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Campus closed through Thursday for weather conditions, road closures

Campus closed through Thursday for weather conditions, road closures

Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tulane's campuses in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, the Northshore and Mississippi will be closed for a second day after an unexpected snowfall Tuesday night. The university is functioning under emergency operations this evening, as it was last night.Students received an email from the Provost yesterday...

Five Tulane students mugged at gunpoint on Hillary St. Saturday night

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Five Tulane students were robbed at gunpoint by two men on Saturday night.At 10:40 p.m. the students were approached by the subjects on the 900 block of Hillary Street. After producing a gun, the subjects demanded the students hand over their belongings. A male victim handed over his wallet and a...

President Fitts announces fundraising campaign with $1.3 billion goal

President Fitts announces fundraising campaign with $1.3 billion goal

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday at The Big Reveal event, president Michael Fitts announced Tulane’s new fundraising campaign, “Only the Audacious.” The goal of the campaign is to raise $1.3 billion for the university.“For decades, we’ve accomplished spectacular, remarkable things with only a fraction of th...

Newcomb adds digital archives to document LGBTQ+ history

Newcomb adds digital archives to document LGBTQ+ history

Fiona Grathwohl and Nile Pierre

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

"Trans history is woefully underrepresented in the historical record," Sam Stover, archivist for digital initiatives at the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, said. "In fact, there's a long history of erasing, minimizing or denying the trans community's existence and impact — even i...

Tulane students launch line of “Sarabi” cosmetics

Tulane students launch line of “Sarabi” cosmetics

Emma Brick-Hezeau, Sophie Brams, and Cynthia Jin

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

On any given Tuesday afternoon, most Tulane students are in class, studying, eating lunch or catching up on sleep. This was not the case for senior Brittney Braddock and junior Tayla Moore, who described how they spent a recent Tuesday afternoon preparing to table for their company, Sarabi Cosmetics...

Students consider health implications of on-, off-campus living

Students consider health implications of on-, off-campus living

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Nearly as many Tulane students choose to remain on campus all four years as those who choose to move off campus. For some students, health concerns made the choice for them. According to a 2015 survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report, 39 percent of college students in the country choose to live o...

Sex trafficking poses threat to community, students

Sex trafficking poses threat to community, students

Sanjali De Silva and Megan Plotka

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Freshman Clare Maus grew up in a city but was still taken aback by the lively and unique nightlife in New Orleans.She remembers that her first few times in the French Quarter left her astounded by the abundance of drunkards and tourists prowling the street. But what she said really made her feel f...

Tulane’s Uptown buildings shed light on university’s founding members

Tulane’s Uptown buildings shed light on university’s founding members

Jonathon Marks, Associate News Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Though Tulane University was first established in 1834, it was not until 1894 that the Uptown campus underwent construction.The institution was not officially called Tulane University until 10 years prior to the construction of the Uptown campus buildings, which have been renovated and repurposed over the years sinc...

Expelled fraternities continue to operate “underground”

Expelled fraternities continue to operate “underground”

Josh Axelrod, Emily Fornof, and Canela Lopez

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

*The Hullabaloo has granted anonymity to some sources in this article to prevent any potential harm. These subjects have been given pseudonyms to protect their identities.Junior Maggie Kobelski does not typically attend fraternity parties, but the night of Saturday, Nov. 18 was different. Her fri...

Office of Study Abroad to offer free passports for students

Office of Study Abroad to offer free passports for students

Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Office of Study Abroad and the Council on International Educational Exchange will be providing free passports for students as part of CIEE's Passport Caravan program in an effort to make study abroad more accessible for undergraduate students.Eligibility for the free passport requires that students be degr...

Blessey Hall Rock Garden features historic natural rocks

Blessey Hall Rock Garden features historic natural rocks

Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

In the 1980s a group of students hauled every rock it could find on the campus to a central location now known as the "Rock Garden."The closest natural rocks to Tulane's campus lie nearly 5,000 feet below the ground. For geology students, this wasn't going to cut it. Students decided to search the ...

USG confronts racism, resolves to rename Hebert Hall

USG confronts racism, resolves to rename Hebert Hall

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, USG

Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution last night to rename Hebert Hall, located on the Academic Quadrangle between Norman Mayer and Cudd Halls.The building, which currently houses the Africana Studies Department, Center for Academic Equity and History Department, was named after Tulan...

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