The Do’s and Don’ts of Preparing for Exams

The Do's and Don'ts of Preparing for Exams

December 9, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

With midterms just around the corner, everyone is surely stressing about those big tests. And if you aren’t, you either really know what you’re doing, or you really don’t. So I’ve talked to a few experienced students and teachers for the things that work and the things that don’t... Read more »

10 Reasons Why I Love Christmas

10 Reasons Why I Love Christmas

December 9, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-editor in Chief  
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Now that Thanksgiving break has come to a close, it is time to prepare for Christmas! I always love getting in the holiday spirit, transitioning into winter, and spending time with my friends and family. Here are my 10 reasons why I love Christmas: 1. The food There’s a reason everyone is put into... Read more »

My Personal Experience: Volleyball State Finals

My Personal Experience: Volleyball State Finals

December 1, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
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This past fall sports season is one for the books for Ascension athletics. First, the swimming team placed 5th (with girls and boys combined) at the state championships in Sulphur, Louisiana, along with many individual awards. For instance, Victoria Barczyk claimed her fourth consecutive state champion... Read more »

Why Do Students Hate Chapel?

Why Do Students Hate Chapel?

November 10, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
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Over the past year, a lot has changed at Ascension. At the beginning of the 2013 fall semester, we witnessed the first home game to be held at our own stadium. Less than six months later, school was closed for nearly a week because of the “snow days”, making it the first time ever that SMP... Read more »

Should an Atheist Run for Congress?

Should an Atheist Run for Congress?

September 17, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
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The ideal Congressman has several attributes that Americans take into consideration when voting during election time. They are usually business savvy people who have exceptional leadership and public speaking skills. They are able to easily influence a crowd of people just by the use of their professional... Read more »

Keep Calm, Stay Active and Practice Clean Eating

Keep Calm, Stay Active and Practice Clean Eating

September 9, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
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By living in Louisiana, we get to experience and enjoy all of the amazing Cajun food and the wide variety of fast food restaurants. Although, as summer is coming to a close, it is time for us students to start our healthy eating diets. One important factor to staying in shape is your metabolism. Boosting... Read more »

Should a 9-Year-Old Fire an Uzi?

Should a 9-Year-Old Fire an Uzi?

September 5, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
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The death of a gun range instructor in White Hills, AZ has the nation once again engaged in a fierce debate over gun control. Sadly, as we have seen in the past decade, it takes the death of another person for America to wake up and realize that there is a problem with our gun laws. Even sadder, the... Read more »

Violence Continuing in Ferguson

Violence Continuing in Ferguson

August 26, 2014  
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The constant state of unrest in Ferguson, MO has been closely watched by the rest of the country. This case, which is strikingly similar to that of the Trayvon Martin incident, is yet another sign of a civil rights injustice that resulted in the tragic death of an unarmed, black teenager. With protests... Read more »

My Battle with Senioritis

My Battle with Senioritis

March 27, 2014 • Seema Morad, Staff  
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I have to admit, senior year was both everything and nothing like how I imagined it would be. I expected the Senioritis. I was prepared to push through the ever-present urge to procrastinate and be lazy, but it hits you so much harder than that. Senioritis is not contracted from having a bad night of... Read more »

Girls, Get To Askin’!

Girls, Get To Askin'!

March 25, 2014 • Anne Landry, Staff Writer  
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The Sadie Hawkins Dance is this Friday from 8-10:30. The dance was named after the Li’l Abner comic strip character Sadie Hawkins. In the comic strip, Sadie Hawkins Day was on a day in November when unmarried women of Dogpatch got to chase bachelors and be “married up” with the ones... Read more »

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