Leader photo by T. SCOTT BOATRIGHT
Top: New Habitat homeowner Lou Moss (left) shares a hug with Lincoln Parish Habitat for Humanity President Nancy Bergeron. Bottom Left: Around 50 university students, Habitat for Humanity members and community residents came out Saturday to see the new Habitat for Humanity home. Bottom Right: Homeowner Lou Moss takes a moment to talk to Tech senior architecture student Alex Chapman during Saturday’s open house ceremony.
The hug said it all.
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Louisiana Tech Athletics is teaming up with Northern Louisiana Medical Center (NLMC) and The Minute Magazine for the fifth annual Bulldogs Tackling Breast Cancer Campaign that will also include the inaugural “Wiggin’ Out” dinner this year.
This year’s events are centered around the Oct. 1 Louisiana Tech vs. Hawaii football game as all proceeds from the fundraisers surrounding it will go to benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure NECLA Affiliate as well as women who are undergoing chemotherapy.
If Jeffrey Yule, assistant professor of biological and environmental sciences at Louisiana Tech University, and his colleagues are correct, zoos in the future could feature cloned extinct species, robotic animal exhibits and parks where the visitors are confined and the animals are free to roam the grounds.
Yule was among a group of experts from the U.S. and Europe representing various biological science disciplines who were invited this month to participate in the “Symposium on the Future of Zoos” held at Canisius College and the Buffalo Zoo in Buffalo, N.Y. The goal of the symposium was to discuss and envision what zoos might look like in 50 or 100 years, as a result of an ever-growing human population and dwindling wildlife habitats.
Bill Elmore tries out a Monster Moto mini bike during a meeting with the CEOs Tuesday at the Historic Fire Department. The purpose of the meeting was to network with Alexander Keechle and Rick Sukkar, the CEOs of Monster Moto, which announced it’s locating their new plant in Ruston.