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Reciprocity lost: Thanksgiving’s dark origin

thanksgiving and colonization
November 18, 2020

Each year, on the fourth Thursday of November, families and friends across the U.S. gather to express their gratitude for one another and various aspects of their lives. While this occasion has had...

Community critique is form of caring

Community critique is form of caring
November 18, 2020

As has been noted in the past, Intersections has a history of attracting controversy through our content. As a section that prioritizes marginalized voices and points out the systemic flaws that create...

I don’t attend protests but I can still fight for justice

student protests against TUPD
November 11, 2020

Following the tragic murder of George Floyd over the summer, the country saw massive peaceful protests held in several major cities. Living in Houston, Texas, I saw firsthand how powerful these demonstrations...

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus
November 11, 2020

In 2017, three then-members of Undergraduate Student Government, Shahamat Uddin, Sonali Chadha and Juharah Worku created legislation to rename Hebert Hall on the academic quadrangle. Inspired by Student...

Horror, marginalization have always been intertwined

Horror, marginalization have always been intertwined
November 5, 2020

For several horror movie enthusiasts, myself included, Halloween is a time to indulge in all our fascinations with gore and fear. While the monsters we see on screen may seem to be nothing more than...

Voter suppression runs deep in American history

Voter suppression runs deep in American history
November 3, 2020

The 2020 presidential election hangs over the American people as both Republicans and Democrats rally one another to vote for their preferred candidates. Now more than ever, citizens understand the...

Documentary follow up to ‘Roleplay’ in post production

Roleplay cast photo
October 21, 2020

Last fall, “Roleplay,” a theatrical production borne out of a collaboration between the Tulane Department of Theater and Dance and Goat in the Road Productions, took the campus by storm.  The...

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary
October 20, 2020

Tulane University is notable for many things: its high-intensity social life, prestigious academics and, as anyone familiar with Tulane will be able to point out, a large Jewish population.    The...

Faculty, student-led plays tackle social justice issues in Zoom productions

Faculty, student-led plays tackle social justice issues in Zoom productions
October 14, 2020

This Thursday, the Tulane Department of Theater and Dance will premiere REFRAMED 2020: five thought-provoking plays based on the social and political environment of 2020.    The plays, which...

OPINION | This election season, don’t forget about your local politicians

local elections image
October 14, 2020

Every four years when the presidential election rolls around, the entire country goes through the same cycle. People flock to social media to encourage others to vote, informing their friends and families...

OPINION | South Asians have been complicit in anti-Blackness for too long

reflecting on anti-blackness
October 7, 2020

There are a lot of reasons why I adore my Indian heritage. I love running my fingers across the beading on my churidars and smelling ground cardamom from the kitchen as my mother makes chai. Indian culture...

QPOC comedian Jaboukie Young-White visits Tulane

QPOC comedian Jaboukie Young-White visits Tulane
October 4, 2020

This past Thursday, Tulane University Campus Programming hosted their first Zoom-based event: a Q&A session with comedian Jaboukie Young-White.    The Q&A was moderated by Tulane...

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