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Students reflect on Spotify, cancel culture

Students reflect on Spotify, cancel culture

Lucy Reynal, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


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In the absence of an effective legal framework for accountability, how do we contend with artists who have allegedly committed acts of violence? What does it mean to “cancel” someone? According to senior CeCe Alder, “It’s just an act of resistance that happens on the individual level in hope...

Tulane Law School hosts Black Alumni Weekend

Tulane Law School hosts Black Alumni Weekend

Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 14, 2019


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Last weekend, Tulane Law School hosted Black Alumni Weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first Black graduate, Michael Starks, who marked the desegregation of the school in 1968.“This year we wanted to reconnect and reflect on how far we’ve come and also acknowledge where we need...

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019


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Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on being able to connect with others through the exquisite food that she serves her customers....

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Campbell Lutz, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Coming off of last week’s announcement that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the 2019 commencement address and looking forward to the annual Krewe du Vieux parade this Saturday, it’s an exciting time to be at Tulane. As these events take place, however, other local news may be passing under the radar. From an alleg...

Breaking News: Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane University graduates at 2019 Commencement

Breaking News: Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane University graduates at 2019 Commencement

Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 7, 2019


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Today, President Fitts announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the Class of 2019’s keynote commencement speaker on May 18 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome."At Tulane, we are committed to addressing global challenges, giving back to our community and always acting with integrity and wisdom," Fi...

Tulane appoints Elizabeth Brown as new chief of staff

Tulane appoints Elizabeth Brown as new chief of staff

Deeya Patel, Associate News Editor

February 7, 2019


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On Oct. 15, 2018, President Mike Fitts announced Elizabeth Brown’s appointment as Tulane’s chief of staff, effective Nov. 26. Brown previously served as vice dean for development and headed the Alumni Relations of University of Pennsylvania’s law school, where Fitts also worked, serving as...

New single-use plastic bag USG initiative seeks to reduce waste on Tulane’s campus

New single-use plastic bag USG initiative seeks to reduce waste on Tulane’s campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


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As of Jan. 12, single-use bags at Tulane campus dining and bookstore locations cost an extra 15 cents. The Undergraduate Student Government, in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability and other campus partners, worked to create the initiative as a part of a larger conversation ...

UPDATE: Tulane requires all undergraduates to buy into meal plan

UPDATE: Tulane requires all undergraduates to buy into meal plan

Julia Prager-Hessel and Jared Freifeld

February 7, 2019


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UPDATE: 1:30 p.m. SundayTulane University has since released a statement clarifying its potential implementation of new meal plan policies."Tulane is exploring expanding its meal plan to include all undergraduates – from first-year students to seniors," the statement reads. "Currently, there i...

Judge denies local landlord’s motion of dismissing lawsuit based on sexual harassment

Judge denies local landlord’s motion of dismissing lawsuit based on sexual harassment

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


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A federal judge has denied local landlord Jerry Kelly Jr.’s motion to dismiss the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center’s lawsuit. In August, Kelly was accused of discriminating against potential male tenants and sexually  harassing female tenants. The allegations involved ...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

January 31, 2019


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Students are finally settling back in classes. Temperatures are dropping all around the country. Here are the four major stories going on in New Orleans as January draws to a close. On Jan. 27, the sixth annual King Cake Festival was held in Champions Square. There was a little something for every king...

Newcomb Art Museum confronts mass incarceration with new exhibit

Newcomb Art Museum confronts mass incarceration with new exhibit

Nile Pierre, News Editor

January 30, 2019


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 From 2005 to 2018, Louisiana was the prison capital of the world. Still, the state’s incarceration rates are higher than all of the non-U.S. founding NATO countries combined. The Newcomb Art Museum’s “Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women in Louisiana” exhibition works to highlight Louis...

Professor Profile: Scott Nolan’s courses offer intersection of courts, law and sexuality

Professor Profile: Scott Nolan’s courses offer intersection of courts, law and sexuality

Michael Chen, Associate Editor

January 30, 2019


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With a 4.9 overall rating on Rate My Professors, Professor Scott Nolan has more than 20 students lined up on the waitlists for each of his classes every semester. A recognizable figure on campus, Nolan is acclaimed among political science majors for his enthusiastic and hilarious lectures which spa...

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