Articles By Tierra Smith

Tierra Smith stumbled onto her love of writing when she was accidentally enrolled in a journalism course at her high school in Houston. Now a rising senior at Grambling State University, the 21-year-old is majoring in mass communications with a concentration in sports journalism.

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The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

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The National Weather Service of New Orleans/Baton Rouge issued a flash flood watch Wednesday afternoon remaining into effect through Thursday evening.