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The kids are all right

August 29, 2017 4:15 PM
Paula Burch-Celentano

Members of the Tulane community took advantage of a day off Tuesday due to possible heavy rain and flooding from Harvey. Classes were canceled allowing many to spend time with friends, romp in the rain and get a jump on homework.

Oblivious to the weather outside, Hongyi Chen, left, and Weihao Shen, graduate students in the master of finance program, share a meal and conversation in Bruff Commons.

Victor Holtcamp, assistant professor in the department of theatre and dance, takes a detour from the sidewalk as he pushes his son, Theo, on the Newcomb quad.

With only one day of classes behind her, first-year student Reagan Anthony says, “I have a lot of work to do” as she spreads her books across a table in Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.

President Mike Fitts checks in with students while grabbing a roast beef sandwich for lunch at Bruff Commons.

Nicholas Stewart rings up groceries in McAlister Market. The top-selling items for the day: water, chips and ice cream.