Guest columnists

March 9, 2011

Why not change, Louisiana?

The evolution of post-secondary education in Louisiana emulates neither efficiency nor logic. After World War II, other states began to create community college systems to provide […]
March 9, 2011

Out With the Old

In the health care industry, it’s been a familiar formula for decades. The federal government underpays hospitals for treating Medicaid and Medicare patients. Most, unable to […]
March 9, 2011

The Pupil Becomes the Master

It’s slightly disheartening hearing at the first puppy class that your 7-month-old pound rescue could very well flunk … especially given that our canine teacher hadn’t […]
March 16, 2011

Brook Farm

In the 1970s, I attended the University of Arizona in Tucson. Before that, I had never been further west than Lake Charles. The prospect of leaving […]