Stitching It to the Patriarchy and the Pandemic

By Natalie Shaffer COVID-19 has presented student activists with a strange and often conflicting situation. In the past seven months, many systemic inequalities have seemingly been laid bare by the pandemic and the heightening social justice climate, yet the virus continues to mandate our physical distance. For many students this means that their campuses are… Read More Stitching It to the Patriarchy and the Pandemic

How Covid-19 Has Impacted Black-owned Businesses

By Saragine Antoine The coronavirus has impacted our daily lives since the U.S. first announced a confirmed case. Covid-19 has impacted schools, work, traveling, dining, shopping, and many small businesses. Schools and jobs have changed since the pandemic because of remote working and learning, with traveling has changed because states are having travelers quarantine once… Read More How Covid-19 Has Impacted Black-owned Businesses

When a Beach Becomes More Than a Place to Swim

By Isabelle Cunis History flows through every neighborhood and structure within New Orleans, much of which is preserved and protected for future generations. But for many New Orleanians, an important part of their history remains a hidden and neglected oasis.   Between a community-driven movement and a city-funded site assessment, New Orleans is exploring the possibility… Read More When a Beach Becomes More Than a Place to Swim

New Orleans’ Education Challenges Reflective of Socio-Economic Weakness

By Edwin Wang In conjunction with social restrictions, Covid-19 has underscored existing disparities and extended outcome gaps, particularly in New Orleans’ education community. Previous funding gaps in public schools coupled with new mandates for personal protection equipment, virus testing, and technological aids has hastened urgency for eliminating the inequality that plagues New Orleans.  Educators’ struggle… Read More New Orleans’ Education Challenges Reflective of Socio-Economic Weakness

Pandemic Radio

By Aaron Avidon In the year 2020, with people being locked down in their homes with nowhere to go and nothing to do, music is an undeniable resource for maintaining sanity. With technology being the way it is, there’s endless avenues we can take to get our fix. However, this rapid desire for instant gratification… Read More Pandemic Radio

The Hyatt Regency, the Jung Hotel, and Paterson House: A Glimpse into the Life of Tulane Students in Quarantine

By Hannah Ostrov The Hyatt Regency— a gleaming high-rise hotel that sits adjacent to the Superdome in the heart of New Orleans business district and what used to function as a hurricane refuge center after one of the worst storms in New Orleans History has some new residents in the time of COVID-19: Tulane University… Read More The Hyatt Regency, the Jung Hotel, and Paterson House: A Glimpse into the Life of Tulane Students in Quarantine