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Understanding History through Halloween Costumes

Understanding History through Halloween Costumes
November 5, 2020

Did you know that you can tell a lot about a time period from the most popular Halloween costumes of the era? Costumes can illustrate the political climate, entertainment, and socially acceptable ideas....

Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!

Must-Try Fall Treats in New Orleans!
November 5, 2020

The leaves are starting to change color, and local eateries in New Orleans are celebrating with fall flavored treats. Fall is the season for all things apple, maple, and pumpkin spice. If you have yet...

When Did Halloween Clowns Get So Scary?

When Did Halloween Clowns Get So Scary?
Do you have coulrophobia? When did clowns get so scary?
November 5, 2020

A phobia is a fear or anxiety that inhibits a person’s life. Coulrophobia is an extreme or irrational phobia of clowns.  As you might already know, clowns have become one of the most common fears ever....

Jazzfest Season!

Jazzfest Season!
April 1, 2019

Earlier this year, the Jazz Fest lineup was announced, and it had something for everyone! The festival has over 100 different bands and artists playing so even people with the most obscure musical...

Behind the Lucky Irish: St. Patrick’s Day

Behind the Lucky Irish: St. Patrick's Day
April 1, 2019

Most people don’t know anything about St. Patrick’s Day except to wear green so you don’t get pinched. But there's more to it than that! The History Network explains that St. Patrick’s Day is...

Echoes Reviews: Us

Echoes Reviews: Us
April 1, 2019

Do you like scary movies? Then the new horror film Us might be something to go and see in theatres. This thriller was directed and produced by Jordan Peele and was just released on March 22nd. The box...

Doin’ It Smaller: Anthony Davis to Leave Pelicans?

Doin' It Smaller: Anthony Davis to Leave Pelicans?
February 28, 2019

Since Pelicans power forward and center Anthony Davis has announced his desire to be traded to another NBA team, what does that mean for the Pelicans? Instead of saying “Do It Bigger,” Pels fans...

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans

Review: Super Bowl Halftime Show Disappoints Some Spongebob Fans
February 26, 2019

On February 3rd, 2019, the NFL hosted its annual Super Bowl game in Atlanta. As usual, football fans were anticipating the event, but many other non-sports fans enjoy tuning in for the halftime show—especially...

Humble of Heart: Gym Day 2019

Humble of Heart: Gym Day 2019
January 23, 2019

On Friday, January 11 the big day had finally arrived. The entire school has been preparing for GYM DAY—a day of games and spirited fun. The day began with a prayer centering on the theme HUMBLE OF HEART,...

Five Quick & Cute Halloween Costume Ideas

Five Quick & Cute Halloween Costume Ideas
October 15, 2018

Halloween can be stressful, especially trying to figure out what to dress up as without spending too much money! Here are five cheap, easy, and cute Halloween costume ideas! Cat Lady All you need...

Halloween Baking: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Halloween Baking: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
October 15, 2018

Halloween is only a few weeks away! To prep for the spookiest holiday of the year, I tried out a Halloween recipe. It’s a super fun recipe: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies that I got off of www.allrecipes.com....

Battle of the Books Versus the Movies!

Battle of the Books Versus the Movies!
October 15, 2018

There is one question that fans can never decide on. Which was better - the book or movie? Sometimes movies can leave out iconic scenes from books, but sometimes the book doesn’t give you as much insight...

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