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Following house fire, community raises more than $1,300 in one day

Following house fire, community raises more than $1,300 in one day

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

College students often scrimp and save to move off campus and fill their very own property with furniture and belongings. As one group of Tulane juniors discovered late Monday, however, all that work and money can disappear overnight.On the night of Aug. 13, a fire started in an off-campus home on...

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Cam Lutz and Czars Trinidad

June 29, 2018


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Czars Trinidad The Westboro Baptist Church picketed Loyola University New Orleans Thursday morning to protest the University's "sins and sinful teaching." To counter-protest the Church's message, Loyola and Tulane students tailgated the event, bringing signs, music and costumes.The Church picketed multip...

Film “Roe v. Wade” to begin production on Tulane’s campus

Film “Roe v. Wade” to begin production on Tulane’s campus

Taylor DeMulling and Canela Lopez

June 20, 2018


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"1973," an independent film directed by Tulane University alumnus Nick Loeb, was set to begin filming in the greater New Orleans area last Friday, on sets including Tulane's Uptown campus.According to a report published by NOLA.com, the film focuses on the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade...

“Success is not the result of making one good choice”: class of 2018 receives advice at graduation

“Success is not the result of making one good choice”: class of 2018 receives advice at graduation

Canela Lopez and Cadence Neenan

May 23, 2018


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Eager parents, relatives and loved ones streamed into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on May 19, taking their seats in anticipation of the Tulane University's Unified Commencement Ceremony.Members of Tulane's class of 2018 filled the arena with excitement as they received praise for their collective...

Tania Tetlow leaves Tulane to become Loyola’s first female president

Tania Tetlow leaves Tulane to become Loyola’s first female president

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

May 19, 2018


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Tania Tetlow, senior vice president and chief of staff, will not have to move far for her next job. Loyola announced in an email to students yesterday that Tetlow will be taking over as the school's 17th president.The Tulane administrator will become Loyola's first female and lay-person president,...

Sigma Phi Epsilon temporarily ceases operations due to policy violation

Sigma Phi Epsilon temporarily ceases operations due to policy violation

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

May 8, 2018


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Following a recent investigation by Sigma Phi Epsilon nationals, the Tulane chapter has ceased operations. Neither Tulane's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Programs nor Sig Ep nationals have disclosed specifics about the reason for the sanction.The Louisiana Alpha chapter has not been closed, but...

TULAP’s new immigration attorney in high demand

TULAP’s new immigration attorney in high demand

Mark Winokur, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Recent changes in the political climate have led to increased uncertainty for Tulane's immigrant population about its future legal status. An interdisciplinary collaboration of several campus organizations has helped address these concerns by advocating to hire a Tulane immigration attorney.Marco...

Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service

Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

May 3, 2018


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After serving 28 years at Tulane as a professor of physics, Associate Provost, Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and the founding Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, Dean MacLaren says goodbye to Tulane.When he first came to Tulane, MacLaren spent 10 years as a professor conductin...

Honors Program introduces new Honors Thesis Forum

Honors Program introduces new Honors Thesis Forum

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor

May 1, 2018


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For the first time, Tulane University hosted an Honors Thesis Forum in order to allow honors thesis writers an opportunity to exhibit their work. Students presented their knowledge gained after a year conducting demanding research and investing strenuous effort into their theses.  "The Honors Thesi...

Congreso de Jornalerxs offers insight on immigrant worker community in New Orleans

Congreso de Jornalerxs offers insight on immigrant worker community in New Orleans

Kila Moore, Associate Editor

May 1, 2018


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During the 2016 election, the world witnessed a heightened discussion on the issue of immigration in the United States. In response to this new wave of polarization, many activists groups involved with the issue have been inspired to take action and tell their stories.On Tuesday, March 24, Congreso de Jornalerxs...

Tulane student surrenders to police in connection to off-campus rape

Tulane student surrenders to police in connection to off-campus rape

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

According to a report from The Advocate, Tulane senior Matthew Farrell has been jailed for an off-campus rape of a Tulane student and her friend. Farrell, a cadet in Tulane's Army ROTC program, along with three other suspects, who are U.S. Marines, face charges of first-degree and third-degree rape....

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education

Lily Milwit, Cam Lutz, and Matt Saletta

April 26, 2018


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For the first time in a decade, citywide school performance has dropped in New Orleans, according to a recently released State of Public Education Report by Tulane's Cowen Institute.The Cowen Institute is a Tulane-sponsored entity formed "to advance public education and youth success in New Orleans ...

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