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Love hurts: Louisiana has 4th highest domestic abuse rates in country By Reginique Nickerson

Love hurts: Louisiana has 4th highest domestic abuse rates in country By Reginique Nickerson   Domestic violence can be defined as violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving emotional, psychological, and physical [...]

LaPlace Tornado destruction By: Temarious Williams

The tornado that hit Laplace in late February ripped through multiple neighborhoods and damaged 200 homes. Residents, including many Delgado students, are dealing with devastation in the wake of a natural disaster for the second time in four [...]

The Aftermath of “The Quiet Storm” Remembering and Moving Forward from Marques Colston By Stefan Muro

The Aftermath of “The Quiet Storm” Remembering and Moving Forward from Marques Colston By Stefan Muro   Ten years ago, The New Orleans Saints selected big name players such as Reggie Bush, Roman Harper, Jahri Evans, Zach Strief and [...]

Do you really understand how FAFSA works? By: Christian Prevost

Do you really understand how FAFSA works?   By: Christian Prevost Millions of students apply for and receive financial aid every year, but how many students actually know all the rules and regulations that comes along with receiving student [...]

More taxes! By: Christian Prevost

More taxes! By: Christian Prevost John Bel Edwards has been Louisiana’s governor since Jan.11.   The new governor has to solve the state’s worst midyear deficit of $750 million, an issue Louisiana hasn’t experienced in over three decades.  [...]

Early Dismissal? TOPS Reinstated, But For How Long? Written by: Meghan Henoumont and Peter Howard

Early Dismissal? TOPS Reinstated, But For How Long? Written by: Meghan Henoumont and Peter Howard   In a televised speech on Thursday Feb.11 Gov. John Bel Edwards said, “…Even with additional revenue, higher education this year will [...]

Who said what? By: La’Donna Bryer

Who said what? By: La’Donna Bryer In honor to celebrate Black History month let’s test your knowledge to see if you who know said what? “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?” “Education [...]

Six Alarm Canal Street fire Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Six Alarm Canal Street fire Written by: Meghan Henoumont The central business district (CBD) got off to a smoke-filled start this morning due to a fire that erupted around 3:30 a.m. on the 1000 block of Canal Street. The New Orleans Fire Department [...]

John Bel Edwards: Louisiana’s 56th Governor

By Stephen Salopek Louisiana voted Saturday to make state representative John Bel Edwards of Amite its 56th Governor. A Democrat, Edwards is the first of his party to be elected governor in the Deep South since Kathleen Blanco in 2004. ”This [...]

The numbers of Syrian refugees in the New Orleans area

By Isadora Linheira Despite blog posts and social media rumors indicating that thousands of Syrian refugees had already arrived in the New Orleans area, the U.S. State Department reported only 14 Syrian nationals have resettled in Louisiana [...]