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Australians in New Orleans feel support away from home

Australians in New Orleans feel support away from home

Cody Downey

January 18, 2020

Like most students living away from home, Josh Leaney has learned to cope with homesickness. However, with Leaney’s home of Brisbane, Australia facing deadly wildfires, his homesickness has been taken to a whole other level. “Being 24 hours away by plane is a big thing,” the physics junior said....

Peace Committee discusses tensions between US and Iran

Peace Committee discusses tensions between US and Iran

Zia Sampson

January 17, 2020

Following the Jan. 2 American drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassam Soleimani, tensions between the two countries escalated. While the conflict was nearly 7,000 miles away, it affected some Loyola students, who gathered to share student sentiments at the Jan. 9 Peace Conference Committee. “My...

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Rae Walberg

January 12, 2020

A shot was fired near The Boot Bar and Grill early Sunday morning around 2 a.m., according to an email sent to Tulane students by the Tulane University Police Department on Sunday afternoon. TUPD said the subject was involved in a physical altercation with a Boot employee which resulted in the subject...

College Football Championship to bring large weekend crowds and traffic restrictions.

College Football Championship to bring large weekend crowds and traffic restrictions.

Rae Walberg

January 12, 2020

The Louisiana State University vs. Clemson University College Football National Championship is expected to bring large weekend crowds until the game on Monday, Jan. 10, at the Mercedes Benz SuperDome.To prepare for the “extremely heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic,” the New Orleans Police De...

Man found shot and dead a block from Bruno’s

Man found shot and dead a block from Bruno’s

Gabriella Killett

January 10, 2020

Police are investigating a homicide that happened early this morning near Bruno's Tavern.According to an NOPD press release, Tulane police officers heard gunshots around 1:50 a.m on Jan. 10, in the area of Burthe and Hillary Streets. Officers found one adult man who had been shot in a car. He was pr...

King cake raffle supports immigrants and asylum seekers

King cake raffle supports immigrants and asylum seekers

Sam Lucio

January 8, 2020

 With the start of a new decade comes a new set of goals, and some people might not even know where to begin. The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice, however, is giving power to the people. “I feel like, for me, 2020 is going to be a year of action for all of us,” said Meena Haque, de...

Mother and child hope for life-saving medication

Mother and child hope for life-saving medication

Andres Fuentes

January 4, 2020

A "miracle drug," has the potential to create a better life for Andrea James' 17-month old son. However, the Louisiana Department of Health refuses to pay for it.Axel Dennis was born a normal, healthy baby until a few weeks after the fact. Dennis' doctors diagnosed him with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type...

Usher, Tim Tebow and college football players volunteer in New Orleans East

Usher, Tim Tebow and college football players volunteer in New Orleans East

Andres Fuentes

December 31, 2019

Ahead of New Year's and Sugar Bowl celebrations, a select number of college football players spent their off time to give back to New Orleans. The 2019 Allstate Goodworks Team visited Einstein Charter school to help finish up renovations to their gym, tennis courts, garden and weight room. Grammy...

River Parishes celebrate Christmas with bonfires

Andres Fuentes

December 25, 2019

Louisiana residents wake up to presents from Papa Noel on Christmas morning, and it's all thanks to St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes. St. Nick and his flying reindeer found their way to the Pelican State thanks to hundred of bonfires lighting the way. Nearly 200 bonfires went up in flames...

RTA ramps up accessibility

RTA ramps up accessibility

Rose Wagner

December 10, 2019

Mitchell Miraglia grew up in New Orleans, but there is much of his hometown that he has never explored on his own because he is in a wheelchair and can’t ride the St. Charles streetcar. But thanks to a lawsuit he filed in 2016, six stations on the line are currently undergoing construction to be...

Entergy New Orleans hit with million dollar fine

Julia Porcari

December 9, 2019

Neighborhoods across New Orleans have been plagued since early 2014 with sudden and unexpected power outages. In many cases, families and whole communities were left quite literally in the dark, as the power outages could last for minutes or days, depending on where you were located in the city.The members o...

Loyola honors Jesuit martyrs from El Salvador

Loyola honors Jesuit martyrs from El Salvador

Ver Lumod

December 8, 2019

Last month, the Jesuit community of Loyola University New Orleans commemorated the 30th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priests and two civilians in El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, Salvadoran Army soldiers killed Father Ignacio Ellacuría, Father Amando López, Father Ignacio Martín Baró,...

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