SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021



#Delta variant


September 1st, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Covid-19 Surge Costs New Orleans Million of Dollars

EDITORS NOTE: #SPJNews21 students were assigned advance stories before the conference began. Many assignments were completed before much of Louisiana was shut down by Hurricane Ida.   Louisiana’s rise in COVID cases has created a domino effect because events that werepostponed to this fall are being canceled again.


September 1st, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
Students at Loyola University Anxious About Return to Classes

  EDITORS NOTE: SPJNews students were assigned advance stories before the conference began. Many were completed before much of Louisiana was shut down by Hurricane Ida.   Spring 2020 introduced a new form of learning for many students across the country: online learning.  



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