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The Houma Courier
Watch out for these junior football recruitsThe attention now shifts to the current junior football players who will sign t
Watch out for these junior football recruits
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The attention now shifts to the current junior football players who will sign their national letters of intent as seniors next year at National Signing Day. The local area has several high school football players that could sign with major Division... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Watch out for these junior football recruitsThe attention now shifts to the current junior football players who will sign t
Watch out for these junior football recruits
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The attention now shifts to the current junior football players who will sign their national letters of intent as seniors next year at National Signing Day. The local area has several high school football players that could sign with major Division... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Creation Museum aims to triple in sizeUNO police look for man accused of stealing music instrumentsUNO police look fo
Creation Museum aims to triple in size
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
UNO police look for man accused of stealing music instrumentsUNO police look for man accused of stealing music instruments University of New Orleans Police want to find a man accused of stealing musical instruments. more>> University of New Orleans... Read more
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Yahoo News
Return to the Big Easy: New Orleans’ grassroots revival by Kelli Hill The story of New Orleans has always been one of resilience and
Return to the Big Easy: New Orleans’ grassroots revival
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
by Kelli Hill The story of New Orleans has always been one of resilience and survival. Hurricane Katrina left the city 80 percent underwater in 2005, and in the year that followed, the city... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Orleans: A City In The Grip Of King Cake MadnessA few weeks ago, I ate three pieces of cake on a single day. All in the name of
New Orleans: A City In The Grip Of King Cake Madness
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
A few weeks ago, I ate three pieces of cake on a single day. All in the name of research, of course. You see, it was Jan. 6, otherwise known as Epiphany or Kings Day — and in New Orleans, that signals the start of Carnival season. And that means we... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year t
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year than the university spends on many individual academic departments, including petroleum engineering and the college’s celebrated Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. As at... Read more
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The Advocate
Erki Thomas sparks UNO by McNeeseUniversity of New Orleans forward Erik Thomas knew his team needed a lift, so h
Erki Thomas sparks UNO by McNeese
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
University of New Orleans forward Erik Thomas knew his team needed a lift, so he decided to lift off. With the momentum beginning to shift away from his team in the second half, the senior found himself ahead of the pack on a fast break with only... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year t
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year than the university spends on many individual academic departments, including petroleum engineering and the college’s celebrated Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. As at... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year t
Special report: Why are athletics largely immune to higher education budget cuts?
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Nicholls State University’s sports teams cost the school more money each year than the university spends on many individual academic departments, including petroleum engineering and the college’s celebrated Chef John Folse Culinary Institute. As at... Read more
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The Advocate
Hopeful bidders snap up 20 of 31 properties near Louis Armstrong AirportDavid Ducote got up at 6:30 a.m. Friday to sneak a $20 bill under the pillow of
Hopeful bidders snap up 20 of 31 properties near Louis Armstrong Airport
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
David Ducote got up at 6:30 a.m. Friday to sneak a $20 bill under the pillow of his daughter, who had lost her lucky tooth the night before. While he was up, he scanned the headlines and noticed that 31 bundles of properties near Louis Armstrong... Read more
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The Advocate
Hopeful bidders snap up 19 of 31 properties near Louis Armstrong airportDavid Ducote got up at 6:30 a.m. Friday to sneak some money under the pillow of
Hopeful bidders snap up 19 of 31 properties near Louis Armstrong airport
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
David Ducote got up at 6:30 a.m. Friday to sneak some money under the pillow of his daughter, who had lost her lucky tooth the night before. While he was up, he scanned the headlines and noticed that 31 properties near Louis Armstrong International... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans deputy mayor, UNO provost under consideration for UNO’s top jobNew Orleans Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin is among five candidates under considerat
New Orleans deputy mayor, UNO provost under consideration for UNO’s top job
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
New Orleans Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin is among five candidates under consideration to lead the struggling University of New Orleans. The group also includes several university provosts, including UNO’s. Kopplin has served as the city’s first deputy... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
UNO committee narrows presidential candidates to 5NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A search committee has selected five candidates for the pres
UNO committee narrows presidential candidates to 5
