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Man armed with knife attacks Tulane affiliate

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

October 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A man armed with a knife attacked a Tulane affiliate at about 4:20 a.m. Saturday on Oak Street near the corner of Pine Street, according to a Tulane University Police Department crime alert sent at 9:10 a.m. According to the crime alert, the victim was returning to campus when a unknown man confronted the victim. The victim was able...

Filming for Sandra Bullock movie to occur in McAlister Auditorium

Andrew Lemoine, Senior Staff Reporter

October 8, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

Filming for the movie "Our Brand is Crisis" will occur in McAlister Auditorium, a crew member said. A second crew member said the on-campus filming will last for two days.“Our Brand is Crisis” stars Sandra Bullock, according to IMDb. The film, which is directed by David Gordon Green, is based o...

School of Architecture begins renovations to Richardson Memorial Hall

Matthew Moore, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

The Tulane School of Architecture is planning to renovate its home, Richardson Memorial Hall. Major renovations will include a full-scale addition to its left wing and a complete overhaul of the building’s electrical and air conditioning systems.The new addition will consist of five floors that will house...

Woman robbed while riding bike on S. Carrollton Avenue

Amanda Verdi, Associate News Editor

October 3, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A woman was robbed at gunpoint at 11:56 p.m. Oct. 1 at the intersection of S. Carrollton Avenue and Burthe Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department Superintendent's major offense log.The victim was riding her bike and paused to use her phone. The assailant approached the victim from behind...

Update: Man breaks into sleeping female student’s room, touches her

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

An unknown white man broke into a female student's residence hall room at 4:30 a.m. Monday, according to the Tulane University Police Department daily activity report. The student was sleeping and her room was unlocked.According to the report, the man touched the student's buttocks, which caused her to wake up. When she awo...

18-wheeler truck crashes near Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

18-wheeler truck crashes near Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Amanda Verdi, Associate News Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

An 18-wheeler truck hit a tree at approximately 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on Freret Street near Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. The accident caused the front half of the truck roof to cave in, according to driver Chris Watts. The truck, which belongs to Ross Neely Systems, Inc., appeared to have split in t...

Student claims third party falsely reported armed robbery

Amanda Verdi, Associate News Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Reports claiming that a Tulane student was robbed at 3 p.m. Saturday at 835 Broadway St. are false, Jon Barnwell, Tulane University Police Department Superintendent, said.TUPD sent out an initial crime alert Saturday, which stated that a Tulane student was robbed by a suspect brandishing a weapon in bro...

Armed man forcibly takes woman’s belongings at mailbox

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A man robbed a woman at 10:42 p.m. Sunday at the mailbox of her residence on the 1000 block of S. Carrollton Avenue near the intersection of Zimpel Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department Superintendent's major offense log. According to the report, an armed black man approached the victim and...

Update: Man robs Tulane student in broad daylight

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

September 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A man robbed a Tulane student at 3 p.m. Saturday at 835 Broadway St. Tulane University Police Department notified the Tulane community through a crime alert issued at 5:20 p.m.According to the crime alert, a man in possession of a black handgun approached the student and stole his property. The man th...

District Attorney’s Office drops charges against former running back Robert Kelley

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office has dropped simple robbery and simple battery charges against suspended senior running back Robert Kelley, according to court records posted Tuesday. Kelley was arrested Aug. 25 for allegedly assaulting another student and stealing his bicycle on Aug. 4.Kelle...

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...

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