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From the Tulane Hullabaloo: Tulane joins women'€™s march in D.C.

January 27th, 2017

From the Tulane Hullabaloo. Written by Allison Buffett.

“Nearly half a million people‘€™s footsteps echoed across Washington, D.C. during the Women‘€™s March on Washington Saturday. Riding 20 hours from New Orleans, 56 Tulane students added their voices to the chants that rang across the capital. ‘€œMy general reactions were of awe,‘€ Nicole Carle, junior and president of Tulane Women in Politics, said. [The march] was truly people there to learn about each other, to support one another and to be cognizant of the current political climate.‘€

The announcement of the D.C. Women‘€™s March followed President Donald Trump‘€™s election. The march‘€™s intention was to show solidarity for the protection of human rights, safety, health and families. Tulane graduate students Mira Kohl and Miranda Stramel proposed the idea of sending a bus of Tulane community members to the march.”

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