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The Mystery of the Louisiana Feu Follet

The word “light” is a term that is universally seen as a symbol of optimism. Its context in literature often represents knowledge and resolve where there is otherwise uncertainty. It illuminates the end of the troubling tunnel that we may find ourselves traveling through. Light is the figurative sun that eliminates darkness with positivity and peace. What if I told …

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Zydeco Music: A Closer Look at the Sound of Louisiana Culture

There’s just something special about Louisiana. While I get that I’m biased, I don’t know that there’s anywhere else I’d rather call home. When I think about all the things I love about Louisiana, many come to mind. The unique traditions, delicious food, incredible fishing, Saturday nights in Death Valley—I could go on and on. There’s one thing, though, that …

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12 Businesses in Louisiana With Hilarious Names

Here at Pelican, we love a good laugh. By far the funniest moment I’ve had while working at Pelican was when we filmed our “Name-Brand vs Off-Brand Food Items” video. I’m not exaggerating when I say we were laughing to the point of crying literal tears. Anyone that knows me will attest—I’m a huge fan of alliteration, puns, plays on …

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FREE Services Offered by Louisiana Colleges

Ready for some real groundbreaking information that you’ve definitely never heard before? Okay, here it goes: college is expensive. Before you say, “Thanks Captain Obvious,” just know that there’s a method to my madness (although I have captained a boat a time or two during my fishing adventures). The common stereotype about college is that everything about it is expensive. …