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Cantrell's election inspires social change for city

Cantrell’s election inspires social change for city

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer November 29, 2017

When LaToya Cantrell was elected mayor of New Orleans Nov. 18, she became the first woman to hold that position in the city's 300-year history. Cantrell's gender is not the only thing that sets her...

LaToya Cantrell elected first female mayor of New Orleans

Fiona Grathwohl , News Editor November 20, 2017

City council member LaToya Cantrell has been elected the first ever female mayor of New Orleans. The mayor-elect defeated fellow Democrat and municipal court judge Desiree Charbonnet in the runoff election...

Tulane hosts mayoral forum for Cantrell, Charbonnet

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter November 15, 2017

On Oct. 26, Tulane hosted a mayoral forum featuring the two final candidates in the New Orleans mayoral race, LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet. Representatives from six colleges and one theological...

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Fiona Grathwohl and Mary Berg October 19, 2017

In Saturday's primary for the New Orleans mayoral election, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell led the field with 39 percent of votes. Following Cantrell was Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet, who...

Hashim Walters, mayor for the millennials

Hashim Walters, mayor for the millennials

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor September 14, 2017

During his sophomore year at Birmingham Southern College, Hashim Walters decided to run for mayor of New Orleans. Two years later, the 22-year-old is the youngest candidate in the 2018 mayoral race and...

Mayoral candidate LaToya Cantrell hosted a Q&A for Tulane and Loyola students in the Josephine Louise Ballroom on Wednesday to address concerns related to policing, discrimination and LGBTQ+ issues.

Cantrell: “New Orleans… a city of two truths”

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor August 31, 2017

Mayoral candidate and current New Orleans City Council member LaToya Cantrell held a Q&A for the Tulane and Loyola communities Wednesday about her political and personal history and hopes for the...

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Baton Rouge swears in its first black female mayor

Lauren Gaines , Associate Editor January 22, 2017

Baton Rouge, a city whose previous year was marked by bloodshed, racial tension and tragic flooding, welcomed its first black female mayor-president, Sharon Weston Broome, on Jan. 2. Broome was a former...

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