African-American literature, authors central to Labor Department’s "Books that Shaped Work in America" project

From Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” to Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” African-American literature and authors are represented in the titles of fiction, nonfiction, plays

Pet safety tips for holiday season

Ah, the holidays. Food, family, friends--but for man's best friend, it takes a little extra to be safe.

National Hurricane Museum and Science Center may find home in La.

Louisiana may be the home of a new National Hurricane Museum and Science Center. State and national leaders are pushing for the museum and science center to be built near Interstate 10 in Lake Charles.

OSHA cites Williams Olefins for safety violations due to Geismar plant explosion

Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations, including one willful, by the U.S.

Fort Polk Progress announces Education Initiative to address military education evaluations

Fort Polk Progress is confident that the Vernon Parish School District can withstand the scrutiny called for by Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno in an Oct. 31 article published by the Army Times.

Outback Bowl trip to offer more than football

The LSU-Iowa Outback Bowl matchup may not have Tiger fans running out the room to book reservations.

SU excited about SWAC championship victory; 10 years since last win

The SWAC trophy is back on the bluff. The Southern jaguars took down the Jackson State tigers 34 to 27 Saturday in Reliant stadium.

SEC's Manziel, McCarron among Heisman hopefuls

Four quarterbacks and two running backs are among a record-tying six Heisman finalists.

Bowl Schedule for 2013-14

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end, and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.

Nelson Mandela's legacy lives on at Southern University

Since the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela last week, many on the Southern University campus have been speaking out about the great leader's life and legacy.