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Student plays college jock, partner to detective in Web series

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

‘Subrosan’ premieres tonight on YouTube

Interdisciplinary studies junior Zack Payne stars in the second episode of the Web series “Subrosan,” premiering tonight at 8 p.m. on YouTube and premium Video on Demand outlets like Netflix. ...

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LSU Theatre’s ‘Spelling Bee’ full of laughs

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


Perhaps the most surprising aspect of LSU Theatre’s newest feature, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” is that it accomplishes s...

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Alternative card reader used in BR businesses

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm


Baton Rouge businesses are increasingly using Square as a mobile payment method. Square, a three-part system that consists of the Square Card Reader, Square Register and Pay with Square, is in use at almost 1,500 businesses in Baton Rouge, according ...

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Senate approves 56 new executive members

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Danielle KelleyDebate for one spot lasts an hour

The Student Government Senate spent its Wednesday meeting approving executive staff members and committee members, debating only one of the 56 positions for nearly an hour. The student in question was mass communication junior Drew Larose, who was ...

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Funds to renovate Vet School approved

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Rachel Warren

The Louisiana Board of Regents unanimously allocated $725,000 in state funds to the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine for several renovation projects during its Wednesday meeting. The school will use $330,000 to revamp its Exotics and Wildlife Clin...

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LSUPD controls University banishment

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Lauren Duhon

Banned, forbidden, restrained — these words are familiar to people who have remained at the University after being told to leave. Since January, LSUPD has made eight arrests for remaining after being forbidden. In 2011, 23 arrests occurred, compare...

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Baseball: Tigers squeak by Southeastern

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

LSU wins 4-3 on Wednesday

LSU coach Paul Mainieri looked up to the sky Wednesday night and asked the reporters circled around him whether there was a full moon.   That was the only thing he could come up with to e...

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Chavis nearing three-year contract extension

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

By: Staff Reports

LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis is about to become one of the highest-paid assistant coaches in college football. Chavis, who mad...

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RevRanks: "Chimpanzee"

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

distributed by Disneynature. Studio: Blacklight Films, Jane Goodall Institute

Much like “March of the Penguins,” “Chimpanzee” follows the story of a cartload of chimps, focusing on the adorable baby Oscar. There’s no denying this movie is cute — watching these primates climb trees, eat fruit and groom one another is downright ad...

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RevRanks: “Prototype 2”

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

Activision

When the first trailers for “Prototype 2” were released, audiences were convinced they were in for a relatable, emotional story about the main character, James Heller, using his superpowers to exact revenge for the death of his family. However, near th...

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RevRanks: Suckers, “Candy Salad”

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

Frenchkiss Records

Suckers’ second full-length album assumes a new, polished tone of elegance and precision without compromising the happy-go-lucky sing-alongs that float through 2010’s “Wild Smile.” Just as cat...

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RevRanks: The Wanted, “The Wanted” EP

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

Def Jam Recordings, Geffen Records

The UK music invasion continues as British boy band The Wanted unveil their American debut, an eponymous collection that merges content from its first two releases across the pond. A little more mature than their younger counterparts, One Direction, th...

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RevRanks: The Dandy Warhols, “This Machine”

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

The End Records

Over the course of eight studio albums, the career of Portland indie-rockers The Dandy Warhols’ has been marked by equal parts successful, catchy tracks and disappointingly mediocre fops. The ban...

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RevRanks: Jack White, “Blunderbuss”

The Daily Reveille - April 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

Label: Third Man Records/ Columbia

The creative direction behind The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather has finally been distilled into a single, satisfying elixir with Jack White’s first solo album, “Blunderbuss.” The genius with a ghostly pallor returns to the alternat...

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Three Tigers invade NYC as expected first-round NFL Draft picks

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm

Eight others could be drafted by the weekend's end

LSU is no stranger to the spotlight.   That spotlight only gets brighter for several former Tigers as they await their NFL fate with the league’s draft, starting tonight.   Three LSU standouts — cornerback Morris Claiborne, defensi...

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New Orleans festival to host new and old icons

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm


Friday marks the first taste of the signature platter of music and culture that comes with this year’s New Orleans Jazz and ' Heritage Festival. The festival will take place at the Fair Grounds Race Course this weekend and next, with musical acts begi...

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For Thinkers Only: It feeds stereotypes of the poor as drug users.

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm


Wait, you’re poor? If so, you definitely do drugs. It’s a fact. Unfortunately, that’s the kind of senseless thought process being propagated by legislators and proponents of mandatory drug-testing for welfare applicants. If you’re one of those as...

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Scum of the Girth: It’s only fair if they take government money.

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm


Welfare money is not drug money. Welfare money is for your kids, your groceries, your rent — not weed, strippers and angel dust. The Louisiana legislature recently took action to ensure that welfare money, which comes in the form of pre-paid debit ...

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The C-Section: Banning sex offenders from social media violates freedom of speech

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm


In 2009, Peter Chapman raped and murdered 17-year-old Ashleigh Hall in England. Chapman, a convicted double-rapist, coerced Hall into meeting him over Facebook. The catch: Chapman posed as an attractive 17-year-old boy. To combat this type of crime...

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Mic'd Up: Predictions for the top 10 drafts

The Daily Reveille - April 24, 2012 - 11:00pm


I love that the NFL Draft now takes place during primetime on Thursday night. It gives a national television audience the chance to see ESPN draft experts Mel Kiper and Todd

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