Oct. 9, 2015 01:42 PM
The governor wannabe reaches lazily for the low-hanging fruit, promising to drug test welfare recipients — a policy that stigmatizes the poor, wastes taxpayer money and produces negligible results ...
Sept. 1, 2015 01:14 PM
An unexpected surprise landed on my desk recently, reminding me of a father whose humility matched his talent ...
Aug. 3, 2015 12:20 AM
In the stages of grief, I'm stuck on anger ...
July 1, 2015 02:10 PM
Lower the Confederate battle flag — from the official places of reverence across the Deep South, from your front porch and the back window of your pickup, from your bumpers and dorm rooms and belt buckles and ball caps ...
June 1, 2015 11:21 AM
Contemporary Lafayette will either pay for its 20th century growth or pass the cost to our kids and grandkids ...
May 1, 2015 01:02 PM
Eric Abshire and Seth Fontenot have at least two things in common: They’re both killers and object lessons in American exceptionalism ...
Dec. 1, 2014 08:43 AM
We’ve been working on the new site for months in concert with Wehaa, a Wisconsin web-hosting company that is bringing innovation, accessibility and reader engagement to alternative media like us ...
Nov. 30, 2014 05:01 PM
Our new website debuts today. [Editor's Note (10:29 a.m., Monday, Dec. 1): As with all things complicated and digital, the switch-over to our new site is requiring some tinkering on the web-hosting end. The new site should be operable this afternoon ...
Oct. 28, 2014 09:21 PM
It's possible. Photo by Robin May On the evening of Nov. 5, Lafayette Superintendent Pat Cooper may well have "former" affixed to his title (it will still be unofficial, of course, as he's likely to challenge his dismissal) ...
Aug. 1, 2014 10:45 AM
Lafayette is ready to embark on a master plan for growth, but will old habits impede our progress? When Lafayette outgrew Downtown and the surrounding established neighborhoods a half century ago, we headed south down Johnston Street, throwing up ...

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