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Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 22, 2018


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When Michael Cohen became chair of the Jewish studies department, he saw great potential. He had big hopes to reach more students, hire the best professors and provide more variety within the curriculum than ever before.Cohen and the rest of the Jewish studies team are working to increase the si...

Credit where credit is due: Accounting professor Christine Smith provides students with the right assets to succeed

Credit where credit is due: Accounting professor Christine Smith provides students with the right assets to succeed

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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Sitting in Christine Smith’s class is like watching a movie in 3D — active, engaging and, at times, overwhelming. Where other classrooms may ascribe to — or even rely on — a sense of static in which students passively absorb a lecture while following along with the professor’s powerpoint, Sm...

Louisiana’s First Congressional District Candidates to come to Tulane for panel discussion

Louisiana’s First Congressional District Candidates to come to Tulane for panel discussion

Kila Moore, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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Tulane sophomore Sarah Tatarski and Women in Politics will host a Congressional Candidates Panel on Sunday, Sept. 23 in Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel.The panel will consist of four of the six First Congressional District candidates who are running for the U.S. House of Representatives in...

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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Many students use social media as a diversion, but few are able to gain much traction. One freshman at Tulane, however, has been able to build a successful meme page. Julia Sterling, a freshman who wants to study computer science, music and linguistics, single-handedly runs the Meme Dream Team Instagra...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Contributing Reporter

September 17, 2018


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Between navigating syllabus week and preparing for a potential hurricane, there has been no shortage of activity at Tulane. Life outside of Tulane’s campus has been equally busy. The Hullabaloo has compiled a short list of current events occurring in and around New Orleans for students to keep track of a...

The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gives talk to Tulane students

The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gives talk to Tulane students

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 16, 2018


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"It's always been The Onion's character to berate readers and tell them that they're dumb and they don't know anything, and The Onion will tell them what they need to know. So that's always been fun," Scott Dikkers, the co-founder and former editor in chief of The Onion, said in an interview with The Hullaba...

President Fitts gives State of the University address

President Fitts gives State of the University address

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 14, 2018


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President Michael Fitts gave his annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. today in McAlister Auditorium.Fitts honored several staff members with Tulane Spirit Awards and thanked all faculty and staff for their hard work and passion serving the community.While acknowledging challe...

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Tuesday night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution that supports the construction of a Blue Bikes station on campus.Blue Bikes launched as New Orlean's first bike share in December of 2017. Since it's launch, the program has expanded through the Garden District and into parts of...

Remembering Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike: Author and Tulane professor dies at 68

Remembering Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike: Author and Tulane professor dies at 68

Jonathon Marks, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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“His life was a huge sort of inspiration to a lot of black students here on campus, particularly African students, Nigerian students, students from different parts of Africa,” Tosin Gbogi, a poet and graduate student in linguistics, said.All professors strive to engage with students and leave an educatio...

The USG works toward increased accessibility, transparency as sessions begin

The USG works toward increased accessibility, transparency as sessions begin

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 13, 2018


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The Undergraduate Student Government is back in session this week and, according to members of the Executive Board, ready and excited to serve the Tulane community.After the Tropical Storm Gordon scare last Tuesday, the first USG Senate session was postponed until this Tuesday.Six members ...

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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It is no secret that the relationship between Tulane University and alcohol consumption has been closely scrutinized in recent years. From its location in New Orleans, a city known in part for festivals and having more bars per capita than any other US city, to its 2017 Princeton Review Ranking as the nation’s No. 1 Party Schoo...

What does it mean to be a Tulanian?: A look at Tulane’s branding campaigns

What does it mean to be a Tulanian?: A look at Tulane’s branding campaigns

Peter Kintner, Staff Writer

September 9, 2018


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What does it mean to be a Tulanian — or at least, what does Tulane want it to mean? The school’s own messaging and branding rules, which are laid out in its Style Guide, might provide the clearest answer. Tulane Communications and Marketing collaborated with an outside firm called Ologie to dev...

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