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A search committee has selected five candidates for the presidency of the University of New Orleans. They include a top administrator for Mayor Mitch Landrieu and a current UNO vice president. Deputy Mayor Andrew Kopplin and UNO... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans deputy mayor, UNO provost under consideration for UNO’s top jobUpdate, 12:25: The University of New Orleans presidential search committee met
New Orleans deputy mayor, UNO provost under consideration for UNO’s top job
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Update, 12:25: The University of New Orleans presidential search committee met Thursday and narrowed the candidates from 10 to five. The semifinalists include: New Orleans Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin; John Nicklow, UNO’s provost and vice president for... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in LouisianaSabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge
Special report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Sabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge last year without textbooks, waiting for money from her student loan to come through. She plays a similar waiting game with the military benefits she earns for serving... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Bear marketMany of the University of Montana students who rallied around the Oval on a fro
Bear market
Missoula Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Many of the University of Montana students who rallied around the Oval on a frozen December day just before finals had scribbled messages for Main Hall on cardboard signs. Others just dusted off the same old placards from last time. "There were some... Read more
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The Advocate
Speical report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in LouisianaSabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge
Speical report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Sabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge last year without textbooks, waiting for money from her student loan to come through. She plays a similar waiting game with the military benefits she earns for serving... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne Parish Council approves new parish administratorsNew to the parish's list of department heads are Kandace Mauldin as chief finan
Terrebonne Parish Council approves new parish administrators
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
New to the parish's list of department heads are Kandace Mauldin as chief financial officer, Michael Toups as public works director, Chris Pulaski as planning director and Mart Black as coastal restoration/preservation director. Pulaski is the only... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne Parish Council approves new parish administratorsNew to the parish's list of department heads are Kandace Mauldin as chief finan
Terrebonne Parish Council approves new parish administrators
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
New to the parish's list of department heads are Kandace Mauldin as chief financial officer, Michael Toups as public works director, Chris Pulaski as planning director and Mart Black as coastal restoration/preservation director. Pulaski is the only... Read more
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The Advocate
Budget cuts, leadership void, tougher admission standards only added to UNO’s struggles after Hurricane KatrinaJoy Ballard had a tough decision to make when the University of New Orleans eli
Budget cuts, leadership void, tougher admission standards only added to UNO’s struggles after Hurricane Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Joy Ballard had a tough decision to make when the University of New Orleans eliminated several degree programs in late 2014 — including hers. Dwindling state funding, dramatic enrollment drops and a yearslong, multimillion-dollar structural deficit... Read more
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The Advocate
Trial starts in 2012 murder of UNO student, shooting of now-paralyzed Uptown lawyerA few feet away, the grandmother and sister of Valan May, a slain University of
Trial starts in 2012 murder of UNO student, shooting of now-paralyzed Uptown lawyer
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
A few feet away, the grandmother and sister of Valan May, a slain University of New Orleans film student and Navy veteran, sat quietly in the front row. Still grieving for the living and the dead, they listened as a prosecutor described a shocking... Read more
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The Advocate
UNO struggling to recover since KatrinaJoy Ballard had a tough decision to make when the University of New Orleans eli
UNO struggling to recover since Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Joy Ballard had a tough decision to make when the University of New Orleans eliminated several degree programs in late 2014 — including hers. Dwindling state funding, dramatic enrollment drops and a yearslong, multimillion-dollar structural deficit... Read more
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FOX News
Depression linked in mothers, teenage kidsTeenagers are more likely to be depressed if their mothers were depressed while
Depression linked in mothers, teenage kids
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
Teenagers are more likely to be depressed if their mothers were depressed while pregnant, according to a new study. Mothers' depression after giving birth was also tied to their children's mental health years later, but possibly for different... Read more
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The Advocate
Federal judge reveals public corruption probe against Sorrento councilman, but status remains unclearGONZALES — A federal grand jury has investigated Sorrento Town Councilman Randy
Federal judge reveals public corruption probe against Sorrento councilman, but status remains unclear
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
GONZALES — A federal grand jury has investigated Sorrento Town Councilman Randy Anny in a public corruption probe separate from the BP fraud claim brought against him and his wife last year over alleged bogus repairs to his sport boat, a federal... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Student debt grows as tuition risesFranklin Fehrman has taken an unusual path to college, but he will wind up in t
Special report: Student debt grows as tuition rises
