Plum Street: A Cool Glimmer of Hope

By Edwin Wang In an era marked by unprecedented challenge due to the Covid-19 pandemic, no institution or organization has been spared. There has been an abundance of narratives detailing the pain derived from the virus’ disruption; behemoths like Amazon and Google have reported unprecedented upsets to their logistics networks, while businesses large and small… Read More Plum Street: A Cool Glimmer of Hope

Oh Yes! How a Student-Run Start-Up Survived a Pandemic.

By Isaac Koffman As communities across the nation begin the slow, arduous trek back to normality, the businesses built around college towns face a unique set of challenges. The American economy is in shambles, and even online companies have seen their bottom lines contract thanks to the pandemic. However, the economic realities of the coronavirus… Read More Oh Yes! How a Student-Run Start-Up Survived a Pandemic.

While Dogs Find their “Furever” Homes During COVID-19, Animal Shelters Lose their Funding

By Sarah Panitch Quarantined minds think alike. Since social distancing during COVID-19 meant that people couldn’t interact with as many other human beings, people throughout the US turned to animals. Animal shelters experienced a sharp rise in adoptions once stay-at-home orders were implemented. Jami Hirstius, the Vice President of Metairie Humane Shelter, stated that in… Read More While Dogs Find their “Furever” Homes During COVID-19, Animal Shelters Lose their Funding

A Virus Infects the Tourism Trade in New Orleans

By Anusha Rainey Photo by Caleb George on Unsplash From hotels to restaurants, from live music to biking tours, New Orleans has its reputation of being loved by tourists. One thing about New Orleans that people love is it’s hosting services. But for those working in the tourism industry, it’s no vacation. A table from the Louisiana Tourism… Read More A Virus Infects the Tourism Trade in New Orleans