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A House panel approved a measure that would ban people who are transgender from receiving gender-affirming care in Louisiana.

Louisiana advances transgender healthcare ban for minors

Martha Sanchez, Managing Editor May 3, 2023

A Louisiana House of Representatives panel approved a ban on gender-affirming care this week amid fierce backlash as Louisiana debates LGBTQ+ rights in medicine and beyond.    The bill...

Louisianas legislature plans to focus on LGBTQ+ rights, rape and incest exceptions to the state abortion ban and book bans, among other bills during the current session.

State legislative session returns in 2023

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor April 12, 2023

The 2023 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session met for the first time on Monday. The session will last no later than June 8.   Several bills limiting LGBTQ+ rights may reach the floor of...

The College Boards updated curriculum for the A.P. African-American Studies course comes amid heated political debates over race in education.

College Board changes AP African-American Studies curriculum

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor February 16, 2023

On Wednesday, the College Board released an updated official Advanced Placement curriculum for its African-American Studies course. The changes included removing content on contemporary subjects such...

Political science professors analyze midterms

Political science professors analyze midterms

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor December 7, 2022

Midterm election decisions enacted new state constitutional amendments, bringing new changes for Louisiana and New Orleans beyond Senate and Congressional elections. Eight proposed amendments to the...

Louisiana voters will decide several more state constitutional amendment on a Dec. 10 ballot.

Dec. 10 ballot to decide 3 constitutional amendments

Dylan Berman, Contributing Writer December 7, 2022

Louisiana voters have several amendments to the state constitution and a position up for election on Dec. 10.    The first of three constitutional amendments would prohibit any person that...

Congressman Steve Scalise was elected Majority Leader of the House of Representatives.

Scalise, Duplessis clinch midterm victories in Tulane’s district

Ellie Cowen, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022

Student voters hit the polls last week in a midterm election showdown wrought with issues like reproductive rights, inflation and partisan anxieties.    The result: Republicans maintained...

Louisiana voters will decide several more state constitutional amendment on a Dec. 10 ballot.

Louisiana decides tax reform, prison labor amendments

Claire Henry, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

Much of the focus of last week’s midterm elections was on candidates, but Louisiana residents also voted on eight amendments to the state’s constitution, ranging in issues from property taxes to...

Tulane University is vying for Louisianas coveted 10th license to sell medical marijuana, reflecting increasingly mainstream sensibilities and research opportunities surrounding a drug that has long been criminalized.

Tulane contends for state’s 10th medical marijuana license

Martha Sanchez, News Editor October 19, 2022

Louisiana’s coveted 10th medical marijuana license is up for grabs.    One of the contenders: Tulane University.    At stake is the right to provide medical marijuana in a...

A group of 200 faculty and staff who oppose the Supreme Courts reversal of Roe v. Wade are seeking Tulane Universitys response on abortion rights.

Supreme Court poised for affirmative action, redistricting decisions

Anna Larsen, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

College admissions, LGBTQ+ rights, future elections and environmental protections are among a number of issues addressed in controversial cases the Supreme Court will hear this upcoming term. Many...

Fentanyl is flooding the country, posing a deadly threat as law enforcement struggles to contain it. College students are among its latest victims.

Cheap, potent, deadly: Fentanyl flood raises campus risks

Martha Sanchez, News Editor September 21, 2022

The poison keeps spreading.     The drug fentanyl is flooding the country, posing a deadly threat as law enforcement agencies struggle to contain it.    “It’s very potent...

Abortion rights protestors gathered in front of the federal 5th Circuits John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building this June to protest the U.S. Supreme Courts strike down of the landmark Roe v. Wade case.

Louisiana clinics temporarily resume abortions after judge lifts state ban

Martha Sanchez, News Editor June 27, 2022

Louisiana’s three abortion clinics will resume services this week after a New Orleans judge temporarily blocked the state’s ban on the procedure on Monday. The clinics shuttered Friday after the...

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