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Franklin Fehrman has taken an unusual path to college, but he will wind up in the same place as about half of his fellow Louisiana collegians: in debt. Fehrman, 32, moved to New Orleans nine years ago and started working in restaurants. He... Read more
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The Advocate
Federal judge reveals public corruption probe against Sorrento councilman, but status remains unclearGONZALES — A federal grand jury has investigated Sorrento Town Councilman Randy
Federal judge reveals public corruption probe against Sorrento councilman, but status remains unclear
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
GONZALES — A federal grand jury has investigated Sorrento Town Councilman Randy Anny in a public corruption probe separate from the BP fraud claim brought against him and his wife last year over alleged bogus repairs to his sport boat, a federal... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Navy gives University of New Orleans nearly $1 million grantNEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new research center at the University of New Orleans has r
Navy gives University of New Orleans nearly $1 million grant
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new research center at the University of New Orleans has received a nearly $1 million grant from the Navy to study how to mine and visualize large amounts of data. The university said in a news release that Mahdi Abdelguerfi,... Read more
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The Advocate
Navy gives UNO nearly $1 million grant, and other news of higher educationNavy gives UNO nearly $1 million grant A new research center at the University
Navy gives UNO nearly $1 million grant, and other news of higher education
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Navy gives UNO nearly $1 million grant A new research center at the University of New Orleans has received a nearly $1 million grant from the Navy to study how to mine and visualize large amounts of data, the school announced. The university said... Read more
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The Advocate
George Ioup, longtime physics professor at University of New Orleans, dies at 76George Ioup, a tireless researcher and professor emeritus of physics at the Uni
George Ioup, longtime physics professor at University of New Orleans, dies at 76
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
George Ioup, a tireless researcher and professor emeritus of physics at the University of New Orleans, died Wednesday of gastric cancer at his home in New Orleans. He was 76. Ioup specialized in signal and image processing — basically, analyses of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: Win streaks on the line tonightThere’s an interesting boys basketball game tonight when Middletown, winner of
Monday Musings: Win streaks on the line tonight
The Middletown Press / Posted 13 days ago
There’s an interesting boys basketball game tonight when Middletown, winner of nine in a row, visits Berlin, winner of eight straight. Berlin started the season 0-3, including a 79-61 loss to Middletown, but has since righted itself. Middletown lost... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universitiesWhen Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universities
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
When Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60 percent of the funding for Louisiana’s public universities. Now, taxpayers put up barely a quarter of the tab, leaving students and their families to cover most of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Are there too many universities in Louisiana?Barely 350,000 people live in northeast Louisiana. But drive the lonesome 30-mi
Are there too many universities in Louisiana?
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Barely 350,000 people live in northeast Louisiana. But drive the lonesome 30-mile stretch of highway from Monroe to Grambling and you will pass three public universities, all offering degrees in everything from kinesiology to music to world... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Red Wolves Earn Nine Top Finishes on Final Day of A-State InvitationalJONESBORO, AR (astateredwolves.com) – The Arkansas State men’s and women’s trac
Red Wolves Earn Nine Top Finishes on Final Day of A-State Invitational
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 14 days ago
JONESBORO, AR (astateredwolves.com) – The Arkansas State men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for nine first-place finishes during the second and final day of the A-State Invitational, held inside the Convocation Saturday. The women’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Are there too many universities in Louisiana?Barely 350,000 people live in northeast Louisiana. But drive the lonesome 30-mi
Are there too many universities in Louisiana?
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Barely 350,000 people live in northeast Louisiana. But drive the lonesome 30-mile stretch of highway from Monroe to Grambling and you will pass three public universities, all offering degrees in everything from kinesiology to music to world... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universitiesWhen Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universities
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
When Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60 percent of the funding for Louisiana’s public universities. Now, taxpayers put up barely a quarter of the tab, leaving students and their families to cover most of the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
George E. Ioup, Ph.D.He was born in Altoona, son of the late Elias and Angeline (Kattouf) Ioup. Sur
George E. Ioup, Ph.D.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Elias and Angeline (Kattouf) Ioup. Surviving are his loving wife and research colleague of 51 years, Dr. Juliette W. Ioup, professor of physics at the University of New Orleans; a sister, Dr. Georgette L. Ioup... Read more
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The Advocate
Guest column: Why shouldn’t recreational anglers have a say in red snapper quotas?I occasionally enjoy snapper fishing in a recreational capacity, though, most o
Guest column: Why shouldn’t recreational anglers have a say in red snapper quotas?
