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Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Org Spotlight

During the 2016-17 academic year, students hoping to start a club based on advocating for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict went before the Undergraduate Student Government Senate to make its case.The students, who wanted to charter the club under the name "Jewish Voices for Peace," were met...

Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education

Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education

Kila Moore, Associate Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Five days a week, Lisa Vigran, an adjunct lecturer at Tulane University, teaches Spanish to college students searching for a cultural and social escape into a different world. Her days consist of planning lessons, correcting written assignments and hosting office hours. Plan, correct, host, repeat. ...

USG reflects on engagement, looks to improve

USG reflects on engagement, looks to improve

Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, USG

When the Undergraduate Student Government asked students, "What is USG lacking in terms of opportunities for students?" students responded frankly:"I didn't quite know I could run for anything as a freshman," one anonymous respondent said. "I never know when I have opportunities to apply for stuff,"...

Student Org Spotlight: AASU hosts CelebrAsian Week

Student Org Spotlight: AASU hosts CelebrAsian Week

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Student Org Spotlight, Uncategorized

This week, Tulane’s Asian American Student Union hosted their annual CelebrAsian Week. The event is the organization’s biggest of the year and has garnered much support and involvement from across campus.“The week really is an all out fun time and also a reflective time,” said AASU’s Vi...

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With a quick draw of the breath, smoke begins to billow. Wisps of gray fill the air. The cloud swirls out, drifting, rolling.In an anonymous survey conducted by The Hullabaloo, more than half of respondents admitted to vaping. Though there are many different types of these nicotine delivery syste...

Day in the Life: PJ’s

Day in the Life: PJ’s

Mark Winokur, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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At 5:30 a.m., sophomore Lacy Watson arrives barely-awake to the morning shift for her job at PJ's Coffee.After having a few cups of coffee, she is prepared to take on her intensive shift where she prepares drinks, bakes pastries, works as a cashier and cleans the facility. By 9:00 a.m., an influx of...

Q&A: USG Executive Vice President-elect Maya Vasishth hopes to create more space for conversation on campus

Q&A: USG Executive Vice President-elect Maya Vasishth hopes to create more space for conversation on campus

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, USG

Junior Maya Vasishth is pursuing a double major in neuroscience and public health. Vasishth was elected as next year's Undergraduate Student Government Executive Vice President. The Hullabaloo spoke to Vasishth about goals and challenges she anticipates in the upcoming year. Now that you are in office, how do you plan on implemen...

Freshman knocks socks off campus, donates 250 pairs to homeless

Freshman knocks socks off campus, donates 250 pairs to homeless

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

April 11, 2018


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What many people see as just a smelly piece of laundry is an item desperately needed by others. Socks are one of the most needed things in homeless shelters across the country, yet they are typically one of the least donated.Last month, freshman public health major Ingeborg Hyde organized a campus-wide sock drive t...

Brain Institute makes headway in neuroscience research

Brain Institute makes headway in neuroscience research

Jon Marks, Associate Editor

April 11, 2018


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First proposed by a group of Neuroscience Program faculty members in 2014, the Brain Institute was conceived for the purpose of coordinating and advancing neuroscience research across Tulane's campuses.Since it was first established on Oct. 7, 2016, the Brain Institute has continued to incorporate the ...

Things TU Know: TUPD Investigation

Things TU Know: TUPD Investigation

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

We know how hard it can be to follow the news, especially when groups use a lot of jargon that requires inside understanding. In an effort to increase accessibility to our coverage, The Hullabaloo is introducing its newest column, Things TU Know, to help keep students informed. Tulane President Mike Fitts ...

Upperclassmen face challenges with off-campus housing

Upperclassmen face challenges with off-campus housing

Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 4, 2018


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Come springtime, many upperclassmen become tentative realtors as they try to find off-campus housing in the Uptown New Orleans area.Required to live on campus for freshman and sophomore years, some Tulane students said they are eager to move away from the communal bathrooms and twin-sized beds for...

Resisting the Storm: Finance major Christian Mercado

Resisting the Storm: Finance major Christian Mercado

Sanjali De Silva and Canela Lopez

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Resisting the Storm

This interview was originally conducted in Spanish and translated by Canela Lopez. 

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