Candidates run in heated battle for judgeship: Charlie Fitzgerald

Candidates run in heated battle for judgeship: Charlie Fitzgerald

NAME: Charlie Fitzgerald AGE: 40, turns 41 on Oct. 29, 2014 PARTY: Republican HOMETOWN: Lafayette PROFESSION: Attorney EDUCATION: Louisiana State University, bachelor of science with a concentration in microbiology, 1997; LSU, juris doctor, 2001   Charlie Fitzgerald said what makes him different from his opponent, incumbent Judge Susan Theall, is that his experience with his […]

Candidates run in heated battle for judgeship: Judge Susan Theall

Candidates run in heated battle for judgeship: Judge Susan Theall

NAME: Susan Theall AGE: 57 PARTY: Republican HOMETOWN: Jennings PROFESSION: Attorney; Family Court judge 15th Judicial District EDUCATION: University of Southwestern Louisiana Bachelor (now UL Lafayette), bachelor of arts in English, 1980; Loyola University Law School, juris doctor, 1985. Fifteenth Judicial District Family Court Judge Susan Theall spoke with the Advanced reporting class, to express […]

Homecoming week celebrates everything UL

Homecoming week celebrates everything UL

  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette announced its homecoming theme as “Cajuns Ever After,” which will be celebrated through The University Program Council’s traditions committee has worked on this week’s Homecoming events including Cajun Karaoke, Ragin’ Cajun’s Carnival, Yell Like Hell and Ragin’ Cajuns Food Truck Round-Up. The UPC has also introduced a new […]

‘Hoof It’ for free dance lessons at Feed & Seed

‘Hoof It’ for free dance lessons at Feed & Seed

Every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Feed & Seed, Lafayette local Britlyn Delahoussaye offers free dance lessons. “Hoof it at the Warehouse: Free Dance Thursdays” began earlier this month. Delahoussaye said she plans to change the style of dance every month. This past Thursday was the last Zydeco class, but November […]

Football Preview: Cajuns hit field against Jaguars

Football Preview: Cajuns hit field against Jaguars

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns look to remain undefeated in conference play when they take on the South Alabama Jaguars Saturday afternoon for the team’s homecoming game. The Cajuns (4-3, 3-0) are coming off a nationally televised victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves and have won three games straight. Against the Red Wolves, the Cajuns […]

History Lesson: The Beginning of Film

History Lesson: The Beginning of Film

Last week’s column touched on the relationship between film and history, how the two interact within the context of movies, but what about the history of film? When someone mentions Hollywood an image immediately appears, most often either that of the black and white romances from the 1940s or of today’s slick and vapid action […]

Students weigh in on senate race, gay marriage, pot

Students weigh in on senate race, gay marriage, pot

A recent survey of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette student body revealed an overwhelming 43.4 percent of students, who are undecided on their choices for candidates in the Nov. 4 U.S. Senate primary. The survey also showed 54.9 percent favored same-sex marriage and three-fourths favor some kind of reform of marijuana laws. Among students […]