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Report reveals allegations of sexual harassment at John Besh restaurants

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under News

Saturday, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune released the culminating report of an eight month investigation, detailing dozens of reports of sexual harassment and misconduct in John Besh restaurants across New Orleans.Besh, a well-known celebrity chef, owns and operates the Besh Restaurant Group. Fift...

Student Org Spotlight: Swim 4 Success offers free swim lessons to New Orleans community

Student Org Spotlight: Swim 4 Success offers free swim lessons to New Orleans community

Laughlin Grace, Contributing Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Swim 4 Success, a nonprofit organization at Tulane, offers free swimming lessons to 82 children ages 4-18 in the New Orleans area whose families would otherwise be unable to afford them.The organization was founded by Laura White, a Tulane alumna who was inspired to start the organization after savin...

Students and the Center for Public Service implement Mexico Earthquake relief efforts

Students and the Center for Public Service implement Mexico Earthquake relief efforts

Kayla Davis, Contributing Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Following the earthquake on Sept. 19 in Mexico City, some Tulane students have been raising funds to donate to those affected.Senior Mariana Deluera, co-president of the Tulane International Society, remembers the earthquake that devastated her hometown of Mexico City. Though there was a delay in...

Weekend Crime Report: October 13-15

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Bicycle Theft and Recovery: Tulane University Police Department officers responded to reporting person’s location in reference to a stolen bicycle with a TUPD permit tag at 1:36 p.m. Friday. The bicycle had been taken from the Phelps Hall bicycle rack. Upon being contacted by TUPD, the victim ...

TUPD reports off-campus uptown armed robbery

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 11:10 p.m. October 18 in the 7900 block of Birch Street. Two victims were approached by two subjects who robbed them of  purse and a cellular phone. The subjects fled eastward on Fern Street, then to Green Street, then to South C...

“What happened to the people”: 1838 sale of 272 people challenges universities to evaluate ties to enslavement

“What happened to the people”: 1838 sale of 272 people challenges universities to evaluate ties to enslavement

Canela Lopez and Lily Milwit

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

"For the promotion and the encouragement of intellectual, moral and industrial education among the white young persons in the city of New Orleans."These are words of the original charter, penned by Paul Tulane, Louisiana Congressman Randall Lee Gibson and others, that served as the foundation for...

New Orleans mayoral candidate arrested for masturbating in California Uber

New Orleans mayoral candidate arrested for masturbating in California Uber

Emma Fein, Contributing Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Frank Scurlock, a Democratic candidate for the 2017 New Orleans mayoral election running under the slogan "Let's make New Orleans fun again," allegedly masturbated in an Uber vehicle on Feb. 10 in Santa Monica, California. Due to the ambiguity of the case, however, he was not charged until Aug. 31. Scurlock appeared in court Oct. 16. in ...

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Fiona Grathwohl and Mary Berg

October 19, 2017


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In Saturday's primary for the New Orleans mayoral election, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell led the field with 39 percent of votes. Following Cantrell was Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet, who won 30 percent of votes, and Civil District Court Judge Michael Bagneris, who won 19 percent of the vote....

The Well modifies Get Yourself Tested program

The Well modifies Get Yourself Tested program

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter

October 19, 2017


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After two years of offering reduced-cost STI testing for all students through the Get Yourself Tested Program, the Well for Health Promotion has discontinued the program until November, when it will pilot with changes.According to the American Sexual Health Association, one in two sexually active people will contract a sexually transmitted inf...

Tulane Shantz Lab receives grant to reduce auto emissions

Tulane Shantz Lab receives grant to reduce auto emissions

Jonathon Marks, Associate News Editor

October 19, 2017


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The Shantz Lab, part of Tulane University's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently received a grant to research ways to reduce harmful auto emissions into the environment. The funding is being provided by SACHEM, Inc., a global chemical sciences company recognized for its commitm...

Weekend Crime Report: October 6-8

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Unauthorized entry into an inhabited dwelling: Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of an unauthorized attempt to enter a bedroom in Aron Residences on Friday.The victim stated that she observed a male subject attempting to enter her bedroom bedroom window at 3:40 a...

Tulane prepares for Hurricane Nate with campus closure, residence visitation suspension

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 7, 2017


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Weathering monitoring services have predicted that Hurricane Nate will make landfall around 11 p.m. in Mississippi as a Category 1 storm. New Orleans will be hit by 45-55 mph winds with a potential of 65 mph wind gusts. The projected rainfall is 2 to 4 inches.Campus closed at 3 p.m. today and dining...

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