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Sharp Hall reports the most thefts with at least 44 missing their personal belongings.

Surge in dorm thefts rocks campus

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

After evacuating from Hurricane Ida, Tulane University students face another hurdle during their fall semester. Hoping to be reunited with their personal belongings, many on-campus students returned...

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Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 22, 2021

On Sept. 17 at 2:24 p.m., Tulane University Police Department responded to a report of obscenity on Broadway Street. The reporting individual stated that while on a walk she noticed a male sitting upright...

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Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 17, 2021

On Sept. 10 at 10:36 p.m., Tulane University Police Department was alerted to a fraudulent email scam sent to the reporting victim’s Tulane University email. The subjects instructed the Tulane affiliate...

TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 23, 2021

Tulane University Police Department has apprehended a Tulane freshman, identified as Efrain Eskenazi Bettis, in connection to an attempted sexual assault of a female resident of Warren House. The crime...

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Tulane guard Teshaun Hightower arrested, charged in Georgia homicide

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter April 26, 2020

UPDATE 4/29: Hightower's attorney, Averick Walker, told ESPN that Hightower's brother had shot the gun in self defense, and that his client was not culpable. Hightower's brother, Jeffrey, was also arrested...

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DA drops Boot sexual battery charges against Loyola student

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro has decided to drop charges against a Loyola University exchange student who was arrested in September for a sexual battery at The Boot Bar and Grill. After...

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NOPD arrests suspect in Uptown shooting

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter January 29, 2020

New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 21-year-old man believed to be responsible for the death of 20-year-old University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Lee Long Jr. Alec Billiot was booked...

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Gun discharged Sunday morning near Zimpel Street

Carrigan English, News Editor January 12, 2020

In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 12, an individual fired a gun in the 7100 block of Zimpel Street near The Boot Bar and Grill. According to a Tulane University Police Department report, the shot resulted...

Man shot, killed Friday morning near Burthe and Hillary Streets

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter January 11, 2020

A man was shot around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning near the intersection of Burthe and Hillary Streets and later died at the scene, according to TUPD Chief Kirk Bouyelas. TUPD officers responded to gunshots...

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Tulane basketball player charged with rape, dismissed from team

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter January 11, 2020

A Tulane basketball player charged with third-degree rape has been dismissed from the team, according to a nola.com report.  Bul Ajang was accused of raping a woman with whom he had been drinking and...

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Two Sodexo employees arrested on campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter November 5, 2019

Two Sodexo employees were arrested while on campus yesterday. Around 8:50 a.m. on Monday, a Sodexo employee was arrested in the Lavin-Bernick Center food court. He was wanted by the New Orleans Police...

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Loyola student arrested for Sept. 20 sexual battery at The Boot

Colin Threlkeld and Josh Axelrod September 21, 2019

New Orleans Police have arrested Carlos Pena Cifuentes, a 21-year-old Loyola student originally from Madrid, Spain, in connection with a Sept. 20 sexual battery that occurred at The Boot Bar and Grill....

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