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Slavery's History Lessons

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As a symbol, it is simple. In a photograph seen around the world, the handwritten sign — “PLEAS HELP” — held by people on a roof waiting for rescue from the Hurricane Katrina floodwaters signified...

Right to Bear Arms

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In a watershed ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday (June 26) upheld a lower court ruling that a 1976 Washington, D.C., gun law, which bans the ownership of handguns, violates the Second...

Special Surgery Solves Chest Problems

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In the past, children born with chest wall malformations endured sometimes debilitating operations, but recent medical advances allow surgeons to offer less invasive approaches. Tulane's Chest...

The Sky Is Not Falling

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From the fear mongering before the millennium, to the less noticed hubbub surrounding 6/6/06, it seems a new doomsday is always just around the corner. We only have four years to plan for the next...

"All the World"s a Stage," Says the Bard

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The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane opens the second of three productions during its 2008 summer season with Shakespeare's As You Like It beginning tonight (June 26) with a half-price...

State Commits to New Academic Medical Center

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Tulane University officials are hailing last week's announcement of a revised plan for a new hospital in downtown New Orleans to serve the needs of the community, including the uninsured, while...

Patent Leads to Promising Diabetes Drug

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One of the world's biggest biotech companies has announced plans to launch large, multicenter trials of a promising new diabetes therapy originally developed by researchers at the Tulane...

Conference Looks at Slavery's Past

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Ruby Bridges, who became a symbol of the civil rights movement when as a 6-year-old in 1960 she integrated the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, will be among the...

Migration Rhythms

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Drawn by the chance to experience African and Caribbean dance and drumming, students and dance professionals converge on the Tulane University uptown campus starting June 30 for the 12th annual...

Legislative Pay Raise: Yea or Nay?

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Despite a public outcry, on Monday (June 16), Louisiana state senators followed members of the House of Representatives and voted in favor of a proposed pay raise that would more than double...

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