Pandemic Pedagogy: Public School Teaching During COVID-19

By Matthew Nguyen The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly left a devastating impact on several businesses in New Orleans including our local restaurants, beloved shopping malls, lively music venues, and many others. While the shutdown and restrictions have definitely changed the lifestyles of many New Orleanians, any high schooler or teacher in this city can tell… Read More Pandemic Pedagogy: Public School Teaching During COVID-19

Back to Normal? How the COVID-19 Vaccine Changes Lives

By Sarah Sammataro Every Monday morning, Bailey Batt, a twenty-four-year-old aspiring Child Life Specialist, parks her car outside the New Orleans Children’s Hospital and gets ready for her shift as a Child Life volunteer. She dons her mask, then crosses the road beneath the hospital’s bridged passageway, and pushes through the glass doors to enter.… Read More Back to Normal? How the COVID-19 Vaccine Changes Lives

Trans During COVID: Isolation and Culture War Crossfire

By Grace Williams While many groups have faced exacerbated isolation since the pandemic started, none have felt its effects quite like the transgender community. Already isolated beforehand, COVID has brought a new wave of discriminatory legislation, inaccessibility to health care, and inability to interact with like-minded peers. Lockdown in March of 2020 brought unique challenges… Read More Trans During COVID: Isolation and Culture War Crossfire

NOLA HS Baseball Shows Differences in Schools

By Sasha Aronson On the surface, New Orleans high school baseball is a thriving sport that has achieved national recognition and has touched several communities within the city. Nearly every charter and private school has a baseball team that participates in competitive leagues and most state champion sports teams in Louisiana hail from the city.… Read More NOLA HS Baseball Shows Differences in Schools

Party or Pandemic?

By Audrey Ligier The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people throughout the world to quarantine in their houses and isolate themselves from their friends, family, and the outside world. New Orleans has and will always be a social town with its culture, festivals, music, crawfish boils, and our beloved Mardi Gras. As the virus has… Read More Party or Pandemic?

Empty Classrooms, Empty Minds: The Impact COVID-19 has had on Students

By Anna Lyon We’ve all heard the stories of Friday night games, memorable friend troupes, grueling essays, laughingly failed exams, and wild moments people have made into their most meaningful memories. High school is known as an era of growth, personal development, and youthful fun. However, to the current generation of growing teens, high school… Read More Empty Classrooms, Empty Minds: The Impact COVID-19 has had on Students