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Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

October 29, 2018


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The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a point of controversy across the nation. On campus, the nomination has not failed spark conversation.Tulane's pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, assembled a panel of politica...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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As midterm exam season comes to an end, some students are shifting their focus from academics to Voodoo Fest and Halloween. Beyond the festivities, however, current events in the city have not slowed down. From a lawsuit over the opioid crisis to the world’s largest bounce house, here’s what’s...

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Kila Moore, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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It has happened to everyone. A rough nudge by a passer-by or an unexpected hole in your pocket, and next thing you know, you are watching your precious $700 device fall face-down onto the asphalt.“Oh, shit!” you say. Then, apprehensively, you pick your phone off of the ground, and to your dismay...

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Last night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution which called on President Mike Fitts to reaffirm Tulane’s support for transgender members of the community.On Sunday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced its plans to more narrowly define gender as biologi...

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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Tulane has a long tradition of caring for its cats. From the monument erected after Cow Cat’s death last January to the cat condos in the Academic Quadrangle, the university has established itself as a home for cats.Recently, however, the university has received complaints about the cats, promp...

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

October 24, 2018


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Sophie Bennett | Associate Photographer It was 4:00 a.m., and Sylvie Frechette, former Josephine Louise Hall resident and transfer student, got out of bed to use the restroom on the first floor. She said she pushed open the door and found trash cans knocked over onto the floor and each shower running...

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


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A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving many neighborhoods, schools and homes in shambles. Due to the devastation, 17 students traveled from the islands of Puerto Rico and Saint Martin to Tulane.As part of the Spring Guest Semester Program, these guest student...

Why does Tulane own 7 million dead fish?

Why does Tulane own 7 million dead fish?

Alex Tighe, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


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What do 7 million dead fish, hundreds of Middle American artifacts and two Egyptian mummies have in common? They are all property of Tulane University.For various reasons — donations, the penchants of certain professors or discoveries by those associated with the university — Tulane has acq...

Why Latin American studies is such a popular major at Tulane

Why Latin American studies is such a popular major at Tulane

Clara Lang, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Few departments at Tulane are as sought after as the Latin American studies department.According to junior Griffin Smith, a Latin American studies and neuroscience double major, Tulane’s robust Latin American studies department was a large part of what drew her and other students to Tulane....

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...

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