The University of Louisiana System's Board of Supervisors approved a 10 percent tuition increase last month. Nine schools, including the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are included in this system. The increase will not be finalized until the UL System's Board of Regents approves it. This would result in a $540 per year increase for in-state tuition and $1,300 for out-of-state tuition at UL Lafayette. UL Lafayette has met the LA GRAD Act requirement and has the ability to increase tuition by 10 percent. Story by Lillian Brown
Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski is a physician who has been treating cancer patients with an alternative therapy he discovered in the 1970s for over 30 years. Some cancer patients, like Youngsville native Carolyn Landry, know nothing about him, because he has been sued by the FDA many times over the last 15 years for “unlawful practices”. He continues to treat and in numerous cases cure people of cancer, some of which were deemed terminally ill by traditional doctors.
In preparation for the Sun Belt Conference tournament, the Men’s Ragin’ Cajun Basketball team have some obstacles to overcome. Through a rigorous season of college basketball, the Cajuns have a laundry list of injuries. Can teammates of the lead-scorer, Bryant Mbamalu, lend a helping hand when he needs it most? Story by Jarrett Reed
Fashion followers on the University of Louisiana’s campus tells what trends women are following this spring. Jessica Robek, fashion professor, makes her a fashion advice admissible to women even if they are on a budget. She explains the colors, prints, and also fads that have gone and come again over the years. Courtney Jones, fashion major, reveals her input on what women this spring could do to spice up an outfit this spring that will be sure to turn heads. Story by Tonice White
The UL football team Spring game last month gave the fans lots to watch as they displayed what seemed like an act of War on the field. Two players were imjured to a point of no return for next season. The game was so rough they had to end it just a tad bit early. Although, there were a few negatives there were positives with the way defense progressed over the spring.