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Update: TUPD Superintendent confirms off-campus death Friday

Emma Discher, Senior Reporter
August 30
Filed under News, Online Features

Tulane University Police Department Superintendent Jon Barnwell confirmed reports of an off-campus death Friday night. Barnwell said TUPD cannot provide any additional information and that the Division of Student Affairs is involved in the case.  “There was a death off campus last night,” Barnwell sa...

Student Health Services expands condom distribution, institutes new policies

Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporter
August 29
Filed under News, Online Features

Condom dispensers will soon appear in many residence halls on campus in accordance with a new policy implemented by Tulane Student Health Services.The dispensers will be located in Wall Residential College, Paterson House, Irby House, Mayer Residences, Warren House, Weatherhead Hall, Josephine Louise H...

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 27
Filed under News, Online Features

The Tulane Catholic Center will be holding the groundbreaking for the new Father Val Ambrose McInnes, O.P. Center for Catholic Life at 4 p.m. on Sept. 7. President Michael Fitts and Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond will be in attendance.The original Catholic Center building was demolished in June...

President Fitts welcomes new students in his first convocation

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
August 26
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President Michael Fitts made his first official address to the class of 2018 during the annual president’s convocation for new students at McAlister Auditorium Saturday.As the freshmen filed in, each was given a Tulane T-shirt. When seated, the lights were turned off and students were instructed to ...

Group of individuals steal items from Kappa Alpha fraternity house

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 22
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Several unknown individuals stole composite pictures and other items from the Kappa Alpha Order house at 1036 Audubon St. early Saturday morning, according to KA’s Twitter page. The fraternity reported the burglary to Tulane University Police Department Wednesday.Video surveillance captured two men and ...

Phi Mu move-in delayed until January

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
August 22
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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...

Orientation and Parent Programs establishes new orientation program

Clara Beaumont, Contributing Reporter
August 21
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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...

Niguel “Teddy” Veal reinstated to football team after rape charges dropped

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
August 21
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 ...

Meet your student leaders

Franny Hocking and Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporters
August 21
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
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 ...

Administration considers future of Newcomb College Institute house

Administration considers future of Newcomb College Institute house

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter
August 21
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After announcing a plan to build new dining halls and offices on the site of the current Newcomb College Institute house at 44 Newcomb Blvd. in April of this year, Tulane has withdrawn its demolition permit in order to give the President Michael Fitts time to decide whether or not to go through with th...

Freshmen enjoy 9th annual Summer Journalism Experience

Mackenna Barker | Contributing Reporter
August 20
Filed under News, Online Features

Fifteen travel-weary freshmen from all over the country assembled in The Hullabaloo office on Aug. 17 to kick off the 9th annual Summer Journalism Experience, a program that introduces students to Tulane, specifically the newspaper, the week before classes begin.The Hullabaloo created the program nine year...

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