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Hebert Hall is the focus of a years-long debate over its namesake, F. Edward Héberts, segregationist views in Louisiana politics.

Spaces in Hebert Hall get new names amid long controversy

Martha Sanchez, Managing Editor May 3, 2023

Tulane University will name spaces in F. Edward Hebert Hall in honor of several civil rights pioneers after a persistent push to rename the building as a whole failed last year.    A task...

ChatGPT temporarily crashed on Tulane wifi this week after traffic throttled the site.

Final exam crunch crashes ChatGPT

Ethan Moran, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

The popular artificial intelligence tool, ChatGPT, crashed on Tulane University’s Wi-Fi network this week, prompting student concerns as final exams approach.    The crash appeared to...

Environmental Summit unites campus climate groups

Environmental Summit unites campus climate groups

Katherine Dawson, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by TUA Sustainability & Divestment Committee (@tu_sustain) Tulane...

Some Tulane professors are returning to paper and pencil exam formats to avoid fears of online cheating and plagiarism. The popularity of AI, such as ChatGPT, is adding to these fears.

Paper exams make comeback amid artificial intelligence uncertainty

Ethan Moran, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Virtual classrooms and online resources became a staple of American schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in-person learning is back, and teachers are finding new ways to adapt to online cheating....

Rises in ADHD medication prescriptions have led to a nationwide shortage of ADHD medication like Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta.

ADHD medication shortage prompts telehealth discussion, poses challenges for students

Carly Barovick, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

In 2019, less than 2% of all stimulant prescriptions — drugs that are commonly used to treat ADHD — were prescribed via telehealth visits, according to Trilliant Health. By 2022, this figure multiplied,...

Tulane University’s uptown campus now boasts eight glass recycling hubs thanks to a partnership between the Office of Sustainability and Glass Half Full.

Glass Half Full brings recycling to Tulane

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor April 26, 2023

Tulane University’s Uptown campus now boasts eight glass recycling hubs thanks to a partnership between the Office of Sustainability and Glass Half Full.    The glass recycling collection...

Tulane University Law School Dean David Meyer and Law Professor Amy Gajda, will step down for roles at Brooklyn Law School effective June 30.

Tulane Law dean steps down

Luke Wilson, Senior Staff Writer April 26, 2023

Tulane University’s School of Law recently announced the departures of Dean David Meyer and Professor Amy Gajda, effective June 30.  Meyer served as the school’s dean for 13 years and oversaw...

Gabi Liebeler is the new Editor-in-Chief of the Tulane Hullabaloo for Fall 2023. Liebeler is bringing her passion for journalism and experience as Managing Editor to her new role.

Gabi Liebeler elected next Hullabaloo editor-in-chief

Aidan McCahill, Associate News Editor April 26, 2023

The Tulane Hullabaloo has elected junior Gabi Liebeler to serve as editor-in-chief for the 2023-2024 school year. Liebeler, originally from Washington D.C., is studying political science and philosophy.    She...

Sami Steigmann speaks to a crowd in 2019.

Holocaust survivor speaks to motivate the next generation

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor April 18, 2023

When Sami Steigmann was one-and-a-half years old, his family was deported from modern-day Ukraine and forced into a Nazi labor camp.    “I was subjected to Nazi medical experimentation....

Tulane administrators unveil sexual assault statistics from the 2022 survey.

Tulane releases 2022 climate survey results

Hannah Levitan and Eliana Markowitz April 14, 2023

Content Warning: This article includes statistics relating to sexual violence, including sexual violence perpetrated against minors, drug- and alcohol-facilitated sexual assault, sexual harassment and...

TUA update

TUA resolves to collaborate with Loyola Student Government

Ellie Cowen, Staff Writer April 13, 2023

In an unprecedented joint session, Tulane Undergraduate Assembly passed a resolution with Loyola University's Student Government Association to meet at least once a year. The meeting was part of TUA’s...

Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. is Tulane Universitys 2023 commencement speaker.

Actor Leslie Odom Jr. named 2023 Commencement speaker

Martha Sanchez, News Editor April 12, 2023

Leslie Odom Jr., a Tony and Grammy Award winning actor who starred in the hit musical “Hamilton” and whose career spans music, television, film and writing, is Tulane University’s 2023 commencement...

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