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NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Melissa Rosenthal, Contributing Reporter

April 11, 2019

Here are some of the happenings around New Orleans you may have missed during the excitement of Crawfest on campus.Councilwoman’s father carjacked. Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen reported her father was carjacked in New Orleans East Sunday, April 7. Nguyen’s father was held up at gunpoint by a group of juveniles...

Apple executive Lisa Jackson receives Tulane’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Apple executive Lisa Jackson receives Tulane’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

NIle Pierre and Kila Moore

April 11, 2019

Lisa Jackson, the daughter of a mailman and a secretary, grew up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans in Pontchartrain Park. Jackson went on to get her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Tulane and her masters in the same subject from Princeton. She is a former administrator of the Environmenta...

Tulane chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity hosts annual Derby Days fundraiser

Tulane chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity hosts annual Derby Days fundraiser

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2019

Tulane University’s Sigma Chi fraternity completed their annual week-long fundraising event, Derby Days, on Saturday. The chapter raised roughly $78,000 throughout the week for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, the chapters sole beneficiary, beating last years total of $53,000 which landed them the...

Tulane’s ‘All In’ campaigns seeks to combat sexual violence

Tulane’s ‘All In’ campaigns seeks to combat sexual violence

Nile Pierre, News Editor

April 3, 2019

On Tuesday, the Student Coalition for Sexual Violence Prevention hosted a Tulane Tuesday event in the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life to bring awareness to the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness week. This event was a part of a larger campaign, Tulane’s All In initiative, which aims to demon...

Tulane College Democrats to host National CDA summer convention

Tulane College Democrats to host National CDA summer convention

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

The 60th annual College Democrats of America summer convention will be hosted by Tulane College Democrats in September 2019.College Democrats of Louisiana is a new federation, only starting this year. But despite the club’s recent inception, they were able to send nine students to the winter...

Universities unsubscribe from academic journals, impacts access to research

Universities unsubscribe from academic journals, impacts access to research

Lydia Woolley

March 28, 2019

Early this month, University of California schools walked away from subscription negotiations with Elsevier, a premier research publisher. Last year, UC paid $11million for access to its journals. The university’s attempt to transition spending from journal subscriptions to open access publishi...

Center for Academic Equity offers resources for first-generation students

Center for Academic Equity offers resources for first-generation students

Nile Pierre, News Editor

March 28, 2019

The Class of 2022 is the most racially diverse class in Tulane’s history. With this increased diversity, however, comes the need to support different populations on campus, including first-generation college students.The National Center for Education Statistics defines first-generation students as t...

FULLABALOO: Tulane student finds source of New Orleans’ drainage problem

FULLABALOO: Tulane student finds source of New Orleans’ drainage problem

Josheigh Püe, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only.It started off like any other evening during Mardi Gras for business school student Marky Markaby. After cracking ...

FULLABALOO: Tulane University buys neighboring Loyola University in effort to improve statistics

FULLABALOO: Tulane University buys neighboring Loyola University in effort to improve statistics

Michael Chen & Amy Nankin, Associate News Editors

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only.Earlier today, Tulane University President Michael Fitts announced a plan that would transform the future of the s...

FULLABALOO: Tulane researchers make groundbreaking discovery that supports Flat Earth theory

FULLABALOO: Tulane researchers make groundbreaking discovery that supports Flat Earth theory

Reginald Rogers, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only.A team of Tulane researchers made a galaxy-shattering revelation this past week, one that may finally lead to evidence ...

Weatherhead Hall arson incident catches Twitter attention

Weatherhead Hall arson incident catches Twitter attention

Sanjali De Silva

March 23, 2019

Early Saturday morning, a sign on the door of sophomores Peyton Lofton and Jackson Arnold in Weatherhead Hall was set on fire. The fire alarm in the building was activated, the fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported.  Tulane University police have booked Robert 'R.J.' Money, David 'D.J.' Shelton and Naima Okami into jail on allegations of aggravated arson, a crime defined by Louisiana statute as int...

Professor Profile: Lisa Molix promotes student engagement through her roles on campus

Professor Profile: Lisa Molix promotes student engagement through her roles on campus

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

March 20, 2019

While many professors are rarely seen outside their classrooms and offices, Professor Lisa Molix breaks this mold. From dinners at Bruff to attendance at events around campus, Molix is easily found, sometimes accompanied by her husband and two children. In an academic capacity, however, ...