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Demarcus Cousins is finally free

Patrick Pace

February 24, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento Kings must have the dumbest personnel in the NBA. On Feb. 19, just minutes after the All-Star game, the Kings traded Demarcus "Boogie" Cousins, their best player by far, to the New Orleans Pelicans for two halfway-decent players, a mediocre rookie and two draft picks. A team that was ...

Big Sam’s Funky Nation brings Noladelic Funk to national relevance

Big Sam’s Funky Nation brings Noladelic Funk to national relevance

Rylee Pedotti

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

New Orleans boasts an impressive roster of homegrown talent, including Jazz legends like Louis Armstrong, the Marsalis Brothers as well as current mainstream acts like Harry Connick Jr. and Frank Ocean. Adding to the list, Sam "Big Sam" Williams, founder and band leader of Big Sam's Funky Nation,...

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