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
I occasionally enjoy snapper fishing in a recreational capacity, though, most of the time, I am an inshore redfish guide. Red snapper are delicious table fare and oftentimes abundant and easily accessible. Quite frankly, most of my red snapper... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne facilities task force wants more informationThe report didn’t go far enough, members of a Terrebonne citizens committee cre
Terrebonne facilities task force wants more information
The Houma Courier / Posted 17 days ago
The report didn’t go far enough, members of a Terrebonne citizens committee created to help craft a strategic plan to upgrade the district’s aging infrastructure told Superintendent Philip Martin Wednesday. The study, several members said during... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne facilities task force wants more informationThe report didn’t go far enough, members of a Terrebonne citizens committee cre
Terrebonne facilities task force wants more information
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 days ago
The report didn’t go far enough, members of a Terrebonne citizens committee created to help craft a strategic plan to upgrade the district’s aging infrastructure told Superintendent Philip Martin Wednesday. The study, several members said during... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
SUNO students to intern at coroner’s office 19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Fritz EskerContributing Writer At the sta
SUNO students to intern at coroner’s office
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Fritz EskerContributing Writer At the start of the 2016 spring semester, Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) is offering students in their forensic science program... Read more
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The Advocate
UNO to research effects of rising sea level, and other news of higher educationUNO to research effects of rising sea level The University of New Orleans’ Coa
UNO to research effects of rising sea level, and other news of higher education
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
UNO to research effects of rising sea level The University of New Orleans’ Coastal Research Laboratory will study the impacts of relative sea level rise on Louisiana’s coast. The school has received research funding, scholarship money and data from... Read more
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The Advocate
Racism often subtle, couched in plausible deniabilityIt used to be easy to spot racism in the Deep South: burning crosses, fire hose
Racism often subtle, couched in plausible deniability
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
It used to be easy to spot racism in the Deep South: burning crosses, fire hoses, swimming pools filled in rather than integrated. But there’s a new language, one that is not as direct but still understood — and we heard it throughout the... Read more
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Island Packet
The Kris Tokarski Trio to play The Jazz CornerJazz fans, especially those looking for that authentic New Orleans sound, won't
The Kris Tokarski Trio to play The Jazz Corner
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
Jazz fans, especially those looking for that authentic New Orleans sound, won't want to miss The Kris Tokarski Trio at The Jazz Corner this weekend. Featuring Kris Tokarski, Andy Schumm and Hal Smith, the trio will play from 8-11 p.m. Jan. 15 and... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Local recruits preparing for National Signing DayThibodaux linebacker Blair Brooks (17) is committed to play football with the L
Local recruits preparing for National Signing Day
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
Thibodaux linebacker Blair Brooks (17) is committed to play football with the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns for the 2016 season.HoumaToday.comJanuary 13, 2016 9:09 PM
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The Daily Comet
Local recruits preparing for National Signing DayThibodaux linebacker Blair Brooks (17) is committed to play football with the L
Local recruits preparing for National Signing Day
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
Thibodaux linebacker Blair Brooks (17) is committed to play football with the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns for the 2016 season.DailyComet.comJanuary 13, 2016 7:58 PM

The clock is ticking for local high school football seniors who expect to... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Local recruits preparing for National Signing DayThe local area could have several players sign national letters-of-intent on Fe
Local recruits preparing for National Signing Day
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
The local area could have several players sign national letters-of-intent on Feb. 4, including Division I recruits in Thibodaux High senior linebacker/safety Blair Brooks, St. James senior receiver Arron McKenney, Central Lafourche senior cornerback... Read more
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The Advocate
UNO announces Center for Teaching Innovation, and other news of higher educationUNO announces Center for Teaching Innovation The University of New Orleans has
UNO announces Center for Teaching Innovation, and other news of higher education
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
UNO announces Center for Teaching Innovation The University of New Orleans has announced the creation of the Center for Teaching Innovation, a center that will promote new teaching methods for today’s college students. The center is coordinated by... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Dr. Frances C. Welsing, noted psychiatrist, scholar, dies 11th January 2016 · 0 Comments Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, a noted psychiatri
Dr. Frances C. Welsing, noted psychiatrist, scholar, dies
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
11th January 2016 · 0 Comments Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, a noted psychiatrist, African-centered scholar, activist and author, passed away in Washington, DC on Saturday, Jan. 2, after... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans City Council passes motion to ban strip club dancers under age 21Update, 1 p.m. Thursday: On a 7-0 vote, the New Orleans City Council passed the
New Orleans City Council passes motion to ban strip club dancers under age 21
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Update, 1 p.m. Thursday: On a 7-0 vote, the New Orleans City Council passed the motion to ban strip club workers under the age of 21. The council scaled back on its initial proposal. The new plan allows employees to work at strip clubs, but not as... Read more
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The Advocate
Plan to ban strip club employees under age 21 is vetted by committee, heads to full council ThursdayA controversial proposal that would require all strip club employees to be 21 o
Plan to ban strip club employees under age 21 is vetted by committee, heads to full council Thursday
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
A controversial proposal that would require all strip club employees to be 21 or older had an airing Wednesday before a City Council committee, showcasing tensions between supporters and opponents of the rule. Owners and employees of the French... Read more
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