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Tulane student satire video sparks controversy over racism in classes

Tulane student satire video sparks controversy over racism in classes

Canela Lopez and Nile Pierre
March 23
Filed under Intersections, Showcase

A student video became the subject of contention this week, igniting conversations about satire and race after circulating across multiple social media platforms on Tuesday, March 22.The video, “Visito a un Restaurante Mexicano muy auténtico!,” was made by freshman Harry Rothstein for a Spanish 1020 assignment in which st...

Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
March 23
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Views

Tulane's Women in Architecture club founders hope to give female architecture students a community and a voice on campus. Students and faculty formed the club in the fall 2016 semester as a Newcomb-sponsored subset of Women in Architecture Students, a national organization under the American Institute of...

CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

Sydne Klein, Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

New Orleans native Walter Isaacson, current president and CEO of the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. and Tulane board member, will join Tulane's Department of History next spring.Isaacson, who is also the former chairman and CEO of CNN, managing editor of Time magazine, Times-Picayune repor...

Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Annabelle Golden, Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music, Showcase

In homage to the work of David Lynch and as huge fans of the movie "Blue Velvet," three local musicians formed a band with that namesake.Blue Velvet consists of current and past Tulane students. Seniors Lex Condes and Evan Cole play the drums and bass, respectively, and former student Eden Klinger...

Pay to play

Pay to play

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
March 16
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

"We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food in," former UConn guard and current Portland Trailblazer Shabazz Napier said in a post-game interview in 2014. "Sometimes, there's hungry nights where I'm not able to eat, ... but I still gotta play up to my capabilities."Napier is not alone in his struggles. Former Housto...

Students remain unclear about date rape drug testing, resources

Students remain unclear about date rape drug testing, resources

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 16
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

At a Top 10 party school like Tulane, drinking is commonplace for many students. It can be fun and liberating but also dangerous in a country where 15 percent of female college freshmen experience sexual assault while incapacitated  either by alcohol or drugs.A popular method for assaulters to ...

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Fiona Grathwohl and Lily Milwit
March 9
Filed under News, Showcase

A resident of New Orleans is three times more likely to be killed than someone living in a similarly sized U.S. city.Gun violence killed 175 people in New Orleans in 2016. In the first 18 days of 2017, a shooting occurred, on average, every 9 hours. Many of these killings occur in impoverished ar...

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 9
Filed under News, Showcase

For some music lovers who dwell in the stacks of WTUL, the door has shut on any leadership opportunities in the organization they dedicate so much time to. A recent change to student organization policy no longer allows non-Tulane affiliates to be official members of Recognized Student Organizations....

Madness returns

Madness returns

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 9
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Every game is sudden death: lose and go home.The end of the regular season marks the beginning of the pinnacle of collegiate basketball, officially known as March Madness.Before the best 68 men's and women's teams from across the nation "lace them up" to compete with the ultimate hopes of becoming...

Violent crossroads: Students respond to transwomen of color under fire

Violent crossroads: Students respond to transwomen of color under fire

Canela Lopez, Intersections Editor
March 9
Filed under Intersections, Showcase

A city characterized by Carnival season and a high per capita murder rate saw both collide when two community members were killed during Mardi Gras season.Chyna Gibson was shot and killed in New Orleans East on Saturday, Feb. 25. Less than 36 hours later, another young woman by the name of Ciara McEvleen...

Taking a ride on the Uber side: Students’ oddest experiences

Taking a ride on the Uber side: Students’ oddest experiences

Cam Lutz and Sam Ergina
March 9
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Showcase

Taking the streetcar is a New Orleans right of passage, but mastering it is a skill few ever hone. The bus system, while similarly cost-effective, also rarely runs on time. Tulane shuttles and TapRides are useful but not always available, and taxis have roughly a two in three chance of actually showing...

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

Jake Eig, Staff Reporter
March 8
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

This week's #WaveCrushWednesday is senior point guard Leslie Vorpahl, the Tulane women's basketball star who is a force on the basketball court and in the classroom. Leslie has started for the past two seasons and is the second player in program history to reach 1,000 points and 500 assists in her...

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