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Letter from the Editor: A pledge to our readers

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief

I first stepped into the Hullabaloo office during one of my first days as a Tulane freshman. That day, I was interviewing to be the sports layout editor. I had little idea what I was getting myself into,...

June 7, 2017

Divisiveness does not equate to freedom of speech

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

As increasing political tensions proliferate college campuses, the debate over the limitations on free speech has become more heated. These debates have even sparked protests and violent conflicts at...

June 7, 2017

Proposed budget is shortsighted, lacks balance

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

On May 1, members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee approved a budget that drastically decreases funding to numerous agencies, including the Department of Child and Family Services, the Health...

June 7, 2017

Online Features

Baseball drops final two, is swept by San Diego through weekend series

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

In a four-game series against the San Diego University Toreros (10-3), Tulane baseball (3-12), dropped its final two on Saturday and Sunday. The Wave fell to the Toreros 5-4 on Saturday and 6-2 on Sunday...

Baseball drops first two in four-game weekend series against San Diego

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

The 2017 season had a rough start for Tulane baseball (3-11). It lost the first two games in a four-game series against the San Diego Toreros (9-3) on Thursday and Friday, losing 11-4 and 7-4, respectively...

Former Tulane President Eamon Kelly dies

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

Former Tulane President Eamon Michael Kelly died on Wednesday, June 28, at the Tulane Medical Center following complications from surgery. He was 81 years old.After moving to New Orleans in 1979, Kelly served as Tulane's chief financial officer, executive vice president, and interim president. He was offered the permanent position of university president in 1981 and served in that role until 1998. ...

July 7, 2017

New Orleans takes down Confederate monuments

New Orleans takes down Confederate monuments

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

Amid rising temperatures and tensions, New Orleanians gathered last month at Lee Circle to watch the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, the city's fourth removal of a monument since the New Orleans City Council passed legislation calling for removal of Confederate monuments earlier this year.The Liberty Place Monument, the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, the statue of Confede...

June 28, 2017

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Food destinations near campus offer popular meal options

Food destinations near campus offer popular meal options

Nurah Lambert and Josh Axelrod

Felipe's Mexican Taqueria:A quick stroll past Turchin Stadium takes you to Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria, an affordable burrito joint and a Tulane institution. It’s no Chipotle, but Felipe’s food is made with fresh ingredients and can be dipped in a variety of exciting and mysterious sauces. The Taqueria is mostly known for its close proximity to campus, but its delightful outdoor seating ar...

June 7, 2017

Fact or Fiction: Debunking myths about New Orleans for freshmen

Fact or Fiction: Debunking myths about New Orleans for freshmen

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

Freshman year is exciting—a time of transitioning, learning and discovery. Know that if you are reading this as an incoming freshman from out of town, you have a whole lot to discover. Living in any new city comes with its own unique set of trials and understanding when it comes to the shift in customary norms, but living in New Orleans, you are in for a bit of a culture shock.Whether you are...

June 7, 2017

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Intersections’ Summer Playlist

Intersections’ Summer Playlist

This is the first installment of the Intersections playlist, the perfect starter pack to introduce yourself to unique sounds from around the world from the comfort of your headphones.Here are our five favorite songs from the playlist. These songs are perfect for a summer pool party, beach day or relaxing at home. What makes them even better is the intersectionality of the identities of the artist...

June 7, 2017

Newcomb Art Museum paints new perspective on cultural issues

Art speaks across all different cultures and societies — contemporary art across the prominent issues of the time. Recently, issues revolving around race and politics have been given space in the Newcomb Art Museum on Tulane's campus.In its last three exhibitions the museum has presented works of Aboriginal Australian art, photo-documentaries of Syrian refugees paired with the culturally...

June 7, 2017

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Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

As the academic year comes to a close and summer vacation begins, students will be spending their academic time off in a variety of ways. Many students will opt to spend their time participating in internships they hope will help advance their career goals, and some will find internships that offer monetary compensation. A great deal of college-aged students, however, will be working for nothing...

June 7, 2017

Letter from the Editor: A pledge to our readers

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief

I first stepped into the Hullabaloo office during one of my first days as a Tulane freshman. That day, I was interviewing to be the sports layout editor. I had little idea what I was getting myself into, but I got the position. Since then, I have spent countless nights and hours in that office with hundreds of dedicated staff members. Together, we have created, produced and published more than 80...

June 7, 2017

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Outdoor sporting culture finds home in New Orleans

Outdoor sporting culture finds home in New Orleans

Bess Turner, Sports Editor

New Orleans is a thriving metropolis, bursting at the seams with food, music and culture. One integral part of that culture is sports, be it the Pelicans, the Saints, the Tigers or the Green Wave. But New Orleans has also started to cultivate a community of outdoor sports. There are a surprising number of opportunities to get outside in this city, and as outdoor sports are on the rise, New Orleans...

June 7, 2017

From the Basement: Student-athletes deserve cut of NCAA earnings

From the Basement: Student-athletes deserve cut of NCAA earnings

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

"Student participation in intercollegiate athletics is an avocation, and student-athletes should be protected from exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises." This quote was taken directly from Article 2.9 of the Constitution of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, better known as the NCAA.According to Merriam-Webster, an avocation is "a subordinate occupation pursued in add...

June 5, 2017

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Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans
Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans