“Sorry, It’s Not My Call:”

An Insight into New Orleans’ Mental Health Facilities By Nisha Kasturi In February of 2021, 26-year old K.M. (we’ll use their initials to protect identity) voluntarily checked themselves into Ochsner Health’s psychiatric facility following a personal trauma and subsequent mental health breakdown. “I needed it to be in someone else’s hands”, K.M. told me. “I… Read More “Sorry, It’s Not My Call:”

Clicks and Crimes

By Gena Jones Nowadays, one click can take you to a dangerous place. Rising crime rates nationwide and the expansive reach of social media has resulted in a potentially traumatic digital experience for users. Many social media platforms have become hotbeds for hate speech, misinformation, and, most notably, unregulated violent criminal content. “I was just… Read More Clicks and Crimes

The Brass Band from The Northshore Winning over the Hearts of New Orleans

By Thomas M. Bitterwolf Music and the city of New Orleans are synonymous; the two maintain a symbiotic relationship, as New Orleans couldn’t survive without music, and music couldn’t survive without New Orleans. Jazz bands, brass bands, marching bands, and concert bands, New Orleans is the city of famous music. The city is responsible for… Read More The Brass Band from The Northshore Winning over the Hearts of New Orleans