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Emergency contraceptive weight limits facilitate medical fatphobia

Emergency contraceptive weight limits facilitate medical fatphobia

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor April 29, 2022

  One in nine sexually experienced women have had to use an emergency contraceptive. The most common form of emergency contraception is Plan B, but it was not made to work on everybody. Plan...

OPINION | Why wage war on wokeness?

OPINION | Why wage war on wokeness?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor April 27, 2022

The Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees Act was recently signed into Florida law. In a similar vein as Kentucky’s SB 1 or South Dakota’s HB 1012, Governor Ron DeSantis’ bill restricts discussion...

OPINION | Universities must stop fetishizing trauma

OPINION | Universities must stop fetishizing trauma

Apoorva Verghese, Senior Staff Columnist April 20, 2022

In 2020, Mackenzie Fierceton, a first-generation low-income student studying at the University of Pennsylvania, received a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Her application, as well as her college career...

Tulane’s pro-life organizations spark controversy in student body

Tulane’s pro-life organizations spark controversy in student body

Kaitlyn Lowe, Contributing Columnist April 20, 2022

“ABORTION KILLS” read the unmissable mural on the Academic Quad on April 12, along with “she’s human too” and plenty more pronounced pro-life messages. Quotes of women expressing their regret...

FULLABALOO | Disney buys nation of Mexico for ‘Coco 2: Güey of the Dead’

FULLABALOO | Disney buys nation of Mexico for ‘Coco 2: Güey of the Dead’

Doctor Karma, Journalist who is not being held captive at all April 13, 2022

This article is entirely satire. All information and interviews below are fictional and for entertainment purposes only. Bob Chapek, CEO of The Walt Disney Co, announced on April 5 that the media...

FULLABALOO | Tulane reinstates ‘Victory Bell’ because it’s ‘not that racist’

FULLABALOO | Tulane reinstates ‘Victory Bell’ because it’s ‘not that racist’

Ringa F. Bell, White Person In Training April 13, 2022

This article is entirely satire. All information and interviews below are fictional and for entertainment purposes only. Two years ago, Tulane University’s “Victory Bell” was taken down due...

FULLABALOO | Howard Tilton Library reclassifies ‘The Great Gatsby’ as queer literature

FULLABALOO | Howard Tilton Library reclassifies ‘The Great Gatsby’ as queer literature

Apoorva Verghese, Straight Person April 13, 2022

This article is entirely satire. All information and interviews below are fictional and for entertainment purposes only. Tulane University has announced that starting in fall 2024, Howard-Tilton...

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 24, 2022

  Many corporations prefer to avoid taking hard stances on social and political topics, minimizing the controversy associated with their name. Sometimes, however, companies like The Walt Disney...

OPINION | Ukraine highlights hypocrisy in humanitarian efforts

OPINION | Ukraine highlights hypocrisy in humanitarian efforts

Thamidul Alam, Staff Columnist March 23, 2022

Right now in Europe, millions of Ukrainians seek safety as the largest refugee crisis since World War II takes place. Two and a half million people flee as a demoralized Russia escalates its aggressive...

OPINION | Current homeless relocation programs are not effective enough

OPINION | Current homeless relocation programs are not effective enough

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 21, 2022

Homelessness, a crisis that affects over half a million Americans, has been made even more difficult to survive in light of the ongoing pandemic. As COVID-19 may be even more dangerous to homeless...

To the patriarchy, there is nothing more offensive than a strong, independent and powerful woman.

OPINION | Sexist discourse antagonizes women for ‘crazy’ interests

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 17, 2022

Envision two crowds of people decked out in merchandise, waving posters and screaming at the top of their lungs for a group of individuals that they admire. One crowd gets called “crazy,” “unhealthy”...

Some Women, is not All Women

Without intersectional feminism, advocacy does not represent all women

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 16, 2022

The first result that pops up when someone googles the term feminism is that it is a noun meaning “the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” This gives the impression...

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