rubik, 67, is being honored Friday at a gala a...

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Conviction of former Liberian president sends warning to tyrants

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Former Liberian President Charles Taylor became the first head of state since World War II to be convicted by an international war crimes court, a historic verdict that sends a message that tyrants worldwide will be tra...

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Ukraine marks 26th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: The Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Urging all nations to be extremely cautious with nuclear energy, Ukraine’s president thanked donors for financing the construction of a new, safer shelter over the damaged Chernobyl reactor on the 26th anniversary of the world’s wo...

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Zookeeper killed by elephant while moving her to an animal sanctuary

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am


WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand zookeeper killed by an African elephant had been trying to get the lonely pachyderm into an animal sanctuary because she knew it would be better off there, people who knew her say. Mila the elephant — kn...

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Mic'd Up: NFL Pro Bowl needs to be reevaluated or removed

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am

By: Micah Bedard

The NBA All-Star Game has the dunk contest. Major League Baseball’s annual midsummer classic shows off long bombs in the home run derby. The NFL Pro Bowl has nothing — no entertainment, no incentives and no fan support. The game hasn’t made sense f...

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Softball: No. 23 Tigers ready to face No. 12 Georgia on senior night

The Daily Reveille - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am


April has been an up-and-down month for the LSU softball team. The competition has been stiff — the Tigers traveled to then-No. 2 Alabama and then-No. 10 Tennessee before facing then-No. 22 Florida State at home. After that, LSU got back on the roa...

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