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Where’s Louisiana Tech’s loyalty to professors whose opinions provoke death threats?

By Andrew C. McKevitt Louisiana Tech’s motto is “Ever Loyal Be.” This month I learned those words come with an asterisk. When a politically motivated...

Republican ‘hyper partisan’ attempt to curtail governor’s power could decrease access...

When state Sen. Sharon Hewitt was taking questions from her Senate colleagues Oct. 1 about a bill she’d drafted to weaken the governor’s role...

Nursing home-visitation bill addresses a real problem in a problematic way

Hours before my mother died I spoonfed her vanilla ice cream. Sprinkled into the dessert was a vitamin she’d been refusing to take. But...

Louisiana lawmakers need to acknowledge that COVID-19 is still with us

When Republican members of the Louisiana House Health, Education and Welfare committee argued with two of the state’s top public health experts Wednesday, they...

Louisiana Republicans vie to take over state’s COVID-19 response

Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, has recently traveled to multiple college campuses in the South and...

COMMENTARY: RBG is gone. This is why we fight.

By Susan J. Demas, Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Advance Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known as a steely champion of women’s equality, gave voice to the voiceless. And...

Will a COVID-19 vaccine be safe?

by Trish Zornio  for Colorado Newsline In normal times, vaccine safety is easily recognized. These aren’t normal times. Despite robust science, public trust of a COVID-19 vaccine...

By ordering a pandemic emergency election plan, federal judge does...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin should have fought for Louisiana voters who demanded a way to cast their ballots in November and December...

With COVID-19 rate still high, Louisiana enters eat-drink-and-be-merry phase

COVID-19 has been infecting fewer people in Louisiana than it did during a first peak in April or a second peak in July, and...

COVID-19 hits Black America hard, but HBCU chiefs find vaccine trial...

COVID-19 is known to have infected one of every 36 Black New Orleanians during the pandemic. There’s no way of knowing how many New...

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