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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…

The Who Gets to Vote series ended on March 31 as Theodore Foster Ph.D., a professor of African American history at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, bid farewell to a Zoom call of participants for the last time.

There were two new COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last week, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, April 19, at 6:01 p.m.

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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…

Opinion

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…

Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Tue
71°
78°
Tue
78°/71°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 93%

Sunrise: 06:12:40 AM

Sunset: 07:57:13 PM

Humidity: 84%

Wind: SE @ 12mph

UV Index: 6 High

Tuesday Night

Thunderstorms likely this evening. Then a chance of scattered thunderstorms overnight. Low 71F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Localized flooding is possible.

Wed
70°
79°
Wed
79°/70°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 77%

Sunrise: 06:12:08 AM

Sunset: 07:57:51 PM

Humidity: 80%

Wind: ESE @ 14mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low near 70F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Thu
70°
81°
Thu
81°/70°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 93%

Sunrise: 06:11:37 AM

Sunset: 07:58:29 PM

Humidity: 79%

Wind: ESE @ 15mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Thursday Night

Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms before midnight. Low around 70F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Fri
67°
80°
Fri
80°/67°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 45%

Sunrise: 06:11:07 AM

Sunset: 07:59:07 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: ESE @ 15mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Friday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 66F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

Sat
64°
86°
Sat
86°/64°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 17%

Sunrise: 06:10:39 AM

Sunset: 07:59:44 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: ESE @ 12mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 64F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Sun
65°
86°
Sun
86°/65°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 06:10:12 AM

Sunset: 08:00:21 PM

Humidity: 65%

Wind: E @ 7mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Sunday Night

Mostly clear skies. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable.

Mon
66°
87°
Mon
87°/66°
Sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 06:09:46 AM

Sunset: 08:00:57 PM

Humidity: 63%

Wind: E @ 5mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Monday Night

Mostly clear skies. Low 66F. Winds light and variable.

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