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Court rules New Orleans can remove confederate statues

Court rules New Orleans can remove confederate statues

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under News

New Orleans is scattered with civic references to its days as a city in the Confederate States of America. Some of the most prominent statues include Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Lee Circle, Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard at City Park and Confederate President Jefferson Davis' monument on Ca...

Progressive Voter Coalition questionnaire for USG executive board candidates

Submitted by the Progressive Voter Coalition
March 15, 2017
Filed under News, USG

The Progressive Voter Coalition submitted this survey and the candidates' responses to The Hullabaloo. The Hullabaloo did not edit or alter any content. This week, the Progressive Voter Coalition sent a 20-question survey to the candidates running for positions on the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Student ...

Tulane artist reports man with shotgun outside A Studio in the Woods building

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department received a call from an artist stating two men she let use her phone earlier returned carrying a shotgun around 9:47 p.m. Tuesday at A Studio in the Woods.A Studio in the Woods is a Tulane-owned artist retreat that houses Tulane and Xavier Center for Biomedical...

String of thefts occur in Caroline Richardson, off-campus residence

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

A Tulane affiliate reported to Tulane University Police Department on Tuesday that her Tulane purchase card was stolen out of her unlocked office in Caroline Richardson Building. The card was thought to be stolen around Feb. 21.Officers later found that the purchase card was used for multiple fraudulent...

USG 12th session recap: five pieces of legislation pass

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Undergraduate Student Government senators introduced and voted on multiple pieces of significant legislation and discussed potential campus policy changes during its 12th senate session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Kendall Cram Lecture Hall in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life.Office of Student...

USG executive board candidates begin campaigning, release platforms

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, USG

Executive board elections for Tulane Undergraduate Student Government will take place on Thursday and Friday.The USG executive board is made up of six positions including president, executive vice president, vice president for student life, vice president for finance, vice president for student organizations...

Case of mumps confirmed on Loyola’s campus

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 11, 2017
Filed under News

A case of the mumps was confirmed Friday on Loyola University New Orleans' campus, according to The Maroon.Mumps is a contagious disease that typically starts with symptoms including fever, muscle aches, fatigue and loss of appetite. The disease is most commonly identified by puffy cheeks and a s...

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Fiona Grathwohl and Lily Milwit
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

A resident of New Orleans is three times more likely to be killed than someone living in a similarly sized U.S. city.Gun violence killed 175 people in New Orleans in 2016. In the first 18 days of 2017, a shooting occurred, on average, every 9 hours. Many of these killings occur in impoverished ar...

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For some music lovers who dwell in the stacks of WTUL, the door has shut on any leadership opportunities in the organization they dedicate so much time to. A recent change to student organization policy no longer allows non-Tulane affiliates to be official members of Recognized Student Organizations....

Tulane students beat out 28 schools in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Tulane students beat out 28 schools in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under News

Six Tulane students designed a prototype of the spacecraft that one day could bring essentials to the next astronaut to set foot on the moon. Five of the students will serve as interns after winning NASA's Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing Idea challenge as their prize.Participating team...

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a stolen university laptop at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the Woldenberg Art Center.The reporting person stated that the university-owned laptop assigned to that location was last seen at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. When...

Students aim to create change through political involvement

Students aim to create change through political involvement

Josh Axelrod and Cliff Soloway
March 8, 2017
Filed under News

From national campaign trails to nonprofit offices, Tulane students are effecting change through a variety of political avenues, and their impact can be felt far beyond the Tulane community.The 2016 election rallied many politically active students, providing a chance for them to gather behin...

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