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2 LSU students die Sunday afternoon after being discovered early morning in Tigerland-area apartment complex swimming pool

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police responded to the Cambridge West Apartments at 1315 Bob Petit in Tigerland early Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015, morning in response to finding a male and female victim were found unresponsive at the bottom of the pool. The victims' identities have not been released and the report states the pair may have entered the pool by jumping the fence because the gates were locked, and the pool was closed. The investigation is ongoing, BRPD said.

Two LSU graduate students died Sunday after they were found earlier that morning unresponsive at the bottom of a swimming pool in a Tigerland-area apartment complex, Baton Rouge police said. When police arrived at the Cambridge West Apartments, 1315 Bob Pettit Blvd., at about 1 a.m., they found Anton Joe, 25, and Ishita Maity, 28, at the… Continue reading →

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Blue pinwheels dot the south lawn at the Louisiana State Capitol, Friday, Apr. 24, 2015. The Pinwheels for Prevention campaign is a national movement which utilizes the pinwheel as a symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention.

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Blue pinwheels dot the south lawn at the Louisiana State Capitol, Friday, Apr. 24, 2015. The Pinwheels for Prevention campaign is a national movement which utilizes the pinwheel… Continue reading →

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Review: A visionary sci-fi thriller is born in ‘Ex Machina’

Photo provided by A24 Films -- Domhnall Gleeson plays the sharp programmer in the new sci-fi thriller, 'Ex Machina.'

Cinema has always been fascinated by androids. From “Metropolis” to “Blade Runner,” the juxtaposition of humans next to their artificial form has provided endless hours of stories that can be as exhilarating as they are poignant. Tough moral questions about consciousness and humanity… Continue reading →

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