French Quarter Fest - there is every food you could imagine as well as incredible live music.
First semester freshman year - english class with Professor Godden. I learned so much from him and even now as a first semester senior I still go to him for help and advice.
THE SAINTS OBVIOUSLY!!!! The city revolves around the New Orleans Saints! Sundays are holidays!
Of the public service requirement. Community Service was "my thing" in high school and I think this was the best way to keep up with what I love.