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Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 12, 2019

Southwestern Louisiana and other regions along the gulf coast are under a severe weather warning with the threat of Tropical Storm Barry hitting the area on Friday and continuing through the weekend. The storm has a possibility of transitioning into a Category One hurricane Saturday, but is predicted to f...

Remembering Leah Chase, a true hero of the New Orleans community

Remembering Leah Chase, a true hero of the New Orleans community

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

June 3, 2019

Fearless. Humble. Persistent. Leah Lange Chase has clearly embodied these traits throughout her work in the kitchen and as a civil rights activist. The New Orleans community mourns the loss of a culinary legend and cultural icon who passed away on June 1, 2019.With her tenacity and her food, Chase was able to up...

Commencement speaker Tim Cook discusses his path, coming out

Commencement speaker Tim Cook discusses his path, coming out

Deeya Patel, News Editor

May 31, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke last week at commencement, sending off the Class of 2019. Cook has had no shortage of successes in his career, especially in his current role as the chief executive officer of Apple.Under Cook’s leadership, Apple has become the world’s first trillion dollar company. It has a...

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Few life events are as consequential or memorable as a college graduation. Each year, Tulane hosts graduation in New Orleans' massive Mercedes-Benz Superdome and puts on a ceremony meant to match the significance of the event. Complete with fireworks and New Orleans-style jazz music, this year's May 18 ...

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Tulane University announced that the beloved “bead tree” — a sizeable Nuttall oak tree covered in Mardi Gras beads that became a recognizable feature on campus — was removed from the Academic Quadrangle Tuesday. Lightening struck the tree a few years ago, and the tree was in danger of falling...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Kila Moore, News Editor

April 25, 2019

Final exams are quickly approaching, and summer is not too far behind. While the streets warm up with the New Orleans heat, read about the latest news affecting the city. Antoinette Love, a senior at the International High School of New Orleans, received 115 acceptance letters from colleges and universities across the country. I...

TEMS partners with USG to expand resources, rebrand after shutdown

TEMS partners with USG to expand resources, rebrand after shutdown

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Working 12-hour shifts, training rigorously for a semester and clocking 90 hours of service a month is no average job description.For Tulane Emergency Medical Services, which has been rebuilding and rebranding since hazing charges knocked the organization out of service in 2015, the resources provide...

Tulane graduate students win $50,000 at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition

Tulane graduate students win $50,000 at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition

Ezra Weber, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

On March 29, two Tulane graduate students made waves at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village. Taking home the grand prize of $50,000 with their Re...

Tulane adjunct professor hiring practices oppose national trends

Tulane adjunct professor hiring practices oppose national trends

Lydia Woolley, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

“Twenty percent less funds will be spent on adjunct faculty next year than last year,” Brian Edwards, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and professor of English, said. “That’s actually a huge number given the scale of our operation, and all of that money is being shifted into hiring more full-t...

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Kila Moore, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Big sister/little sister reveal week is a very busy week for Tulane University National Panhellenic Conference sororities. The period is often filled with anonymous messages and gifts from “bigs” to their “littles” while the excitement builds for the ultimate reveal. One practice for surprising littles, howeve...

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019

*Tabitha is a sophomore who wishes to remain anonymous. Amid the chaos and stress of preparing for her first year at Tulane University, sophomore Tabitha* felt a rock in the pit of her stomach while checking her student housing portal. Tabitha, a transgender woman, opened her browser to see that...

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 11, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that Lee Skinner will become the new dean of Newcomb Tulane College, effective July 1, 2019. Skinner currently serves as a Spanish professor and associate dean of faculty at Claremont McKenna College and will be joining the faculty of Spanish and Port...