The Tulane Hullabaloo

‘Muslim Ban’ intensifies Tulane students’ fears and uncertainty

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Canela Lopez, Intersections Editor

February 2, 2017

Tulane sophomore Haneen Islam said she is wrought with uncertainty, waiting for news of whether or not her sisters will be allowed to remain in the country after President Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban." While Islam is U.S.-born, her sisters are both from Pakistan, complicating their immigration status. T...

The Women’s March on Washington: An intersectional perspective

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Lauren Gaines and Ella Helmuth

January 28, 2017

Friday afternoon, 56 Tulane students boarded a bus bound for Washington, DC. They joined a group of three million marchers around the globe in what was coined the Women's March. "We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health,...

Kristen Munguia: “Brown”

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Kristen Munguia, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2017

I've never thought much about the color of my skin. See I've always been taught to only focus on what lies within.   The problem with the real world is, no one really listens. Different stories, different glasses, in all these different prescriptions.   I've come...

Why Kanye is still my idol

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Nile Pierre, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2017

"George Bush doesn't care about black people." These are the words of the Kanye West who's easy to love. The Kanye who we can say is one of us. "The College Dropout" Kanye. Every other tweet is about how we all miss this version of him, the "old Kanye." When the beauty in his dark twisted fantasy ...

Baton Rouge swears in its first black female mayor

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Lauren Gaines, Associate Editor

January 22, 2017

Baton Rouge, a city whose previous year was marked by bloodshed, racial tension and tragic flooding, welcomed its first black female mayor-president, Sharon Weston Broome, on Jan. 2. Broome was a former Louisiana State Senator for District 15, the first black woman in that position, which she hel...

Student director Alexis Clark finds inspiration in identity, creates intersectional art

Senior Alexis Clark preforms in her music video featuring other Tulane students set to Nicki Minaj and Beyonce's

Nurah Lambert, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017

We're all here for one reason or another, all trying to discover our own callings, but senior Alexis Clark seems to have it all figured out. Majoring in psychology and minoring in public health, you wouldn't expect her passion to blaze for filmmaking, yet she continues strong on a path she has laid out...

Letter from Intersections Editor

Letter from Intersections Editor

Canela Lopéz, Intersections Editor

December 8, 2016

Words have power: the power to stop pipelines, to exert existence, to say lives matter. Media coverage also has power. This is the first thing we learn as student journalists. Crafting stories, communicating the truth and providing representation for all voices are why many of us enter this profession....

Tulane students join Take ‘Em Down NOLA protests

Tulane students join Take 'Em Down NOLA protests

Canela López and Brandi Doyal

September 25, 2016

Instead of preparing for a tailgate this Saturday, a group of approximately 50 Tulane students marched through the streets of New Orleans alongside community organizers from Take 'Em Down NOLA, protesting the Confederate monuments erected throughout the city. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, over 200 people gath...

Kappa Alpha Fraternity politicized “Trump Wall” divides campus

Kappa Alpha Fraternity members at Tulane University constructed a wall out of sandbags that read

Canela López and Emma Discher

April 13, 2016

A group of Kappa Alpha Order members removed a wall displaying Donald Trump slogans from their house Tuesday after a Latino student organization took to social media to express their offense and concerns, drawing national media attention to the issue. The wall is part of the fraternity’s annual forma...