The Maroon

Education can prove costly

ALEX DAVIS

April 4, 2013

Filed under City, Finance, News

When music education student Ray Freire A'12 graduated, finding a job was not his biggest concern. By the end of his senior year, he had approximately $33,000 in student loan debt. "My after-college plan is to become a music te...

Local legend announces retirement

Nia Porter

April 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

When Angela Hill was offered a job as a consumer reporter at WWL-TV in 1975, there was not a single woman who held an anchoring position at the station. Thirty-eight years later, after becoming the first female news anchor at ...

NOPD addresses racial profiling

KEVIN McGILL

April 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anecdotal allegations of persistent racial profiling by New Orleans police punctuated a meeting of a City Council panel on March 27. At the meeting, local government watchdogs said better data collection is ne...

Pope Francis emerges as world leader

Pope Francis emerges as world leader

LESLIE GAMBONI AND NIA PORTER

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News, Religion

Man arrested for pornography

Associate Press

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - State police say a 60-year-old New Iberia man has been arrested for possessing and distributing child pornography. Troopers said Paul Smith was arrested Monday at his home where detectives said they found...

Brief: Trial to decide consequences for gulf spill

Associated Press

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of the drilling rig that exploded at the outset of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill catastrophe started its defense Monday at a trial designed to determine the disaster's causes and assign fault to...

Brief: Lower employments reported

Associated Press

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates increased in half of US states in January since December, as employers nationwide added the fewest jobs in seven months. The Labor Department said unemployment rates increased in 25 state...

Brief: New career to be offered by UNO

Associated Press

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Students interested in making a career out of developing computer and video games may be interested in a new discipline to be offered by the University of New Orleans. The university said its computer scien...

NOPD focuses on armed robberies

NIA PORTER

March 13, 2013

Filed under City, News

The Second District Police Department plans on decreasing the number of armed robberies that occur around the Uptown area in 2013. Not only have robberies been a serious problem in the Uptown area, but they have also been a ser...

Brief: New ordinance to protect animals

The Maroon

March 13, 2013

Filed under City, News

A new city ordinance will now address various animal cruelty issues in New Orleans. District "A" councilmember Susan G. Guidry proposed to change the City Code on the care of domestic and feral animals. "I am proud to author this ordinance, which is...

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