On Friday, Aug. 12, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared Louisiana to be in a state of emergency. Described by scientists as the kind of flood that comes once every thousand years, 60,000 homes were damaged, 20,000 people rescued and 13 Louisianians dead made this one of the worst floods in the state’s history.
Smaller towns in central Louisiana surrounde... Read more »
Students were in for a rude awakening when the press warned, as the Louisiana legislature went into session, that TOPS might be either cut altogether or drastically reduced for the upcoming year. When the session ended, TOPS funding for the Spring 201... READ MORE »»
If you ask a student “what should a newspaper should strive to be?” the word neutral would likely come up as one of the few defining characteristics of good journalism. The newspaper’s job is to report what happened and let readers decide where th... READ MORE »»
Fraternity and sorority members are usually portrayed in movies and television shows as a bunch of pretentious and promiscuous almost-adults, who spend their time binge drinking at parties, flunking out of school, and trying to be as similar to each other ... READ MORE »»
A New Orleans marijuana reform ordinance marks its two-month anniversary this week. The ordinance was first signed into municipal (city) code in March by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and calls for New Orleans Police Department o... Read More »
As we enter the most intense weeks of hurricane season, University of New Orleans officials urge students to get their emergency plans in order.
According to a recent report from Colorado State University, a total of fifteen ... Read More »
With the chaos of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions behind us, post-convention polling fluctuations have stabilized and the numbers do not look good for Donald Trump. According to RealClearPolitics’ aggrega... Read More »
So you’re eager to play the stock market, or you want to put your money into a 401k or IRA and let it grow for retirement. Maybe you’re a risk taker and want to do your finest impersonation of a Wall Street broker by day ... Read More »