There were houses on top of houses, cars on trees, and abandoned cars everywhere. It looked like a complete war zone. There is no way certain sections of the Lower 9th Ward can be rebuilt. They just have to start over. The houses that were left weren't even houses, they were just piles of wood.

While New Orleans needs money, at this point it desperately needs volunteers to help the hundreds of thousands of people who don't have the resources to get carpenters and contractors to fix their houses. They need motivated college students.

There were a bunch of really funny [mascot ideas[, but they would not pass through the Board of Managers or administration.

You're living in tents. You're basically working from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep. It's one of the most rewarding things I've ever done.

We're basically trying to work all angles.

On Tuesday, our job was to move furniture out of this one house. There was mold on the carpet, mold on the wall, mold on the ceiling. It was just disgusting.