Fewer People in New Orleans

PHOTO: Flickr.com/EditorB According to U.S. Census data from 2010, the population of New Orleans decreased by 29% from 2000 to 2010. More than 200,000 people were displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and many have been unable to return, even if they might like to,...

Going Beyond Voting

By IZZY JAGNINSKI Students travel to New Orleans to help with organizing and clean-up efforts. Photos: Perri Hofmann With the upcoming elections, many of my classmates are excited to finally vote, as they have never felt included in our country’s politics before. For...

New Orleans Schools in Turmoil

By IndyKids Staff The situation in New Orleans’ public schools is pretty bad. Out of 128 schools, only 56 are scheduled to open. Many public schools are in a state of disrepair with broken windows and floors, electrical problems, and malfunctioning fire alarms, and a...