State Sen. Lydia Jackson of Shreveport seems to think if state universities and colleges raise tuition, it is a tax on students. This is despite the fact that students have a choice not to pay tuition and go to another school.
It might be wise for Mayor Kip Holden and the rest of us to consider gumbo. The South Louisiana favorite is the ultimate metaphor for civility. It only works if the tastes of all are included and dismissing or over-saturating the contribution of one turns the dish into a mess.