After Hurricane Katrina, colleges in the area, such as Tulane University, were not able to provide higher education, forcing students to look elsewhere for their education for the fall semester of 2005. When Tulane re-opened the following year, the decision of whether to stay at Tulane or transfer to their host school was a huge and major decision, altering lives for many students. New Orleans was still a wreck but most of the freshman students came back to study, determined to be part of their city’s future. The Takeaway talks to Amani Jambhekar, a senior at Tulane University.
Guest: Amani ‘AJ’ Jambhekar, senior at Tulane University