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Brief: City Council opposes the building of more venues on Frenchmen street

Maroon Staff

January 23, 2013

Filed under City, News

According to The Times-Picayune, the New Orleans City Council denied the proposed building plan for a new music venue on Frenchmen Street this past Tuesday. This is the second time that the applicant Penny Young has been denie...

Brief: Scam artists hit Krewe Du Vieux

Maroon Staff

January 23, 2013

Filed under City, News

During Krewe Du Vieux some parade-goers, desperate for parking spots, were scammed out of their money, according to WWL-TV. A group of men posed as owners of a private lot, ushered in cars and charged for the right to park. Th...

Brief: Public transportation will be effected in the upcoming weeks

Maroon Staff

January 23, 2013

Filed under City, News

Due to the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras, there will be many changes in the streetcar and bus routes during the upcoming weeks.  RTA officials have announced that from Jan. 25 to Feb. 12, the St. Charles Avenue street car se...

Lawmakers asked to give up tuition-setting power

MELINDA DESLATTE

January 23, 2013

Filed under City, News

Colleges and universities will again ask lawmakers to relinquish their tuition-setting authority, as budget cuts have repeatedly stripped financial resources from the schools, Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Jim Pu...

Fear and Insecurity

HANNAH IANNAZZO

September 19, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, News

The number of reported incidents of sexual assault has increased this semester. Police captain Roger Pinac confirmed that two Loyola students who live on campus were involved in the sexual assault that happened on Sept. 14. A...

N.O. gets $27.3 million from FEMA

ASSOCIATED PRESS

September 13, 2012

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans will receive $27.3 million in grants from the federal government to help cover some of the city's costs related to Hurricane Isaac. The grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were ...

Tulane linebacker accused of aiding robbery

ALEX DAVIS

September 5, 2012

Filed under City, News

Tulane's football season is starting off with a bit of controversy - one of their star players has been implicated in a July 2012 robbery. New Orleans Police arrested linebacker Trent Mackey, 22, of Buras, La., on Aug. 17 an...

Brief: N.O. is fastest growing city in U.S.

Maroon Staff

August 23, 2012

Filed under City, News

The website 24/7 Wall St. reported in July that New Orleans is the fastest growing city in the U.S. Using recent U.S. Census Bureau and other government data the website determined that New Orleans had a growth rate of 4.9 pe...

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By Joe Lobo

August 14, 2012

Filed under City, Greek Life

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College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer and SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under City, News

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to re...

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