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“Yeah, We Lift”

“Yeah, We Lift”

Gabe Chiasson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

South Louisiana is known for many things: great food, great people, and great trucks. STM is no exception to these things. Our parking lot is filled with all sorts of lifted and modified trucks, but no one really knows why they modify them. A few proud truck owners stepped forward to talk about their tru...

Study Habitats

Study Habitats

Gabe Chiasson, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

The universally hated (or sometimes loved) activity of school: studying. Whether it’s the time that people take out of their day or the stress that it includes, people typically do not like studying. One of the ways people deal with the anxiety of studying, is finding a place where they can best lea...

Schools around the world and how we differ

Grace Miholic, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features

All around the world students are educated in different ways. From things as simple as the beginning of school, to others as tedious as grading scales, schooling around the world is vastly different from one another. The age for starting school varies from place to place, but according to the Oxfor...

It’s fall, y’all!

It’s fall, y’all!

Tatum Guidry, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Football on the TV.  Leaves changing.  A glimpse of cold weather in South Louisiana.  Pumpkin flavored everything.  Everyone’s favorite season has finally arrived - Fall! There’s so much to love about the season, as it brings about so many things that are special to the months of Septembe...

Snack time

Snack time

Anna Guillory, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Snack machines: the lovely creation which gives you the possibility to eat three-hundred-something calories for just one dollar! At STM, vending machines are the new hot topic since they are now running the second half of the school day. Can you believe it? Before a few weeks ago, in a...

New Cougar Additions

New Cougar Additions

Addison Wright, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Not Pictured- Sara Duvernay. Art I, Art II, Art IV Honors, and Media Arts. She says teaching at STM so far “is crazy but a really good time.”  When asked about her favorite part of the job, she says, “I love seeing all the kids’ faces light up when they see they're doing something right...

Saigon summer

Saigon summer

Khoa Pham, Guest Contributor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Features

“Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking…” The announcements went on for a couple of minutes and then faded into the void. And as I turn and take a look around at those strangers on the same flights, their eyes, either fully awake or half-sleep, half-awake, are full w...

Canada, je t’aime

Grace Miholic, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Bags packed, passport ready, and neck pillow handy, I ventured into another country, another culture, another language, and another way of life. Now, I can easily say now that I am never going to be the same again. This past summer I spent five weeks in Church Point, Nova Scotia (Canada) for a French ...

Oh, the places you went!

Oh, the places you went!

Ana Barry, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Features, News

How did you spend your summer? Did you go to bed late and sleep in, go to the beach or eat too many sno cones to count? While some students stayed in the Lafayette area and had a relaxed and low-key break, others spent their summers partaking in unique opportunities like traveling to foreign countries ...

Pivotal moments

Madison Hanks, Staff Writer, Cougar Prints

June 22, 2017


Filed under Features

“I just remember my parents both coming to check me out of school. I was really scared because I thought I was in huge trouble—you know—because they never BOTH came to check me out like that. Then, I saw the tears in their eyes and I was told that I had cancer,” said my new-found friend, Delan...

Major Decisions

Major Decisions

Lilly Perron, Staff Writer, Cougar Prints

June 22, 2017


Filed under Features

Cap and gown positioned perfectly upon each student as they progress down the aisle. Parents with extended arms as they try to capture every memorable moment on video. Graduating from kindergarten was, then, these young scholars’ greatest achievement. The one thing on their minds besides why the...

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