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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...

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...

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor 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...

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Lauren Flowers   As an editor of Intersections, I write a lot about identity. I have yet to touch on my identity as a mixed-race person, but as the end of my first year approaches, I realize...

Intersectional Confessional: Looking through a different lens

Intersectional Confessional: Looking through a different lens

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Writer April 3, 2019

Members of marginalized groups inevitably find themselves explaining … a lot. As a result, most start to develop a few well-rehearsed responses that roughly convey the gist of an experience, without...

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Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer January 31, 2019

As a trans, genderqueer Latinx, watching the opening scenes of Bad Bunny’s newest music video for “Caro” brought tears of joy to my eyes. The Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist, known for pushing...

Intersectional Confessional: I wish you felt how I felt

Intersectional Confessional: I wish you felt how I felt

Eric Charles, Staff Writer January 31, 2019

Margaux Armfield | Staff Artist I wish you felt how I felt. I first came to Tulane on an unofficial visit for football. I was excited about the new atmosphere in contrast to where I’m...

Intersectional Confessional: Vegans and Vegetarians of Color

Intersectional Confessional: Vegans and Vegetarians of Color

Patricia García, Impana Murthy, Gomez Sandoval, Contributing Writers November 29, 2018

Gomez Sandoval When I was 10 years old I decided to be vegetarian, and it has been almost two years since I have made a transition to a fully vegan diet. I never faced any challenge when it came...

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Toxicity of Mexicocentrism One great thing about the term “Latinx” is that it can encompass so many cultures brought into the United States. There are 20* Latin American countries, each with...

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Writer September 26, 2018

In hindsight, using Tinder the first week of freshman year to “make friends” was a bad idea. But all my (white) friends were doing it, and I felt a slight yearning for the right swipe of approval...

Intersectional Confessional: Alternative black girl

Intersectional Confessional: Alternative black girl

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor September 7, 2018

The historical and systematic policing of black women’s bodies has not stopped at the legislative level, where rich, old, white men pass laws denying us the right to choose. It has not stopped with the...

Intersections says thank you: our success does not exist in a vacuum

Intersections says thank you: our success does not exist in a vacuum

March 14, 2018

Past editor of Intersections, one current editor and associate editor join together to give gratitude those before them, and look toward the future.

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