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USG Elections: Things TU Know

USG Elections: Things TU Know

Sophie Abrams, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Between the chalk endorsements taking over McAlister Drive and the countless Facebook event invites, it is clear that election season has come. Starting with the Executive Board election, which kicks off Wednesday, March 20, students have the opportunity to choose their Undergraduate Student Government l...

Tulane brings in sexual assault researchers to support LGBTQ, students of color

Tulane brings in sexual assault researchers to support LGBTQ, students of color

Nile Pierre and Kila Moore

March 20, 2019

In 2017, Tulane released a climate survey which included data on rates of sexual assault on Tulane’s campus. According to the survey results, undergraduate women, particularly LGBTQ students, reported the highest rates of sexual violence. Though 41 percent of undergraduate women reported being sexually a...

USG vice president of finance candidate forum: John Alexander

USG vice president of finance candidate forum: John Alexander

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG vice president of student life candidate forum: Adolfo Garcia

USG vice president of student life candidate forum: Adolfo Garcia

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG executive vice president candidate forum: Lauren Gaines

USG executive vice president candidate forum: Lauren Gaines

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG vice president of academic affairs candidate forum: Shahmeer Hashmat

USG vice president of academic affairs candidate forum: Shahmeer Hashmat

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG presidential candidate forum: Joseph Sotile

USG presidential candidate forum: Joseph Sotile

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG presidential candidate forum: Frederick Bell

USG presidential candidate forum: Frederick Bell

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

USG presidential candidate forum: Allison Foster

USG presidential candidate forum: Allison Foster

March 18, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following questions were posed by the PVC, a group of progressive student organization leaders that hold a forum and endorse USG Executive Board candidates. The organization was formerly known as The Progressive Voter Coalition and was deferred for a name change due to a USG bylaw t...

NOLA news in brief

NOLA news in brief

Melissa Rosenthal, Contributing Reporter

March 14, 2019

While carnival season may have concluded, crimes, tragedies and joyous festivals alike continued during spring break. Three stabbings and six shootings were reported by the New Orleans Police last weekend. This past weekend, New Orleans officials stated that several killings transpired...

Does housing fit the needs of all students?

Does housing fit the needs of all students?

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

March 14, 2019

A month ago, returning students received the same email, titled "Apply for Housing for 2019-2020 Today!" While all students across campus must decide where they will live next school year, the process for some comes with fewer options and more factors to consider than most.   For stude...

Tarana Burke brings #MeToo to Tulane

Tarana Burke brings #MeToo to Tulane

Kila Moore, News Editor

March 13, 2019

In January 2018, Tulane University’s campus-wide climate survey revealed that two out of every five undergraduate women had experienced some form of sexual assault — one of the highest rates in the nation. Since the release of this data, the university has launched several initiatives to ...