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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
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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
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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
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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...

Uber battles with city council to open New Orleans operations

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

Uber, a transportation network that connects riders with drivers through a smartphone application, has been fighting to establish a New Orleans presence. Protests from the city’s taxicab industry and a series of limiting City Council ordinances have met these efforts. Uber operates off of a modern...

Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn opens for residents despite continuing construction

Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn opens for residents despite continuing construction

Angelica Nahalka, Contributing Reporter
August 21, 2014
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Construction on Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn continued as some students began to move into Tulane’s newest residence hall. Parts of the building’s interior and exterior grounds remained unfinished as many students involved with EXPLORE programs and other commitments arrived this week.Dire...

Campus tobacco ban takes effect

Mina Kaji, Contributing Writer
August 21, 2014
Filed under News

Tulane University’s campus officially became tobacco-free on Aug. 1. The policy applies to all tobacco products, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars and electronic cigarettes. Tulane created designated smoking areas in 2008 to confine smoking to fewer parts of campus. “We had been w...

Tulane recognized as top 50 LGBT-friendly campus

Amanda Verdi
August 21, 2014
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The Campus Pride Index named Tulane University to its list of the top 50 most LGBT-friendly campuses in the nation last week.Red Tremmel, director of the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, said the ranking means big things for the university and the OGSD office. The OGSD at Tulane was establis...

Meet your student leaders

Franny Hocking and Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporters
August 21, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Student organizations on campus play a large role in making the Tulane student experience the best it can be. These four students lead some of the largest and most prominent organizations on campus, including student governments, campus programming and community service. Morgan Wittenberg, USG Presid...

Ronal Serpas retires as superintendent of New Orleans Police Department

Armando Marin, News Editor
August 21, 2014
Filed under News, Online Features

Ronal Serpas, New Orleans Police Department superintendent, announced his retirement in a press conference Monday. Lieutenant Michael Harrison, current commander of the seventh district, will serve as Interim NOPD superintendent until a new permanent superintendent is selected. Serpas had served as ...

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