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A love for Lululemon

RUNNING HAS BECOME A way for me to stay in SHAPE and relieve stress, so as I began to pursue it more and more, I wanted a product that would motivate me while ensuring that […]

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Barnes elected to COSBP

Louisiana State University School of Law student KENNETH BARNES JR. has been elected vice-chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents. COSBP is a state entity that comprises Student Government Presidents from public in- stitutions […]

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Komunyakka receives honorary Doctorate

Pulitzer Prize winning poet YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at Centenary College’s May 3 graduation alongside Moonbot creator WILLIAM JOYCE. A Bogalusa native, Komunyakaa is veteran of the Vietnam War as well […]

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Consequences

Here’s look at the books written by Baton Rouge natives that have landed on THE DRUM staff’s bookshelf. These books are available in major bookstores and online. The story of four women trying to balance […]

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For Winners Only

Here’s look at the books written by Baton Rouge natives that have landed on THE DRUM staff’s bookshelf. These books are available in major bookstores and online. By Marvin Anderson Published by Insight Publishing Group. […]

Who to watch

WHO TO WATCH: Myeshia Carter

MYESHIA CARTER IS A 22-YEAR-old native of Baton Rouge. She grew up in a single parent home with seven siblings, where she was number six of her mother’s eight children. Growing up, Carter’s family was not always financially stable as they had to live […]