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Echoes: December Edition

Echoes: December Edition

December 8, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Giving thanks and giving to those in need is so rewarding; one Echoes writer describes her experience! Do you know what love can do? This semester's African-American Literature class is spreading love for a very special story—learn about what you can do to support it. Tis the season! We gi...

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Isabella Wollfarth

December 8, 2017


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Feeling Bookish by Izzy Wollfarth, Leisure & Lifestyle, Opinions

Following my last article, I wanted to write a book report about my favorite book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, in case you wanted to know more about it. This is my opportunity to share its secrets, my love and an overall description about the world of Charlie. The book's o...

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.

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 and it will end on December 31. When you purchase tickets to Christmas...

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 year. Make a list of goals or ideas you have for the new year is one idea to g...

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 jams. Play some music while in the car or while in the shower and sing along...

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 some​ ​sugary​ ​treats.​ ​Better yet, there's no need to take...

Do You Know What Love Can Do?

Do You Know What Love Can Do?

Kathryn Burke, Echoes Secretary

December 8, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Student Life

“One of the greatest joys of my life has been receiving direction from the Spirit of God -- and I am grateful to the students and teachers of Mt. Carmel academy for showing me a new path to openness to the Holy Spirit. -- and I am confident that the Holy Spirit will use every opportunity to speak to us when we are silent and tuned in to His Voice.”

It’s Good to Give Thanks

It’s Good to Give Thanks

Emma Little

December 8, 2017


Filed under Leisure & Lifestyle, News, Opinions, Student Life

On Thanksgiving day, most families spend their time watching the Macy’s Parade while drinking wine and waiting for the cook to finish preparing the food. This Thanksgiving, my family and I decided to volunteer with a program that helps the elderly and homeless who struggle to put dinner on the table r...

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