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President Fitts gives State of the University address

President Fitts gives State of the University address

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 14, 2018


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President Michael Fitts gave his annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. today in McAlister Auditorium.Fitts honored several staff members with Tulane Spirit Awards and thanked all faculty and staff for their hard work and passion serving the community.While acknowledging challe...

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Campus set to have Blue Bikes hub in 2019

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Tuesday night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution that supports the construction of a Blue Bikes station on campus.Blue Bikes launched as New Orlean's first bike share in December of 2017. Since it's launch, the program has expanded through the Garden District and into parts of...

Remembering Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike: Author and Tulane professor dies at 68

Remembering Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike: Author and Tulane professor dies at 68

Jonathon Marks, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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“His life was a huge sort of inspiration to a lot of black students here on campus, particularly African students, Nigerian students, students from different parts of Africa,” Tosin Gbogi, a poet and graduate student in linguistics, said.All professors strive to engage with students and leave an educatio...

The USG works toward increased accessibility, transparency as sessions begin

The USG works toward increased accessibility, transparency as sessions begin

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 13, 2018


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The Undergraduate Student Government is back in session this week and, according to members of the Executive Board, ready and excited to serve the Tulane community.After the Tropical Storm Gordon scare last Tuesday, the first USG Senate session was postponed until this Tuesday.Six members ...

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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It is no secret that the relationship between Tulane University and alcohol consumption has been closely scrutinized in recent years. From its location in New Orleans, a city known in part for festivals and having more bars per capita than any other US city, to its 2017 Princeton Review Ranking as the nation’s No. 1 Party Schoo...

What does it mean to be a Tulanian?: A look at Tulane’s branding campaigns

What does it mean to be a Tulanian?: A look at Tulane’s branding campaigns

Peter Kintner, Staff Writer

September 9, 2018


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What does it mean to be a Tulanian — or at least, what does Tulane want it to mean? The school’s own messaging and branding rules, which are laid out in its Style Guide, might provide the clearest answer. Tulane Communications and Marketing collaborated with an outside firm called Ologie to dev...

Free WSJ online subscriptions now available for Tulane students, faculty and staff

Free WSJ online subscriptions now available for Tulane students, faculty and staff

Peter Kinter

September 7, 2018


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Keeping up with current events can be a struggle for college students who have to juggle breaking news blurbs and push alerts with classes and extracurriculars. Tulane’s newest partnership, however, may enable students to stay more connected with the outside world.The Howard-Tilton Memorial Libr...

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, shares her experiences as one of Tulane’s most renowned professors

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, shares her experiences as one of Tulane’s most renowned professors

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

September 6, 2018


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Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan, known fondly by students as Dr. V, is a bit of a big name on campus. Vijayaraghavan, a senior professor of practice in the cell and molecular biology department, has an influence that spreads far beyond the School of Science and Engineering and has left a lasting impact on her p...

Financial Literacy class offers students the chance to learn how to manage their finances

Financial Literacy class offers students the chance to learn how to manage their finances

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 6, 2018


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Tulane offers a broad range of subjects and courses from graphic design to molecular biology. One subject some students say they would like to learn more about, however, is financial literacy. According to Toni Weiss, Lawrence M.v.D. Schloss Senior Professor of Practice, the average college student is not...

Tulane closes all New Orleans campuses for Tuesday 9/4 in light of Tropical Storm Gordon

Tulane closes all New Orleans campuses for Tuesday 9/4 in light of Tropical Storm Gordon

Kila Moore, News Editor

September 4, 2018


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In light of Tropical Storm Gordon sending heavy rain to the New Orleans area, Tulane University has closed all New Orleans campuses and has cancelled all classes for Tuesday, Sept. 4 as of 4 p.m.  Online classes will go on as scheduled.Campus dining services will remain open until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Al...

Tulane Brain Institute awarded one million dollar grant

Jonathan Marks, Senior Staff Writer

September 3, 2018


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The Tulane Brain Institute, a collaborative effort among faculty members and students from the School of Science and Engineering and the School of Medicine, recently received donations from both the Louisiana Board of Regents and the Priddy Family Foundation to advance the Institute’s pursuit of in...

Activities Expo canceled due to inclement weather

Activities Expo canceled due to inclement weather

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

August 31, 2018


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The fall 2018 Activities Expo has been canceled due to inclement weather, according to an email sent from the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life to the student body today at 1:55 p.m.The Activities Expo had been scheduled for 5 p.m. this afternoon on the Berger Family Lawn. The LBC will anno...

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