Author: Yrrasha Taylor


TAYLOR: How to work a 9- 5 while doing Real Estate

Most people who work a 9-5 job are typically not working their career job. Some people are, which is great but the typical college graduate is not working a 9-5 in their field. It is very frustrating and tough for college students or college graduates working a 9-5 especially if […]


Martin Lemelle hopeful as election day approaches

As this year's election comes to an end Tuesday Nov. 3, 5th Congressional District Candidate Martin Lemelle is feeling confident.  “This has been an election of a lifetime,” he said.  Lemelle said he hopes to win the election so he may protect Louisiana and America's future.  “I am excited for […]


Lemelle seeking volunteers for congressional campaign

Martin Lemelle’s congressional campaign is recruiting community members to join their team. Volunteers will be offered the opportunity to build their resumes, become leaders and be a part of something great, Lemelle said. The campaign is in need of phone bank volunteers, office workers and a solid street team. “This […]


Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a month dedicated to reflecting on the often overlooked contributions of women to United States history. President Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week in 1980, as March 8 was already recognized as International Women’s […]


Black History Tribute II

Charles Hamilton Houston, as special counsel for the NAACP, argued civil rights cases before the Supreme Court. He was a mentor to Thurgood Black History Month, celebrated Feb. 1-29 this year, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. It is a time for African Americans and others […]

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Tiger Express grand opening next week

The exterior sign for the Tiger Express. Courtesy photo The Tiger Express will hold a grand opening for two new locations.   Dining hall directors A.J. Johnson and Nicole Honorè are hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the two new locations in the Tiger Express on Monday, Feb. […]