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Professor Profile: Mirya Holman brings political expertise to the classroom

Professor Profile: Mirya Holman brings political expertise to the classroom

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

March 31, 2018


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As an undergraduate political science student at Loyola University New Orleans, Professor Mirya Holman took an urban politics class and became captivated by the applicability of studying local politics and its impacts on vulnerable populations.Holman went to graduate school to continue to explore the inters...

Mississippi river continues to flood, predicted to continue for another week

Mississippi river continues to flood, predicted to continue for another week

Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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On March 8, the Bonnet Carre Spillway was opened to relieve pressure from the levees encasing the Mississippi River. A flood warning went into effect on March 14, and forecasters predicted it to continue until March 28.The river was approaching the 17-feet flood stage, but the National Weather Serv...

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

March 24, 2018


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We know how hard it can be to follow the news, especially when groups use a lot of jargon that require 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.The Undergraduate Studen...

Day in the Life: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Day in the Life: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

Rachel Horn, Associate News Editor

March 23, 2018


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The long hours of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library demand several dedicated student employees. One of the many student workers in the library is junior Patricia Ford.Ford is a student supervisor and has been working at Howard-Tilton since her freshman year.Her primary duties are to work the circula...

Student Org Spotlight: Men Joining the Fight invites men to discuss sexual violence prevention

Student Org Spotlight: Men Joining the Fight invites men to discuss sexual violence prevention

Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Student Org Spotlight

Across the United States, a vibrant and extensive dialogue has taken root. Now more than ever, sexual violence and sexual harassment have become prominent topics in American discourse.Though this discussion has been prominent, some students are concerned that the discussion has not engaged certai...

Debate Team reigns supreme at Novice National Tournament

Debate Team reigns supreme at Novice National Tournament

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


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Armed with months of speech practices, debate drills and extensive knowledge on North Korea, the Tulane Debate Team took on the National Parliamentary Debate Association Novice National Tournament the weekend of March 9-11.Comprised primarily of freshmen, the cohort of eight young debaters traveled to Suffolk Univ...

Making the Grade: Students, professors acknowledge culture of cheating

Making the Grade: Students, professors acknowledge culture of cheating

Jon Marks and Sophia Mariani

March 22, 2018


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The sweat begins to trickle. Panic sets in. The questions aren't making any sense. Was this even on the study guide?Out of 260 respondents to a Hullabaloo poll, 90.2 percent of people said they or someone they knew admitted to cheating on a test at some point in their college careers.Many st...

Airlines compete for student business over spring break

Airlines compete for student business over spring break

Mark Winokur, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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With spring break on the horizon, many students at Tulane have booked flights for their various vacations. Some, however, find the task of planning trips to be a challenge. Students on campus have found a wide variety of approaches to navigating this process and have their own unique priorities for booki...

New student program pays students to go to Reily

New student program pays students to go to Reily

Danielle Broussard, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Finding the motivation to exercise can often be difficult for busy college students. Getting paid to go to the gym, however, might entice students make it more of a priority. Tulane now has a program called Fit Life Flow that makes exercising both intrinsically and extrinsically rewarding.Tulane has t...

Alumni association rebrands as “Tower and Crescent,” increases recruitment

Alumni association rebrands as “Tower and Crescent,” increases recruitment

Mark Winokur, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Over the past summer, members of the Student Ambassadors Association, an organization dedicated to helping connect Tulane students with alumni, brainstormed ways to revitalize and improve their club. This process resulted in Tower and Crescent, a rebrand of the same organization that seeks to provide students ...

Q&A: USG President-elect Erin Blake pushes for sexual violence prevention, student engagement

Q&A: USG President-elect Erin Blake pushes for sexual violence prevention, student engagement

Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Junior Erin Blake, a biomedical engineering and computer science major, was recently elected Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2018-19 academic year. She currently serves on USG as the executive vice president. The Hullabaloo spoke with Blake about her experiences in student government and...

Unpacking Architecture: Vanderbilt’s accidental buildings

Unpacking Architecture: Vanderbilt’s accidental buildings

Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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According to campus legend, the reason the F. Edward Hebert Hall and Richardson Building don't match the rest of the Academic Quad is that their bricks were swapped for bricks destined for Vanderbilt University. While this story is not true, these buildings, which are some of the oldest on campus, do...

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