KRVS Local

KRVS Local
9:32 am
Thu November 15, 2012

A New Louisiana Law Limiting Sex Offenders to Social Networking

65% of online sex offenders use social networking sites to gain home and school information about their victim. (Journal of Adolescent Health 47, 2010)
Credit Kelly Tien

Governor Bobby Jindal has recently signed a new Louisiana law making it the first

of its kind in the nation requiring all sex offenders and child predators to identify themselves on

their personal social media pages such as Facebook or Myspace. The required information listed

should include the title of sex offender or child predator, the convicted crime, the jurisdiction of

the conviction, a description of their physical appearance, and residential address.

The passing of the new law has brought slight ease to users and despite few objectors, it

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KRVS Local
3:02 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

KRVS to Broadcast Live CD Release Party for En Francais Vol. 2

KRVS broadcasts from the kitchen at the Blue Moon Saloon in Downtown Lafayette Saturday night to bring you the sounds of En Francais Volume 2, presented by Bayou Teche Brewing.  The event is a CD release party for the second Cajun and Creole Rock and Roll creation of Louis Michot of the Lost Bayou Ramblers, Bayou Teche Brewing's Karlos Knott, and co-producer Todd Mouton.  The sessions were recorded at Dockside Studios in Milton, Louisiana, with local favorites recreating classic rock songs with Louisiana French Lyrics.  Scheduled to perform live on the Blue Moon stage Saturday nigh

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KRVS Local
1:45 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Louisiana Tries to Improve Math Scores

Louisiana is in an educational slump due to bottom-ranking math scores throughout the state. Since 2007, it’s national ranking has been 44th and below. In order for things to change in Louisiana, teachers are coming together and forming better teaching skills for children. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Professor Peter Sheppard, along with three other professors at UL Lafayette wrote and submitted this grant.

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KRVS Local
1:34 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Students from Indian mistreated by other international students

Annie, an international student who attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is facing discrimination by students from her very own country. As a Christian, Annie is looked down upon by her Hindu roommates. They make sure she is aware of their disapproval by stealing her food and making her feel like everything she does is a mistake.  “It’s just like the Hindus treat Christians in India,” says Annie. 

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KRVS Local
1:30 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

UL Lafayette presents "Comedy Tonight"

Rehearsals for “Comedy Tonight”, a UL Lafayette opera, are in full motion. It will feature two acts of scenes from several different shows. Abby Boudreaux, playing the role of Susanna in “The Marriage of Figaro” believes, “It actually will educate you a lot on different operas. We have stuff by Mozart, Rossini, Pergolesi, and Donizetti.

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