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Assistant softball coaches dismissed following Mike Lotief's termination

Assistant softball coach Chris Malveaux and video coordinator Kate Malveaux have been dismissed from their posts following head softball coach Mike Lotief's termination, university spokesman Charlie Bier said in an email release Wednesday, Nov. 1. Read more


Fats Domino dies at 89; legacy will be remembered

Fats Domino, 89, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from natural causes after a lifetime of being an influential musician. Read more

Dancers bring Hilliard museum exhibits to life in mobile performance

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette's dance department performed Wednesday Nov. 1 from 6-8pm among the exhibitions in the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum. Read more

Victim's mom begs Trump: Do something!


Volleyball ends season with two home wins

The Louisiana volleyball team came away with wins at their last two games of the season against University of Texas — Arlington and Texas State. Read more

Cross country grabs fifth place at Sun Belt Conference

The men’s team finished fifth overall in the 8-kilometer race and the women’s team placed fifth overall in the 5-kilometer race at the Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 28. Read more

Former Cajuns lose steam following injuries

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Politics: POTUS' State of the Union adress could use a fact check

Arguably the biggest speech of the year for a president, the State of the Union lays out two crucial things: what’s happened in our country in the past year and what is to come in the next. The State of the Union is the chance for the president to shine, to truly show his country why they de… Read more

Secular: Young adults are noticing tension between politics, religion, survey says

The Public Religion Research Institute recently released the results of a survey of younger Millennials and older members of Generation Z (roughly ages 15-24), which would include most of today’s college students. The results of this survey are an attempt to predict how the future of America… Read more

Politics: SGA's freedom of speech resolution is right move

On Monday, Jan. 29, the Student Government Association passed a resolution encouraging the university to edit the Student Code of Conduct. The code in question states, among other restrictions, that “distasteful or offensive displays, messages or printouts” are not allowed on the school netw… Read more

Upcoming Events

Book Talk With Ernest J. Gaines

The Ernest J. Gaines Center is excited to host a book talk with world-renowned author Dr. Er… Read more

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The Mr. & Ms. Umoja Scholarship Pageant Informational

Want to learn more about the biggest co-ed pageant on campus? Come out to our Mr. & Ms. … Read more