International Week offers diverse events for students

International Week offers diverse events for students

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has 665 international students from 98 countries. Amongst those students lies the International …

China’s middle class continues to grow

China’s middle class continues to grow

Despite Chinese students making up about 31 percent of the U.S. international student body, that country’s student population at …

University Alumni  Association hosts  annual Spring Gala

University Alumni Association hosts annual Spring Gala

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Alumni Association hosted its 19th annual Spring Gala, honoring Dwight W. Andrus, Jr; a silent …

SGA debates amendments, prepares for semester’s end

SGA debates amendments, prepares for semester’s end

The Student Government Association discussed budget, new amendments and incoming budget cuts in anticipation of the fall semester. Senators …

 

Lane Mack: rough around the edges

Lane Mack: rough around the edges

Lane Mack’s hands are rough. Weather-worn and gruff, raw in places, calloused over in others, it fits the rock/blues musician’s style like a well-earned glove.   He’s a hard worker, both in his father’s carpentry shop where his hands took that beating and in his art. If you pay attention, pieces of Lane Mack can […]

The Controversy of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ex-Muslim

The Controversy of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ex-Muslim

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a fierce critic of Islam, is making news again with her new book,  “Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now.” It can seem patronizing, or even racist, when Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris talk about how backwards they think Islam is. But Hirsi Ali was born in Somalia and raised as a […]

International Week offers diverse events for students

International Week offers diverse events for students

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has 665 international students from 98 countries. Amongst those students lies the International Student Council, a council composed of the presidents of organizations for students of different ethnicity or international students. The ISC hosts International Week every spring. International Week serves as an opportunity for students to learn about […]

China’s middle class continues to grow

China’s middle class continues to grow

Despite Chinese students making up about 31 percent of the U.S. international student body, that country’s student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is surprisingly low. According to the UL Lafayette’s Office of International Affairs, there are 55 Chinese students out of 665 total international students at the school. Indian students currently make up […]

Clinton’s candidacy overshadows better Democrat

Former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced unsurprisingly that she’s running for president Sunday unsurprisingly, and I’m not exactly stoked. By far the Democratic front-runner, Clinton is a leviathan with no serious threat from her colleagues on the left. And with a heavily populated Republican primary, she could sail to the White House. […]

SGA debates amendments, prepares for semester’s end

SGA debates amendments, prepares for semester’s end

The Student Government Association discussed budget, new amendments and incoming budget cuts in anticipation of the fall semester. Senators approved Amendment 11 after debate. The amendment will enable the senate to elect the senate chair at the final regular spring semester meeting so the selected chair can acclimate himself or herself to the position for […]