The dates for Mardi Gras and Lunar New Year change every year. In 2015 the dates for the two holidays are very close. The day after Mardi Gras Freeman Students gathered in the Executive Dining Room to learn more about new year celebrations in Asia from their classmates. Students from China and Vietnam made presentations on the new year traditions in their countries. After the talks students made their own dumplings with the help of Tulane chefs.