Cajuns win 13th straight in sweep over Hilltoppers

Cajuns win 13th straight in sweep over Hilltoppers

In their third sweep of a Sun Belt Conference opponent, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in three games …

‘Keys to democracy up for auction to highest bidder’

‘Keys to democracy up for auction to highest bidder’

I pledge allegiance to the bank accounts of the United Corporations of America, and to the oligarchy for which they stand, one economy, …

Big 3 elects to maintain ‘transparency,’ establish new traditions

Big 3 elects to maintain ‘transparency,’ establish new traditions

With the end of the spring semester fast approaching, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Student Government Association announced …


Taste doesn’t define you

Taste doesn’t define you

Like anyone too heavily influenced by “High Fidelity” and people who enjoy Nick Hornsby novels, I tricked myself into believing one common falsehood: That we are what we listen to. Not what you do for others, not what you say when people are unkind or think when you’re alone or believe when you’re desperate, but […]

Charles Richard receives Distinguished Professor Award

Charles Richard receives Distinguished Professor Award

Ever since writer, filmmaker and professor Charles Richard came to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette nine years ago to head the new moving image arts program, he has enlightened classes with his expertise, facilitated the production of creative work and changed students’ lives along the way. As a 2014 Distinguished Professor Award recipient, Richard’s […]

Fee increase for Transportation Services passes

Fee increase for Transportation Services passes

Referendum 1, proposed by the Student Government Association judicial branch that increases a $25 tuition fee to $50 to help fund new buses and amenities for the Office of Transportation Services, passed last week with a student vote of 939-854. “We are very proud that the referendum did pass,” said SGA President David Neef. “There […]

Cajuns win 13th straight in sweep over Hilltoppers

Cajuns win 13th straight in sweep over Hilltoppers

In their third sweep of a Sun Belt Conference opponent, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in three games at the WKU Softball Complex over the weekend, winning their 13th straight game. The No. 17 University of Louisiana at Lafayette maintained its top spot in the league standings by winning Sunday’s matchup […]

Scripture misunderstood

Scripture misunderstood

Last month, Sister Jane Dominic, a Dominican nun in Nashville, spoke at Charlotte Catholic High School in North Carolina. The speech, targeted at both college and high school students, is called “Masculinity and Femininity: Difference and Gift.” Dominic received a doctorate in sacred theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome and […]

Theaters make memories

Theaters make memories

  When the topic of movie theaters is introduced in conversation, a flurry of groans and complaints is usually quick to follow. Purchasing an overpriced ticket with overpriced concession food for a watered-down superhero movie just seems like a waste of time and money. Statistically, the facts accompany the general consensus. Ticket sales, which reached […]

Atheists struggle globally

Atheists struggle globally

I’ve written about the trials of being an atheist in America, but truthfully, it isn’t that bad here. There are plenty of people, both religious and non-religious, rallying against the ignorant, the superstitious and the fundamentalist, so I’m not alone here. Nor am I risking my life in speaking out. Many atheists around the world, […]

VP of Student Affairs search ends with Cottonham, Quinnan

VP of Student Affairs search ends with Cottonham, Quinnan

The committee created to fill the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s vice president for Student Affairs position, following the retirement of Raymond Blanco in 2009, has narrowed its search to two finalists, who were interviewed the past two Mondays. The finalists, coming from a pool of more than 40 applicants, were UL Lafayette interim Vice […]