NOLA NOW: A Trip With Zeitoun

August 31, 2010 · Comments Off 

The NOLA Now team spent Sunday morning with Abdulrahman Zeitoun as he drove us around the city and explained his experiences from the book ‘Zeitoun.’ For more on Zeitoun’s experience read Josh Parr’s story in Wednesday’s Daily Campus.

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Arts Blog: Students Co-Host BCBG Fall Fashion Event at Northpark

August 31, 2010 · Comments Off 

Students invite fellow fashionistas to get a sneak peek at fall looks

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Dedman Events For All

August 31, 2010 · Comments Off 

First week back got you stressed? Check out a few Dedman events that will help you relax this week.

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Daily Update: Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

August 31, 2010 · Comments Off 

Watch today’s Daily Update to see footage from the reception welcoming the new dean of Dedman College. Also, learn more about Hurricane Earl’s path of destruction and Biden’s trip to Iraq.

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SMU Welcomes New Dedman College Dean

August 31, 2010 · Comments Off 

The new dean of Dedman College, Dr. William Tsutsui, was welcomed to SMU during a reception in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom Monday evening.

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Special Showing of “When the Levees Broke”

August 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

You read about it in Zeitoun, now see the Spike Lee documentary on Hurricane Katrina, When the Levees Broke.

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Daily Update: Monday, Aug. 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Watch today’s Daily Update to hear about Obama’s trip to New Orleans. Also learn about the partnership between Target and Radio Shack and the eruption of a 400 year old dormant volcano.

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NOLA Now: Stay Tuned for Zeitoun

August 29, 2010 · 2 Comments 

In this clip, Zeitoun takes SMU journalism students on a drive and tells them about the day Katrina hit, his encounter with the police and how he feels about Camp Greyhound. Check back with the NOLA Now Blog for more.

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NOLA Now: Final Reflections

August 29, 2010 · Comments Off 

After spending almost two days exploring the streets of downtown New Orleans, the Ninth Ward and talking to people that came from all sorts of background, one thing was strongly apparent: the pride and love the citizens of NOLA have for their city. Even though many people lost everything- their homes, possesions, pets, family and friends- they all felt such a strong sense of pride for their city that they happily came back to start from scratch.

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NOLA Now: Personal memorials still stand 5 years later

August 29, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Sarah Bray

This is just one of the many memorials and messages that still stands five years later. This particular one sits on a vacant lot in the Lower Ninth Ward in close proximity to the levees.

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