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Wreaking Havoc // Invasive Species

by Kaitlyn Biri Special Contributor

Water Markers // Giving Directions

by Jenna Orgeron Special Sections Editor Whether acting as an obstacle or navigation tool, the waterways of Louisiana’s bayou region affect the way residents...   Read More

Celebrating the Water // Bayou Festivals

by Jenna Orgeron Special Sections Editor Locals have not only formed careers and communities based on the numerous waterways of South Louisiana, but they...   Read More

Talk Cajun to Me // “Water Speaking”

by Jenna Orgeron Special Sections Editor Some southern Louisiana natives still speak in their own language, which evolved from a combination of cultures influenced...   Read More

Let Me “Bayou” a Drink // Bar Hopping Bayou Style

by Jenna Orgeron Special Sections Editor Boat bar-hopping is just one of the unique activities that bayou region residents have discovered and mastered based...   Read More

Spicin’ It Up // Cajun Style

by Alondra Medrano Special Sections Editor The use of spices in Cajun cooking is a staple in South Louisiana cuisine. For years, seasoning has...   Read More

Caffeinated Livin’ // Bayou Brewing

by Alondra Medrano Co-Features Editor Find Weeping Willow Cafe: Find PJ’s Coffee:

South Louisiana’s Snowball // A Frozen Delicacy

by Alondra Medrano Special Sections Editor The sun beats down on South Louisiana, the sweltering heat and humidity smothering the summer fun, yet that’s...   Read More

Dramatic Works // Queen Sugar & St. Joseph Plantation

by Alvin Conley Special Sections Editorand Amber Burton Managing Editor Find St. Joseph Plantation:

The Struggle to Work // The Thibodaux Massacre

by Rachel Klaus Co-Features Editor Work in the Bayou Region, just like much of the South, has many roots in slavery. Slaves were often...   Read More