THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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BABY DOLLS

(center) Dr. Kim Vaz, XU associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and author of the just released book, The Baby Dolls: Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition, hangs out with some of the girls during the opening celebration of the New Orleans’ Presbytere’s newest exhibit, “They Call Me Baby Doll: A Mardi Gras Tradition.”

photo by Irving Johnson III

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DOGGONE IT

Members of the Xavier Pre-Vet Club volunteers offer assistance as a professional veterinarian provides medical treatment to puppies at the Dream Center. Xavier students comprise the largest group of volunteers that participate in the monthly event.

photo by Irving Johnson III

council RIGHT AT HOME

LaToya Cantrell ’96, newly elected New Orleans City Council for District B (which includes parts of Mid-City, Central City, Broadmoor, Uptown, the Lower Garden District and the Central Business District) returns to campus to visit with one of her constituents, XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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CENTURY MARK

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. New Orleans Alumnae Chapter President Rachel Mercadel shakes hands with XU President Norman C. Francis before the start of the organization's Centennial Torch Tour Celebration on the Xavier campus. Looking on is Delta Sigma Theta National President and New Orleans native Cynthia Butler-McIntyre. Photo by the Dennis Photofinish Team.

photo courtesy Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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