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Howard-Tilton Memorial Library crane to be disassembled

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library crane to be disassembled

Franny Hocking, Associate News Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Tulane sent students a construction alert email on Sep. 18, notifying the student body about the disassembly and removal of the crane from the roof of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.Brice Builders will use a second crane to disassemble and remove the one currently on the roof. The removal is sched...

NOPD arrests teenager for Newcomb Boulevard armed robbery, Mid-City murder

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
September 23, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

New Orleans Police Department arrested two teenage boys in connection with the murder of Domino’s Pizza driver Richard Yeager on Saint Louis Street on Tuesday, according to a press release. One of the boys, a 16-year-old who was wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet, was also placed at the sce...

Update: Three men rob woman, knock her to ground Saturday on Newcomb Boulevard

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
September 21, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Three men robbed a woman at 10:32 p.m. Saturday in her driveway on Newcomb Boulevard, according to the New Orleans Police Department Superintendent's major offense log. After pulling into her driveway, three black males approached the woman. One of the the suspects was armed and demanded the victim's pu...

Man robs Tulane affiliates Thursday on State Street

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
September 19, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Tulane affiliates reported an armed robbery to Tulane University Police Department, which occurred at 7:44 p.m. Thursday on State Street, according to the TUPD daily activity report. The victims said they were walking down Willow Street and when they reached State Street, a man armed with a silver au...

Student reports being robbed Downtown

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
September 18, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A female student reported to the Downtown office of the Tulane University Police Department that she was the victim of an armed robbery at around 4 p.m. Saturday on Galvez Street.The victim told officers that three black men approached her vehicle. One of the men grabbed her and pointed a handgun at...

USG initiates Freshman Leadership Program

Angelica Nahalka, Senior Staff Reporter
September 16, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features, USG

Undergraduate Student Government is launching a program to get freshmen involved as leaders within USG and on campus. The Freshman Leadership Program will provide students with the opportunity to learn how USG functions, along with opportunities to become involved in other student organizations. The FLP was ...

Undergraduate Student Government introduces diversity, inclusivity committee

Maricela Murillo, Senior Reporter
September 14, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features, USG

Undergraduate Student Government has created a student life subcommittee that will focus on inclusivity and equality in both USG and on the Tulane campus. The USG executive board selected senior Sarah Spiegelman to head the subcommittee as the director of inclusive excellence and equality.Executive V...

Tulane Catholic Center hosts groundbreaking for new, innovative building

Amanda Verdi, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

There were not enough chairs to seat all the attendants at the groundbreaking for the Father Val Ambrose McInnes, O.P. Center for Catholic Life Sunday. The center, which will open in 2015, has officially started construction at its location at 1037 Audobon St.Campus Minister and Director Father Thoma...

New Orleans City Council approves Uber

Mina Kaji, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

The New Orleans City Council approved Uber, and other applications that connect drivers with passengers through their smartphones, to begin business in New Orleans. The City Council approved Uber by a 4-3 vote on Sept. 4.City Council members against Uber brought up concerns of how these services would...

Tulane drops two spots on national college ranking, makes “up-and-coming” and veteran-friendly lists

Kate Jamison and Armando Marin, News Editors
September 9, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

U.S. News and World Report ranked Tulane No. 54 in its annual list of best national universities released Tuesday. This new rank marks a two-position drop from last year. The new rankings also list Tulane as the No. 10 “up-and-coming” school and the No. 5 most veteran-friendly school. The rankin...

Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn officially dedicated Saturday

Robert Marchini, Staff Reporter
September 7, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Distanced from the excitement on the Lavin-Bernick Center Quad for Tulane’s first on-campus football game in almost 40 years, Tulane’s newest residence hall, the Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn, was dedicated Saturday. The Board of Tulane released the name of the building in March in ho...

Trash to Treasure raises $12,500 in first annual sale

Darian Hummel, Contributing Reporter
August 31, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Trash to Treasure, a new non-profit organization at Tulane, made its debut sale during this year’s fall move-in weekend. The sale, which was held Aug. 22-24 in the Lab Theatre in McWilliams Hall, raised $12,500, exceeding the original goal of $5,000.Founder Anne Bevis said the program aims to protect...

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