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New course explores local culture through digital media lens

New course explores local culture through digital media lens

Fiona Grathwohl, Contributing Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

"Beyond Neutral Ground: Root Culture and Civic Media in New Orleans" is a new course that encourages students to learn more about root culture in New Orleans and think critically about higher education.The class, offered by the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, encourages students...

Weekend crime report: Feb. 17 – 19

Weekend crime report: Feb. 17 – 19

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday.Off-campus accident with injury:A TUPD officer was advised by the Student Health Center during a building check that a student was struck by a vehicle off campus at 10:45 a.m. Friday.The o...

Student reports off-campus residential burglary

Student reports off-campus residential burglary

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

A student reported to Tulane University Police Department on Thursday that her house on the 7300 block of Maple Street was burglarized.The student said that when she returned to her house she discovered that several personal items and cash were missing. She told officers that sometime between 6:30...

Officers respond to vehicle burglary at University Square

Officers respond to vehicle burglary at University Square

Tess Riley, News Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a vehicular burglary at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday at University Square at 200 Broadway Street.The reporting person said that she walked away from her vehicle for several minutes and when she returned, she observed that her window was...

Looking for Love

Looking for Love

Jordan Figueredo and Brandi Doyal
February 16, 2017
Filed under News

The prevalence of dating apps and hookup culture is a different landscape from the dating experiences of previous generations, but many students are still seeking serious and long-term relationships.On college campuses around the country, students are swiping right, going out and hooking up. In a...

Q&A: USG President Autumn Gibbons discusses upcoming election season

Lily Milwit, News Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under News, USG

The Undergraduate Student Government executive board elections will take place from March 16-17 and senate elections will occur shortly after. The Hullabaloo spoke with USG President Autumn Gibbons, former assistant news editor for The Hullabaloo, about how students can get involved.What steps shoul...

TEDxTU highlights community innovators

TEDxTU highlights community innovators

Adrienne Underwood, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under News

"New Orleans is like a steaming gumbo brewing with creativity, ingenuity and passion," TEDxTU emcee and junior Will Smith said during the introduction of eight New Orleans community members at the storytelling event Monday. TEDxTU is a student-run event that brings TED Talk-style presentations to...

Voters ask senators to reconsider ACA repeal

Voters ask senators to reconsider ACA repeal

Cliff Soloway, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under News

The League of Women Voters of Louisiana sent a letter to Louisiana Senators John Neely Kennedy and Bill Cassidy requesting not to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," in the absence of a viable alternative.The letter, issued on Jan. 9, called on both senators to "act in a non-ideological...

Nolabuck$ venues drop program

Nolabuck$ venues drop program

Fiona Grathwohl, Contributing Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under News

Tulane's Nolabuck$ system allows students to combine their meal plan with food from local New Orleans restaurants. Students, however, have encountered inconsistencies between Tulane's list of Nolabuck$ venues and those that actually accept Nolabuck$.Tulane introduced the Nolabuck$ system six y...

Technology offers new approach to campus safety

Technology offers new approach to campus safety

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor
February 15, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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