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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...

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...

Coming out has been a lifelong process, full of beauty, loss and transformation.

Closet Case: My Adventure in Queer Identity

Hailie Goldthorpe, Contributing Columnist March 15, 2022

I am Hailie. I’m a freshman. I'm your friend, family, classmate and supporter. I’m also a lesbian. This is a significant part of my identity, but I've kept it carefully hidden most of my life....

George Floyd: Our reminder of work to be done

George Floyd: Our reminder of work to be done

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 9, 2022

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to murder and violence.  We are approaching two years since Minnesota police officers murdered George Floyd. When the video...

Who are the Black fraternities and sororities on Tulane, and what do these organizations foster?

Divine Nine: Honoring Black sororities, fraternities

Paige Magee, Contributing Columnist February 17, 2022

The National Pan-Hellenic Council was founded on May 10, 1930 at Howard University. This council was created to foster a cooperative place that allowed Black sororities to deal with matters of mutual...

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Maiya Tate February 17, 2022

Figuring out how to write an article for Black History Month can be difficult. Every Black, queer student at this university has a different experience, and lumping them together can appear disingenuous.  Given...

“Why are you so invested in being half Indian? You sure don’t look Indian! Aren’t you basically white?”

ESSAY | “But wait, you don’t look Indian!”

Anna Kapoor Stephens, Contributing Columnist February 9, 2022

As a cultural anthropology student, I have a tendency to analyze and abstract aspects of my own identity to better understand both my field and my place in the world.  I became especially reflective...

My great-grandma knows how to make nearly any pie imaginable — thats that Southern-woman magic.

My great-grandmother’s notion of cooking: Love, care, life

Jalon Young, Contributing Columnist December 15, 2021

  My great-grandmother has come to the point where she must meditate on death. For 82 years, she has lived out her life story, seen a multitude of births and deaths, triumphs and trials, smiles...

When my parents made the decision to move to America, they anticipated how isolated we would be from everything we knew, our culture, our language, our families.

My first American Christmas showed me true loneliness

Apoorva Verghese, Senior Staff Columnist December 15, 2021

I can still somewhat remember the first American Christmas I spent in Seattle. It snowed, but not in the magical, cinematic way that left your nose red and your fingers lightly coated in ice. It was...

The holidays are not always joyous.

Embracing holiday blues

Tanvi Bobba, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Early this week, I geared myself to shift from the relaxing mindset of Thanksgiving Break back to that of school. As finals are creeping closer, I am mentally mapping my move-out schedule. Right after...

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving’s origin story claims that the pilgrims, newly arrived to America, shared a peaceful dinner with friendly Native people, who teach the pilgrims how to survive in the “New World”...

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