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OPINION | Tulane should address its namesake, Paul Tulane

OPINION | Tulane should address its namesake, Paul Tulane

Bobby Becker, Staff Columnist December 16, 2021

Karl J. Conner recalled noticing street names when biking through New Orleans as a child. He then researched those names at Milton H. Latter Memorial Library and found many of them fought for his exclusion...

The Richardson Building was established in 1894. Richardson Memorial is a five story brick and limestone building. It is a  example of the Richardsonian Romanesque style building. It was one of the first buildings to be constructed on the new campus.

Tulane’s Uptown buildings shed light on university’s founding members

Jonathon Marks, Associate News Editor December 6, 2017

Though Tulane University was first established in 1834, it was not until 1894 that the Uptown campus underwent construction. The institution was not officially called Tulane University until 10 years...

Cornelius Hawkins gravesite is pictured at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in Maringouin, LA. Hawkins was born in 1825, was sold in 1838 and died in 1902.

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

Canela Lopez and October 19, 2017

"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...

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