The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane student Clara Tomé reveals unforgettable experience in Puerto Rico

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 18, 2019

On the night of July 15, Tulane sophomore Clara Tomé witnessed the beginning of the protests in Puerto Rico that would eventually force Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign from office. A protest that began as peaceful ended with police firing rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowd. Tomé, w...

Just because you watch ‘Queer Eye’ doesn’t mean you’re not homophobic

Just because you watch ‘Queer Eye’ doesn’t mean you’re not homophobic

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

September 18, 2019

The moment I first saw Tan France on Netflix’s promotion for the reality show “Queer Eye” was the first moment I ever saw myself represented on television. Brown gay Muslim men seemed like an endangered species – we all knew that some of them existed, but few of us were ever lucky enough t...

#FreeYoel: Organizers in New Orleans challenge ICE inhumanity

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Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen

September 12, 2019

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen were among those arrested on Sept. 8. Yoel Alonso Leal is a Cuban political dissident, husband and father. Since November of last year, when United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement initially detained him, he has been interrogated, denied parole and transferr...

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...

Intersections’ back-to-school playlist

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Megan Garcia and Shahamat Uddin

September 4, 2019

We know that going back to college can cause some stress as well as excitement. If you need a soundtrack to the beginning of your year, whether you are a freshman or a senior, take a look at Intersections' back-to-school playlist! “Juicy” — Doja Cat