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Spotlight on MCA Faculty & Staff: What was your first concert? Part One

Echoes Staff

February 2, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, Music, News, Teacher Spotlight

Music is a big part of our lives, but can you guess your teachers' first concerts? We asked our faculty and staff to tell us about their first experiences! We had so many great responses that this is only half; stay tuned for...

Valentine’s in its Entirety: From History to Gift Ideas

Isabella Wollfarth

February 1, 2018

Filed under Advice, Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

This month I wanted to write about one of my favorite holidays, which is Valentine’s Day. I like it mostly because I believe love is the best emotion there is. The fact that there is a holiday to celebrate that is really spe...

A King Cake Baking Adventure

Elise Vicknair

February 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Now that Christmas is over, Mardi Gras is right around the corner. During Mardi Gras there are parades, parties, balls,  and lots of food, including king cake; some would say Mardi Gras is not complete without a king ca...

From Dreamer to Doer: Abbigail Alonzo on the Path to NFL Reporting

Abbigail Alonzo, Echoes Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017

Filed under Advice, Feature, Leisure & Lifestyle, News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports

Every kid has a dream, and although we all hope our dreams take flight, I never imagined mine would do so this early in my life. I have a long way to go, no doubt, but this small step served as huge encouragement to pursue my dream.

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December in NOLA: Event Roundup

Elise Vicknair

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Ever looking for something to do during Christmas break? Well, here are some events going on in New Orleans to get you out of the house during Christmas. One thing to do is Nola ChristmasFest. This year it opens on December 21 a...

Ready for the New Year? You Still Have Time to Make the Most of 2017

Emily Schexnayder

December 8, 2017

Filed under Advice, Leisure & Lifestyle

With only a month left in the year, many people are trying to get in as many things as they can in the month of December. You should consider doing these five simple things before the year ends. Plan ahead for the new ye...

How​ ​to ​Get​ ​into​ ​the​ ​Holiday​ ​Spirit

Audrey Reynaud

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

Having some trouble getting into the Christmas spirit this December? Here are six ways to get yourself pumped for the holidays! 1. Play​ ​Christmas​ ​music. Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like some holiday...

Tis the Season to Bake! Christmas Cookie Recipe

Madison Leze

December 8, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle, Student Life

Are​ ​you​ ​ever​ ​bored​ ​at​ ​home,​ ​​craving​ ​a​ ​sugary​ ​snack?​ No need to run to the store. Whether you're with friends or alone, it's the season to warm the house and bake​ ​up...

The Weekend Report: What to Do Around Town

Elise Vicknair

November 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Leisure & Lifestyle

Are you ever bored on the weekend with nothing to do? Well, look no longer because these things will cure your boredom. If you do not feel like getting out of the house then you could have a movie day. For this movie day you and so...

Embrace Your Face: Sheet Mask Reviews

Echoes Staff

November 13, 2017

Filed under Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

Whether you're putting your best face forward for school pictures, the family Christmas photo, or you just want to relax after a long day of learning (or if you’re a teacher, grading!), face and sheet masks promise a range o...

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