Sarah Andert, who joined Gambit Weekly as an editorial assistant in February, has been promoted to staff writer. In the six months since she joined the staff, Andert has been a regular contributor to CUE and also has written stories about topics as diverse as recycling, public policy, health and wellness and arts education. A native of Minnesota, Andert moved to New Orleans in 2001 to attend Tulane University, where she earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature. Before joining the Gambit staff, she was a freelance music reviewer for Antigravity magazine and worked as a writing coach at Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business.