Love, Loss, and Hope: Three Stories About Connecting During the Age of COVID-19

By Magali McMurry In the year 2020, Valentine’s Day in New Orleans was the same holiday it’s always been. Couples poured into candle-lit restaurants, took selfies in the busy streets of the French Quarter, and held hands together in crowded movie theaters. Bars were full of people looking for company on the most romantic (and… Read More Love, Loss, and Hope: Three Stories About Connecting During the Age of COVID-19

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

By the Book: How Independent Bookstores in New Orleans are More Than Just a Business

By Zoe Mosele When looking for a blend of culture and education, independent bookstores in New Orleans show a perfect mixture. An array of bookstores in the city come with their own niche, each one serving a different need or area. The independent bookstores in New Orleans created an intertwined community connected by a love… Read More By the Book: How Independent Bookstores in New Orleans are More Than Just a Business