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Abandoned Six Flags to be replaced with new amusement park complex

Abandoned Six Flags to be replaced with new amusement park complex

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor October 13, 2021

The City of New Orleans awarded Bayou Phoenix with the city contract to build on the remains of Six Flags New Orleans. The amusement park closed to the public in 2005 due to Hurricane Katrina.  On...

ACLU decries Jefferson Parish Sheriffs mistreatment of Black residents, calls for investigation

ACLU decries Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s mistreatment of Black residents, calls for investigation

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor September 27, 2021

In a written statement, Alanah Odoms, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, decried the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office’s excessive and disproportionate use of force against...

weekly crime report graphic

Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 22, 2021

On Sept. 17 at 2:24 p.m., Tulane University Police Department responded to a report of obscenity on Broadway Street. The reporting individual stated that while on a walk she noticed a male sitting upright...

Superdome roof catches fire, leaving one injured

Superdome roof catches fire, leaving one injured

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor September 21, 2021

The side of the Caesar’s Superdome roof ignited on Sept. 21 while crews prepared the venue for painting.  According to the New Orleans Fire Department, firefighters responded to the blaze shortly...

Hurricane damages force Décou-Labat relocation to Hyatt

Hurricane damages force Décou-Labat relocation to Hyatt

Jada Roth, Senior Staff Reporter September 18, 2021

An email on Sept. 17 from Patrick Norton, senior vice president and chief operating officer, and Dusty Porter, vice president of Student Affairs, revealed extra damage from Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm...

George Wein, New Orleans Jazz Fest founder, dies at 95

George Wein, New Orleans Jazz Fest founder, dies at 95

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor September 13, 2021

George Wein, jazz pianist and founder of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival died Monday. He was 95. Wein first created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954. In 1970, he established the New Orleans...

Tulane announces new date for in-person instruction

Tulane announces new date for in-person instruction

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 9, 2021

Tulane University announced that the return to in-person instruction, which had been disrupted at the outset of the fall semester due to widespread power outages in the wake of Hurricane Ida, has been...

Tulane announces restructured schedule in aftermath of Ida, evacuates students to Houston

Tulane announces restructured schedule in aftermath of Ida, evacuates students to Houston

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 30, 2021

In response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ida, Tulane University will evacuate all students, on-campus and off-campus, who are still in New Orleans to Houston via bus on Aug. 31. Classes have been...

Mayor Cantrell holds news conference in response to Hurricane Ida

Mayor Cantrell holds news conference in response to Hurricane Ida

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 27, 2021

Mayor LaToya Cantrell held an emergency news conference this morning to communicate the measures the city of New Orleans is taking to prepare for Tropical Storm Ida, which is expected to make landfall...

Tropical Storm Ida forecast to make landfall in Louisiana as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ida forecast to make landfall in Louisiana as major hurricane

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 26, 2021
Tropical Storm Ida is projected to make landfall in south Louisiana near the close of the weekend and could create dangerous conditions.
TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 23, 2021

Tulane University Police Department has apprehended a Tulane freshman, identified as Efrain Eskenazi Bettis, in connection to an attempted sexual assault of a female resident of Warren House. The crime...

Tulane raises minimum wage to double federal rate

Tulane raises minimum wage to double federal rate

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor August 20, 2021

Tulane University increased the minimum wage for all staff from $10.82 per hour to $15.00 per hour and increased the minimum hourly rate for student workers from $7.25 to $10.00.   According...

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