Andrew J. Yawn, The Daily Advertiser

Andrew J. Yawn

The Daily Advertiser

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Andrew:

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

Inside North Carolina's 'little Dare County,' most vaccinated county in the rural South

Dare County has the highest vaccination rate (59%) of any rural Southern county. A look at the county's success and obstacles that remain for the region. → Read More

Louisiana photographer aims to portray climate change without the disaster

What if conveying the urgency of the climate crisis involved reflecting on the state's beauty, a reminder of what there is to lose? → Read More

7 impactful bills passed by Southern states this year

Bills passed in 2021: Tennessee’s LGBTQ education law, Georgia’s bill against defunding police, Louisiana's marijuana decriminalization bill and more. → Read More

National program opens doors to Ivy League universities for underserved students in Louisiana

The program puts underserved students in Ivy League courses, and the success of some Louisiana students shows their circumstances should not define them. → Read More

'They save a lot of boats': Inside hurricane holes, the South’s semi-secret safe harbors

These inland nooks in Southern waterways have long been used by captains needing to hide during storms but they are often absent from maps. → Read More

'The house that Ellis built': Jazz great honored at New Orleans club's first show since pandemic

“This is the club that Ellis built.” Snug Harbor jazz club opens for the first time since the pandemic with a tribute show to Ellis Marsalis. → Read More

'The house that Ellis built': Jazz great honored at New Orleans club's first show since pandemic

“This is the club that Ellis built.” Snug Harbor jazz club opens for the first time since the pandemic with a tribute show to Ellis Marsalis. → Read More

'The house that Ellis built': Jazz great honored at New Orleans club's first show since pandemic

“This is the club that Ellis built.” Snug Harbor jazz club opens for the first time since the pandemic with a tribute show to Ellis Marsalis. → Read More

Climate change-fueled flooding could hit Louisiana the hardest. Can it be stopped?

Recent floods could signal how climate change will affect Louisiana in coming decades. And a new report found that no state is more vulnerable. → Read More

What this North Carolina activist says we need to move immigration rights forward in the South

ACLU North Carolina's Stefania Arteaga on grassroot organizing, systemic biases and the immigrant experience. → Read More

NAACP scholarship funds next generation of Southern civil rights lawyers

Ten scholars received scholarships to become the South's next civil rights lawyers and work to protect the rights of Black communities. → Read More

Alabama artist looks to change the narrative with monument to 'mothers of gynecology'

Inside the monument to Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey, three enslaved Black women who were operated on by James Marion Sims. → Read More

A Georgia church, kicked out of the SBC for allowing gay members, wants to make sure 'everybody’s welcome'

A Georgia church was ousted from the Southern Baptist Convention for accepting gay members, sparking conversations about what it means to be Southern Baptist. → Read More