Record number of students graduate in May

Record number of students graduate in May

  A record number of students graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on May 15 at the Cajundome. That number, 1,641, …

SGA President leads by example

SGA President leads by example

From planning for the fall semester to figuring out how to increase Student Government Association visibility, SGA President Kirsten Allen …

Shortstop drafted for Cincinnati Reds

Shortstop drafted for Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds drafted University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s standout junior shortstop Blake Trahan June 9, with its third round …

1977 assault finally reported

1977 assault finally reported

  On June 8, 2015 at 10:52 a.m., it was reported to police that a sexual battery took place when a student attempted to transfer to …

 

Record number of students graduate in May

Record number of students graduate in May

  A record number of students graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on May 15 at the Cajundome. That number, 1,641, encompasses students who were awarded bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Fourteen of those students graduated with 4.0 grade-point averages. Golden Anniversary graduates from the UL Lafayette class of 1965 led the student […]

Asking Atheists About Their Favorite Bible Verses

Asking Atheists About Their Favorite Bible Verses

I ended last semester with a selection of awful Bible verses, and what I picked was only a small handful. But I’ve maintained that there’s much good in the Bible, too. It’s a complex book that is too easily reduced to a symbol by both Christians and non-Christians. Journalist Valerie Tarico asked some prominent atheists […]

SGA President leads by example

SGA President leads by example

From planning for the fall semester to figuring out how to increase Student Government Association visibility, SGA President Kirsten Allen hopes to follow Dane Adam’s advice of leaving things better than how they were originally. “As (the) Big Three, we want to do more for the students because we would not be in office if […]

Shortstop drafted for Cincinnati Reds

Shortstop drafted for Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds drafted University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s standout junior shortstop Blake Trahan June 9, with its third round pick during the 2015 MLB First-Year Players’ Draft. Occasionally projected as a late first round selection, the reigning Sun Belt Player of the Year had to wait until the draft’s second day for a club […]

Ragin’ Cajuns fall short of super regionals

Ragin’ Cajuns fall short of super regionals

  The Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team bowed out of postseason contention Sunday night (date needed?) after a 3-6 loss to intrastate rivals Louisiana State University in Game 2 of the Baton Rouge Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers advanced to face Texas Christian University at the College World Series in Omaha while the […]

Building something out of nothing

Building something out of nothing

It is to my knowledge that religious people feel as though it is their life’s work, and their duty to their God, to spread their religion to people who believe in another religion. I am here to counter that argument. It isn’t that I’m anti-missionary. It isn’t that I’m anti-volunteer work. It isn’t that I’m […]

Men’s Track Team receives honors at Sun belt

Men’s Track Team receives honors at Sun belt

The men’s 4×100 relay team represented Ragin’ Cajuns track and field at nationals June 10-13 during the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. The team of Tyler Hughes, Hanoj Carter, Devin Davis and Jeryl Brazil competed in the men’s 4×100 relay semifinal, but did not advance further […]

‘Together, we are The Vermilion’

‘Together, we are The Vermilion’

I love journalism. I remember in middle school I’d take notes in my green composition notebook about murders in New Orleans, the weather and Ray Nagin’s political nonsense — anything that was covered on the channel 6 WDSU news, and then I would tell my friends in school while we ate our pancake and sausage […]

Elkins and Landry named All-American

Elkins and Landry named All-American

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Wednesday that Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball junior catcher Lexie Elkins and junior outfielder Shellie Landry were among the 55 athletes nationwide to receive spots on the 2015 NFCA’s Division I All-American teams. Elkins, described by the NFCA as “one of the premier power hitters” in Division I, took her […]