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Word on the Ave

NEW ORLEANS ( August 26, 2022) – Editor's note: This segment was compiled by managing editor Olivia Viltz and editor-in-chief J'Brionne Helaire. (Top row from left to right) Gabriel “Gabe” Barlow Freshman Arlington, TX Mass Communication   “I would say yeah, for the most part. I’ve really been chilling […]

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Educated Americans should know U.S. history – warts and all

NEW ORLEANS (March 28, 2022) – Some 41 states introduced bills to restrict the teaching of critical race theory in classrooms, and 15 have imposed the ban since January 2021, according to an Education Week analysis. Amazingly enough, such a bill was vetoed in Louisiana, along with 11 other states. […]

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Word on the Ave

NEW ORLEANS (March 28, 2022) – Editor’s note: This feature was created by Olivia Viltz, reporter, and Aretha McKinney, photo editor. Landon Johnson Sophomore Computer Science Baton Rouge “It is not time to stop wearing masks indoors because COVID is still around, people are still catching it … Even though […]

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18 Question

NEW ORLEANS (March 28, 2022) – Editor’s note: These questions from students were compiled by Autumn Ryan. Why is there only one licensed counselor for the entire university? Will students still be able to live in the Gardens next semester? Can WOW Wingery stay open later? Why aren’t students on […]

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Gerrymandering a term all black people should know, understand

J’Brionne Helaire NEW ORLEANS (February 18, 2022) – Some 42 Dillard students traveled to Baton Rouge to attend Redistricting & Advocacy Day hosted by The Power Coalition earlier this month in an attempt to support equitable representation for minorities for the next decade. Did you know that Louisiana’s 2nd District, […]

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Word on the Ave

NEW ORLEANS (February 18, 2022) – EDITOR’S NOTE: The following interviews and photos were compiled Olivia Viltz and Aretha McKinney. JaKiyah Steinbrook Chemistry senior “No, I won’t be attending any of the parades or anything like that, only because of COVID. The last time we did have Mardi Gras, […]

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18 Questions

NEW ORLEANS (February 18, 2022) – EDITOR’S NOTE: The following questions from Dillard University students were compiled by Autumn Ryan. Why does Business and Finance take so long to update student accounts? When will we receive our refunds? What is Dillard University’s plan to keep us safe with news of […]

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Letter to the editor

NEW ORLEANS (November 15, 2021) – The detrimental effects of Hurricane Ida showcased the need for the Dillard University and the Gentilly community to address climate change. Hurricane Ida made landfall Aug. 29, taking lives and leaving much of the city without power. It took nearly two weeks for a […]

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Editorial

NEW ORLEANS (November 15, 2021) – 2020 was the hottest year ever, and atmospheric dioxide levels are the highest they have been in at least 3.5 million years, according to the United Nations Children Fund. Frequent flooding, storms, wildfires and excessive heat waves all have occurred in recent years. More […]