The Student News Site of Dillard University


The Student News Site of Dillard University


The Student News Site of Dillard University


Hartzell expected to reopen late November

Timika Simmons December 4, 2013

A problem with a support wall delayed residents' move from Williams Hall to newly renovated Hartzell Hall in late September, but the dean of students now says residents are expected to move by the end...

DU underclassmen find curfew policies ‘ridiculous’ but safe

Kristin Livingston December 4, 2013

Dillard students have mixed feelings about curfew for freshmen and sophomores, seeing it either as an attempt to instill mature behavior in students or rebutted as crippling students' abilities to make...

Newly inducted greeks introduced during Homecoming week

December 4, 2013

Sixty-three new Greeks were introduced at the Neophyte Show on Saturday, with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority boasting the largest line with 24 new members. Hermine C. Jones, adviser to the National Pan-Hellenic...

Change society through justice, speaker urges

November 22, 2013

The Rev. Jim Wallis, a Christian writer and political activist, called for "justice and righteousness " to transform American society during his "Brain Food" lecture Oct. 17 in Georges Auditorium. The...

144th Founders’ Day features investiture of 7th DU president

DeLesia Daniels November 14, 2013

Fifteen months after being named Dillard University's seventh president, Dr. Walter Kimbrough was inaugurated into office Oct. 19, marking the 144th Founder's Day at DU. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu,...

New colleges, new majors part of third restructuring since 2010-11

November 14, 2013

Dillard's academic structure changed this fall for the third time since 2010-11, including the disbanding of the College of Professional Studies and creation of the College of Health Sciences. Other changes...

Homecoming Coronation set for 8 p.m. Friday

November 14, 2013

As weeklong Homecoming festivities continue, Ward Colin and Amber Tramel will be crowned Mr. and Miss Dillard during Coronation ceremonies at 8 p.m. Friday in Dent Hall. Other events on tap to close out...

CNN analyst to speak on Tuesday; ER doctor/author on tap in spring

November 14, 2013

Sunny Hostin, CNN legal analyst and news anchor for ABC news, will speak at the 4th annual Ortique Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Georges Auditorium. And next semester, as part of President Walter...

New vice president for Academic Affairs among five new Cabinet members

November 14, 2013

Most of the faces have changed on Dillard's senior-level Cabinet since the arrival of President Walter Kimbrough's arrival last year.   The exceptions are Dr. Toy Barnes-Teamer, vice president for Student...

Dillard surpasses goal fo ’13 UNCF Walk/Run

Brandon Sledge November 14, 2013

Dillard surpassed its goal and raised $26,250 during the United Negro College Fund Walk/Run at Audubon Park on Nov. 2, according to coordinator Erica Durousseau. She said Dillard's goal was $20,000 for...

‘Zooman and the Sign’ to run through this weekend

November 14, 2013

Three Dillard University alumni and four theater majors are the principals in "Zooman and the Sign," the play opening the 78th season of the Dillard University Theater Program that will run through Sunday,...

Song says,’I am not my hair,’ but am I? Trend means beauty doesn’t equal broke

Whitney Patterson October 17, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 3, 2013) Has change finally come? Has the African-American woman finally embraced the kink in her curl and the nap in her root? Maybe not all, but a trend seems to be traveling around...

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