The Restorative Force of Chess: Overcoming the Most Destructive Hurricane in Louisiana History

By Nate Cowan            By all standards, Jude Acers is a world-renowned chess player. At 17 years old, he received the distinguished title of National Master (NM) by the US Chess Federation. According to US Chess Online 2004, there were 691 active NMs, placing Jude in the 99th percentile of registered players. Those most familiar with… Read More The Restorative Force of Chess: Overcoming the Most Destructive Hurricane in Louisiana History

Louisiana Vaccine Hesitancy Shared in Patients and Healthcare Workers Alike

By Sala Thanassi On the corner of Canal St. and N Norman C Francis Parkway, a bright red scrawl obscures a letter board outside the First Grace United Methodist Church. Where the sign once read, “Love Thy Neighbor, get vaccinated,” spray-paint now covers the message and in its place reads “faith over fear.” Similar anti-vaccine attitudes… Read More Louisiana Vaccine Hesitancy Shared in Patients and Healthcare Workers Alike