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What is The Crescent?

The Crescent is Tulane University’s student-run digital lifestyle magazine. We create relatable, interesting, and informative content for all members of the Tulane and New Orleans community. We love the Crescent City and aim to share the best parts of it!

Why is New Orleans called the Crescent City? 

The French Quarter was originally built on a bend of the Mississippi. As the city of New Orleans continued to expand, it formed a crescent shape around the river.