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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...

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Kennedy Walker, Contributing Writer February 10, 2021

It was just another day of scrolling through TikTok mindlessly when I came upon some people expressing a desire to be feminine in the ways that men are. Immediately, I began to do a mental dive into...

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OPINION | Tulane’s Body Respect Week celebrates inclusivity and positivity

Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2021

This week at Tulane is Body Respect Week, a weeklong event filled with programs and talks about how to respect yourself and your body the best way possible. I’ve been on a long journey finding dignity...

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OPINION | For marginalized communities, new year brings little positivity

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor January 20, 2021

The beginning of a new year has always been more than the transition to a new calendar year. A new year is a symbol of changing times, an opportunity to reflect on our past. Especially considering...

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Reciprocity lost: Thanksgiving’s dark origin

Kennedy Walker and Emrey Broyles 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...

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

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor November 12, 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...

Horror, marginalization have always been intertwined

Horror, marginalization have always been intertwined

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor 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...

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