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For the first time in 82 years, the country will spend the month of March without one of the most iconic tournaments in the world. The NCAA, mounting worries over the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, has canceled its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments this month, leaving us without …

On Thursday, March 12, the Sun Belt Conference suspended all spring sports for the rest of the season. At the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, this includes women’s basketball, golf, baseball, softball, tennis, soccer and track and field.

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On March 20, Nintendo released “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for the Nintendo Switch. This is a game that fans have been vying for ever since the Switch itself was released in 2017. As the launch date grew closer and closer, fans chose names for their islands and discussed which villagers …

March has certainly been a busy month. An “invisible enemy,” as the president calls it, really has turned our society on its head. The only thing I ever hear about these days is social distancing, working from home, testing kits and aunties’ WhatsApp groupchats offering “the cure for Mrs. Rona.”

Opinion

When historians look back on this time in history — especially this election — they will probably do so with a particular sense of interest in the amount of political turbulence we seem to have experienced. There looks to be a pattern of political turmoil at the start of a new century, and t…

DISCLAIMER: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is recommended to practice forms of social distancing, which may include refraining from non-essential shopping. While supporting local business is vital to the community, mitigating the effects of this disease should be a collective priority…

Greece has a real problem with its history. When I think of Greek civilizations, my mind floods with rich culture, mythology, the arts and the birthplace of democracy. Though that's true of the Greek civilization as a whole, ancient Greece often overshadows the current decisions of the count…

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Mon
71°
82°
Mon
82°/71°
Cloudy. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:59:10 AM

Sunset: 07:25:51 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: ESE @ 9mph

UV Index: 6 High

Monday Night

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 71F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tue
51°
82°
Tue
82°/51°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:57:59 AM

Sunset: 07:26:27 PM

Humidity: 65%

Wind: WNW @ 15mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear skies. Low 51F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.

Wed
56°
74°
Wed
74°/56°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:56:48 AM

Sunset: 07:27:04 PM

Humidity: 49%

Wind: NE @ 9mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy skies during the evening will give way to cloudy skies overnight. Low 56F. Winds light and variable.

Thu
63°
77°
Thu
77°/63°
Cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:55:37 AM

Sunset: 07:27:40 PM

Humidity: 55%

Wind: ESE @ 9mph

UV Index: 6 High

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy skies. Low 63F. Winds light and variable.

Fri
66°
81°
Fri
81°/66°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:54:27 AM

Sunset: 07:28:17 PM

Humidity: 63%

Wind: SE @ 8mph

UV Index: 7 High

Friday Night

Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers later at night. Low 66F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Sat
65°
80°
Sat
80°/65°
Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 06:53:17 AM

Sunset: 07:28:54 PM

Humidity: 74%

Wind: E @ 7mph

UV Index: 6 High

Saturday Night

Overcast with rain showers at times. Low around 65F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.

Sun
70°
83°
Sun
83°/70°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 06:52:07 AM

Sunset: 07:29:31 PM

Humidity: 71%

Wind: SE @ 10mph

UV Index: 6 High

Sunday Night

A few showers early with isolated thunderstorms developing late. Low around 70F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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