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Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under News

Tulane lost many of its academic programs due to a lack of funding and faculty following Hurricane Katrina. One area of study lost in the aftermath of Katrina was the religious studies program.The original program offered a religious studies major, but Tulane struggled to find a faculty member to ...

TUPD identifies suspicious person in classroom as Tulane student

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

An unknown male reportedly entered and disrupted a class of which he was not a registered student on Thursday.The suspicious person left the class and the professor followed him and asked if he was registered for the class to which he replied, 'No, but I will be right back,' according to a statement...

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday.Bicycle theft:A student secured his bicycle to an on-campus bicycle rack using a cable lock during Mardi Gras break. When he returned to retrieve the bicycle after the holiday, he di...

Helen Mirren named 2017 Commencement speaker

Helen Mirren named 2017 Commencement speaker

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

"Commencement 2017 promises to be one of the best ever," President Michael Fitts said in a Special View from Gibson. "We have had presidents, authors, comedians and even the Dalai Lama as commencement speakers, but never the Queen."Not only will this year's commencement speaker be delivering the tr...

Prospective students fly in for multicultural Preview TU event

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under News

Through efforts to attract a diverse demographic of students from across the nation, Tulane flew 90 prospective students to New Orleans to visit campus for Preview TU.The multicultural fly-in event was hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Offi...

Tulane student found dead in off-campus residence

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Online Features

A Tulane student was found dead by New Orleans Police Department around 10:30 p.m. Friday at his off-campus residence.The student was identified as 22-year-old Ryan Morey by a Tulane Division of Student Affairs representative and the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office. Morey was a senior at Tulane,...

Student reports off-campus sexual assault

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

A female Tulane student reported to Tulane University Police Department that she was sexually assaulted at 8 p.m. Saturday on Broadway Street walking towards Claiborne Avenue. The student reported that an unknown man approached her from behind, threw her on the lawn and sexually assaulted her. A wi...

Student reports burglary in Butler Hall

Student reports burglary in Butler Hall

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 25, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

Officers responded to a report of a residential burglary at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday in Butler Hall.The reporting student told officers that at approximately 2 a.m., he left his room unlocked while he was sleeping, due to the fact that his roommate was coming in and out of the room to study in the common...

Center for Academic Equity supports excellence for underserved students

Center for Academic Equity supports excellence for underserved students

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In response to disparities faced by students in the LGBTQ+ community, students of color and first-generation college students, the Center for Academic Equity was born.Students gathered on Feb. 13 outside Robert C. Cudd Hall to hear President Michael Fitts and Robin Forman, senior vice president for...

Tulane program brings free, low-cost legal aid to students

Tulane program brings free, low-cost legal aid to students

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under News

Between catching beads and navigating the parade routes, Tulane students can sometimes find themselves in legal trouble. Mardi Gras season is one of the busiest times for Tulane University Legal Assistance Program.TULAP offers free legal advice and low-cost representation to current Tulane students, st...

Tulane adds ‘Spark’ to JL House with new Residential Learning Community

Tulane adds ‘Spark’ to JL House with new Residential Learning Community

Julia Ferro, Contributing Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane Housing and Residence Life plans to change the face of Josephine Louise House with the addition of a new Residential Learning Community focused on female-based programming and opportunities.The RLC, named "Spark," will be instituted in the Fall 2017 semester. It aims to engage women with...

Students, health center advocate for a safe Mardi Gras

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

With the warmer temperatures predicted this year for Mardi Gras, the American Red Cross expects more tourists than usual, accompanied by an increased need for caution. Last year, over a ten day period that included Mardi Gras, New Orleans EMS responded to 2,250 emergency service calls.In an attempt...

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