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After hearing a Japanese Folk Band in a farmer’s market in California, Cody Winters and his brother Danny Hiltz were hooked on Japanese music. Overtime, their love for Japanese music blossomed into a love of Japanese culture in general as the two brothers dreamed of eventually moving to Japa…

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OPINION — The Ragin’ Cajuns softball team has been amazing in recent years. This season, however, has been extra impressive. Up until April 17, the team has been on a 17-game win streak. This is almost as grand as the 29-game win streak back in 2019. 

OPINION  —  My top five University of Louisiana at Lafayette football players are Elijah Mitchell, Bralen Trahan, Trey Ragas, Lorenzo McCaskill and Kenneth Almendares who all played major roles in UL Lafayette’s success last season.

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OPINION — Nowadays there are so many streaming services available, with even more on the way. With so many out there, it’s hard to pick which to sign up for, especially if you’re on a college budget. Luckily, my cousin and I have an arrangement where we each pay for half of each streaming se…

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OPINION — Nowadays there are so many streaming services available, with even more on the way. With so many out there, it’s hard to pick which to sign up for, especially if you’re on a college budget. Luckily, my cousin and I have an arrangement where we each pay for half of each streaming se…

OPINION  —  In general, I would say that I am not a cynical person when it comes to our government and politics as a whole. I have trust in America’s institutions and government, though never to the extent where I believe them to be infallible, too far gone to be reformed or not worth the ti…

OPINION  —  In April of 2017, a small part of the internet busied itself with discussions of right and wrong. In February of this year, a larger part of the internet took up that same discussion yet again, this time with more fervor. Nerds argued with each other over black and white morality…

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Wed
71°
94°
Wed
94°/71°
Clear. Lows overnight in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 4%

Sunrise: 06:06:24 AM

Sunset: 08:11:53 PM

Humidity: 78%

Wind: NNE @ 3mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Wednesday Night

Clear skies. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
72°
93°
Thu
93°/72°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 4%

Sunrise: 06:06:32 AM

Sunset: 08:12:10 PM

Humidity: 49%

Wind: ENE @ 9mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Thursday Night

Clear skies with a few passing clouds. Low 72F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Fri
74°
87°
Fri
87°/74°
Rain and thunder. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 70s.

Chance of Rain: 78%

Sunrise: 06:06:41 AM

Sunset: 08:12:27 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: E @ 12mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Friday Night

Watching the tropics. Rain likely. Low 74F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a half an inch.

Sat
76°
85°
Sat
85°/76°
Watching the tropics. Cloudy, periods of rain. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 70s.

Chance of Rain: 83%

Sunrise: 06:06:52 AM

Sunset: 08:12:42 PM

Humidity: 80%

Wind: SE @ 12mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Saturday Night

Scattered thunderstorms. Low 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Sun
79°
87°
Sun
87°/79°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Chance of Rain: 72%

Sunrise: 06:07:04 AM

Sunset: 08:12:56 PM

Humidity: 76%

Wind: SW @ 13mph

UV Index: 10 Very High

Sunday Night

Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms later during the night. Low 79F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Mon
79°
88°
Mon
88°/79°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Chance of Rain: 58%

Sunrise: 06:07:17 AM

Sunset: 08:13:09 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Monday Night

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low 79F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tue
75°
85°
Tue
85°/75°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 70s.

Chance of Rain: 48%

Sunrise: 06:07:31 AM

Sunset: 08:13:20 PM

Humidity: 77%

Wind: SW @ 8mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight. Low around 75F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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