The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane adjunct professor hiring practices oppose national trends

Tulane adjunct professor hiring practices oppose national trends

Lydia Woolley, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

“Twenty percent less funds will be spent on adjunct faculty next year than last year,” Brian Edwards, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and professor of English, said. “That’s actually a huge number given the scale of our operation, and all of that money is being shifted into hiring more full-t...

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Kila Moore, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Big sister/little sister reveal week is a very busy week for Tulane University National Panhellenic Conference sororities. The period is often filled with anonymous messages and gifts from “bigs” to their “littles” while the excitement builds for the ultimate reveal. One practice for surprising littles, howeve...

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019

*Tabitha is a sophomore who wishes to remain anonymous. Amid the chaos and stress of preparing for her first year at Tulane University, sophomore Tabitha* felt a rock in the pit of her stomach while checking her student housing portal. Tabitha, a transgender woman, opened her browser to see that...

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 11, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that Lee Skinner will become the new dean of Newcomb Tulane College, effective July 1, 2019. Skinner currently serves as a Spanish professor and associate dean of faculty at Claremont McKenna College and will be joining the faculty of Spanish and Port...

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 ...