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USG discusses voting power for council chairs at first senate meeting of 2017

Lily Milwit, News Editor
January 25
Filed under News, USG

Legislation that would give council chairs voting power and the ability to author legislation was a key point of discussion in the first Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting of 2017 Tuesday.An open forum session was opened in which Vice President for Student Organizations Trace Hancock...

Students warned of recent flu outbreak

Tess Riley, News Editor
January 24
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The Student Health Center has seen an increase in the number of students seeking treatment for the flu within the last week, according to an email from Housing and Residence Life Monday. "Most of these cases are associated with students who did not get the flu shot earlier in the year," Campus Health...

Carjacking on Calhoun Street under investigation

Tess Riley, News Editor
January 23
Filed under Crime, News

A student reported that an unknown man threatened her while she was sitting in the backseat of a car in her friend's driveway. The student exited the vehicle, leaving her personal belongings, and the man fled the scene in the vehicle.The carjacking occurred around 2 a.m. Saturday on the 2800...

Tulane joins march on D.C.

Tulane joins march on D.C.

Allison Buffett, Staff Reporter
January 23
Filed under News

Chants erupted across Washington, D.C. as an estimated half a million people marched across the National Mall participating in the Women's March on Washington Saturday. 56 Tulane community members joined the march fresh off a 20-hour bus ride."I couldn't think of a more mature and enthusiastic collec...

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library implements new security procedures

Tess Riley, News Editor
January 19
Filed under News, No Photo

In an effort to create a safer and more secure environment, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library staff will be implementing new security standards this semester. Starting Monday anyone entering the library after 8 p.m. will go through a new security turnstile before entering the building.After this ...

Challenge finalists aim to solve hypoxia

Challenge finalists aim to solve hypoxia

Tess Riley, News Editor
January 19
Filed under News, Showcase

The Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge selected five finalists based on their proposed solutions to hypoxia, a fatal oxygen deficiency in lakes and oceans creating ecological dead zones where marine life cannot survive.Tulane University and Tulane alumna and philanthropist Phyllis Taylor partner...

Resistance in ink: New Orleans literary community joins global movement

Resistance in ink: New Orleans literary community joins global movement

Tess Riley and Tyler Mead
January 18
Filed under News, Showcase

Writers like Oscar Wilde, Langston Hughes and Audre Lorde used their voices to support compassion, free speech, multiculturalism and rebellion. The New Orleans chapter of Writers Resist hopes to keep that tradition alive.Appropriately coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15, the Ne...

Beloved campus cat dies unexpectedly

Beloved campus cat dies unexpectedly

Kate Jamison, Senior Staff Reporter
January 18
Filed under News, Online Features

The passing of a beloved "campus cat" named Mickey means that Tulane's Gibson Quadrangle will never be the same for passersby. Mickey, or "Cow Cat" as he was commonly known, was found dead on Saturday, Jan. 14.Professor Richard Campanella broke the news on Twitter after discovering the cat's body...

Students say Service Wave is slow to respond

Students say Service Wave is slow to respond

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter
January 18
Filed under News, Online Features

Humidity and older buildings are something each Tulane student grows accustomed to when arriving on the historic campus, but with damp air and aged rooms come the risk of mold and broken appliances.Service Wave, a program under the Tulane Office of Facilities Services, is responsible for responding t...

James Carville leads panel on state of American politics

James Carville leads panel on state of American politics

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor
January 18
Filed under News, Showcase

With controversy mounting on campus over President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration, James Carville headlined a panel of political scholars and practitioners to speak about the state of American politics.The roundtable discussion was held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in Kendall Cram ...

Tulane to close Mississippi campus after spring 2017 semester

Robin Boch, Staff Reporter
January 17
Filed under News

Tulane University announced on Jan. 5 that the university will be closing its School of Continuing Studies campus in Madison, Mississippi, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.The campus will be shut down following the end of the spring 2017...

Tulane Police respond to car theft, off-campus tire slashing

Tess Riley, News Editor
January 12
Filed under Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department Tuesday.Vehicle burglary:A TUPD officer responded to a report of a car burglary on Tuesday morning. The individual said he believed his car was accessed through an unlocked door.The car was parked at approx...

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