Cole Doucet

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Cole Doucet is a freshman at the University of Louisiana Monroe majoring in pre-pharmacy. He participates in the university's honors program while he pursues his goal of becoming a pharmacist.

Cole is a native of Lafayette. He's traveling three hours away from home to obtain education from ULM.

As a new member of ULM's Catholic Campus Ministry, Cole volunteers as a lector for masses. Outside of classes, he enjoys visiting with his family and watching movies on Netflix. 

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In this last segment of "The Wordsmiths" series, University of Louisiana Monroe freshman Darius Washington shares how connotative meanings of words vary from person to person due to the experiences that one associates with a word.

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In the third part of "The Wordsmiths" series, University of Louisiana Monroe freshman Graham Nunnelee analyzes how the differing meanings of words can cause different perceptions of reality.

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Can we truly understand the definite meaning of a word?

How is it that we are able to understand other's intent when words can have a multitude of differing interpretations?

As an audience,  it’s a fact that we can never truly grasp the absolute intention regarding the meaning of written text.

Understanding our bias and common experiences can allow us to develop our own interpretations with reasonable accuracy. Often, we question the ideas within any written text of various authors in an attempt to understand, as well as possible, the author’s true intent.

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Why do different people see different shades of green?

What if someone perceived the color red like you perceived green?

Questions like these are explored by Ashish Dev in "The Wordsmiths,"  featured essays by Honors English Students at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

I see green, and you see green. We both call it green. However, there is no way to know for sure that you perceive green the same way I perceive green.

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The official operation of the University of Louisiana Monroe's doppler radar began this morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

The doppler radar will provide a more accurate outlet for analyzing weather patterns in the Monroe area.

Previously, weather coverage for Northeast Louisiana was handled by the National Weather Services in Shreveport and Jackson, Mississippi. According to Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science Dr. Todd Murphy, this would provide data from "too far in the atmosphere."