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A Look Back: Parking Lot Madness

A Look Back: Parking Lot Madness

Kira Downing, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Back on Sept. 14, 2001, Lafayette was struggling with parking lot issues. There were not enough spaces in the front parking lot; therefore, the bus parking lot was used. However, only by the Cooperative Occupational Education (COE) students were granted access to use it. All of the cars in the bus...

Mystery Solved: Why are there chains blocking off rows in the parking lot?

Mystery Solved: Why are there chains blocking off rows in the parking lot?

Jessica Collins, Life Editor
April 12, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

In the beginning of the year, students that are generally upperclassmen pick their parking passes for the year. It’s a big rush to get a spot that isn’t on the outskirts; it’s better to be closest in the line of cars. Some people have different preferences on which lot to choose their spot in...

DIY: Baseball Bracelet

DIY: Baseball Bracelet

Kayley allen, Opinion Editor
April 9, 2016
Filed under DIY, Features

After this long, cold winter, baseball season has finally arrived yet again. For many St. Louisians, this means supporting the Cardinals in any way. One accessory any die-hard Cardinals fan should invest in is a baseball bracelet. Suitable for both genders, the baseball bracelet is stylish and easy...

HOSA members take home awards at State

HOSA members take home awards at State

Brinlee Frazier, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2016
Filed under Club Spotlight, Features, School News

Lafayette's HOSA (Future Health Professionals) recently returned from the State competition in Rolla, MO. The competition went well. Copious Lafayette HOSA participants received awards. These students were awarded for their performances in the following categories: CERT Skills (Disaster relief skills):...

Out and About: Byrd and Barrel

Out and About: Byrd and Barrel

Suzy Blalock, Webmaster
April 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Out and About, Top Stories

Last weekend, I ventured out to Cherokee Street. Instead of going to the usual Melt or Revel, where I usually frequent, I headed to the end of the street to check out a new place called Byrd and Barrel. This restaurant, which opened in September of 2015, is located at the intersection of Cherokee...

Humans of Lafayette: Meet Daniel Head

Humans of Lafayette: Meet Daniel Head

Seth Boester, Editor in Chief
April 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette, Top Stories

For some, music doesn't come easy. The ability to create a melody out of nothing is hard. But for Daniel Head, junior, jamming out with a guitar in his hands is natural. Head first started playing the guitar when he was in third grade. "Nothing specifically drew me to it. I just wanted to try something...

HOL: Meet Alex Dederer

HOL: Meet Alex Dederer

Kaitlyn Wylie, Feed Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Humans of Lafayette

You may recognize her when passing in the halls, but not really know the real Alex Dederer. She has played many character including this year Meg in Leading Ladies and Amber in Hairspray, but the real Dederer is more than just one of these roles. Alex moved here the summer before her sophomore year,...

DIY: Charger, Chargers, Chargers

Kira Downing, Reporter
March 31, 2016
Filed under DIY, Features

Tangled cords. Lost. Broken chargers. It's dreadful, no one wants to experience it. However, we have went through the broken charger or "I can't find find my charger."  Starting now, no one will have to go through that if they follow these simple steps. This small do it yourself (DIY) project...

Last Time I… saw my cousins

Last Time I… saw my cousins

Suzy Blalock, Webmaster
March 29, 2016
Filed under Features, The Last Time I..., Top Stories

Sarah Frederick, junior, saw her cousins over spring break. They live in Tulare, California, which is about 45 minutes south of Fresno, California. "I typically see them once a year," Frederick said. Her cousins range from a variety of ages, as there are over forty cousins. Frederick typically...