Tag Archives: LSU football

Desperate for cash, Jindal tries to raise money off LSU football win

Gov. Bobby Jindal, his presidential campaign almost broke, desperately needs money. Just how desperate is Jindal for cash to keep his campaign alive? He sent this email to supporters (and me) last night after LSU’s victory over Florida in Tiger … Continue reading

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Les Miles is silent on higher ed cuts, but LSU AD Joe Alleva is speaking out

By Robert Mann Surely, LSU head football coach Les Miles is worried that if his school does not survive the current legislative session, his football team goes down with it. If Miles does know this and is alarmed, you’d never know … Continue reading

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Trashing the campus: In Louisiana, academics takes a back seat to football

By Robert Mann It’s Sunday morning after a big football game and a hung-over LSU campus slowly stirs. From Tiger Stadium to the Law Center, a small army of young men meanders among the beige stucco buildings, dragging orange garbage … Continue reading

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LSU Daily Reveille: “Athletics bailout is appreciated, but embarrassing”

There’s a very good editorial in today’s LSU Daily Reveille about the athletic department’s bailout of the main LSU campus: “Welcome to LSU, where the value of your education is determined by the football team’s success. “That great professor recruited … Continue reading

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