The Manchac Review Stimulates SLU Creativity

Stage fright dissipates and imaginative juices flow during the spoken word gatherings that take place at the Writing Center in D. Vickers Hall. In room 210, students from different areas of study come together to recite, perform and showcase original creations before fellow poets, short story writers, artists and photographers. The opportunity to unleash imagination
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Columbia Theatre and Changing Times

[HAMMOND, La] – Life is a stage and the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is a prime example of how life changes with the times. Executive Director of Alumni Relations for Southeastern Louisiana University Michelle Biggs recalled her time as Associate Director of the Columbia Theatre and explained a brief history of the Columbia
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INDEPENDENCE: LOUISIANA’S “LITTLE ITALY”

By: LaTasha Baker INDEPENDENCE- In 1852, a village named “Uncle Sam” was a project of the New Orleans and Nashville Rail Road Company. According to Bill Dorman, Amite librarian in the Genealogy Department said that these companies planned to establish a settlement and sell land to develop the area, but never got off the ground.
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The Traditions of Thanksgiving

In today’s society where it seems like the celebration jumps straight from Halloween to Christmas, many families in South Louisiana continue to indulge in traditional Thanksgiving festivities and create new annual customs that they will share with their family and friends for years to come. When the pilgrims feasted for the first Thanksgiving, it is
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The Legend of the Myrtles

Louisiana is saturated in mysteries, legends and ghost stories but nothing embodies the true essence of the state’s dark past like The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville. A mere glance at The Myrtles Plantation envelops visitors in the serene atmosphere that is a Louisiana gothic day, from ancient oak trees dripping in moss to the
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