The Tulane Hullabaloo

Airing of Grievances: Breaking up with Dean Woodley

two hearts crying around a letter with broken hearts on the envelope of the breakup letter with the dean

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

13 hours ago

Dear Erica, Hey, girl! So great to hear from you yet again. Things sure have been crazy this semester. All these new rules and guidelines can make things pretty confusing, so this email is primarily to say “Thank you!” for the semi-daily messages you’ve been cramming into my inbox. No...

Airing of Grievances: COVID-19 self checks

Airing of Grievances: COVID-19 self checks

Daisy Rymer, Production Manager

September 17, 2020

Dear 328-71, Let’s stop playing this game, shall we? I was interested in you at first, but it’s become so constant now. I thought we had a nice thing going, a low-commitment kinda thing, but it seems one of us has gotten too attached. One of us has gotten too needy. I think we both know wh...

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Meredith Abdelnour

September 3, 2020

Due to social distancing guidelines, this year’s Fall Activities Expo, hosted by the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, will be held virtually, giving students a new way to explore their interests and discover organizations. The Expo will be Sept. 6, and organizations will be available on Zoom ...

Preparing for the hurricanes: Advice from a New Orleanian


Maiya Tate, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Living in New Orleans my whole life means that I’ve been through my fair share of hurricanes. Right now, Hurricane Marco is expected to hit land by ...

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

capstone set

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

May 2, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. As the semester comes to a close, so does the undergraduate experience of seniors at Tulane University. While being away from the physical classroom a...

Airing of Grievances: Zoom University

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Dear Professors of Tulane University: I’m writing you today as a student and friend. I want to start off by thanking you for your hard work throughout this crisis!  Without a doubt, the institution of online classes in the place of in-person ones has once again proven the dedication of Tulane University to...

Airing of Grievances: Student artists deserve the right to sell their work

Sabrina Dillon | Staff Photographer

Colleen Hugo and Lydia Mattson

March 4, 2020

To Whom It May Concern: Art students don’t have a lot of homework. We don’t have to memorize endless terms or information for our classes. You might think being an art student is easy based on these factors. Perhaps it could be, if not for the limitations placed on us by the very institution w...

Student artist spotlight: Sari Abolafia

Courtesy of Sari Abolafia

Ava Lemos, Senior Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Tulane sophomore Sari Abolafia, who regularly plays at venues such as Gasa Gasa and Maple Leaf Bar, likes to joke that her music career started in a glorified living room. She performed that first solo set in New Orleans last Valentine’s Day and has since found herself constantly falling into new oppo...

A look inward: ‘Where We Stand: Zines from New Orleans’

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Alex Calloway, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Tucked away in a quiet gallery on the second floor of Joseph Merrick Jones Memorial Hall is a small exhibit room. No artifacts or grand portraits hang from its walls, and no guide is present to give an hour-long tour. Only small paper booklets, many covered completely in handwritten typeface and unr...

A life of advocacy: TUCP hosts Temple Grandin

Naomi Smith | Associate Artist

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

January 29, 2020

Animal scientist and autism advocate Temple Grandin will take the stage Feb. 3 for a talk and Q&A hosted by Tulane University Campus Programming. Held in Kendall Cram Lecture Hall from 7-8:30 p.m., the free event gives audience members the chance to learn from and be moved by Grandin’s testimo...

NOT Supposed 2-Be Here: Tulane’s latest art installation


Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

January 22, 2020

What is ‘supposed’ to be here? Brandan “BMike” Odums forces us to think critically about what does and does not belong in an art museum with his installation titled “NOT Supposed 2-Be Here.” Opening this past weekend at the Newcomb Art Museum, “NOT Supposed 2-Be Here” is the first...

Classes are out, but Office Hours is in session

Member of comedy group Office Hours rehearses a sketch for their performances later this week.

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

December 5, 2019

Office Hours, Tulane University’s sketch comedy group, graces the stage once again this upcoming weekend with their show entitled “Shrimp N’ Fitts.”  Having recently rebranded, this is the group’s first solo show under the name “Office Hours,” but you may recognize them by their forme...