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Even if you’ve been out of school for a few years, you may still have a vivid reminder of college: your student loan debt. Since you’ve joined the workforce, you might be paying back your loans as...
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As I watch the race for our next president; I don’t see a Lincoln or a Jefferson emerging from the pack, and quite frankly, I’m disappointed that I don’t have more quality from which to choose. It’s...
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It never ceases to amaze me about how much Louisiana Tech University has placed itself on the cutting edge of science research. On Wednesday, Tech’s College of Engineering and Science will host Jodi...
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It is raining the day I write these words. I wish to express some heartfelt thanks. Normally, a comment about rain would be most insignificant. It does remind us of the most unusual period of...
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