Higher Ed

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...

Louisiana’s college COVID-19 numbers show wide gap between on-campus and virtual...

The COVID-19 dashboard run by the Louisiana Department of Health shows 1,558 confirmed cases among college students, faculty and staff and 523 cases of...

Hurricane Laura didn’t knock McNeese State out

Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm that made landfall in Southwest Louisiana Aug. 27, thoroughly devastated McNeese State University and caused about $200 million...

LSU Now Allows Students to Quarantine In Their Own Dorm Rooms

LSU has quietly shifted its policy for COVID-19 quarantine on campus. Students are now allowed to quarantine in their own dorm rooms under certain...

Is it safe to open Tiger Stadium and the Superdome?

Update: Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Friday that the Saints will not be allowed to have people at the team's game against the Green Bay Packers...

National champion LSU Football Tigers may play home games before crowds...

After months of speculation about what LSU football games would look like the season after the Tigers were crowned national champions and if even...

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...

College COVID-19 numbers will be shared by state health department starting...

The Louisiana Department of Health, which had previously announced that it would create a COVID-19 portal and send out a link to every private...

COMMENTARY: Virus toll ranks high in SEC country, but teams won’t...

As you probably expected, the Southeastern Conference dominates the preseason national rankings. As of Tuesday, Florida could claim the title of No. 1 in the...

All Louisiana Universities Expected To Share Coronavirus Case Information

All Louisiana higher education institutions are expected to start sharing the number of coronavirus cases among students and staff on their campuses. The announcement...

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