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October 25, 2013
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For the first time in a decade, the enrollment numbers are up at Southern University. Shauna Sanford reports an aggressive nationwide recruitment effort has helped the school turn the corner. Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization? This month’s Louisiana Public Square explores the pros and cons of the legalization of marijuana. Thirty-three men were honored last weekend in Sunset, Louisiana, as the first inductees of the Louisiana High School Boxing Hall of Fame. Charlie Whinham reports these former combatants have forged lifetime friendships outside the ring.

Chapter 1 - Improving Numbers at Southern University (03:56) For the first time in a decade, the enrollment numbers are up at Southern University. Shauna Sanford reports an aggressive nationwide recruitment effort has helped the school turn the corner. SHARE


Chapter 2 - Pot or Not? The Decriminalization Debate (09:09) Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization? This month’s Louisiana Public Square explores the pros and cons of the legalization of marijuana. SHARE


Chapter 3 - Louisiana HS Boxing Hall of Fame Inducts 33 (16:11) Thirty-three men where honored last weekend in Sunset, LA, as the first class of the Louisiana High School Boxing Hall of Fame. Charlie Whinham reports these former combatants have forged lifetime friendships outside the ring. SHARE




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