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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,...

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...

Dat Dance Crew provides platform for hip-hop performance

Dat Dance Crew provides platform for hip-hop performance

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

One major draw for prospective Tulane students is the vibrancy of New Orleans and local arts. From the numerous art galleries spread throughout downtown to the annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the city is full of culture. Dance culture, however, is seen by some as moderately underrepresented...

Do it live: Spring practices prepare football for consistency in 2017

Do it live: Spring practices prepare football for consistency in 2017

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the words of football legend John Madden, "Usually the team that scores the most points wins the game." Tulane football, however, is not often the team scoring the most points.With the spring football game on Saturday at Benson Field at Yulman Stadium, the Green Wave will try to show the strides...

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue

Amelia Hess and Canela Lopez
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

Queer college students are two times more likely to be sexually assaulted before graduating than their straight classmates.According to a survey conducted by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 42 percent of college students who identify as LGBTQ+ or queer report being sexually ass...

USG approval of controversial conservative group stirs debate

USG approval of controversial conservative group stirs debate

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, USG

"We have potentially the most contentious piece of … legislation coming to the floor tonight," Trace Hancock, outgoing vice president for student organizations, said in the 13th Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on April 4.The legislation recommended granting Turning Point USA, a conser...

Staff Sips: Brandi Doyal’s Brandy Spoils

April 13, 2017
Filed under Archives, Multimedia, Showcase, Videos

 Digital Director Tyler Mead talks with our current Editor-in-Chief Brandi Doyal while they make a topical yet tropical cocktail.

T-Pain comes to campus to ‘bayou’ a ‘drank’

T-Pain comes to campus to ‘bayou’ a ‘drank’

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music, Showcase

Ten years after the release of his chart-topping single, "Buy U a Drank," T-Pain made an appearance in New Orleans. Tulane University Campus Programming was hard-pressed to match its fall 2016 concert pick, Kehlani and opener Daya, but the organization did not fail to bring in a big name for this year's...

Matter of trust: Pitcher-catcher relationship solidifies success

Matter of trust: Pitcher-catcher relationship solidifies success

Jordan Figueredo and Brandi Doyal
April 13, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

"The game starts [and] ends with the pitching," redshirt junior pitcher J.P. France said. "I mean, the starting pitcher is going to set the tone for the game and depending on what the score is, the closer's going to end the game."Many fans see pitching as the heart of the game of baseball, and while Fran...

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