Ephs break out in service learning trips

There are a few things about New Orleans that are hard to forget, like the warm sunshine, great food and beckoning streets brought to life by the splendid variety of surrounding houses, each vying to outshine the others with unique architecture and brightly painted facades. And then there’s the occasional relic of a not-so-distant past: the haunting, ramshackle frame of an abandoned home, a ravaged, lifeless plot of land that had once been someone’s backyard or a stretch of battered fence that still stands as a souvenir of the levee that failed to hold back “the perfect storm,” a constant reminder of human failure.