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Q&A: Erin Blake prepares for role as USG executive vice president

Q&A: Erin Blake prepares for role as USG executive vice president

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Sophomore Erin Blake, a biomedical engineering and computer science double major, was recently elected as the Undergraduate Student Government executive vice president for the 2017-18 academic year. As part of an ongoing USG Q&A series, The Hullabaloo sat down with Blake about her experiences on campus, her plan...

Tulane implements new computer science Ph.D program

Tulane implements new computer science Ph.D program

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News

To keep up with an increasingly technology-dependent world, Tulane will offer a standalone computer science Ph.D. program starting this fall.Tulane currently offers a graduate program in computer science through an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. The current interdisciplinary program explores topics such as econom...

Tulane EMS standardizes hiring process

Tulane EMS standardizes hiring process

Tess Riley and Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor and Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane Emergency Medical Services has officially made its return to campus life with changes to its recruitment and hiring process.The improvements include standardized interview questions, an online application and the involvement of medical professionals serving as committee members for the selection...

Students seek community in Passover services

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News

At a school like Tulane where the Jewish population makes up 27 percent of the student body, Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is a significant community event. Both The Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life, or Tulane Hillel, and the Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center at Tulane host Seder dinners...

Student reports incident of sexual battery on Oak

Student reports incident of sexual battery on Oak

Tess Riley, News Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

A student flagged down a Tulane University Police Department officer to report a sexual battery at 11:19 p.m. Friday.The reporting student said that she and her friend, who witnessed the incident, were walking north on the sidewalk next to campus when they were approached by an unknown subject. The...

On-campus book drive seeks to provide support, education to local prison population

On-campus book drive seeks to provide support, education to local prison population

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 9, 2017
Filed under News

For students who have shelves piled high with books that they will no longer need after this semester, the Newcomb Prison Project's upcoming book drive provides a way to get rid of old books while also helping to support local prison populations.The book drive will take place between April 10 and...

2017-18 Editor-in-Chief Platforms

2017-18 Editor-in-Chief Platforms

April 7, 2017
Filed under News

Editor-in-Chief elections are at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 9 in room 210 in the Lavin Bernick Center for University Life. Below are the platforms and presentations each of the candidates submitted. Each candidate will be given an hour — 30 minutes of presenting time and 30 minutes of Q&A — to...

Two carjacking-related incidents reported near campus

Two carjacking-related incidents reported near campus

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

A Tulane non-affiliated student was approached by two armed men who attempted to carjack the student's vehicle at approximately 10:14 p.m. Wednesday on the 2000 block of Adams Street.The student reported that the two males had handguns and tried to flee the scene with the student's car but were unable...

Tulane professor brings low-cost veterinary services Uptown

Tulane professor brings low-cost veterinary services Uptown

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

More than half of millennials have a member of the family that might be a little hairier, louder or fluffier than its human counterpart.Despite the love and affection many have for their pets, members of the Tulane community say there is a lack of access to affordable veterinary care.  ...

New club connects Tulane students with history

New club connects Tulane students with history

Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under News

The Tulane Historical Society, a new campus organization, will provide students with the opportunity and resources to discuss history and its modern day impact.Club President Sirish Yerrapragada developed the idea when he realized that many students interested in history are not always able to...

Q&A: USG president-elect sets campus agenda

Q&A: USG president-elect sets campus agenda

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Junior Sam Levin is a public health major, minoring in psychology and management, who was elected on March 19 as Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2017-18 academic year. He currently serves on USG as the executive vice president. He is now looking ahead to next year and planning changes...

Tulane reinstates shuttle service for contracted workers

Tulane reinstates shuttle service for contracted workers

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under News

For 17 months, affiliated employees, including the contracted workers of Sodexo and DTZ, were unable to use Tulane shuttle services available to students, faculty and staff. Tulane and its affiliate organizations reinstated the service in February, hoping to resolve the concerns of students and student...

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