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Admissions implements changes to address diversity deficit

Admissions implements changes to address diversity deficit

Emily Fornof and Nile Pierre
June 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

This fall, Tulane welcomes its most diverse class in history with 21 percent students of color and 5 percent international students.  Compared to the graduating class of 2017, which was 15.6 percent students of color and 2.1 percent international students, diversity is on the rise, and Tulane adm...

Lazedrick Thompson brings Tulane experience to Cardinals minicamp

Lazedrick Thompson brings Tulane experience to Cardinals minicamp

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year when the NFL Draft approaches, 253 players will hear their names called and see the fruits of their labor finally pay off before their eyes.For the thousands of NFL hopefuls who don’t hear their name called, it’s business as usual.Among these undrafted hopefuls is former Tulane...

Arcade’s top 10 events of 2016-17

Arcade’s top 10 events of 2016-17

Nurah Lambert and Josh Axelrod
June 7, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus, Campus Life, NOLA, Showcase

Mirroring the festive charm of New Orleans, Tulane's various student-run organizations set up different events that make year-round celebration an integral part of our campus culture. Whether cheering in the stands during the homecoming game or jamming to the autotune artistry of T-Pain in Devlin Fi...

Dean of School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine signs letter for reproductive rights

Dean of School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine signs letter for reproductive rights

Emily Fornof, Senior Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Recent patterns of political polarization have sparked debate about reproductive health both in the United States and around the world. Pierre Buekens, dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, spoke out for reproductive rights and justice by signing a letter with his fellow member...

USG reflects on progress, shortcomings of 2016-17

USG reflects on progress, shortcomings of 2016-17

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, USG

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government, comprised of more than 70 executive board members, council chairs, cabinet members, student liaisons and senators, worked throughout the 2016-17 academic year both to address its institutional weaknesses and to improve for the future.One change for USG...

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

Lauren Gaines, Senior Staff Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Tulane University's Unified Commencement Ceremony on May 20 brought second lines, jazz and words of wisdom to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.On the day of commencement, Tulane students, parents, faculty, staff and community members made their way to the Superdome to say congratulations and goodbye to ...

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Nile Pierre and Emily Fornof
April 27, 2017
Filed under Intersections, Showcase

In 2016 there were "2,439 complaints that had to do with issues of race" within educational institutions according to the U.S. Department of Education. In light of this statistic and the current political climate, some students are asking for the definition of safety to include issues involving race and sexuality.The past definition of student safety ...

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Playing school: NCAA athletes struggle to balance pressures

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, Showcase, Sports

"Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL classes are POINTLESS," Cardale Jones, former third-string Ohio State quarterback, tweeted in 2012.Jones is not alone in his belief, and the NCAA has faced criticism for years over a lack of emphasis on athletes' acad...

Vixen Army: Senior Vanessa Richter introduces empowering workout class to campus

Vixen Army: Senior Vanessa Richter introduces empowering workout class to campus

Cadence Neenan, Senior Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

The overhead lights dim, the multicolored dance lights flicker across the ceiling and roughly 30 excited girls crowd close to the mirror, stretching and striking a few poses — walking into a Vixen Workout class can be intimidating.Within moments, however, Vanessa Richter, Vixen Workout instructor...

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

Fiona Grathwohl, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

When the school year begins in the fall of 2018, students will be filing into traditional classrooms across the country. New Harmony High School students, however, will be attending their classes on a barge on the Mississippi River. New Harmony will be a mobile school on a Mississippi River barge,...

Students find sexual assault prevention programs incomplete, lacking

Students find sexual assault prevention programs incomplete, lacking

Brandi Doyal and Jordan Figueredo
April 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

Julie*, a sophomore from Dallas, enjoys her various campus involvements, psychology courses and, like most Tulane students, her social life.One Saturday night, Julie's social life took the form of a fraternity date party. Julie does not remember when he first kissed her. She does not remember whe...

Heads will roll at Crawfest 2017

Heads will roll at Crawfest 2017

Matthew Philips, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Food, Music, Showcase

Warm weather, inconsistent precipitation and music in the air signal the return of a special time of year. It is the time of year when Crawfest materializes, becoming more than a fun fact mentioned by tour guides to sway prospective students.Starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, this year's Crawfest will...

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