The Tulane Hullabaloo

USG calls on administration to establish sanctuary campus

USG calls on administration to establish sanctuary campus

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government moved to stand with undocumented students by calling for Tulane to become a sanctuary campus. With the passing of this legislation, Tulane may join the wave of universities across the country making their campuses sanctuary spaces for undocumented immigrants. A...

Student leaders urge students to vote on ASB Referendum

Tess Riley, News Editor

December 8, 2016

If students vote yes, the Associated Student Body President position will be removed.

USG legislation passes, aids in gender pronoun use on campus

Canela Lopez, News Editor

November 30, 2016

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government took what some students are calling a small step toward progress by passing legislation endorsing the use of gender pronouns in all USG member email signatures, as well as supporting the incorporation of pronouns into other departments at Tulane. Legis...

Town Hall addresses sexual violence on campus

Tess Riley, News Editor [email protected]

November 16, 2016

The Tulane community held an open town hall on Monday about strategies to help end sexual violence and gender-based discrimination on campus.Sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government, this event was an opportunity for education on the issue of sexual assault on campus and across the country. ...

USG increases SAPHE funding after public campaign

Robert Marchini, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government amended its budget Tuesday, tripling the Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education's budget after the push for a public petition on social media.SAPHE operates a 24/7 hotline during the academic year for victims of sexual aggression and provides education ...

Proposed USG Bylaw may stop student organizations from endorsing candidates

Madeleine Swanstrom, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

A proposed bylaw would fundamentally change the way Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government functions, according to those who oppose it. The new bylaw, entitled "Awards and Elections Committee Bylaw Proposal to Implement the Endorsement of Newcomb-Tulane School Governments for USG Executive Elections," ...

Redesigned PJ’s coffee sleeves address sexual assault

USG and PJ's Coffee have partnered to distribute 52,000 coffee sleeves listing resources for sexual assault survivors.

Nate Koch, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2016

The executive board of Tulane's undergraduate student government is allocating $2,340 of its own operating budget to print 52,000 sleeves for use at PJ's Coffee, advertising on-campus resources for sexual assault survivors.The newly designed sleeves have been ordered and will likely arrive on campus i...

Meet your student leaders: USG, TUCP presidents

Alexa Christianson, Contributing Writer

August 19, 2015

Over the next two weeks The Hullabaloo will be publishing biographies on some notable student leaders on campus. This week we sat down with the president of the Undergraduate Student Government, Madeline Hicks, and the president of Tulane University Campus Programming, Charlie Cucciniello. Madeline...

Tulane Honor Code undergoes revisions to better accommodate freshmen

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

April 15, 2015

Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation to revise the Tulane Honor Code to create an easier transition period for freshmen at the University.The legislation was presented as a first reading, then later passed at the April 7 senate meeting. The legislation aims to turn first-time minor honor...

Madeline Hicks succeeds two-term USG President Morgan Wittenberg

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

March 25, 2015

Undergraduate Student Government President Morgan Wittenberg passed her gavel to incoming president Madeline Hicks at the USG meeting Tuesday.Hicks said following Wittenberg will be a feat, but she looks forward to serving as her successor.“[Wittenberg] is such an act to follow,” Hicks said. “...

Newly formed Progressive Voter Coalition endorses candidates for USG executive cabinet

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

March 16, 2015

The Progressive Voter Coalition has endorsed candidates for the Undergraduate Student Government executive cabinet elections. The PVC is a newly formed group of student organizations on campus who identify as having goals that align with a progressive agenda.Sophomore Abby Jones, one of the organizers of...

Undergraduate Student Government Executive Cabinet campaigns begin

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

March 13, 2015

Undergraduate Student Government Executive Cabinet campaigns began Thursday. Elections will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at executive board consists of six elected position and four appointed positions. The elected positions, which constitute the executive cabinet, include President, Exe...