Cancellation of Mardi Gras leads to uncertainty for businesses.

by: Brendan Adams The coronavirus is forcing the cancellation of Mardi Gras parades for the first time since 1979. While the coronavirus is still affecting millions of people throughout the U.S., Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans has cancelled all parades this year, forcing a big tourism dilemma. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is a
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Endymion rolls through New Orleans

On Saturday, Feb. 25, one of the most popular parades rolled through Mid-City and Downtown New Orleans. Endymion began at 4:15 p.m.. Emerging in 1967, Endymion quickly became a “Super Krewe” by 1974, along with Orpheus and Bacchus. These parades are defined by their use of spectacular visuals and celebrity grand marshals. It’s the largest
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New Twists on an Old Classic

It’s Mardi Gras time once again which also means that its king cake time.  In New Orleans people take their king cake very seriously and are picky about the bakery they choose. Sucré, a bakery located in New Orleans and Metairie, makes their king cake with a buttery Danish pastry that uses cinnamon and raw
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In our own backyard

Louisiana is home to many different events including Tiger Stadium on a Saturday Night, the celebration of Mardi Gras, and although many are not aware of it, hundreds of young women being forced into sexual slavery. The official term for this atrocity is human trafficking and is defined by Homeland Security as “a modern-day form
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PEEPS kick starting the semester off

As a new semester begins, organizations begin to have their meetings and create an agenda for the spring. One of these organizations at Southeastern is PEEPS, or Peer Educators Educating Peers.  Within the next few weeks, PEEPS members are planning to do things on and off campus. On Feb. 10, PEEPS is participating in a
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