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New beginnings

August 22, 2018 5:00 PM
Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu

First-year students arrive on campus for Move-In Day, a sure sign that the fall semester is about to begin.


Students and their families haul bags and boxes down McAlister Place on Move-in Day, the annual rite of passage for all first-year students.
Dana Mattson, left, mother of Lydia Mattson, right, explains the benefits of underpacking as they hang Lydia’s clothes in her closet in Paterson Residence Hall.
Wave Leaders give an enthusiastic welcome as families enter campus near Sharp Residence Hall. Wave Leader teams work closely with incoming students to familiarize them with life at Tulane and offer guidance and support throughout their transition to college.
At Wall Residence Hall, Tulane first-year students Adam Mathura from Texas, left, and roommate Jack Whelan from New Jersey prepare to enter their room for the first time.
Green Wave basketball players Kevin Zhang, left, and Kaleb Daniels assist first-year students and families with their belongings near the corner of Freret Street and McAlister Place.
Roommates Abby Wuebbeling, left, from St. Louis and Kathryn Salem from Anniston, Alabama, work on their organization skills in their room in the Wall Residence Hall.
Paige Magee from New Orleans poses for her mother Monica Magee outside her new address: Josephine Louise Residence Hall on the uptown campus.