Women of Spirit // Geaux Girl

by Jessica Taylor, Features Editor Faith plays an important role in the lives of people in South Louisiana. From Native-American religious ceremonies, to voodoo rituals and Christian masses, faith in the South has multiple faces. Native American Much more than a personal relationship between the faithful and their devotion, women in South Louisiana are proud […]

Women in Power // Geaux Girl

by Jessica Taylor, Features Editor From protecting individuals for the improvement of the community to successful businesses, the women of South Louisiana are an example of the impact empowered women can have in our community. “Women in South Louisiana are powerful because they don’t limit themselves,” says Laura Valenti, professor of marketing at Nicholls State […]

Women at Play // Geaux Girl

by Jessica Taylor, Features Editor Southern Louisiana is known for its unique culture, ambition in life, and the women who make this happen. From fitness to art, the women at play in Louisiana show their strength by bringing something special to everything they do. Jenny Lafont, fitness instructor at the Nicholls State Recreational Center and […]

A Recipe Legacy // Generation to Generation

by Caroline Marcello, Special Features Editor The Thibodaux Service League started in March of 1974 with goals to educate women in the community and to take part in charitable acts. In 1982 a group of service league members decided to put together a collection of recipes to create a cookbook. They tested hundreds of recipes […]

Cajun Culture // Everyday Life

by Caroline Marcello, Special Features Editor There are many aspects that come together to create a truly unique culture in Southern Louisiana. Locals place a twist on just about everything, and women in particular love adding cajun flavor to everything they do. Their art, apparel, and stories shouldn’t be taken at face value because everything […]

Quintessential Crawfish // Holly Marie’s Seafood

by Sarah Zeringue, Design & Web Editor Editor Holly Marie is not your typical Monday-Friday business owner. She works hands on providing the Mathews and surrounding area’s finest seafood. Whether it’s fresh from the boat or boiled to perfection, she works diligently to provide the community with the best catch. Not only does she serve […]

Timeless Traditions and Treasures // Jewelry

by Caroline Marcello, Special Features Editor Tradition runs deep in almost every aspect of southern living. Generations learn from previous generations. Things like recipes, stories, and family heirlooms are passed down to keep traditions alive. Even though these things don’t cost a lot, the sentimentality behind them make them priceless. One common item passed down […]