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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...

Breaking News: Tulane chapter of Delta Tau Delta placed on “cease and desist” status

Breaking News: Tulane chapter of Delta Tau Delta placed on “cease and desist” status

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 28, 2019


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The Tulane University chapter of Delta Tau Delta is currently under investigation by the Office of Student Conduct following reports of misconduct to the Tulane Division of Student Affairs.According to Executive Director of Public Relations Mike Strecker, information regarding the misconduct has been...

Tulane student to write biography under acclaimed journalist Walter Isaacson

Tulane student to write biography under acclaimed journalist Walter Isaacson

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019


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Sophomore Henry Walther was sitting in a meeting with distinguished journalist and acclaimed businessman Walter Isaacson – Professor Isaacson, to Walther – discussing his assignment.“Maybe you could turn it into a 300-page book,” Henry remembers Isaacson saying to him. He laughed in response.On t...

USG passes resolution to submit comment to Department of Education in response to proposed Title IX legislation

USG passes resolution to submit comment to Department of Education in response to proposed Title IX legislation

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 23, 2019


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Last November, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced a series of proposed regulations under Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination within educational institutions. According to Devos, the new provisions will provide “clear policies and fair processes” in cases of sexual misconduct. Campus organizations, such a...

Tulane students celebrate MLK weekend through leadership conference, community outreach

Tulane students celebrate MLK weekend through leadership conference, community outreach

Nile Pierre, News Editor

January 23, 2019


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 Last weekend, Tulane’s Black Student Union traveled with 11 members to the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC) hosted by Texas A&M University.  Founded in 1989, the SBSLC is an annual event where hundreds of students and advisors gather to participate in w...

Students reflect on study abroad experiences

Students reflect on study abroad experiences

Nile Pierre, News Editor

January 16, 2019


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When the benefits include the expansion of worldview, an increase in cross-cultural communication and new and exciting experiences, it is no surprise that nearly 600 Tulane students study abroad each year.Together, the Office of Study Abroad and Goldring Institute offer more than 80 programs around...

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 15, 2019


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In the fall of 2018, Virginia Title IX attorney Margaret C. Valois filed a complaint against Tulane University and the Newcomb College Institute which claimed that the university discriminated against male students with many of its scholarship opportunities. After an investigation by the Department of Education’s O...

Tulane students to raise money for homeless teenagers by participating in “sleep out”

Tulane students to raise money for homeless teenagers by participating in “sleep out”

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 29, 2018


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As cooler weather begins to set in, many students are turning on the heater and pulling out their winter blankets. Thursday night, however, some students will be grabbing their sleeping bags and heading to Pocket Park for a sleep out. A group of 20 students will participate in a sleep out Thursday night to r...

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 29, 2018


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On Thursday, Nov. 15, The Hullabaloo discovered that two of three new police officers hired by Tulane University Police Department had posted content to their personal social media pages that contradicted Tulane’s equity policies.One of the officers, Ethan Hutton, had several posts on his Facebo...

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