Cover up: An Inside Look on the Toxic Objectification of Girls in School Environments

By Maggie Apperson In today’s modern classroom, seemingly antiquated issues have stayed at the forefront of debated topics: women’s shoulders. High schools, middle schools, and elementary schools alike have implemented policies that have different target audiences. From the looks of it, females have stayed in the hot seat and been at the receiving end of… Read More Cover up: An Inside Look on the Toxic Objectification of Girls in School Environments

Can the Good Times Roll? How Cancelling Mardi Gras Affects its Krewes

By Sarah Sammataro In a world fraught with COVID-19, the city of New Orleans carries on in an uncharacteristic lull. Any other February, the city would be teeming with life, filled with enthusiastic tourists eager to participate in the legendary festivities of Mardi Gras. But this year, paradegoers must wait patiently inside, mandated to partake… Read More Can the Good Times Roll? How Cancelling Mardi Gras Affects its Krewes

Resilient & United: An Eastern Village Faces the Pandemic

By Matthew Nguyen Upon entering the community’s local pharmacy, I was cordially greeted by Jessica, a pharmacist in New Orleans East for the past thirty years. She opened the glass door leading behind the front counter, and we exchanged in light conversation as we entered a white storage area with shelves holding hundreds of medication… Read More Resilient & United: An Eastern Village Faces the Pandemic

Not even the vaccine can undo the damage of the pandemic

By Nathan Kiernan At Ochsner Medical Center, a line of New Orleans residents waiting for their COVID-19 vaccine appointment extends through the pharmacy’s front door. Uptown resident Miles Jennetta waits patiently inline considering how the pandemic upended his life. “I remember one time I had a close contract. There was a kid at my house,… Read More Not even the vaccine can undo the damage of the pandemic

NOLA Tennis Tournament Illuminates the Struggle of Organized Sports during the Pandemic

By Sasha Aronson In a year where crowds were hard to come by, the New Orleans City Park seemed like a blast from the past. Cheering and clapping was audible from the parking lot and the classic windy roads of City Park were filled with people supporting their loved ones. The final of the USTA… Read More NOLA Tennis Tournament Illuminates the Struggle of Organized Sports during the Pandemic

In Response to the Pandemic, Operation Restoration Rises to the Challenge

By Charlotte Morelli Lead Instructor Lisa Sprowls explains that the costs of the Covid-19 Pandemic at Operation Restoration are a social matter rather than a financial one. “We rely on each other.” OR was founded in 2016 with a mission to aid women and girls impacted by incarceration. While the majority of society has hit… Read More In Response to the Pandemic, Operation Restoration Rises to the Challenge