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Q&A: USG president-elect sets campus agenda

Q&A: USG president-elect sets campus agenda

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Junior Sam Levin is a public health major, minoring in psychology and management, who was elected on March 19 as Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2017-18 academic year. He currently serves on USG as the executive vice president. He is now looking ahead to next year and planning changes...

Tulane reinstates shuttle service for contracted workers

Tulane reinstates shuttle service for contracted workers

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under News

For 17 months, affiliated employees, including the contracted workers of Sodexo and DTZ, were unable to use Tulane shuttle services available to students, faculty and staff. Tulane and its affiliate organizations reinstated the service in February, hoping to resolve the concerns of students and student...

Sexual assault awareness month brings events, discussion

Sexual assault awareness month brings events, discussion

Margaux Armfield, Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under News

April marks Tulane's third year of organized participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The National Sexual Violence Research Center sponsors SAAM on a national level and created this year's theme: believing and supporting survivors of sexual violence.At Tulane, SAAM is coordinated by the...

Tulane guest lecturer arrested, booked for rape of student

Lily Milwit, News Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Crime, News, No Photo

Rafael Schincariol, a guest lecturer at Tulane, was arrested Thursday and booked on one count of third-degree rape of a Tulane graduate student.Schincariol gave a lecture titled "Mobilizations of Youth, Artists and Collectives in Brazil" on Feb. 9 in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall. According to Claudia...

FULLABALOO: Boot hook ups likely to end in marriage, Palms divorce

FULLABALOO: Boot hook ups likely to end in marriage, Palms divorce

Tess Riley and Tyler Mead
April 1, 2017
Filed under Humor, News

Just like Rihanna, it turns out Tulane students can, in fact, find love in a hopeless place.Ninety-five percent of marriages that began with a drunken makeout session at The Boot Bar and Grill became successful life-long partnerships. In contrast, a whopping 100 percent of marriages that started...

CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

CEO, best-selling author Walter Isaacson to join Tulane faculty

Sydne Klein, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

New Orleans native Walter Isaacson, current president and CEO of the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. and Tulane board member, will join Tulane's Department of History next spring.Isaacson, who is also the former chairman and CEO of CNN, managing editor of Time magazine, Times-Picayune repor...

Taylor Center NewDay Challenge benefits New Orleans community

Taylor Center NewDay Challenge benefits New Orleans community

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

With a goal to cultivate a diverse learning community through social awareness and creative innovation, the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking challenges students to think beyond the classroom.The NewDay Challenge consists of a contest where students compete for up to $20,000...

Investigation clears Alpha Kappa Psi of wrongdoing

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

Tulane's chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity underwent an investigation at the end of last week after a complaint of misconduct was filed with its national office, which conducted an investigation.The investigation concluded that the chapter was not at fault and therefore would not be...

Students choose USG executive board

March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

The 2017-18 Undergraduate Student Government executive board has been determined after an election and runoff votes. A total of 2,938 students voted in the initial election last week and 1,326 students voted in the runoff election Tuesday.USG President: Sam Levin — 70.48 percent of the vote....

Student reports residential burglary on Broadway Street

March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a residential burglary at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday at 636 Broadway Street.Officers arrived at the scene and spoke with the reporting student who said his laptop was stolen from inside his home. Officers did not observe any signs of...

ASL field offers opportunity to close interpreter gap

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, News

American Sign Language is used by a sizable minority of Americans, with different estimates placing the number of speakers between 500,000 and 2 million deaf and hearing people. Distinguishing itself from English with the use of body movements, postures and facial expressions to communicate, ASL is...

Laura Anne Bartusiak determined VPSO after runoff election, appeal

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Rising junior Laura Anne Bartusiak will serve as the Undergraduate Student Government vice president for student organizations for the 2017-18 academic year.Bartusiak initially ran against three other candidates for the position, none of whom won enough votes to win. USG scheduled a runoff election...

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