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LSU grads, on your last day on campus, give your parents a tour of the library

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” ―Walter Cronkite By Robert Mann To the LSU class of 2017: Congratulations on surviving college. Next week, your parents and grandparents, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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The best of times, the worst of times: Inside LSU’s Middleton Library and the Cox Center

By Robert Mann In my column on NOLA.com | Times-Picayune that appeared online Friday morning, I write about the opulence of LSU’s Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes compared to the disrepair of the school’s shabby Middleton Library. Here are some … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Libraries: Bobby Jindal’s misplaced priorities

By Robert Mann It’s the best of times, it’s worst of times. It’s great times, in fact, for former Gov. Mike Foster. His protegé and former aide is the current governor, Bobby Jindal. So, he gets almost $2 million to create a … Continue reading

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