UL assistant dean of students for Greek Affairs arrested for DWI

UL assistant dean of students for Greek Affairs arrested for DWI

  Erica Schwartz, the assistant dean of students for Greek Affairs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was arrested Tuesday, …

Half-naked students stand up against violence against women

Half-naked students stand up against violence against women

Thirteen half-naked students — 12 women and one man — sweated outside the U last Wednesday afternoon in ribbons, lace, bras, panties, …

Shawn Long announces return to basketball team

Shawn Long announces return to basketball team

  Ragin’ Cajun big man Shawn Long decided to come back for his senior season as a member of the basketball team. Long made his …

University grad program acknowledged by review site

University grad program acknowledged by review site

  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s electrical engineering graduate program was rated ninth in the nation by …

 

10 tips to prepare for Finals Week

Ten things you’ll be glad you knew during Finals Week. 1. If you’re going to take your chances and study in the library, an extension cable is necessary. I can’t explain how many times I’ve been to the library during finals week and couldn’t charge my laptop or phone because of energy sucking MacBooks and […]

Half-naked students stand up against violence against women

Half-naked students stand up against violence against women

Thirteen half-naked students — 12 women and one man — sweated outside the U last Wednesday afternoon in ribbons, lace, bras, panties, sports bras and corsets to bring sharp, head-turning awareness to sexual harassment. In doing so, the demonstrators sought to empower not only themselves, but other women as well, through their own installation of […]

University grad program acknowledged by review site

University grad program acknowledged by review site

  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s electrical engineering graduate program was rated ninth in the nation by graduateprograms.com. Ratings were gathered between Sept. 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015 from over 70,000 current and recent graduate students from over 1,600 nationwide graduate programs who posted reviews on the website. Rankings were determined based on […]

A Spice of Cajun Life; 2015 Lagniappe Week

A Spice of Cajun Life; 2015 Lagniappe Week

    The University Program Council celebrated its 41st annual Lagniappe Week with ‘A Spice of Cajun Life,’ showcasing daily events for students that all led up to Lagniappe Day on Wednesday, April 27. Lagniappe means “a little extra.” It’s intention on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus is to serve as a break […]

Powerlifting seniors recap their careers

Powerlifting seniors recap their careers

    After placing sixth in the U.S. Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia, the  University of Louisiana at Lafayette powerlifting seniors recalled how they began their careers and its “bittersweet” end. Overall, both men and women’s teams fell short of the top five. Despite both teams’ shortcomings, team captain and senior exercise science major […]

The Bad Influence of the “Good Book”

The Bad Influence of the “Good Book”

  The Bible is called the “Good Book” because Christians view it as the ultimate source of morality and wisdom, but many atheists also say reading the Bible is a way to lose one’s faith, pointing out how much of it is either outdated or just plain immoral. While we often hear positive verses on […]

Editor-in-chief says farewell to paper, staff

Editor-in-chief says farewell to paper, staff

Well, this is it, ya’ll. This will be my last issue of The Vermilion ever. It’s been real. After three years of working at this paper, I’ve done everything: From reporting to building and updating the website to designing the layout and running the whole damn thing. It’s been an absolute blast. These last two […]