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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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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.

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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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After an up and down 2020-21 season, the Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball squad has revamped their entire roster from top to bottom. After gaining a multitude of Power Five talent, this Louisiana group looks destined for a standout 2021-22 season.

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…

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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…

OPINION  —  Earlier this semester, I wrote a piece on handling grief, and I briefly mentioned that anger can stem from it, but I did not address how to deal with it when it comes. Today, I will do just that.

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Fri
78°
94°
Fri
94°/78°
Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 70s.

Chance of Rain: 6%

Sunrise: 06:26:04 AM

Sunset: 08:03 PM

Humidity: 91%

Wind: W @ 3mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Friday Night

Clear skies. Low 78F. Winds light and variable.

Sat
78°
96°
Sat
96°/78°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 70s.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 06:26:40 AM

Sunset: 08:02:16 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: W @ 7mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 78F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
78°
95°
Sun
95°/78°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 70s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 06:27:17 AM

Sunset: 08:01:31 PM

Humidity: 65%

Wind: W @ 7mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy with an isolated thunderstorm possible after midnight. Low 78F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.

Mon
74°
90°
Mon
90°/74°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

Chance of Rain: 46%

Sunrise: 06:27:54 AM

Sunset: 08:00:45 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: W @ 8mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Monday Night

Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

Tue
71°
88°
Tue
88°/71°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 45%

Sunrise: 06:28:30 AM

Sunset: 07:59:58 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: NNW @ 6mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

Widely scattered showers or a thunderstorm early. Then partly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.

Wed
69°
88°
Wed
88°/69°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 06:29:07 AM

Sunset: 07:59:09 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: NNE @ 8mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
71°
90°
Thu
90°/71°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 19%

Sunrise: 06:29:43 AM

Sunset: 07:58:19 PM

Humidity: 62%

Wind: N @ 6mph

UV Index: 11 Extreme

Thursday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.

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