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President Obama nominates a Supreme Court Judge

Nicholas Morea

March 16, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Scalia's death. Garland, chief judge of the United State Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia, said being nominated was...

Clinton and Trump win in Louisiana primaries

Nick Reimann

March 6, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, State, Worldview

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both cruised to victory in the Louisiana primary. On the Democratic side, Clinton claimed victory winning 71 percent of the vote and carrying 63 of the state’s 64 parishes. Tr...

Louisiana gears up for 2016 presidential primary election

Nicholas Morea

March 4, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, State, Worldview

With the presidential race heating up, Louisiana is next on the campaign trail for both Republicans and Democrats. On March 5, Louisiana voters registered for a specific party will be able to cast their vote in the Louisiana...

Presidential candidates look forward after Iowa

Nick Reimann

February 4, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After the Iowa Caucuses officially kicked off the 2016 presidential race, the candidates’ focus now shifts toward New Hampshire. The state will hold its primary on Tuesday, Feb. 9, giving candidates an opportunity to gain...

John Bel Edwards proposed plan to protect LGBT employees

Nick Morea

December 11, 2015

Filed under City, Politics, Worldview

Newly elected governor John Bel Edwards has proposed a new initiative to protect LGBT employees in Louisiana from discrimination. People who identify as gay can be fired from there job in Louisiana. Edwards' plan would cover...

Wildes speaks out at SGA meeting

Jessica Molina

November 20, 2015

Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

At the Nov. 18 SGA meeting, students were encouraged to attend and bring their concerns to the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, in a question-and-answer-style discussion. The first question was in regards to Wild...

Decision Day Nears in Louisiana Governor’s Election

Nick Reimann

November 20, 2015

Filed under Politics, Showcase, State, Worldview

After weeks of fiery debate, Election Day is finally here. Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter faces Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards in a run-off election on Nov. 21 for the governor of Louisiana, after neither secured a...

Gov. Bobby Jindal drops out of the Republican Presidential Race

Nicholas Morea

November 18, 2015

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

Louisiana Governor and presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nominee.Jindal said on the Fox News Channel "I've come to the realization that this is not my time". Jindal ne...

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