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Professor Profile: Professor of Practice Mara Baumgarten Force

Professor Profile: Professor of Practice Mara Baumgarten Force

Justyna Przytula, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Walking into Mara Baumgarten Force’s Intro to Finance class can be an intimidating experience, especially as she stomps around in her sky-high Louboutin heels while she tells you about her years spent on a trading floor which left her insensitive and unoffendable.But her status as a finance vet...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

Hugo Fajardo and Canela López

October 18, 2018


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“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation. Latinidad. What does that mean?” Professor Isabel Caballero said.According to Caballe...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and there is nothing like leaving the city for break to remind you that there is no place like NOLA. Business as usual continued while students were away, but there are plenty of upcoming events to get you back in the groove. See what you missed and what...

Tulane researchers discover large Mayan cities in Guatemala

Tulane researchers discover large Mayan cities in Guatemala

Jonathon Marks, Senior Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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A recent discovery by Tulane archaeologists, as part of an international research team, has revealed more than 60,000 structures belonging to dozens of ancient Mayan cities in the Petén forest of Guatemala, leading them to believe that the Mayan civilization was far more complex and sophisticated than ...

CPS vandalized, “Black Lives Matter” signs obstructed

CPS vandalized, “Black Lives Matter” signs obstructed

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018


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A graduate assistant for the Center for Public Service noticed yesterday that “Black Lives Matter” signs put in windows of Program Managers Ben Brubaker and Nicole Ralston’s office had been vandalized from the outside. The word “Black” had been spray painted over with black spray paint on ...

The Freshman Plague: What students are doing to stay healthy

The Freshman Plague: What students are doing to stay healthy

Czars Trinidad, Senior Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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"Achoo!" your roommate exclaims.He's coughing and sneezing, but he doesn't seem that bad, or so you think. You don't think much of this, and you continue to interact with him as you normally do. "It can't be that bad," you reassure yourself.That's what freshman Andrew Lomuscio thought. Fast forwar...

Tulane Catholic to host weekend Encounter Retreat

Tulane Catholic to host weekend Encounter Retreat

Harrison Thorn, Senior Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


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College can be full of stressful times, especially for students still transitioning to Tulane. For those looking to get away for a weekend and engage in deeper conversation, Tulane Catholic is hosting their ninth semi-annual Encounter Retreat the weekend of Oct. 19-21.The retreat is focused on strengthening participants...

Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

October 7, 2018


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A female student reported that she was sexually assaulted in the restroom of Dixon Hall at approximately 5 a.m. this morning, according to a crime alert sent to Tulane students, faculty and staff. The student said she was returning to campus from the direction of Audubon and Zimpel with a group of male ...

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students

Michael Naish

October 3, 2018


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“When I got to campus, we were gonna pick up some bars from a dealer, and we found out they were laced with fentanyl.”This is Jeff*, a Tulane freshman from New Jersey talking about his first experience with laced drugs on campus. After a moment of consideration, he shrugs and adds: “Th...

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign

Alex Tighe, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Tulane issued a climate survey to its students last February to assess instances of sexual harassment and sexual violence among the student body. Of the 47 percent of students that responded to the survey, 25 percent said they had been sexually assaulted during their time at Tulane.The adminis...

Tulane Law School hosts free speech and privacy conference

Tulane Law School hosts free speech and privacy conference

Batu El, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018


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As every law student learns, the right to free speech is held in high esteem in the legal system. But what happens when the right to free speech, guaranteed by the First Amendment, conflicts with the right to privacy?Tulane University Law School hosted a “Privacy, News and the Future of Freedom of the ...

Traffic camera fines cause stress among students, New Orleans community

Traffic camera fines cause stress among students, New Orleans community

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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A car can be a game-changer for many Tulane students looking to get away from campus, engage with the city of New Orleans away from the Tulane bubble and, perhaps most importantly, have an easy way to get to Trader Joe’s in Metairie without spending a fortune on Uber.But with great reward c...

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