According to the US Coast Guard an oil gas platform owned by Black Elk Energy exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16. The Coast Guard confirms the fire was extinguished roughly one hour after the explosion.
The Purple and Gold can now be distinguished with another color - green. LSU is going green with new ecofriendly clamshells.
These ecofriendly clamshells are sold at the Bayou Bistreaux and On The Geaux in the Student Union.