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An Open Letter to Cam Newton

Grant Barnes, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Dear Mr. Newton:"It's funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it's funny." Is it now? The fact that Jourdan Rodrigue is doing her job as a sports reporter is funny? My question to you, Mr....

Letter from the Editors: how Tulane came to be the No. 1 Party School in the nation

Lily Milwit and Canela Lopez

September 28, 2017

As many of our readers may have noticed, this issue of The Hullabaloo tackles the theme of drinking on and off our campus.Our News section this week covers the administration's response to binge d...

Understanding, not violence, improves political discourse

Matt Saletta, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

Political violence has played a historic role in shaping the American political climate over the last several years. In all of its forms, political violence must come to an end, not only because it is ...

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Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2017

Report reveals allegations of sexual harassment at John Besh restaurants

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017

Saturday, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune released the culminating report of an eight month investigation, detailing dozens of reports of sexual harassment and misconduct in John Besh restaurants across New...

Report reveals allegations of sexual harassment at John Besh restaurants

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017

Saturday, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune released the culminating report of an eight month investigation, detailing dozens of reports of sexual harassment and misconduct in John Besh restaurants across New Orleans.Besh, a well-known celebrity chef, owns and operates the Besh Restaurant Group. Fifteen restaurants and bars, including Shaya, Willa Jean, Restaurant August, Domenica and Hot Tin, fall ...

Student Org Spotlight: Swim 4 Success offers free swim lessons to New Orleans community

Student Org Spotlight: Swim 4 Success offers free swim lessons to New Orleans community

Laughlin Grace, Contributing Reporter

October 20, 2017

Swim 4 Success, a nonprofit organization at Tulane, offers free swimming lessons to 82 children ages 4-18 in the New Orleans area whose families would otherwise be unable to afford them.The organization was founded by Laura White, a Tulane alumna who was inspired to start the organization after saving five children from drowning while working at a Georgia summer camp. White created Swim 4 Success t...

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Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2017

From the get go, the room was blanketed with layers of smoke thanks to the machines running on stage and the people lighting up cigarettes in the crowd. Every light and laser was a thick beam of color. Friday evening, people lined up outside of Tipitina’s to see Thundercat perform.Music looped overhead through giant speakers bolted to the ceiling in the beginning, but once it faded and the l...

Comedian John Mulaney comes to town on “Kid Gorgeous” tour

Comedian John Mulaney comes to town on “Kid Gorgeous” tour

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017

With his “Kid Gorgeous” tour in full swing, comedian John Mulaney graced the stage of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts for two shows at 7 and 10 p.m. this past Sunday.With three stand-up specials under his belt, two of which are available on Netflix, the 35-year-old Mulaney has hit his stride as a comedian since deciding to focus on his stand-up act, having previously worked...

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Student organization spotlight: Tulane’s Bollywood dance team Jazbaa

Student organization spotlight: Tulane’s Bollywood dance team Jazbaa

October 18, 2017

Louisiana now has its very own collegiate Bollywood dance team, and it all started at Tulane.Founded in 2015, Jazbaa is a tight-knit group of young women who love to dance and share Indian culture with both the Tulane and New Orleans communities. Jazbaa provides an opportunity for people in the South to be exposed to a style of dance and music they might otherwise never experience."We get a...

Tulane Campus Health’s Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Tulane Campus Health’s Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

October 7, 2017

Tulane has come a long way in reconciling and acknowledging its racist history, but its lack of racially diverse staff and faculty can sometimes result in unintentionally offensive decisions.Currently, Campus Health is promoting its annual free flu shots through a personified green booger, "Notorious F.L.U.," modeled after a black icon, the King of Rap, Notorious B.I.G.On the large screen...

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Congress must renew Louisiana’s children’s health program

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Louisiana's children's health program, which provides low-income children and pregnant women with health insurance and affordable care, is down to its last months of federal funding. Congressmen must prioritize children's health and renew this program quickly. Otherwise, many of these people will lose the care and assistance on which they are dependent.According to the Louisiana Department of H...

Staff Editorial: Health Center must be transparent with details of new GYT program

October 18, 2017

Next month, the Health Center for Student Care will be piloting a new program to replace the Get Yourself Tested initiative, which had previously provided students with free and comprehensive testing for sexually transmitted diseases and infections. While the Health Center taking significant strides to improve the program, student health will largely be dependent on the transparency of Campus Heal...

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Green Wave’s return to Yulman marred in bout against South Florida

Green Wave’s return to Yulman marred in bout against South Florida

Susan Fanelli, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017

Following a road loss, Tulane football's (3-4, 1-2 American Athletic Conference), return to New Orleans resulted in a conference loss to No. 16 University of South Florida Bulls (7-0, 4-0 AAC) in a down-to-the-wire 34-28 game. The Wave entered the game after a 23-10 loss to Florida International University (4-2, 2-1 Conference USA) the previous week. Tulane returned home to Benson Field at Yulman S...

Women’s golf struggles at Ruth Tar Heel Invitational

Women’s golf struggles at Ruth Tar Heel Invitational

Carrigan English, Associate Editor

October 18, 2017

This past weekend, Tulane's women's golf team took its third trip on the road, visiting North Carolina to compete in the Ruth Tar Heel Invitational. While the Green Wave finished 15th out of 18 teams, head coach Lorne Don said team morale remained high throughout. "We are really focusing on our attitudes on the golf course, and we may have not had the finish we were intending to at the tournam...

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