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Technology offers new approach to campus safety

Technology offers new approach to campus safety

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor
February 15
Filed under News, Showcase

Campus safety is a top priority at American universities, but the range of the blue light phone system only extends so far. The last few years have seen a significant increase in campus safety technology and the potential for more to come.Tulane University Police Department continued the rollout...

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...

Tulane students, faculty unite in immigrant rights demonstrations

Tulane students, faculty unite in immigrant rights demonstrations

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
February 13
Filed under News

The past week at Tulane was marked by two student- and faculty-led demonstrations in protest of President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven majority Muslim countries, which a federal judge in Washington temporarily suspended on Feb. 4.The first demonstration w...

Results of cable survey lead to elimination of cable services in residence halls

Results of cable survey lead to elimination of cable services in residence halls

Graham Andreae, Staff Reporter
February 13
Filed under News

This past September, Tulane Technology Services and the Division of Student Affairs, in collaboration with Housing and Residence Life, conducted a survey and focus group determining if students would prefer faster internet instead of residence hall cable services.According to Assistant Vice President of...

Students raise money for Thomas’s funeral expenses

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 10
Filed under News

Tiffany Thomas, a contracted worker through Sodexo who worked at Bruff Commons, was killed in a shooting on Jan. 31 in Pine Village. Students responded by fundraising to support her family's financial expenses for the funeral. Thomas, often referred to by students as Miss Tiffany, was known amongst students for her spo...

CACTUS Academy exposes students to social justice

CACTUS Academy exposes students to social justice

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
February 10
Filed under News

Students are making the most of their community service experiences through a Community Action Council for Tulane University Students program, which piloted this past fall and continues to make an impact. CACTUS Academy is a social justice leadership program through Tulane's Community Action Co...

Series of eight tornadoes injure at least two dozen, no fatalities reported

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 9
Filed under News

Eight tornadoes touched down in New Orleans and surrounding communities on Tuesday, injuring at least two dozen people.Many homes and businesses were damaged, but no deaths have been reported as a result of the storm. Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and said he plans to travel...

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...

USG passes legislation encouraging Tulane to divest from fossil fuels

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
February 9
Filed under News

On Tuesday, Tulane Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation that calls on the University to divest funds from fossil fuel companies.The debate around this resolution, which was co-authored by Senators Jesse Mathias and Josh Rosenbaum, lasted around 40 minutes and led to a 27-6-1 vote...

Living in a sinking city

Living in a sinking city

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under News, Showcase

From population and sea levels to global instability and nuclear warfare, facets of our world are growing. Many cities, however, are focused on what is vanishing — their coasts. This ticking clock could be just as fatal as the drop of a bomb. Our danger is water.The New Orleans and Tulane communities...

Story Collider highlights Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Story Collider highlights Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Alexa Christianson, Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under News

The Story Collider fuses storytelling with pressing scientific topics to inspire audiences, as both a traveling live show and weekly podcast. Five scientists from various disciplines traveled to New Orleans on Monday to speak at the New York-based live storytelling show and podcast, which markets itself...

MakerSpace promotes technology, design through student collaboration

MakerSpace promotes technology, design through student collaboration

Lily Milwit, News Editor
February 9
Filed under News

"Over the past 30 years, the number of students coming into science, technology, engineering and mathematics who know how to use their hands has been declining tremendously," Cedric Walker, project director of Tulane MakerSpace and professor emeritus for the Department of Biomedical Engineering, said.The...

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