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Student committed suicide in Warren House, reports indicate

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor

September 3, 2014


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A student was found dead today in Warren House. According to multiple reports, the death appears to be a suicide.Tulane University Police Department Superintendent Jon Barnwell declined to comment and said the New Orleans Police Department was handling the investigation.NOPD Spokesperson Frank Robertson al...

Three sexual assualts reported to TUPD over Labor Day Weekend

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor

September 2, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Three sexual assault cases were reported to Tulane University Police Department over the Labor Day weekend according to the TUPD daily activity report. A Tulane affiliate reported being sexually assaulted at 1:53 p.m. on Sunday at an off campus location in Florida.  A female reported that she was r...

Trash to Treasure raises $12,500 in first annual sale

Darian Hummel, Contributing Reporter

August 31, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

Trash to Treasure, a new non-profit organization at Tulane, made its debut sale during this year’s fall move-in weekend. The sale, which was held Aug. 22-24 in the Lab Theatre in McWilliams Hall, raised $12,500, exceeding the original goal of $5,000.Founder Anne Bevis said the program aims to protect...

Update: TUPD Superintendent confirms off-campus death Friday

Emma Discher, Senior Reporter

August 30, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

Tulane University Police Department Superintendent Jon Barnwell confirmed reports of an off-campus death Friday night. Barnwell said TUPD cannot provide any additional information and that the Division of Student Affairs is involved in the case.  “There was a death off campus last night,” Barnwell sa...

Student Health Services expands condom distribution, institutes new policies

Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporter

August 29, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

Condom dispensers will soon appear in many residence halls on campus in accordance with a new policy implemented by Tulane Student Health Services.The dispensers will be located in Wall Residential College, Paterson House, Irby House, Mayer Residences, Warren House, Weatherhead Hall, Josephine Louise H...

College students use hashtag to ask celebrities to pay their tuition

Angelica Nahalka, Contributing Reporter

August 28, 2014


Filed under News

If Matt Damon and Kate Moss can suffer through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, maybe they can pay your tuition costs too. Using the hashtag #PayMyTuitionChallenge, college students are utilizing Twitter to ask celebrities, CEOs and other wealthy individuals to pay their tuition costs, similar to how the A...

Michael Moore to serve as professor-in-residence in Weatherhead Hall

Olivia Manz, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2014


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Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Michael Moore and his family moved in to Weatherhead Hall in July to serve as the professor-in-residence for the living-learning community. Moore said that he was excited about the idea of professors living as part of undergraduate communities since he first learned of them...

Tobacco ban applies to electronic cigarettes despite inconclusive evidence

David Gourley, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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Tulane's tobacco-free campus policy bans the use of electronic cigarettes on campus. E-cigarettes a popular aid in quitting smoking and their use is on the rise among young people, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey published August 20.  E-cigarettes are a relatively new product on the m...

Ramirez-Montagut takes on role as director of Newcomb Art Gallery

Franny Hocking, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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Monica Ramirez-Montagut took over as the director of Newcomb Art Gallery. She was chosen for the job because of her experience in visual arts, performing arts and architecture.Before she accepted the directorship, she studied architecture in Mexico City, worked as the assistant curator for architecture ...

Student punched unconscious outside The Palms bar Wednesday morning

Student punched unconscious outside The Palms bar Wednesday morning

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A simple battery occurred outside The Palms Bar and Grill at the 900 block of Broadway Street 3:40 a.m. Wednesday. The Tulane community was notified through a Tulane University Police Department crime alert. According to the crime alert, two Hispanic or white males and two black males asked a student for money and then punched him i...

Enterprise Rent-A-Car revamps CarShare program on campus

Luisa Venegoni, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2014


Filed under News

Tulane Shuttles and Transportation’s rental car partner Enterprise Rent-A-Car has rebranded its previously existing WeCar program using the name CarShare and increased the number of vehicles available on campus to Tulane University students and faculty. Individuals can sign up for the CarShare pro...

Third floor of Student Health Center to reopen Friday after renovations

Third floor of Student Health Center to reopen Friday after renovations

Mina Kaji, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


Filed under News

The third floor of the Student Health Center will reopen to students on Friday. It has been undergoing renovations since last spring. The Student Health Center was built in 1959 and the last time a similar remodeling process took place was in the late 1980s, Director of Student Health Scott Tims said. ...

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