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Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Campbell Lutz and Deeya Patel

September 26, 2018


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"It gets me laid," says Brian* with a shrug. "So, there's that."Brian, a freshman from Chicago, is a frequent user of the popular dating app, Tinder.Tinder and other online dating apps are often used on Tulane's campus. The reasons for using these apps, however, vary widely."Tinder was...

Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office rejects rape charges against Tulane graduate, three local Marines

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office refused to try the rape charges pressed against three local Marines and a Tulane graduate last April after the four were arrested in connection to the alleged assault.The event occurred on April 15, and it was reported that Tulane graduate Matthew Farrell...

Almost Ivy: Examining Tulane’s reputation as a backup for Ivy League schools

Almost Ivy: Examining Tulane’s reputation as a backup for Ivy League schools

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2018


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After a 30-hour flight and two days of jet lag recovery, current sophomore Xin Dong listened to jazz music in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Dong said, as she observed the French Quarter, she immediately loved the culture of the city. Though she had never been to New Orleans before moving to ...

Sugar daddy website sets up sweet arrangements for students

Sugar daddy website sets up sweet arrangements for students

Kila Moore, News Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“Men come to me and think I am amazing. They literally pay to spend time with me. Like not even necessarily to be intimate with me — just to spend time with me. I’m exalted.” This is Phoebe* — a 19-year-old sophomore at Tulane. Last October, during her freshman year, she signed up for Seekin...

Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Jewish studies department aims for expansion, attempts to reach more people

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 22, 2018


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When Michael Cohen became chair of the Jewish studies department, he saw great potential. He had big hopes to reach more students, hire the best professors and provide more variety within the curriculum than ever before.Cohen and the rest of the Jewish studies team are working to increase the si...

Credit where credit is due: Accounting professor Christine Smith provides students with the right assets to succeed

Credit where credit is due: Accounting professor Christine Smith provides students with the right assets to succeed

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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Sitting in Christine Smith’s class is like watching a movie in 3D — active, engaging and, at times, overwhelming. Where other classrooms may ascribe to — or even rely on — a sense of static in which students passively absorb a lecture while following along with the professor’s powerpoint, Sm...

Louisiana’s First Congressional District Candidates to come to Tulane for panel discussion

Louisiana’s First Congressional District Candidates to come to Tulane for panel discussion

Kila Moore, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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Tulane sophomore Sarah Tatarski and Women in Politics will host a Congressional Candidates Panel on Sunday, Sept. 23 in Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel.The panel will consist of four of the six First Congressional District candidates who are running for the U.S. House of Representatives in...

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Many students use social media as a diversion, but few are able to gain much traction. One freshman at Tulane, however, has been able to build a successful meme page. Julia Sterling, a freshman who wants to study computer science, music and linguistics, single-handedly runs the Meme Dream Team Instagra...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Contributing Reporter

September 17, 2018


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Between navigating syllabus week and preparing for a potential hurricane, there has been no shortage of activity at Tulane. Life outside of Tulane’s campus has been equally busy. The Hullabaloo has compiled a short list of current events occurring in and around New Orleans for students to keep track of a...

The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gives talk to Tulane students

The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gives talk to Tulane students

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 16, 2018


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"It's always been The Onion's character to berate readers and tell them that they're dumb and they don't know anything, and The Onion will tell them what they need to know. So that's always been fun," Scott Dikkers, the co-founder and former editor in chief of The Onion, said in an interview with The Hullaba...

President Fitts gives State of the University address

President Fitts gives State of the University address

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 14, 2018


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President Michael Fitts gave his annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. today in McAlister Auditorium.Fitts honored several staff members with Tulane Spirit Awards and thanked all faculty and staff for their hard work and passion serving the community.While acknowledging challe...

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tuesday night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution that supports the construction of a Blue Bikes station on campus.Blue Bikes launched as New Orlean's first bike share in December of 2017. Since it's launch, the program has expanded through the Garden District and into parts of...

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