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Midterm election watch parties on campus, in New Orleans

Midterm election watch parties on campus, in New Orleans

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 6, 2018


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On Tuesday, Americans across the country are heading to the polls to cast their votes for the midterm elections. Those voting in person on Nov. 6 and those that voted early at the polls or by mail are shaping the next two years of American politics. Will Democrats succeed in their push to take back the House? Wil...

Tulane Hillel hosts Tree of Life vigil for victims of synagogue shooting

Tulane Hillel hosts Tree of Life vigil for victims of synagogue shooting

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 3, 2018


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Students gathered on the Berger Family Lawn on Monday to remember the 11 lives lost during the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh last Saturday.Each student in attendance was encouraged to hold a candle for the duration of the vigil and to sign a poster board with condolences that would be se...

Students discuss Halloween traditions at Tulane, in New Orleans

Students discuss Halloween traditions at Tulane, in New Orleans

Batu El, Contributing Reporter

October 31, 2018


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“Halloween, to me, in New Orleans, and especially at Tulane, isn’t just a weekend or just a day — it is a whole week,” junior Charles Copetas said.Copetas said that for some Tulane students and himself, Halloween season starts with the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience, a three-day live mus...

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tulane University has been notified of a complaint filed with the Office for Civil Rights under the US Department of Education accusing the Newcomb College Institute of discriminating against men.The complaint relates to "certain types of financial assistance/grants, experiential learning opportunities, a...

Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

October 29, 2018


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The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a point of controversy across the nation. On campus, the nomination has not failed spark conversation.Tulane's pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, assembled a panel of politica...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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As midterm exam season comes to an end, some students are shifting their focus from academics to Voodoo Fest and Halloween. Beyond the festivities, however, current events in the city have not slowed down. From a lawsuit over the opioid crisis to the world’s largest bounce house, here’s what’s...

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Kila Moore, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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It has happened to everyone. A rough nudge by a passer-by or an unexpected hole in your pocket, and next thing you know, you are watching your precious $700 device fall face-down onto the asphalt.“Oh, shit!” you say. Then, apprehensively, you pick your phone off of the ground, and to your dismay...

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Last night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution which called on President Mike Fitts to reaffirm Tulane’s support for transgender members of the community.On Sunday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced its plans to more narrowly define gender as biologi...

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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Tulane has a long tradition of caring for its cats. From the monument erected after Cow Cat’s death last January to the cat condos in the Academic Quadrangle, the university has established itself as a home for cats.Recently, however, the university has received complaints about the cats, promp...

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

October 24, 2018


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Sophie Bennett | Associate Photographer It was 4:00 a.m., and Sylvie Frechette, former Josephine Louise Hall resident and transfer student, got out of bed to use the restroom on the first floor. She said she pushed open the door and found trash cans knocked over onto the floor and each shower running...

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Resisting the Storm

A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving many neighborhoods, schools and homes in shambles. Due to the devastation, 17 students traveled from the islands of Puerto Rico and Saint Martin to Tulane.As part of the Spring Guest Semester Program, these guest student...

Why does Tulane own 7 million dead fish?

Why does Tulane own 7 million dead fish?

Alex Tighe, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


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What do 7 million dead fish, hundreds of Middle American artifacts and two Egyptian mummies have in common? They are all property of Tulane University.For various reasons — donations, the penchants of certain professors or discoveries by those associated with the university — Tulane has acq...

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