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The identity of New Orleans is characterized by interactions among diverse groups that have historically inhabited the city, according to Jason Berry (CAS ’71), author and investigative reporter.

Diversity Has Shaped New Orleanian Culture, Author Says

The culture of New Orleans has historically been shaped by the influence of its diverse inhabitants, said Jason Berry (CAS ’71), author and investigative reporter. The Feb. 25 event featured Berry’s new book, which argues New Orleans’ culture is grounded in performance and display. “When you grow up in a[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

Before the 2017 season, the New Orleans Saints were perceived as a fading team. After winning the franchise’s only Super Bowl in 2010, the Saints kept two key ingredients: quarterback Drew Brees and Head Coach Sean Payton. Together, Brees and Payton formed a prolific offense, consistently one of the league’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
Georgetown MBA students visited New Orleans over Easter break to build houses that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

MBA Students Build Homes in New Orleans

On March 23, more than a dozen Georgetown Masters of Business Administration students volunteered their time to build houses with Habitat for Humanity and the Audubon Institute in New Orleans, La. Tahira Taylor (GRD ’17), vice president of community and sustainability for the McDonough School of Business, organized and gathered[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
When I Talk About Going Home

When I Talk About Going Home

If this were an op-ed about leaving, I’d be two months too late — the “official remembrances” of Katrina: citywide commemorations, the flood (no pun intended) of news articles and prime-time and ten year “specials” are already a thing of the recent past. But this piece isn’t about leaving; it’s[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

New Orleans Still Marching On

On Sunday night, a capacity crowd packed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans to watch Saints quarterback Drew Brees break Johnny Unitas’ longstanding record of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass. Among those watching was Brees’ head coach, mentor and best friend, Sean Payton. Payton is currently serving a[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Big Easy Sports in Disarray

Just when everything seemed to finally be right for New Orleans’ sports franchises, the city’s terrible sporting luck finally caught up to them. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans squads were in a state of disarray. The Saints, often referred to as “The Aint’s,” were left without a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Sports

Gustav Grabs Attention of Campus Groups

On top of the usual pressures facing freshmen during their first week of classes at Georgetown, Bradley St. Angelo (COL ’12) had an additional concern – that his hometown of New Orleans could be ravaged again only three years after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. Hurricane Gustav, the latest storm[Read More…]

by September 5, 2008 0 comments Campus News