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TheWELL initiates revamped suicide prevention program with $100,000 grant

Alessandro Powell, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
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A new associate director to spearhead a suicide prevention campaign this semester funded by a more than $100,000 grant they received in November at The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion.“Since its inception, TheWELL has been focused on mental health,” Greeson said.Tulane received a Garrett ...

Gold Zone begins late night transportation operations

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter
August 27, 2014
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The Gold Zone, a late night transportation service designed to transport students in-between their off-campus residences and the Uptown campus, began operations in July. Shuttles will also transport students from an off-campus residence to another off-campus residence on a trial basis for Summer and F...

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 27, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

The Tulane Catholic Center will be holding the groundbreaking for the new Father Val Ambrose McInnes, O.P. Center for Catholic Life at 4 p.m. on Sept. 7. President Michael Fitts and Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond will be in attendance.The original Catholic Center building was demolished in June...

President Fitts welcomes new students in his first convocation

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
August 26, 2014
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President Michael Fitts made his first official address to the class of 2018 during the annual president’s convocation for new students at McAlister Auditorium Saturday.As the freshmen filed in, each was given a Tulane T-shirt. When seated, the lights were turned off and students were instructed to ...

Senior running back arrested on charges of robbery and battery

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 25, 2014
Filed under Crime, News

Update:Two additional players have been suspended from the Green Wave football team. Junior Royce LaFrance from Harvey, Louisiana was barred from playing in the first half of the game against Tulsa Thursday. Redshirt freshman Eric Bell has been suspended indefinitely. Because of the confidentiality of u...

Group of individuals steal items from Kappa Alpha fraternity house

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 22, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Several unknown individuals stole composite pictures and other items from the Kappa Alpha Order house at 1036 Audubon St. early Saturday morning, according to KA’s Twitter page. The fraternity reported the burglary to Tulane University Police Department Wednesday.Video surveillance captured two men and ...

Phi Mu move-in delayed until January

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 22, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Members of Phi Mu’s executive committee will move into their new sorority house at 7220 Zimple St. in January after extensive renovations are completed. The members were originally scheduled to move in this fall after a house dedication ceremony, as reported in a Feb. 13 article in The Hullabaloo, bu...

Introducing class of 2018

Introducing class of 2018

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under News

Tulane University will welcome the incoming freshmen class of 2018 on Friday. This year's class contains more than 1,600 students, most of whom will make their way around campus with giant boxes and teary-eyed parents in tow on move-in day.These students were among the 26 to 27 percent of all applicants to...

Orientation and Parent Programs establishes new orientation program

Clara Beaumont, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

The Office of Orientation and Parent Programs has created three new alternate orientation programs for incoming students called EXPLORE, including Greenie Camp; IGNITE: Community, Creativity, Change; and a program with Tulane Hillel.Orientation and Parent Programs has hosted the NOLA Experience, a week...

Changes to move-in day procedures affect parking

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor
August 21, 2014
Filed under News

The Department of Housing and Residence Life has changed the move-in procedure by scheduling freshman move-in day for Friday. In the past, freshman move-in has occurred on a Saturday. There are new challenges associated with holding move-in on a weekday. Parking is the primary concern for Tulane University Pol...

Niguel “Teddy” Veal reinstated to football team after rape charges dropped

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

The Orleans Parish District Attorney dropped simple rape charges against freshman football player Niguel “Teddy” Veal on Aug. 5.Veal was accused of raping one 18-year-old female in a university residence hall on April 14, as reported in an April 24 article in The Hullabaloo. ​His bond was set at ...

President Fitts embraces Tulane’s culture and community in his first month on campus

Emma Discher, Senior Reporter
August 21, 2014
Filed under News

Connection, community and experience have become President Michael Fitts' new favorite words. Though he has been on the Tulane University campus a mere two months, he is already looking at the big picture.Fitts traveled from University of Pennsylvania Law School to Tulane to take on the role of univ...

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