Defiant Lawmakers, School Officials Vow to Keep SUNO Alive

By John Pope From The Times-Picayune  A day after the state Board of Regents voted to consolidate Southern University and the University of New Orleans, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at SUNO on Wednesday turned into a show of determination to keep the school open. After a procession of school officials and legislators had received strong applause …

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Raising Awareness on Lead: An Editorial

By The Editorial Board, NOLA.com By The Times-Picayune Children can play in Markey Park again without fear that they’ll be exposed to high levels of lead, and that’s a happy ending to one story of lead contamination. But the problem of lead  contamination goes well beyond a  single playground. It’s appropriate  to see lead poisoning …

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