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  1. Crawfest 2015 at Tulane University: photo galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Festival-goers waded through mud for their mudbugs at this year's Crawfest, the annual music, food, and arts festival held on the Newcomb and McAlister quads on the campus of Tulane University. Thousands of faculty, students and staff braved the occasional rain and frequent mud to be treated to over 20,000 pounds of free crawfish and fixings.

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  2. Former Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Francis George dies from cancer at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... assignments, from Portland, Oregon, to Ottowa, Canada, where he earned a masters degree in theology, to Tulane University in New Orleans, where he earned a doctorate in American Philosophy. He was a graduate of a local parochial grammar school, St. ...

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  3. Craig Adams, Jr., 18, is studying for his second try at the high school equivalency exam.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... youth for a couple of reasons. First, there are a lot of them here. According to a recent estimate by Tulane University, about 18.2 percent of all 16- to 24-year-olds in the city fall into this category - the third-highest rate in the nation, after ...

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  4. Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Protests Hit Colleges NationwideRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    ... 19 students for trespassing after they did a sit-in in the president's office to demand divestment. And at Tulane University, where they know a thing or two about climate change and the impacts of the fossil fuel industry, more than 70 students are ...

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  5. 5 things to do on a rainy Saturday (April 18) in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | NOLA.com

    ... Pope ) at the Joy Theater. Eat crawfish: Reporter Chris Waddington has full details for Crawfest 2015 at Tulane University on Saturday, while community news managing producer Melinda Morris reports that the St. Matthew the Apostle Men's Club will be ...

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  6. ChicagoCardinal Francis George led with dignity: 'He was one of us'...Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He earned his doctorate in American philosophy at Tulane University in New Orleans in 1970, and a second doctorate, in ecclesiology, from Pontifical Urban University in Rome. Cardinal George ...

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  7. Earth Day Is Nearly Here, But Our Planet Is Worth Caring About Every DayRead the original story

    Friday | Switched

    ... Florida in 1970. Kenneth Opat is squirted with oil pistols by Dorothy Goldsmith, left, and Rita Webb, at Tulane University in New Orleans as students tagged Louisiana's oil industry with the "polluter of the month" award, April 22, 1970. The ...

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  8. Tulane protesters march on campus for fossil fuel divestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    On Friday afternoon , after four days of sitting in the hallway outside Tulane University president Michael Fitts' office, a student-led activist group and its supporters marched through campus, banging on drums and loudly repeating their demands that the school remove fossil fuel companies from its endowment. Fitts was attending a Tulane-related alumni event in New York this week, but he returned to campus Thursday, according to members of Divest Tulane.

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  9. Dating Site Hooks Up Women Looking for Men to Pay For Free TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    ... outside sales representative from Santa Monica, California , and Ross, a 21-year-old neuroscience major at Tulane University, are like a growing number of couples seeking spring break romance with the help of MissTravel.com, an online dating website ...

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  10. Watch: James Carville's New Orleans-based 'Judge Judy'-style court-show pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... and reviews his background as political operative, college professor (he's a professor of practice in Tulane University's political science department) and Carville then says in voiceover: "So get ready for some plain-spoken justice and a whole ...

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  11. Lovitt a true competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Union County Weekly

    ... and successful tennis tenure. Lovitt said he's receiving strong interest from the University of Minnesota, Tulane University, Amherst College and Bowdoin College to play tennis at the collegiate level. "My goal is definitely to play at the college ...

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  12. Cardinal Francis George dies; Chicago archbishop defended orthodoxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... master's degree in philosophy from Catholic University. He later earned a doctor of philosophy degree from Tulane University in New Orleans and a doctor of sacred theology degree from the Pontifical Urbaniana University, among other degrees. A ...

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  13. MSNBC host, former Tulane professor Melissa Harris-Perry, husband, owe IRS 70K, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    ... "series of personal crises" which has slowed down the process, the report said. In 2014 Harris-Perry left Tulane University where she was a political science professor to join Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

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  14. Tulane basketball adds commitment from three-star small forward Kipper NicholsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... Kipper Nichols on Thursday night. Blessed proud and excited to be able to say that I will be attending Tulane University! READY to go do great things down south! #ROLLWAVE Y OE Y Nichols, who visited Tulane in September , is considered a three-star ...

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  15. St. Edward senior Kipper Nichols commits to play basketball at TulaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland.com

    ... considering Butler and Northwestern. Blessed proud and excited to be able to say that I will be attending Tulane University! READY to go do great things down south! #ROLLWAVE Y OE Y The decision for Nichols, which came a day after National Signing ...

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  16. Dance company presents contemporary version of a Romeo + JulietaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Advocate

    ... days." And joining Zustiak on the list of choreographers are John Allen, associate professor of dance at Tulane University, along with company choreographers Wilson, Carrie Tatum, Bethany Jones McCullough and Courtney Landry. Allen spent several ...

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  17. Albert Lepage Foundation commits $12.5 million to Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    Lepage Foundation President Albert Lepage, the retired co-chairman of Lepage Bakeries Inc . Lepage is a 1971 MBA graduate of the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

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  18. How much is crawfish? Average price for boiled in New Orleans falls 21 centsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    The annual Crawfest at Tulane University is expected to dish up about 16,000 pounds of mudbugs, April 18, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tulane's Lavin-Bernick Center Quad and Newcomb Quad. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. It happened again.

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  19. New Orleans charter schools bring fresh air to devastated cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | BayouBuzz.com

    After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans charter schools are giving students more hope for academic success than their peers, the latest studies reveal. A study brief released last week by Tulane University's Cowen Institute details the rise and promise of Charter Management Organizations in reorganizing education in New Orleans' schools.

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  20. Chef John Besh, developer James Maurin get Tulane honorRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Celebrity chef John Besh and commercial real estate developer James Maurin will be honored by Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business at the annual Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Award Gala on Thursday. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports Besh will be named the Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year, an award that highlights those who use entrepreneurial methods to address social problems.

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