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Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, USG

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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 Wooley, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News

“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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

*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


Filed under News

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...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Melissa Rosenthal, Contributing Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News

Here are some of the happenings around New Orleans you may have missed during the excitement of Crawfest on campus.Councilwoman’s father carjacked. Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen reported her father was carjacked in New Orleans East Sunday, April 7. Nguyen’s father was held up at gunpoint by a group of juveniles...

Apple executive Lisa Jackson receives Tulane’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Apple executive Lisa Jackson receives Tulane’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

NIle Pierre and Kila Moore

April 11, 2019


Filed under News

Lisa Jackson, the daughter of a mailman and a secretary, grew up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans in Pontchartrain Park. Jackson went on to get her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Tulane and her masters in the same subject from Princeton. She is a former administrator of the Environmenta...

Tulane chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity hosts annual Derby Days fundraiser

Tulane chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity hosts annual Derby Days fundraiser

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under News

Tulane University’s Sigma Chi fraternity completed their annual week-long fundraising event, Derby Days, on Saturday. The chapter raised roughly $78,000 throughout the week for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, the chapters sole beneficiary, beating last years total of $53,000 which landed them the...

Tulane’s ‘All In’ campaigns seeks to combat sexual violence

Tulane’s ‘All In’ campaigns seeks to combat sexual violence

Nile Pierre, News Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under News

On Tuesday, the Student Coalition for Sexual Violence Prevention hosted a Tulane Tuesday event in the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life to bring awareness to the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness week. This event was a part of a larger campaign, Tulane’s All In initiative, which aims to demon...

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