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DU students feel impact of rising prices

Graphic from fortune.com/Courtbouillon NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – As Americans grapple with rising prices, Dillard students say they feel the effects all around, but especially with food and gas. Senior theater major Walter Dixson said rising prices have made a “huge impact” on the way he lives: “I’m very […]


DU upperclassmen say apartment kitchens should negate meal plans

NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – Dillard upperclassmen living on campus in the Gentilly Gardens apartments with fully equipped kitchens are frustrated about required meal plans despite the administration’s position that it’s for students’ own good. Students point to schools like Louisiana State University, which exempts students in campus apartments […]


Teachers welcome return to face-to-face instructions

NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – The concern that in-person learning is too risky is lessening for some Dillard University professors as the number of new COVID cases in Louisiana declines. “Omicron had me concerned,” said Corinne Clements-Russo, a mass communication instructor. “However, now that we know more about it, […]


Safety precautions remain as student organizations host in-person events

NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – Dillard’s student organizations are back to hosting in-person events this semester, according to officials, and safety precautions will continue to ensure COVID cases don’t increase drastically.  An examination of Bleu Connect shows some 80 events have been announced so far for the semester online. […]


New DU tennis team brings international flavor to campus

Photo provided by Aretha McKinney/Courtbouillon Prerana Koirala Freshman Business Major Kathmandu, NEPAL        NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – The creation of a new tennis team has almost doubled the number of foreign exchange students at Dillard University as all six members are from out of the country. […]


DU students take half of National Geographic Media Scholarships

NEW ORLEANS (February 21, 2022) – Two Dillard students, who walked away with half of the first four National Geographic Media Scholarships, are headed to the company’s headquarters sometime this spring for a two-week immersion program along with $10,000 each. Seniors Sherice “Philly” Campbell, a film major from Philadelphia, and […]