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Sexual Assault Awareness at Tulane must go beyond April

Sexual Assault Awareness at Tulane must go beyond April

Emrey Broyles, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, organizations such as Tulane’s Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education, Undergraduate Student Government Sexual Violence Prevention and Response...

Yes, I am Asian

Yes, I am Asian

Helena Wang, Contributing Writer April 21, 2021

Before I came to America, the concept of “race” never occurred to me. Not even once.  It did not occur to me when I was in China and surrounded by people who, more or less, share the same cultural...

Organization Spotlight: Ableism on Campus

Organization Spotlight: Ableism on Campus

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor April 14, 2021

This past academic year, a new organization arose at Tulane called Ableism on Campus. According to founding President Alessandra Tucker, the organization primarily operates through its online home...

Pseudo-feminism has obscured violence against Asian-American women

Pseudo-feminism has obscured violence against Asian-American women

Maggie Rowland, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

The month of March, deemed Women’s History Month, is a highly anticipated section of the year in which we commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women...

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Edwin Wang, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long attacked three different Atlanta spas, killing eight people. Captain Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office quickly attested “[the shooter] said it was...

Amazon employees push to unionize

Amazon employees push to unionize

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor March 17, 2021

Bessemer, Alabama, has recently been the center of news cycles nationwide. The relatively unknown city, just outside of Birmingham, is the center of a jarring development in organized labor efforts....

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor March 4, 2021

On Saturday, Feb. 20th, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” premiered as usual, featuring, as always, a litany of sketches performed by the ensemble cast and celebrity guest host. As part of their usual...

How to be anti-racist at a racist institution

How to be anti-racist at a racist institution

Emrey Broyles, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Tulane University, like many institutions of higher education, works tirelessly to uphold a spotless reputation as a progressive center for the advancement of knowledge. Whether intentional or not,...

Vice President Joe Biden gives remarks at the U.S. - China Climate Leaders Summit, held at the JW Marriott hotel, in Los Angeles, California, Sept. 16, 2015. Also in attendance is Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

OPINION | Biden may not be savior Cancer Alley needs

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor February 17, 2021

Between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, along the Mississippi River, lies the area commonly referred to as “Cancer Alley.” This region, including both the previously mentioned cities and the riv er...

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Kennedy Walker, Contributing Writer February 10, 2021

It was just another day of scrolling through TikTok mindlessly when I came upon some people expressing a desire to be feminine in the ways that men are. Immediately, I began to do a mental dive into...

SOPHIE leaves behind her a legacy of futuristic transness

SOPHIE leaves behind her a legacy of futuristic transness

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor February 3, 2021

This past Saturday, I opened my Twitter feed to a torrent of tweets about pop artist Sophie Xeon, better known as her mononymous stage name SOPHIE. Intrigued by the melancholy nostalgia of the tweets,...

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OPINION | In controversial move, Israeli NGO critiques Israel as “apartheid”

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor January 28, 2021

On Monday, Jan. 18, Israeli nongovernmental organization B’Tselem issued a tweet publicizing their report describing the material reality of Jewish Israelis and Palestinians as “apartheid.” The...

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