St. Joseph’s Academy Now Has a New Color to Represent

St. Joseph’s Academy is a local all-girls high school that has recently been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School for the fourth time since its establishment in 1868. A 2015 graduate and newfound staff member of St. Joseph’s Academy, Caroline Wright, gave her reflection on the school’s award on Sept. 28 and her experience of the academy following her graduation. “There have been a lot of changes here as far as having a new principal, and obviously the change is good”, said Wright in regards to her past attendance at the high school, in which the following year, the … Continue reading St. Joseph’s Academy Now Has a New Color to Represent

The Movement Coming from the Moment: LSU Hosts Symposium for Justice in the Community

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Baton Rouge community, although seeming small in comparison to larger cities spreading the nation, has a long record of making its marking on our country’s history in many ways. Some of those ranging in its positive or negative impacts, but more recently it has reflected poorly on Baton Rouge in regards to the racial struggles and controversies that have created a nationwide uproar. In attempt to combat and discuss the topics that have needed exposure for years now, Louisiana State University hosted a two-day symposium: “Moment or Movement: A National Dialogue on Identity, Empowerment and … Continue reading The Movement Coming from the Moment: LSU Hosts Symposium for Justice in the Community

Consumers anxious about EpiPen price increase

After a recent confirmation on August 25th, 2016, consumers and critics have much to say regarding the skyrocketed price of the renown Mylan produced EpiPen. What has typically costed no more than around $100 for two injectors, is now targeted to be priced six times that at $608. While the prices have slowly fluctuated since its debut in 1987, the makers of the EpiPen were not willing to budge when the new price hit the market last Thursday.  “Everyone suffers, except the Mylan investors”, says Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute’s, Sabrina Corlette, and she is hardly the only one with … Continue reading Consumers anxious about EpiPen price increase