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Bandwagon fans are missing out on the best part of sports

Collin Brazan, Editor

June 16, 2017

Filed under Editorial

The debate as to whether or not bandwagon fans are bad for professional sports will likely continue for all of eternity, but the fact that alliance-switching fans miss out on the best part of sporting celebrations is nearly impossible...

Students should be aware of the dangers of distracted driving as Spring Break approaches

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Spring break is near and it’s one of the most eventful, memorable times in a young adult’s life. While it’s an exciting time, one should reflect on the dangers of being distracted while getting on the road. This could be...

New Orleans “Baby Cakes” does not properly represent the culture

March 30, 2017

Filed under Editorial

A sports team’s name is not just a nickname for a group of athletes, but a representation of the culture and the people of the city that the team calls home, which is a fact that the New Orleans Zephyrs chose to ignore when...

Regression in environmental policies affects everyone

March 23, 2017

Filed under Editorial

In a time when climate change is a serious threat to the planet and countries around the world need stricter environmental policies, President Trump and his administration proposed a $2.6 billion cut to the Environmental Protection...

To Nicholls students: stand up for your rights

March 16, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Letters to Editor

As an alumnus, I am embarrassed by the situation surrounding the La Pirogue yearbook and Nicholls’ administration’s decision to pull the funding without input from the student body – the people whose money they are moving...

Now is the time for our voices to be heard

March 9, 2017

Filed under Editorial

“They slowly silence us.” That’s what mass communication major Chelsea Jackson took to Facebook to say upon hearing about the administration’s decision to defund the yearbook without student opinion. Well,

Appreciation or appropriation? A guide to help you honor different cultures conciously

February 23, 2017

Filed under Editorial

The African-American History Month commemorations are taking place all over the United States during the entire month of February. There is no better way to celebrate the deeds of African-American ancestors and their heritage,...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

February 16, 2017

Super Bowl 51 sends a message of unity

February 9, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Whether you watched for the love of the game, your favorite team, Lady Gaga or just the commercials, anyone who tuned it noticed a message shared by the 2017 Super Bowl. We think this year’s game and its events shared a noticeable...

It’s okay if Saints fans root for Super Bowl Villain

February 2, 2017

Filed under Editorial

It is hard to deny that for the majority of NFL fans, the New England Patriots are poised as the villain in this year’s Super Bowl LI, yet for New Orleans Saints fans it may be hard to root against them. The New England Patriots...

Trump presidency sparks a movement worldwide

Personal Opinion By: Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Women and men from around the world marched on January 21 to support women’s rights and protest policies placed by President Donald Trump and his administration. Soon after discovering that Trump had won the presidency, Teresa...

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