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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...

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...

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