The Student News Site of Dillard University


The Student News Site of Dillard University


The Student News Site of Dillard University


Up to 300 alumni expected for annual class reunion May 6-9

April 21, 2010

Between 250 and 300 Dillard alumni are expected for the annual class reunion, set for May 6-9 on campus, according to Alumni Relations officials.While the reunion welcomes all Dillard Alumni, their spouses...

Nationally awarded poet to speak at graduation

April 21, 2010

Poet and novelist Nikki Giovanni is scheduled to address more than 100 Dillard graduates at commencement at 8 a.m. May 8 at Avenue of the Oaks. Immediately following commencement, a second-line will...

DU benefit concert 1st stop for ‘Timeless Voices’

Mario Martin April 21, 2010

Singers Johnny Gill, Eddie Levert, Dennis Edwards and Gerald Alston will headline Dillard's annual benefit concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 6, on the Avenue of the Oaks for the first time. Tickets...

Bayou boat cruise, 1-day trip to Florida part of Senior Week

Charley Steward April 21, 2010

A bayou boat cruise and a day trip to Florida will highlight Senior Week activities, set for May 2-8. Senior Class President Jasmine Johnson said eight activities are included in the week under the...

Library seeks friends on Facebook, offers news through Twitter

Thelisia Davis April 12, 2010

Three months into the spring semester, the library's new Facebook account has attracted more interest than its Twitter account. Malik Bartholomew, Access Services assistant, said the social networking...

Library holds second book sale

Traci Ray April 12, 2010

 Roughly 1,600 books are for sale through the end of May as part of the Will Alexander Library's second annual fundraiser for library supplies, according to Melissa Dellihoue, cataloging assistant. Some...

Dillard to co-host joint science meet

April 5, 2010

Nearly 800 participants are expected as Dillard University co-hosts the 67th joint annual meeting of the National Institute of Science and Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society on March 24-28, according...

‘Hip-Hop and Gender’ talks in Women’s Studies examine misogyny, sex roles

April 5, 2010

Editor's note: This article includes frank and offensive language. Hip-hop performers set trends for young African American males, according to a student presenter at a DU Women's Studies' "Hip-Hop...

Library blames malfunctions, patrons for printer paper shortage

Kenneth W. Palmer April 5, 2010

Halfway through the spring semester, the allotment of copy paper for printers at the Will W. Alexander Library has been depleted. Cynthia Charles, interim library dean, blamed the problem on defective...

Convocation speaker tells students: Pick career you love to better odds of success

March 16, 2010

Dr. William Sutton, a Dillard alumnus, former faculty member and president emeritus of Mississippi Valley State University, encouraged honor students to choose careers they would enjoy because it's more...

Neighbor shows civic pride with Gentilly cleanup

Kenneth W. Palmer and Kenneth W. Palmer March 13, 2010

For the past five years, a Sugar Hill subdivision resident has been showing her neighborhood pride as a one-woman cleaning crew. Blanche Hays, 71, patrols the St. Anthony Street walking/jogging path...

‘2 Live’ wins first Shimmy Kontest

Jeannine Cannon March 13, 2010

The women of the "2 Live" group won Kappa Alpha Psi's first annual "Shimmy Kontest" during lunch Jan. 28 at lower Kearny.The competition was a part of "Pretty Week" Jan. 24-30 hosted jointly by Kappa Alpha...

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