Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans

Men’s basketball stumbles in second half, falls 80-75 to SMU

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Archives, Basketball, No Photo, Sports

Despite having the lead for the first 30 minutes, the Green Wave (4-13, 1-4 American Athletic Conference) ultimately fell to 19th-ranked Southern Methodist (23-4, 13-1 AAC) 80-75 Wednesday at the Moody Coliseum in Dallas.SMU had five players score in double digits and shot 18-for-32 from the field... Read more »

Officers respond to vehicle burglary at University Square

Officers respond to vehicle burglary at University Square

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 16
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a vehicular burglary at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday at University Square at 200 Broadway Street.The reporting person said that she walked away from her vehicle for several minutes and when she returned, she observed that her window was... Read more »

Weekend crime report: Feb. 10 – 12

Weekend crime report: Feb. 10 – 12

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 15
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Feb. 10 and Feb. 12.Simple battery:A TUPD officer was requested to investigate a possible simple battery that occurred at Newcomb Childcare. The officer responded at noon on Feb. 10.The TUPD Criminal Investigative Unit is currentl... Read more »

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

From the basement: NCAA needs to work on fair compensation

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Archives, Sports

Collegiate athletics are supposed to be a way for young adults to compete at a higher level and grow as people while still focusing on their studies. This has never been the case.The NCAA gains from the success of players that generate the most revenue, but the educational compensation for players... Read more »

Off-campus robbery reported on Zimple, Lowerline intersection

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 9
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

A female Tulane affiliate reported to Tulane University Police Department that she was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday at the corner of Zimple and Lowerline streets.The reporting person said she was approached from behind by an unknown man.  She stated that the man put his hand o... Read more »

T. Morgan Dixon promotes health improvement, empowerment with GirlTrek

Julia Engel, Contributing Reporter
February 9
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life

As part of the NewDay speaker series hosted by the Taylor Center, co-founder and chief of programs for GirlTrek T. Morgan Dixon spoke on Feb. 6 about the underlying psychological causes of the black female health crisis in the U.S.In the Freeman Auditorium in Woldenberg Art Center, Dixon delivered... Read more »

Tackling the NFL

Tackling the NFL

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Archives, Football, Sports

He started the last Saturday of November listening to Boosie Badazz and saying a prayer with his grandmother and ended the day hanging up his No. 77 Green Wave jersey for the last time.The next time he enters a locker room and hypes himself up for a game, former Tulane defensive tackle Tanzel Smart... Read more »

Par for the course: Men’s basketball falls 91-62 against Houston

Par for the course: Men’s basketball falls 91-62 against Houston

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Online Features, Sports

Despite the hopes of breaking a seven-game losing streak, Tulane men's basketball (4-20, 1-11 American Athletic Conference) suffered a crushing 91-62 loss to the Houston Cougars (17-7, 8-4 AAC) in a conference matchup Wednesday night at the Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.Houston's... Read more »

Penthouse Improv brings new comedic outlet to campus

Penthouse Improv brings new comedic outlet to campus

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

From the brand new Tulane Improv Club to the established Cat Mafia sketch comedy group, Tulane's arts and entertainment scene is quickly growing to incorporate comedy. One group that is gaining popularity at Tulane is Penthouse Improv, which was established last spring.In improvisational theater,... Read more »

Black Art Market brings local vendors, marks beginning of festival

Black Art Market brings local vendors, marks beginning of festival

Sam Ergina, Arcade Editor
February 9
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life

The entrance to Pocket Park would come as a bit of a surprise for students who walked around campus unaware of the 2017 Tulane Black Arts Festival's first event Wednesday. Along the park's fringe, crisp white tables presented vibrant black art.The Black Art Market's purpose was to give black vendors... Read more »

Miss Mojo releases EP, expands presence from campus, to city, to Spotify

Parker Greenwood, Associate Arcade Editor
February 6
Filed under Arcade, Archives

Miss Mojo band members Piper Browne and Leo Skovron cite a Southport Hall Live Music and Party Hall event for Browne's sorority being cancelled as the event that gave them momentum. With the venue booked, Miss Mojo capitalized on the situation and filled the entire venue.Formerly known as Cakewalk,... Read more »

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