The Press Club of New Orleans will host a luncheon with LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the offices of GNO Inc., 365 Canal St., Suite 2300.

Alexander will discuss recent state budget cuts and their impact on LSU and its partnerships in New Orleans. He also will answer questions.

Tickets are $10 a person and can be purchased online at .

Also, on Thursday night, the Press Club will sponsor a comedy night at Walk-On’s, 1009 Poydras St., to raise money for college scholarships benefiting students pursuing an education in news media. WWL-TV’s Doug Mouton will host, and comedians Jodi Borrello and J.D. Sledge will perform. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a cocktail hour; the show will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The venue will be open till 10 p.m.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at