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OPINION | Without abolishing the police, justice remains unattainable

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 21, 2021

On April 11, officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minnesota. A few days prior, on March 29, a Chicago police officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. These tragic deaths,...

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The mission of renaming certain streets in Orleans Parish is reflective of the recent nationwide push to put an end to the visual glorification of individuals whose conduct in life has earned them...

Teen Court empowering at-risk juveniles in New Orleans

Teen Court empowering at-risk juveniles in New Orleans

Domenic Mesa, News Editor April 15, 2021

Teen Court is an intervention program offering alternative solutions to youth that have been charged with status offenses or other non-violent misdemeanor crimes, such as criminal trespassing or criminal...

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 14, 2021

The state of Louisiana opened up vaccination eligibility for everyone ages 16 and older for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 18 and older for the Moderna vaccine on March 29, 2021. Louisiana was one of...

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

The summit of New Orleans’ social calendar is an annual celebration replete with lavish galas, masquerade balls, bead-throwing, intricate costumes, rampant alcohol consumption and the occasional...

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Literary festival highlights LGBTQ writers

Mackenzie Bookamer, Arcade Editor March 3, 2021

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, festivals and other large gatherings have looked different, and many had to significantly change their structure to follow citywide guidelines. The Saints and...

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OPINION | On the Black experience at Tulane during COVID-19

As we near a post-COVID-19 society, it is more important than ever to evaluate the intersection between COVID-19 disparities and race. Talking about the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and race...

Karisma Price is a Cave Canem fellow from New Orleans currently teaching at Tulane University.

Professor spotlight: Karisma Price

Mike Weilandt, Contributing Reporter February 25, 2021

“New Orleans is a constant reminder that no matter where I go—despite destruction, distance, and time—just like my city, I am strong, resilient, and moving forward,” Tulane professor Karisma Price...

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor February 24, 2021

With each year, the ebb and flow of Tulane University students filters through New Orleans. Graduating seniors march alongside a second line parade as they receive their diplomas in a festival unique to...

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Valentine’s Day celebrations during COVID-19

Mackenzie Bookamer, Arcade Editor February 11, 2021

While Valentine’s Day will certainly look different this year, there are still ways to celebrate it in a way that is safe and enjoyable for everyone. Below are just a few ideas of how to celebrate...

Red Eye Bar and Grill is ordered to close by the City of New Orleans

Bars ordered to close after breaking city guidelines

Domenic Mesa, News Editor February 10, 2021

  This past week, many New Orleans bars were shut down after operating illegally during modified Phase Two restrictions. Phase Two restrictions mandate bars must stop the sale of alcohol after...

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OPINION | A tale of two DAs: Reimagining criminal justice in New Orleans

Zachary Schultz, Contributing Writer February 10, 2021

In 2008, the voters of Orleans Parish elected Judge Leon A. Cannizzaro, Jr., as their new district attorney, signaling public support for a chief prosecutor willing and prepared to crack down on crime....

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