The Tulane Hullabaloo

Latinx community showcased, celebrated through Festival Latinx

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Megan Garcia, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, Latin music and the smell of ropa vieja flowed out the doors of Qatar Ballroom in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. Around 200 Tulanians and community friends alike gathered to celebrate Latinx cultures together at the annual Festival Latinx hosted by Tulane’s...

Rest in Peace, Nipsey

Hugo Fajardo | Senior Staff Artist

Nile Pierre, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Hugo Fajardo | Senior Staff Artist On the last day of March, community activist, entrepreneur, father, husband and Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed at 33 years old. When Nipsey died, the hope of Los Angeles died with him. The very place he was slain brings a crippling...

Recognizing the necessity of International Working Women’s Day: origins and action

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

March 28, 2019

Hundreds of New Orleanians took to the streets from Congo Square through the French Quarter on March 16. Holding banners and megaphones, they shouted, “We demand!” “I chose to march because the inequities that women face, especially working women, are omnipresent in New Orleans,” sophomore Jew...

OPINION: Intersections’ Elections: Holding Democratic front-runners accountable

OPINION: Intersections’ Elections: Holding Democratic front-runners accountable

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

March 20, 2019

The following is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. The 2020 election is fast approaching. The Democratic Party is kicking into full gear to find a politician with the potential to win more votes than incumbent President Trump. The Party’s rightfully despe...

Posse Plus Retreat addresses pertinent issues on campus

Posse Plus Retreat addresses pertinent issues on campus

Megan García, Contributing Reporter

March 20, 2019

During the weekend of March 15-17, between 200 to 250 Tulanians gathered for the annual Posse Plus Retreat. Posse scholars, students, faculty and staff met in Orange Beach, Alabama to discuss issues such as gender, sexuality and race, affecting both the community on Tulane University’s campus and the nation as a...

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women's History Month: powerful voices from margins

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

March 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities to voice their struggles and surpass social obstacles one barrier after another. Refl...

Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

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Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 28, 2019

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black slaves. Yet in the decades following the passing of the 13th Amendment – an abolishment of the privil...

Your Token POC // Episode 3: “But you aren’t like THOSE people”

Illustration Credit | Czars Trinidad

Kila Moore and Canela López

February 20, 2019

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Intersections’ top queer black Instagrammers to follow

Hugo Fajardo | Staff Artist

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

February 20, 2019

Looking for socially conscious memes? Or just need a break from all your midterm studying? Intersections has got you covered with the top five queer Black accounts to follow this month. Celebrate an intersectional Black History Month by checking out these icons’ profiles, we guarantee you’ll love their q...

Black history is world history: Exploring African diaspora mythos, religions

Yacob Arroyo | Staff Artist

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 20, 2019

Black history is so massive and enriching, border lines and oceans cannot possibly measure it. During Black History Month, Americans recognize the hardships and oppression Black people continue to face in the U.S., but one can also celebrate the excellence and beauty in Black culture and its people. B...

Tulane’s Theatre and Dance Department shines spotlight on the magic of black theatre

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 14, 2019

Before it became a business world buzzword, storytelling was a way for people to connect on an emotional level. The theatre has long offered a platform for this connection on a broader scale. Based on the U.S. education curriculum, Americans generally learn about the history of Western theatre...

Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 6, 2019

This past Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Though his primary audience was the American people, countries from around the world also served as spectators, with their media providing coverage as well. Among them, Venezuela, watching closely. Venezuelan...