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Two men rob Uptown business, TUPD issues crime alert with disclaimer about racial descriptions

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
January 21
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

At approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, two men robbed a business on the corner of Calhoun Street and South Claiborne Avenue, according to a Tulane University Police Department crime alert issued at around 4 p.m. Wednesday.The alert states that the cashier was robbed by two black men, the first of which was armed with a s...

Forklift collides with streetcar on St. Charles Avenue

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
December 22
Filed under News, Online Features

A 45-year-old man driving a forklift collided with a streetcar at around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Audubon Street and Saint Charles Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department said in a press release.The forklift driver attempted to pass the oncoming streetcar when he was struck and became partially...

Student dies after being struck by truck in North Carolina

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
December 21
Filed under News, Online Features

Sophomore Laura Culp died Friday night in Moorseville, North Carolina after being struck by a small pickup truck during a jog. Culp is originally from Florida.Local newspaper The Statesville Record & Landmark reported Saturday that Culp was finishing her jog and was hit less than 100 feet of the driveway...

Student falsely reports robbery to obtain excuse for missing work

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
December 2
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

A Tulane student falsely reported a robbery Friday on the 1900 block of Calhoun Street in an attempt to obtain a police report to explain his absence from work, the Tulane University Police Department daily activity report states.The student reported he was attacked and robbed by three black men, who sto...

Update: Student commits suicide in Leadership Village

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
November 22
Filed under News, Online Features

Update: 3:28 p.m.President Michael Fitts identified the student as sophomore Mary Travis from Austin, Texas. Fitts said administrators are maintaining contact and providing support for those close to Travis. "A tragedy such as this is the most painful any parent, family or university community can e...

Tidal Wave committee announces Chris Halbohn, Piper Browne as homecoming king, queen

Tidal Wave committee announces Chris Halbohn, Piper Browne as homecoming king, queen

November 15
Filed under News, Online Features

Seniors Chris Halbohn and Piper Browne were announced as the 2014 Homecoming king and queen at halftime of the homecoming football game against Memphis. These individuals received the most votes from 1,854 students and alumni.Halbohn is from Levittown, New York and is double majoring in environmental st...

‘Play Safe’ film continues discussion on drug use, shows real-life experience

Luisa Venegoni, Senior Staff Reporter
November 12
Filed under News, Online Features

Tulane Students for Sensible Drug Policy and Tulane University Campus Programming screened “Play Safe: A Film About Harm Reduction in Drug Use” and held a question-and-answer session with filmmaker Eddie Einbinder Monday in Hebert Hall.The film documents real recreational drug users as they take necess...

Taxi cab attempts U-turn, crashes into Josephine-Louise House fence

Taxi cab attempts U-turn, crashes into Josephine-Louise House fence

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
November 11
Filed under News, Online Features

A taxi cab drove through the Josephine-Louise House fence at approximately 8:25 p.m. Monday. No one was injured in the accident, according to the responding officer.The taxi attempted to make a U-turn at the intersection of Plum Street and Broadway Street, but hit a vehicle on the opposite side of t...

Student falls from porch of off-campus residence

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
November 10
Filed under News, Online Features

A student fell at approximately 1:54 a.m. Sunday from the second-floor porch of an off-campus residence onto a concrete driveway, the Tulane University Police Department daily activity report states. An officer responded to the scene and found the student unconscious and breathing while lying on th...

Update: Student dies after falling from residence hall balcony

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
November 10
Filed under News, Online Features

A student fell off a second-floor staircase balcony rail in a residence hall Saturday at approximately 1:17 a.m, which resulted in him sustaining blunt head trauma,  the Tulane University Police Department daily activity report states. The incident is classified as an alcohol offense and underage alc...

Two men steal non-affiliate’s vehicle near Tulane Medical Center

Armando Marin, Online News Editor
November 8
Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Two men threatened a non-affiliate with a firearm and stole his 2007 maroon Nissan Murano at 5:45 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of South Saratoga Street and Tulane Avenue, which is near Tulane Medical Center. Tulane University Police Department detailed the incident in a crime alert sent to the T...

Tulane misuses $13 million of FEMA funding after Hurricane Katrina, OIG audit states

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor
November 4
Filed under News, Online Features

A recent audit done by the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security found that the Federal Emergency Management Agency should reclaim $13 million from Tulane for unsupported equipment and contractor costs. The university received a $291.9 million public assistance award ...

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