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White culture at Tulane promotes apathy, ignorance

Cecilia Hammond, Senior Staff Writer April 28, 2021

I came to Tulane as a fairly stereotypical student here. I grew up in an upper-middle-class household in the north, with educated parents and little knowledge of New Orleans, but with a desire to study...

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...

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OPINION | Without abolishing the police, justice remains unattainable

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 21, 2021

On April 11, officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minnesota. A few days prior, on March 29, a Chicago police officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. These tragic deaths,...

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...

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Why I consume white media

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 14, 2021

I was about eight years old when I first watched the 2005 film, “Pride and Prejudice.” At the time, I hadn’t read or even heard of the original book, but there was something inexplicably beautiful...

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...

OPINION | Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism presents improvement, not end goal

OPINION | Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism presents improvement, not end goal

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor April 8, 2021

In May 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Berlin that is dedicated to advance and promote robust Holocaust education, touted...

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Recent onslaught of anti-trans legislation threatens individuals in several states

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 7, 2021

Over the past few months, several states across the country have been the center of legal controversies surrounding the rights of marginalized communities. States such as Louisiana and Arkansas have...

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OPINION | The music industry does not recognize the achievements of women

Kennedy Walker, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Since the beginning of the Grammy Awards in 1959, women have been continuously underrepresented in nominations and awards, and this trend continues today. In a study done by Northwestern University...

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Racial healthcare disparities go unaddressed in vaccine rollout

Emrey Broyles, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Over the course of the past year, COVID-19 has permanently altered the lives of people across the globe. Within the U.S., however, some groups may have been affected more than others, and with the...

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...

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FULLABALOO | Tulane alum becomes first white director of Portland anti-racist institute

Apoorva Verghese, White Person March 25, 2021

Angela Saxton, a Tulane alumna, has been named executive director of Portland-based anti-racism organization, Anti-racists Against Racism. Saxton graduated from Tulane in 2016 with a degree in political...

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