A Virus Infects the Tourism Trade in New Orleans

By Anusha Rainey Photo by Caleb George on Unsplash From hotels to restaurants, from live music to biking tours, New Orleans has its reputation of being loved by tourists. One thing about New Orleans that people love is it’s hosting services. But for those working in the tourism industry, it’s no vacation. A table from the Louisiana Tourism… Read More A Virus Infects the Tourism Trade in New Orleans

Is the closet door still closed? An inside look on LGBTQ youth today

By Maggie Apperson What comes to mind when you think of the closet? A small, dark confined space. But what comes into mind when you think of a person in the closet? It becomes more fear-inducing, more dark, and desolate. This is where the term comes from, and for good reason. Why could something that… Read More Is the closet door still closed? An inside look on LGBTQ youth today

What Mardi Gras Is Like: An Insider’s Experience

By Zoe Moseley Throughout the years, Mardi Gras has been a time of revelry attracting both tourists and locals to the New Orleans area. The widely accessible holiday, where requirements of involvement are minimized to showing up, requires much more work when riding in a parade. The free-wheeling and rather disorderly crowds often make us… Read More What Mardi Gras Is Like: An Insider’s Experience

An Intersection of New Orleans, Asian Americans, and COVID-19

By Maya Schioppo Not long ago, the New Orleans police department released a report saying that two Tulane affiliates were pestered by a man asking them if they were Chinese or Japanese. The fellow pedestrian followed the two and continued to ask the question, threatening to shoot them if the answer was yes. This sad… Read More An Intersection of New Orleans, Asian Americans, and COVID-19