The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student reports incident of sexual battery on Oak

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Tess Riley, News Editor

April 10, 2017

A student flagged down a Tulane University Police Department officer to report a sexual battery at 11:19 p.m. Friday. The reporting student said that she and her friend, who witnessed the incident, were walking north on the sidewalk next to campus when they were approached by an unknown subject. The...

Two carjacking-related incidents reported near campus

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Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 6, 2017

A Tulane non-affiliated student was approached by two armed men who attempted to carjack the student's vehicle at approximately 10:14 p.m. Wednesday on the 2000 block of Adams Street. The student reported that the two males had handguns and tried to flee the scene with the student's car but were unable...

Tulane guest lecturer arrested, booked for rape of student

Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 2, 2017

Rafael Schincariol, a guest lecturer at Tulane, was arrested Thursday and booked on one count of third-degree rape of a Tulane graduate student. Schincariol gave a lecture titled "Mobilizations of Youth, Artists and Collectives in Brazil" on Feb. 9 in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall. According to Claudia...

Student reports residential burglary on Broadway Street

March 22, 2017

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a residential burglary at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday at 636 Broadway Street. Officers arrived at the scene and spoke with the reporting student who said his laptop was stolen from inside his home. Officers did not observe any signs of...

Weekend crime report: March 17 – 19

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Tess Riley, News Editor

March 21, 2017

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday. Simple burglary: Officers met with a student at 12:56 p.m Sunday who stated that someone broke into his residence hall room . The student said he left his room in Sharp Hall unloc...

Tulane artist reports man with shotgun outside A Studio in the Woods building

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017

Tulane University Police Department received a call from an artist stating two men she let use her phone earlier returned carrying a shotgun around 9:47 p.m. Tuesday at A Studio in the Woods. A Studio in the Woods is a Tulane-owned artist retreat that houses Tulane and Xavier Center for Biomedical...

String of thefts occur in Caroline Richardson, off-campus residence

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017

A Tulane affiliate reported to Tulane University Police Department on Tuesday that her Tulane purchase card was stolen out of her unlocked office in Caroline Richardson Building. The card was thought to be stolen around Feb. 21. Officers later found that the purchase card was used for multiple fraudulent...

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

Tess Riley, News Editor

March 8, 2017

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a stolen university laptop at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the Woldenberg Art Center. The reporting person stated that the university-owned laptop assigned to that location was last seen at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. When...

TUPD identifies suspicious person in classroom as Tulane student

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 7, 2017

An unknown male reportedly entered and disrupted a class of which he was not a registered student on Thursday. The suspicious person left the class and the professor followed him and asked if he was registered for the class to which he replied, 'No, but I will be right back,' according to a statement...

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

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Tess Riley, News Editor

March 6, 2017

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday. Bicycle theft: A student secured his bicycle to an on-campus bicycle rack using a cable lock during Mardi Gras break. When he returned to retrieve the bicycle after the holiday, he di...

Student reports off-campus sexual assault

Tess Riley, News Editor

February 27, 2017

A female Tulane student reported to Tulane University Police Department that she was sexually assaulted at 8 p.m. Saturday on Broadway Street walking towards Claiborne Avenue. The student reported that an unknown man approached her from behind, threw her on the lawn and sexually assaulted her. A wi...

Student reports burglary in Butler Hall

Student reports burglary in Butler Hall

Tess Riley, News Editor

February 25, 2017

Officers responded to a report of a residential burglary at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday in Butler Hall. The reporting student told officers that at approximately 2 a.m., he left his room unlocked while he was sleeping, due to the fact that his roommate was coming in and out of the room to study in the common...