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Phase Two of reopening to be extended for fourth time

Governor John Bel Edwards expressed in a radio interview with Brian Haldane that the phase two of reopening will be extended. The official announcement will be made before current phase two expires on Friday, Aug. 28.
August 25, 2020

During an interview with Brian Haldane this morning on 107.3 talk radio, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his intentions to extend the Phase Two order for the fourth time. While Edwards did not announce...

Coronavirus halts in-person classes, changes daily life in Louisiana and around the globe

A woman wearing a mask gathers items at Walmart, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Hammond. Toilet paper has become one of the much sought after items as many prepare for an extended “quarantine” at home.
March 17, 2020

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, the university took precautionary measures to transition face-to-face classes to online classes. Following President John L. Crain’s mass email regarding the...

Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana

Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana
February 23, 2020

As a kid, I liked Mardi Gras because it meant three things: no school, king cake and a lot of parades. Parades bring back a lot of memories for me. I remember sitting on my uncle’s shoulders at the...

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