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Students choose USG executive board

March 22, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Healthy Homes Ordinance introduces system to track living standards

Healthy Homes Ordinance introduces system to track living standards

Fiona Grathwohl, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under News

New Orleans City Council is in the process of passing a housing rental registry called the Healthy Homes Ordinance to ensure a minimum standard of health and safety for rented units in the city.Though there are currently laws in place requiring landlords to maintain minimum housing standards of th...

Glass arts program celebrates four decades of growth

Glass arts program celebrates four decades of growth

Margaux Armfield, Contributing Reporter
March 22, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

TU and FROM seeks to increase access to off-campus health care

TU and FROM seeks to increase access to off-campus health care

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, USG

This week, three students introduced the Tulane University Facilitating Rides to Off-campus Medicine, or the TU and FROM, campaign to help students access medical services off campus.The campaign began last summer when senior Sarah Levinson approached Corley Miller, senior and Undergraduate Student...

NCI introduces women’s literature summer program for high school students

NCI introduces women’s literature summer program for high school students

Fiona Grathwohl, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under News

The Newcomb College Institute at Tulane is offering a weeklong summer session program that will introduce local high school students to women's leadership and literature in a college setting.The course will run from June 12-16 and is open to local rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors...

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