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Ubuntu: My Alternative Spring Break Experience

By Alyssa Heard
Howard University News Service

NEW ORLEANS -- Before I stepped foot on Howard University’s campus I decided that I was participating in Alternative Spring Break: New Orleans. As an overly excited incoming freshman, the idea of volunteering with Alternative Spring Break was one of the deciding factors that brought me to this great university.

So, this year, I spent spring break 2012 volunteering and covering the amazing works of a group of dedicated Howard students and it has been the most beneficial and rewarding spring break that I have ever had...more


Fannie C. Williams Charter School Marching Warriors Talent, Dedication Impress ASB Volunteers

By Alyssa Heard
Howard University News Service

NEW ORLEANS (March 13) – In a city known for its music, members of the Howard University Showtime Marching Band decided to give a lesson.

Members of the band, here for a week as part of Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program, worked with student members of the Fannie C. Williams Charter School Marching Warriors on their musicianship and skills.
 
Fannie C. Williams isn’t your average school. From pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, students are taught that “the road to college begins here,” according to the Chief Academic Officer, ..more


ASB Students Help Preserve the Food Legacy of New Orleans

By Alyssa Heard
Howard University News Service

NEW ORLEANS (March 14) –A big part of the New Orleans’ culture is the region’s unique food.  New Orleans specialties, such as gumbo, red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee, po-boys and jambalaya, are not regular fare in many parts of the United States, delicacies in others and are known throughout the culinary world. 

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is dedicated to showcasing great southern food, particularly New Orleans and Creole cooking.  A group of Howard Alternative Spring Break . ...more


 
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