The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane community responds to reopening plan: “It’s going to be a sh-t show”

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Haley Soares and Harrison Thorn

4 days ago

On August 19, Tulane University will resume predominantly in-person classroom instruction and the city will be inundated with thousands of students. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools are choosing to operate completely online for the coming semester, while others, like Tulane, have chose...

Student Affairs releases regulations for meetings, events

Student Affairs releases regulations for meetings, events

Harrison Thorn, Senior staff writer

July 24, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Liz Schafer, director of fraternity and sorority programs, and Greg Feiling, associate director for programming at the Lavin-Bernick Center for Univer...

July 13 News Update

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

July 13, 2020

Due to the frequency of updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic and Tulane's reopening plans, The Hullabaloo is creating a separate page on our website for these updates. Tulane files amicus brief in support of Harvard, MIT lawsuit against ICE  JULY 14 UPDATE: The Trump administration rescinde...

Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

July 9, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Uncertainty, anxiety and stress are common threads underscoring the experiences of over 1 million international college students, including Tulane University...

Tulane to begin fall semester Aug. 19th, eliminating fall break and increasing social distancing practices

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

May 30, 2020

Tulane University students will be welcomed back to campus on Wednesday, Aug. 19, five days earlier than originally scheduled, and the semester will continue in person until Tuesday, Nov. 24, President Mike Fitts announced in today's letter to the Tulane community. This announcement follows Fitts'...

Tulane holds virtual ceremony to honor Class of 2020

Ashley Chen | Production Manager

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 17, 2020

Saturday afternoon, Tulane University held an online ceremony to honor the graduating Class of 2020, titled "TUgether: Connecting the Class of 2020."  The ceremony began with a slideshow of pictures members of the class of 2020 submitted that showcase fond memories of their time at Tulane and a musi...

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

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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...

Optional pass/fail grading scheme does not level playing field

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Deeya Patel and Cullen Fagan

April 29, 2020

After the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic on March 11, universities including Harvard, Columbia and Stanford have opted for universal pass/fail grading for their undergraduate students. Some schools, including Tulane, have modified their grading systems to make a pass/fail grading scheme optional for students for their respective courses, me...

Tulane students organize fundraising efforts to support New Orleans community

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Hannah Mayer, Contributing Reporter

April 23, 2020

“We thought that in the same way this virus has spread across our population, we could spread some good by having a viral spread of something positive, such as fundraising,” Tulane senior Ross Berlin said. Berlin and fellow seniors Matthew Wu and Max Steitz, along with history professor Walter I...

Code of Conduct violations persist during online learning

Ashley Chen | Production Manager

Charlotte Block, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Tulane has been conducting class virtually through the online platform Zoom since March 23. Due to coronavirus-related social distancing guidelines, the video conferencing company has become overwhelmingly popular, with its iOS app becoming the No. 1 free download in the app store. The platform allows...

Dean announces changes to course registration due to uncertainty of fall semester

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 9, 2020

Newcomb-Tulane College Dean Lee Skinner announced there will be changes to the course registration policy to manage the high volume of students who will be registering for classes this fall. Students will be allowed to register for a maximum of 16 credit hours during priority registration and can add up to ...