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Fracking causes green stir

While visiting her grandmother in East Texas, issues involving fracking were brought to the attention of a Tech Talk copy editor. Through a natural gas drilling technique known as hydraulic…

Another information overload

by Danielle Cintron, Editor As often as network news broadcasts the tragedies of the world, never before has the murder of a 15-year-old girl affected me. While leaving my Spanish…

TOPS requires residency

Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity Award Program (TOPS), which provides academically qualified students with state-paid tuition to college, was created in 1998 by Patrick Taylor to encourage more high school graduates to…

Airport security a little too transparent

by Danielle Cintron, Associate And Online Editor   Since the introduction of full-body scanners in the United States, lobbyists for the new technology have had arguments against the scanners ranging…

Remember our veterans

by Ashley Dison, News Editor As I sat in my grandmother’s living room and turned the pages of the commemorative book with my grandfather’s name in it, I thought about…

The changing of the guard

by Amy Olita, Editor What happens now? This is a fairly simple question, yet such a loaded one and something many of us will be asking ourselves as we walk…

Votes show frustration

In the first political party power shift of its magnitude in decades, Republicans earned domination Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democrats retain their hold, only by a…

Local artist’s angry words suggest ignorance

by Danielle Cintron, Associate/Online Editor While attending the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans this weekend, one of the several media central events I stood in on was a press…

Terrorist plot put on back burner

by Amy Olita Last Friday, nearly a decade since 9/11, Americans were again shaken from their false feelings of security as a terrorist plot was uncovered and, thankfully, stopped. However,…

Gene ignites nature vs. nurture debate

by Taylor Stephens   You are a liberal. You have no choice. It is in your genes. Don’t worry. This is only if you have the DRD4 gene, which, according…