The Electric Awareness Acid Test takes over

The Electric Awareness Acid Test takes over

Nationwide, people have begun dumping battery acid on their heads to promote finding a cure for childhood head lice. Dubbed “The …

University ecology center continues cocoa experiment

University ecology center continues cocoa experiment

For the past 21 years, the University of Louisiana and Lafayette’s Ecology Center has been growing their own cocoa in greenhouses. Dr. …

Master Plan execution to update parking, buildings

Master Plan execution to update parking, buildings

As another semester begins and the campus once again springs to life, one would have to have his or her nose buried pretty deep in his or …


Ragin’ Cajuns dominate against Southern

Ragin’ Cajuns dominate against Southern

Arguably one of the most anticipated seasons in Ragin’ Cajun football history could not have started on a better note. The Cajuns thrashed the Southern Jaguars 45-6 to open the season at Cajun Field with 36,170 people in attendance. The attendance marked the third largest crowd in school history. From opening kick, the Cajuns dominated the Jaguars. […]

Marc Broussard headlines at Ragin’ Roar

Marc Broussard headlines at Ragin’ Roar

Ragin’ Roar is always the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s biggest pep rally of the year, held on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Blackham Coliseum to pump up students for the upcoming football season. The pep rally and concert is put on by the Spirit Committee of the University Program Council. Despite the […]

Rec Fest a success among students

Rec Fest a success among students

“You can walk it, you can run it, you can crawl it, but you’ve got to finish,” said David Jamie, a University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduate student in sports management, as well as Wednesday night’s master of ceremonies. Yelling words of encouragement at the Color Run participants, he was one of the more visible […]

Deal with city gov’t leases buses to university

Deal with city gov’t leases buses to university

University of Louisiana at Lafayette now has the opportunity to employ Lafayette city buses as transportation between Cajun Field and campus for its students and faculty members, according to university and city-parish officials. On Aug. 19, the City-Parish Council approved an agreement with the university to use up to five city buses, adding to the […]

The Electric Awareness Acid Test takes over

The Electric Awareness Acid Test takes over

Nationwide, people have begun dumping battery acid on their heads to promote finding a cure for childhood head lice. Dubbed “The Childhood Lice Battery Acid Challenge,” the highly corrosive and destructive material is put into buckets and then dumped on the heads of American supporters by their closest friends and family members. They started out […]

Big Business v. Rights

Big Business v. Rights

According to the Supreme Court, corporations are people with religious beliefs. Justice Alito wrote for the majority how Hobby Lobby and other similar companies don’t have to provide certain forms of birth control to female employees, despite the employees working for it. Although Hobby Lobby argued these forms of birth control caused abortion, no medical […]

Cajuns softball add three transfers

Cajuns softball add three transfers

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball welcomed three players to the Sun Belt Championship team, Monday head coach Michael Lotief said. This addition to the nine freshmen joining the program this year are Kristen Schwirtlich, Katie Repole, and Taylor Terrio who each come from Division I schools. The trio were all standouts in their previous programs. Schwirtlich […]