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Honors Program to become Honors College

Bricks tumble as tracked excavators rip into the walls of the old Brooks-Shivers Hall. The sounds of smashing and rumbling echo constantly throughout the campus. Full story

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Autistic students not defined by ‘limitations’

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorder is associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical health issues, according to the Autism Speaks website.    An estimated 750,000 young adults with autism are expected to enter adulthood in the next decade, the vast majority of whom will end up unemployed or underemployed, according to the advocacy organization Autism Works. Full story

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Lamar guard Preston Mattingly makes switch from diamond to hardwood

“You put all your stock, and you worked so hard for one thing, when you don’t achieve that goal it’s always tough.” Full story

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Get your copy of the Fall 2013 UPbeat in the November 21 edition of the Lamar University Press newspaper. Full story

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With the increase in autism awareness, historians are looking back at some of history’s greats to see if they exhibit symptoms of the syndrome.
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Scary Diagnosis

Kenney remains optimistic, caring in face of breast cancer

For an onlooker, it is hard to imagine that her face is hiding a long history of illness and suffering.

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Boy Toys

Jayson Craig

The 30-year-old Groves native has a closet full of figurines and stuffed toys that reflect his love of television and movies.

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