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Proposed changes to ACA harmful to Louisiana residents

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 23

Filed under Local, Views

The proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," was announced by Republicans on March 6. The new plan, called the American Health Care Act, has proven controversial among both Republicans and Democrats beca...

Trump budget proposal impacts New Orleans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 23

Filed under Local, Views

President Donald Trump released the summary of his proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, which would cut funding for many programs, affecting New Orleans residents in serious ways. Most concerning are his cuts t...

Church vandalism hurts trans community

Pratiksha Parulekar, Staff Writer

March 22

Filed under Local, Views

Fewer than two days after the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Uptown hosted a town hall for the transgender community's needs and concerns, its property was subject to destructive vandalism. It was a harsh reminder for ev...

New Orleans still carries weight in predominately red state

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

March 22

Filed under Local, Views

It is easy for people to look at electoral maps of the United States and see a series of red and blue states that make up one country. This map gets complicated when it gets divided into individual districts and localities. When...

A Day Without a Woman excludes low-income workers

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 16

Filed under Local, Views

On International Women's Day, March 8, women around the world participated in the A Day Without a Woman general strike.Women were encouraged to take the day off from all paid and unpaid labor to shop only at local, minority-owned...

Confederate monument removal promotes true NOLA history

Pratiksha Parulekar, Contributing Writer

March 16

Filed under Local, Views

Amidst all the food, jazz, festivals and lazy charms of New Orleans, rarely do the words "used to be part of Confederate country" come to mind. Yet the city continues to have Confederate memorabilia scattered throughout, serving...

President Trump fails to properly address anti-Semitic threats

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 9

Filed under Campus, Local, Views

The staff of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center on St. Charles Ave. evacuated roughly 300 people, many of them children, following a bomb threat on the morning of Feb. 23. New Orleans JCC Director Leslie Fischman said to...

Louisiana neglects violence against transgender women of color

Pratiksha Parulekar, Contributing Writer

March 9

Filed under Local, Views

Celebrations surrounding Mardi Gras – a holiday that emphasizes people showcasing their most honest, vibrant selves – were dampened by the homicide of Chyna Doll Dupree.Dupree, a nationally known drag performer, was...

Levee settlement offers inadequate compensation

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

March 9

Filed under Local, Views

Residents and businesses around and within New Orleans were notified in 2014 that they were eligible to receive payments from a $20 million settlement between local parishes and levee districts.These payments are merely a...

Troy Brown resignation highlights violence against women, sexism in Senate

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 7

Filed under Local, Views

Louisiana State Senator Troy Brown announced his resignation on Feb. 16, avoiding expulsion and ending the debate over his ability to serve. Despite pleading no contest to two separate charges of domestic violence, Brown had a...

Louisiana attorney general oversteps authority, causes conflict

Camille Frink, Staff Writer

February 2

Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has made headlines recently by sparring with local and state officials over the growing presence of his office in New Orleans crime control. The growth of his investigative unit and his increase...

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