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Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn opens for residents despite continuing construction

Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn opens for residents despite continuing construction

Angelica Nahalka, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


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Construction on Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn continued as some students began to move into Tulane’s newest residence hall. Parts of the building’s interior and exterior grounds remained unfinished as many students involved with EXPLORE programs and other commitments arrived this week.Dire...

Campus tobacco ban takes effect

Mina Kaji, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2014


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Tulane University’s campus officially became tobacco-free on Aug. 1. The policy applies to all tobacco products, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars and electronic cigarettes. Tulane created designated smoking areas in 2008 to confine smoking to fewer parts of campus. “We had been w...

Tulane recognized as top 50 LGBT-friendly campus

Amanda Verdi

August 21, 2014


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The Campus Pride Index named Tulane University to its list of the top 50 most LGBT-friendly campuses in the nation last week.Red Tremmel, director of the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, said the ranking means big things for the university and the OGSD office. The OGSD at Tulane was establis...

Meet your student leaders

Franny Hocking and Amanda Verdi, Contributing Reporters

August 21, 2014


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Student organizations on campus play a large role in making the Tulane student experience the best it can be. These four students lead some of the largest and most prominent organizations on campus, including student governments, campus programming and community service. Morgan Wittenberg, USG Presid...

Ronal Serpas retires as superintendent of New Orleans Police Department

Armando Marin, News Editor

August 21, 2014


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Ronal Serpas, New Orleans Police Department superintendent, announced his retirement in a press conference Monday. Lieutenant Michael Harrison, current commander of the seventh district, will serve as Interim NOPD superintendent until a new permanent superintendent is selected. Serpas had served as ...

Administration considers future of Newcomb College Institute house

Administration considers future of Newcomb College Institute house

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


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After announcing a plan to build new dining halls and offices on the site of the current Newcomb College Institute house at 44 Newcomb Blvd. in April of this year, Tulane has withdrawn its demolition permit in order to give the President Michael Fitts time to decide whether or not to go through with th...

Dusty Porter joins Tulane community as vice president for student affairs

Dusty Porter joins Tulane community as vice president for student affairs

Armando Marin, News Editor

August 21, 2014


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Dusty Porter, the newly selected vice president for student affairs and dean of students, has developed a vision for the direction for the Division of Student Affairs during his first three weeks as VPSA.Porter said he hopes to be seen as a resource to students.“I really hope to try to begin my Tula...

Senior Trever Eymard assists New Orleans FBI office with busting white collar crime

Olivia Manz, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2014


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Senior Trever Eymard spent his summer immersing himself in the FBI’s New Orleans district field office through its 2014 Citizens’ Academy. “They take you through what that field office does and what the greater mission of the FBI is, everything from white collar crime and reviewing past cases that they’v...

Freshmen enjoy 9th annual Summer Journalism Experience

Mackenna Barker | Contributing Reporter

August 20, 2014


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Fifteen travel-weary freshmen from all over the country assembled in The Hullabaloo office on Aug. 17 to kick off the 9th annual Summer Journalism Experience, a program that introduces students to Tulane, specifically the newspaper, the week before classes begin.The Hullabaloo created the program nine year...

Update: Gunman robs armored truck at University Square

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 12, 2014


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Update:Monday's armed robbery of an armored vehicle occurred on Tulane's University Square campus, according to the Tulane University Police Department's Daily Activity Report. The report stated that "an armored truck service was making a cash pick up at 200 Broadway [St.] when an unknown subjected r...

Fitts begins tenure as 15th president of Tulane University

Thomas O'Brien

July 1, 2014


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Michael Fitts began his tenure as the 15th president of Tulane University on Tuesday. Fitts began his first day by greeting the Tulane community in an email to students.“The first word I said when I was introduced to the Tulane University community back in February was, ‘Wow,’” Fitts said.  ...

Staff member reports theft of copies of The Hullabaloo

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

May 3, 2014


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A Hullabaloo staff member reported the theft of approximately 200 copies of the April 24 addition of The Hullabaloo from the Lavin-BernickCenter stack nearest the LBCQuad. The staff member contacted Tulane University Police Department, which responded around 10 p.m. on Wednesday. The responding offic...

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