The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION: Higher education needs to normalize anti-racist education

Gabe Darley | Contributing Artist

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor

September 9, 2020

As the fall semester begins, universities across the country have expressed their commitment to addressing racism and bigotry on campus. For example, Northeastern University announced initiatives to increase representation on campus and provide comprehensive support for Black students.  Similarly, Tulane has also pledged to comb...

Tulane’s community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Tulane's community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor

September 3, 2020

Towards the end of my senior year in high school, I was always so excited to tell people that I would soon be going to school in New Orleans. I knew how lucky I was to attend a university in a city so culturally rich and unique.  Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for me to understand how deeply separated Tulane...

Journalism must include personal narratives

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor

September 1, 2020

When I first began to consider journalistic writing, I was hesitant because I didn’t think I’d be able to adjust to the style. I’m someone who prefers to write about my life and personal experiences, so I wasn’t sure that there was space for me in the objective world of journalism.  As so...

States are abusing the coronavirus pandemic to restrict reproductive justice

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

LaKia Williams, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

LaKia Williams is the communications and outreach coordinator for ReJAC NOLA, a fellow for MyLASexEd, an advisor on the student activist advisory committee for ASEC, and the founder and coordinator of Big Easy EC. Sexual and reproductive health care has long been a contentious topic throughout the...

Colonial legacies still stand strong at institutions of higher education

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Apoorva Verghese, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. As a Paul Tulane Award recipient, I am constantly negotiating between two poles: while I am truly grateful to have this opportunity to attend Tulane tuition-free, I was, and remain, uncomfortable bearing its n...

OPINION: Super Bowl halftime show beautifully embraces Latinx culture

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

February 13, 2020

Since Shakira and Jennifer Lopez performed at the Super Bowl, people around the country are angry about the “raunchiness” of the dancing and clothes. All over Facebook, comments speak of families skipping through the halftime show, unfortunately missing the performance of the two Latina queens. ...

OPINION: The accidental erasure of ‘hispanidad’ culture on Tulane’s campus

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Miranda Teresa Fitz, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2019

Getting my grandma onboard with my move to New Orleans was a hard sell. There was no part of her that wanted me to leave home and live in a culture that, as far as any of us knew, was not even remotely similar to South Florida’s. The day I arrived with her for the first time and took her to the French Q...

OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane

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Cliff Soloway, Wash Fields, and Harmonii Odinga

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and the acceptance he received from his unit.  He launched a defense of the Israeli gay rights movement ...

OPINION: Students react to visit from Rashida Tlaib, call for Democratic accountability

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib poses with the executive board of the Tulane Muslim Students Association

Cliff Soloway, Jewell Prim, and Lauren Allen

September 12, 2019

Before Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib took office in January, the depth of her heritage was already a source of inspiration. Before her first day on Capitol Hill, one of Tlaib’s Instagram posts prompted thousands of Palestinian women to share photos of their Palestinian-embroidered dresses with the hashtag #TweetYourThobe. Since then, the first Pales...

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 11, 2019

  The morning of Aug. 3 was all normal at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, until 21-year-old Patrick Crusius opened fire on customers, killing 22 people and leaving more wounded. Later a manifesto was discovered, riddled with anti-Latinx and anti-immigrant ramblings. The shooter even referenced a “Hi...

Take a peek into this “Special” show

Grace Yang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

When it comes to producing content, Netflix has found a steady strategy: throw it at the wall, and see what sticks. On a monthly basis, the streaming service releases its self-produced shows and movies, some which are met with shocking success (“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” anyone?) w...

Intersections’ top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Intersections' top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2019

If you need that occasional break from Twitter, you've come to the right place. This week we're bringing you the best intersectional content on Instagram that you should go follow after reading this. Get ready for content that shines a light on intersectionality, identity, resistance and soc...