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It is exhausting trying to fit in all the time.

Consequences of fitting in

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor 2 days ago

I have always been told to stay out of the sunlight. I was given turmeric face masks and fairness creams as a kid to be “lighter” and “pretty again,” perpetuating the idea that a darker skin...

Despite New Orleans’ conservative roots, the city’s LGBTQ+ community has made great strides against prejudice.

Inside Louisiana’s rainbow city

Kaitlin Lowe, Contributing Columnist 2 days ago

People may assume it is smooth sailing for LGBTQ+ individuals in New Orleans as it is such a “liberal” city. Looking below the surface of the Crescent City, Louisiana has a long history of prejudice...

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Precarious roles: Thea Hunter’s many faces

Jalon Young, Contributing Columnist September 29, 2021

Whenever I return to the story, I fixate on the photograph: a Black woman in her sixties, a white sunhat atop her head, a hand resting on the slope between her cheek and chin, its bend lightly touching...

Puerto Rican student Clara Tomé explores the impact of hurricanes on her identity.

Chasing storms from San Juan to New Orleans

Clara Tomé, Contributing Columnist September 29, 2021

Last year, my friend told me she felt that hurricanes follow me. While I laughed at that, I now find myself reflecting on how hurricanes have impacted my life.  I was born and still live in Puerto...

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OPINION | It’s not Western or Eastern views on therapy, but both

Shivani Bondada, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  Heartbeat increasing minute by minute, sweat sliding off your skin, biting your fingernails leaving them shorter than before and thoughts running all over the place. “Is this what you call...

Reflecting on the sexual assault survivor, victim phenomenon.

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I was raped.

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor August 26, 2021

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I am not different, or better, for owning the duality of my identity as someone who was sexually assaulted.  All those who are raped are victims. That does not make...

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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...

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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...

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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OPINION | “The Bachelor” must address its own racism

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor March 17, 2021

When Matt James was cast as the star of “The Bachelor,” he made history as the first Black man ever chosen for the position. As a show that has faced serious allegations of racism and discrimination,...

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Gender-critical feminists are anti-feminist

Emrey Broyles, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Various feminist groups spearhead gender equality, but one group of “gender-critical” cisgender “feminists” only produces obstacles to true progress. This group, colloquially known as transgender-exclusionary...

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Valentine’s Day: The exclusivity of Cupid’s club

Maggie Rowland and Noah LeJeune February 11, 2021

As New Years’ celebrations come to an end, reservations at restaurants across the world begin being made for Feb. 14, otherwise known as Valentine’s Day. This holiday is typically defined by the...

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