Andrew J. Yawn, The Daily Advertiser

Andrew J. Yawn

The Daily Advertiser

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Past articles by Andrew:

LSU campus mounds found to be older than pyramids

These mounds on LSU's campus have been around since the university's inception. But they may also be the oldest man-made structures in the Americas. → Read More

'Figure it out': Trash uncertainty frustrates Jackson residents

“If they can’t figure it out, I’ll gladly drop it off at the mayor’s doorstep and let them work it out." → Read More

'Rooted in racism': Ban on jazz music removed by New Orleans schools one century later

New Orleans schools remove ban on jazz music 100 years later → Read More

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards visits tornado-ravaged Arabi, reassures residents

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards arrived in Arabi Wednesday to find a neighborhood still reeling from the aftermath of Tuesday’s F3 tornado. → Read More

‘I’m trying to get to my son’: New Orleans area reels from tornadoes

Two tornadoes tore through the New Orleans, Louisiana area Tuesday. Here's a look at how residents began surveying the damage left in their wake. → Read More

One dead and multiple injuries reported as two tornadoes hit New Orleans area Tuesday night

The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes hit the New Orleans area Tuesday as a line of severe weather made its way across the region. → Read More

On this school board’s agenda: Hurricane repairs and

How this Louisiana school system got into the alligator egg business. → Read More

'We will remain strong': Southern HBCUs react to spate of bomb threats

More than a dozen historically Black colleges and universities were targeted by bomb threats Tuesday, which marked the first day of Black History Month. → Read More

'Forever chemicals' found to be major pollutant at Gulf Coast military bases

PFAS levels at Gulf Coast military bases exceeded EPA health advisory levels in 12 of the 13 sites. How does that effect Gulf seafood? → Read More

Tale of two streets: Renaming movement finds some Southern streets divided

How an attempt to rename Robert E. Lee Blvd. for Allen Toussaint divided a street and showed how complex street renamings can be. → Read More

Health findings 'encouraging' after New Orleans' first parade since Mardi Gras 2020

Protecting the 2022 Carnival season has been at the center of the city’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts for economic and cultural reasons → Read More

Tale of two streets: Renaming movement finds one New Orleans boulevard divided

How an attempt to rename Robert E. Lee Blvd. for Allen Toussaint divided a street and showed how complex street renamings can be. → Read More

'Hope springs eternal': COVID-19 not the end for one of South's oldest Black-owned farms

At Sanders Peach Farm, community is as important as the fruit they pick. But the COVID-19 pandemic closed the farm for the first time in its history. → Read More

Hurricane drone gathers 'groundbreaking' data that could improve hurricane forecasts

NOAA and Saildrone sent an unmanned, wind-powered drone into Hurricane Sam and captured the first video of its kind from inside the Category 4 storm. → Read More

Temporary shelter has been hard to come by for many Louisianians after Hurricane Ida

Temporary shelter has been hard to come by for many who lost their homes in Hurricane Ida, the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana since the 1850s → Read More

How mutual aid groups mobilized aid during a pandemic and destructive hurricane season

Mutual aid efforts have a long history especially among communities of color. This effort has gained renewed prominence during pandemic, active hurricane season. → Read More

New Orleans residents relieved Hurricane Ida was 'not another Katrina'

New Orleans residents frustrated by lack of power but express relief that the levee system mostly did its job → Read More

Hurricane Ida to hit on Katrina anniversary. Will it impact New Orleans the same way?

Sixteen years to the day since Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ida will have its sights set on New Orleans. What can the city expect? → Read More

Seven women who helped change the nation through Freedom Rides

Among the innumerable stories of courage, here is a glimpse of the Freedom Rides through the eyes of seven women who helped change the nation. → Read More

'This saves Mardi Gras': What New Orleans businesses saw during first week of vaccine mandate

The first week of vaccine mandates in New Orleans offered a glimpse at how to implement them and how customers will react. → Read More