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Medical marijuana bill presents good start for Louisiana drug reform

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 23, 2018

Filed under Views

As a new bill for medical marijuana rolls into the Louisiana State Senate, there has been increased discussion about the applications of cannabis. The proposed bill includes the use of cannabis to treat post-traumatic stress ...

Standardized comprehensive sex education critical for young students

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 11, 2018

Filed under Views

Awkward experiences are commonplace during a person's early teenage years. Just because something is awkward, however, does not make it bad.Sex education could possibly be one of the most awkward experiences for a young adult...

Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools ...

U.S. should adopt automatic opt-in organ donation

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Views

There is no rule on what should be done with your body after you die. Some people choose to be buried, some choose to be cremated and some choose to donate their organs. Most of the world, including the U.S., takes part in wha...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Filed under Local, Views

In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on Drugs." Nearly 30 years later, in a time when more Americans die from an opioid overdose in ...

Partisan gerrymandering presents harmful political, racial implications

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Views

Our current political climate creates a highly polarized environment that affects how policymakers formulate laws. Theoretically, the solution to alleviate the problem these legislators present is to elect someone new. Gerryma...

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