The Maroon

Prison stocks fluctuate around political events

Colleen Dulle

January 19, 2017

In August 2016, when the Justice Department announced it was going to phase out private prisons, the publicly-traded prison companies' stock prices fell steeply. GEO Group’s stock dropped by 40 percent, from $32.39 to $19.51...

Senate runoff getting little attention

Nick Reimann

December 2, 2016

Election season is not over in Louisiana.There will be a runoff election for Louisiana Senate Dec. 10 between Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell after no candidate received at least 50 percent of the vote in ...

LSU parts ways with Les Miles

Brian Wollitz

September 27, 2016

Longtime LSU football coach Les Miles was fired Sunday after spending 12 seasons with the Tigers since 2005. LSU athletics announced Miles' firing just the day after LSU lost to Auburn giving them a 2-2 record. LSU is 2-2 for ...

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