New Orleans, La. – The proposal comes after Governor Jindal failed to merge UNO with Southern University of New Orleans, a move that was strongly opposed by SUNO students and administrators. The switch to the University of Louisiana system is seen as a good fit by some at UNO. Susan Krantz is dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
New Orleans – Summer Lyric Theater of Tulane University opens it's 44th season of musicals with a classic Broadway blockbuster - Man of La Mancha. Performances run June 23rd thru June 26th at Dixon Hall.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new memoir from freelance writer Melissa Coleman - "This Life Is In Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone"...
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New Orleans, La. – Solar panels and other equipment was set up on Magazine Street over the weekend, where shoppers could ask experts about the renewable energy. Forest Bradley-Wright of the Alliance for Affordable Energy says New Orleans is at the forefront of the national solar movement. He says much of the city's rebuilding efforts include solar technology.
New Orleans, LA – Yesterday was June 19th, or Juneteenth as it is called when referring to June 19th, 1865, the day slavery was abolished in Texas after the end of the Civil War. This year the celebration had particular significance in New Orleans as it is also the bicentennial of the largest slave rebellion ever in the United States. Zoe Sullivan has more.