NOLA Now: A Helping Hand

August 29, 2010 · Comments Off 

It’s five years after Katrina hit and American Red Cross is still lending a helping hand. Nicolette Schleisman and Kassi Schmitt caught up with some of the volunteers, and here’s what they found out.

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NOLA Now: New Orleans at Night

August 29, 2010 · Comments Off 

While the homes in the 9th ward may still remain abandoned and damaged, people flock to the vibrant streets of downtown New Orleans to take part in the thriving culture the city is known so well for. With musicians and entertainers lining the streets full of restaurants and clubs, NOLA proves that you can’t take the heart and soul out of the city.

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NOLA Now: Zeitoun Says ‘Everything Happened For A Purpose’

August 29, 2010 · 1 Comment 

Our NOLA Now travelers interviewed Abdulrahman Zeitoun, the main character of the first-year common reading, and his wife Kathy at the couple’s New Orleans home. Daily Campus online editor Josh Parr gives a preview of the full interview, which will be posted later Sunday.

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NOLA Now: Revisiting the Levees

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Student reporter Josh Parr, online editor for The Daily Campus, checks in from the levees that flooded New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. You can see all of Josh’s video reports at The Daily Campus.

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NOLA Now: Still Rebuilding

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted By Kassi Schmitt

We’ve been in New Orleans for 24 hours at this point and have already seen and heard so much. Today we headed to the Ninth Ward, one of the areas that suffered the greatest damage after the storm five years ago. Driving down the streets of the neighborhood, we saw the vast amount of destruction that was caused.

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NOLA Now: Photos of Recovery

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Sarah Bray talks with Getty Image Photographer Mario Tama about his work in the Lower 9th Ward over the past five years since Hurricane Katrina.

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NOLA Now: Heading Towards the Ninth Ward

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Despite the harsh weather SMU journalism students Hayley Nelson and Sarah Bray head towards the Ninth Ward of New Orleans to speak with residents about Hurricane Katrina.

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NOLA Now: The Rain Continues

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

As day two begins in New Orleans, Nicolette Schleisman and Kassi Schmitt load up on rain gear to take to the rainy streets. The two are heading to the 9th Ward to speak to NOLA residents.

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NOLA Now: Residents’ Love Brings Restaurant Back to Carrollton Avenue

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Marvin Day has been a server at the famous Camellia Grill on Carrollton Avenue for 20 years. When Hurricane Katrina shut down the restaurant five years ago, he said it took the love of the community to bring it back.

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NOLA Now: 82-year-old Charles Bookch says the New Orleans He Knew is ‘Gone’

August 28, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Sarah Bray

New Orleans resident Charles Bookch, 82, speaks about Katrina’s impact to his lifelong hometown.

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