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CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

Sydne Klein, Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

New Orleans native Walter Isaacson, current president and CEO of the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. and Tulane board member, will join Tulane's Department of History next spring.Isaacson, who is also the former chairman and CEO of CNN, managing editor of Time magazine, Times-Picayune repor...

Taylor Center NewDay Challenge benefits New Orleans community

Taylor Center NewDay Challenge benefits New Orleans community

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under Archives, News

With a goal to cultivate a diverse learning community through social awareness and creative innovation, the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking challenges students to think beyond the classroom.The NewDay Challenge consists of a contest where students compete for up to $20,000...

Investigation clears Alpha Kappa Psi of wrongdoing

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 22
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane's chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity underwent an investigation at the end of last week after a complaint of misconduct was filed with its national office, which conducted an investigation.The investigation concluded that the chapter was not at fault and therefore would not be...

Students choose USG executive board

March 22
Filed under Archives, News

The 2017-18 Undergraduate Student Government executive board has been determined after an election and runoff votes. A total of 2,938 students voted in the initial election last week and 1,326 students voted in the runoff election Tuesday.USG President: Sam Levin — 70.48 percent of the vote....

Student reports residential burglary on Broadway Street

March 22
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a residential burglary at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday at 636 Broadway Street.Officers arrived at the scene and spoke with the reporting student who said his laptop was stolen from inside his home. Officers did not observe any signs of...

ASL field offers opportunity to close interpreter gap

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
March 22
Filed under Archives, News

American Sign Language is used by a sizable minority of Americans, with different estimates placing the number of speakers between 500,000 and 2 million deaf and hearing people. Distinguishing itself from English with the use of body movements, postures and facial expressions to communicate, ASL is...

Laura Anne Bartusiak determined VPSO after runoff election, appeal

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 22
Filed under News, USG

Rising junior Laura Anne Bartusiak will serve as the Undergraduate Student Government vice president for student organizations for the 2017-18 academic year.Bartusiak initially ran against three other candidates for the position, none of whom won enough votes to win. USG scheduled a runoff election...

Glass arts program celebrates four decades of growth

Glass arts program celebrates four decades of growth

Margaux Armfield, Contributing Reporter
March 22
Filed under News

For more than 40 years, Tulane has offered students the opportunity to explore glass as a sculptural medium. Professor Gene Koss took charge of the program in 1977 and has seen it grow from only eight students to more than 70.Students serious about glass can make it their concentration for a Bachelor...

Weekend crime report: March 17 – 19

Weekend crime report: March 17 – 19

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 21
Filed under Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday.Simple burglary:Officers met with a student at 12:56 p.m Sunday who stated that someone broke into his residence hall room .The student said he left his room in Sharp Hall unloc...

USG executive board election results finalized, VPSO runoff election scheduled

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 19
Filed under News, USG

The Undergraduate Student Government executive board elections closed at 5 p.m. Friday. A total of 6746 undergraduate students were eligible to vote, according to the registrar and 2938 students voted for a 43.55 percent voter turnout rate. The vote determined five executive board positions for the...

Students remain unclear about date rape drug testing, resources

Students remain unclear about date rape drug testing, resources

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 16
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

At a Top 10 party school like Tulane, drinking is commonplace for many students. It can be fun and liberating but also dangerous in a country where 15 percent of female college freshmen experience sexual assault while incapacitated  either by alcohol or drugs.A popular method for assaulters to ...

Loyola hosts event to ‘unmask’ stigma around mental health

Loyola hosts event to ‘unmask’ stigma around mental health

Julia Ferro and Fiona Grathwohl
March 16
Filed under News

To raise awareness about mental health, Loyola University New Orleans' Bateman Team and the Campaign to Change Direction hosted an event Tuesday to celebrate the end of a month-long "Unmask the Stigma" campaign.Loyola's Bateman Team, a Public Relations Student Society of America group, competes against...

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