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Rhyme Verses Rhythm scores seventh in the country in national competition

Rhyme Verses Rhythm scores seventh in the country in national competition

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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After a year spent writing, rewriting and rehearsing poems, Tulane's very own slam poetry team, Rhyme Versus Rhythm, scored seventh in the nation at the annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. The team traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia on the week of April 3, where the poets earned ...

Bedsheet Project provokes sexual violence dialogue

Bedsheet Project provokes sexual violence dialogue

Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Next week, students from every sphere of Tulane will be invited to participate in the Bedsheet Project, an initiative to start dialogue surrounding sexual violence on campus.The Bedsheet Project will allow students to write on, or even cut, bedsheets with any comments, questions or feelings about...

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force at the Tulane Medical Center on a non-Tulane affiliate was improper and excessive.According to ...

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2018


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On Wednesday, April 11, a panel of Tulane students gathered in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall for a public debate on eight pressing political issues the United States faces today. Four groups were represented: the Tulane Democrats, the Tulane Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty and Turning Point. The...

Day in the Life: Reily Center

Day in the Life: Reily Center

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


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If they are brave enough to climb up the steep, grey steps leading to Tulane's Reily Student Recreation Center, students are greeted by a cool gust of air conditioning as they walk through the glass doors, the loud clicking of workout equipment and a bright smile at the front desk.Junior Emma Pejko is one ...

Q&A: USG Vice President for Student Life-elect Joseph Sotile starts planning next year’s initiatives

Q&A: USG Vice President for Student Life-elect Joseph Sotile starts planning next year’s initiatives

Rachel Horn, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, USG

Sophomore Joseph Sotile, a political science and international relations major, was recently elected Undergraduate Student Government vice president for student life for the 2018-19 year. The Hullabaloo spoke to Sotile about his goals, initiatives and challenges for the upcoming year.Why did you d...

CockTales tries to unpack toxic masculinity, raises concerns

CockTales tries to unpack toxic masculinity, raises concerns

Taylor DeMulling and Sanjali De Silva

April 18, 2018


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Last Thursday, CockTales, an event seeking to change "toxic male culture" through monologues told by men, took place at Z'otz Cafe. CockTales aims to provide a platform for men to speak out against sexual violence, promote bystander intervention and generate dialogue among those whose voices event ...

Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Org Spotlight

During the 2016-17 academic year, students hoping to start a club based on advocating for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict went before the Undergraduate Student Government Senate to make its case.The students, who wanted to charter the club under the name "Jewish Voices for Peace," were met...

Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education

Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education

Kila Moore, Associate Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Five days a week, Lisa Vigran, an adjunct lecturer at Tulane University, teaches Spanish to college students searching for a cultural and social escape into a different world. Her days consist of planning lessons, correcting written assignments and hosting office hours. Plan, correct, host, repeat. ...

USG reflects on engagement, looks to improve

USG reflects on engagement, looks to improve

Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2018


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When the Undergraduate Student Government asked students, "What is USG lacking in terms of opportunities for students?" students responded frankly:"I didn't quite know I could run for anything as a freshman," one anonymous respondent said. "I never know when I have opportunities to apply for stuff,"...

Student Org Spotlight: AASU hosts CelebrAsian Week

Student Org Spotlight: AASU hosts CelebrAsian Week

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Student Org Spotlight, Uncategorized

This week, Tulane’s Asian American Student Union hosted their annual CelebrAsian Week. The event is the organization’s biggest of the year and has garnered much support and involvement from across campus.“The week really is an all out fun time and also a reflective time,” said AASU’s Vi...

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With a quick draw of the breath, smoke begins to billow. Wisps of gray fill the air. The cloud swirls out, drifting, rolling.In an anonymous survey conducted by The Hullabaloo, more than half of respondents admitted to vaping. Though there are many different types of these nicotine delivery syste...

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