Echoes of Carmel

To Love Yourself

To Love Yourself

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

April 22, 2020

Why is it that girls are most affected by body image? It is because society can never let girls just live, they’re either too fat or too skinny, too tall or too short. Society constantly compares girls to this idea of perfection, with no exceptions for body fat or cellulite, which is natural, hereditary,...

Feeling Bored? Get Baking!

Feeling Bored? Get Baking!

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

April 21, 2020

Sitting in quarantine with nothing to do very easily leads to boredom, which then leads to bored binge eating. It has now been a month in quarantine, and by now your quarantine snacks might be running a little low. To cure both your boredom and binge needs, Mount Carmel Junior Julia Roussel has shared...

Jazzfest Season!

Jazzfest Season!

Sophia Sonnier, Echoes Writer

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 tastes will be sure to enjoy it. Headliners include the Rolling Stones, Kasimi Washington, Logi...

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!

Review: Battle of the King Cakes!

Madison Leze, Echoes Writer

February 28, 2019

As Mardi Gras season is approaching, stuffing our faces with king cake is too. There are so many king cakes to choose from how is someone supposed to find the king cake that satisfies his or her needs. Luckily, I have found some of the best king cakes around the city. Read on to hear about the best king...

Shouldn’t Every Day Be Valentine’s Day?

Shouldn't Every Day Be Valentine's Day?

Destiny Sanders, Echoes Writer

February 28, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a special day of the year. Millions of cards, flowers, and chocolates are exchanged to show love towards another person. But why does our culture pick one day out of the whole year to show how much we love someone? Birthdays, Christmases, and special events are opportunities we...

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection

What Does Christmas Mean to Me?: A Reflection

Destiny Sanders, Echoes Writer

December 11, 2018

Unlike most people, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, not Christmas. I love eating all of the scrumptious food, spending time with my family, and sleeping in until noon. But as soon as Thanksgiving is over, Christmas begins. Although Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, the Christmas season is...

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters

Rhino Conservation and Why it Matters

Raleigh Lusignan, Echoes Writer

December 11, 2018

In China and Vietnam, a demand for rhino-based products is increasing at an alarming rate. Rhinoceroses can live up to fifty years in their natural habitat, but poaching is preventing them from living their life to a full extent. According to the Encyclopedia of Earth, “Poaching is the illegal huntin...

Five Quick & Cute Halloween Costume Ideas

Five Quick & Cute Halloween Costume Ideas

Audrey Reynaud, Co-Editor in Chief

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 to be a cat lady is a sweater and a stuffed cat to carry around! You could even add some glasses and then you have...

Halloween Baking: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Halloween Baking: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Eve Charbonnet, Staff Writer

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. Keep reading if you want to know more! First, get the following list of ingredients: peanut butter, brown sugar, ...

New Orleans Turns 300!

New Orleans Turns 300!

Sophia Sonnier, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

As the years come and go, it can feel as if the time is going faster and faster each passing moment.  I imagine this is how New Orleans natives who have lived here their entire lives must feel, as New Orleans is turning 300 years old this year. Celebrations honoring our beloved home can be found on al...

Get in the Season with Spring Cleaning

Audrey Reynaud

April 5, 2018

Spring cleaning is always a good idea to make your life organized and clean, but it’s not always exciting. Here are 6 tips on how to make spring cleaning more fun! 1. Make a cleaning playlist. Nothing puts people in a good mood like their favorite music, so put a bunch of your favorite jams on...

Time to De-Stress!

Isabella Wollfarth

April 4, 2018

Recently, we all (excluding the seniors) took the ACT and I know it was not something we would have chosen willingly. Inspired by this, I wanted to write about some ways we all could anti-stress. 1.) FACE MASK!​!! I literally cannot elaborate enough on how much these are needed. I just found some new face mask brands that are really awesome for all ...

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