During this day and age where severe budget cuts seem to come on a monthly basis to higher education, good news is always welcome.
So Louisiana Tech University must be feeling a little better following more than $700,000 being given to the school’s College of Engineering and Science in recent days. Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that the National Science Foundation has awarded Tech a grant worth more than half a million dollars.
For the past several weeks, I’ve found myself wondering if I’m reading the sports section or National Enquirer, given the shenanigans of various players located from Baton Rouge to Coral Gables and points in between.
The state of Louisiana has declared: “Cyberbullying is the transmission of any electronic textual, visual, written, or oral communication with the malicious and willful intent to coerce, abuse, torment, or intimidate a person under the age of 18 ... whoever commits the crime of cyberbullying shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.”