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USG 12th session recap: five pieces of legislation pass

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under News, USG

Undergraduate Student Government senators introduced and voted on multiple pieces of significant legislation and discussed potential campus policy changes during its 12th senate session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Kendall Cram Lecture Hall in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life.Office of Student...

USG executive board candidates begin campaigning, release platforms

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, USG

Executive board elections for Tulane Undergraduate Student Government will take place on Thursday and Friday.The USG executive board is made up of six positions including president, executive vice president, vice president for student life, vice president for finance, vice president for student organizations...

Case of mumps confirmed on Loyola’s campus

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 11, 2017
Filed under News

A case of the mumps was confirmed Friday on Loyola University New Orleans' campus, according to The Maroon.Mumps is a contagious disease that typically starts with symptoms including fever, muscle aches, fatigue and loss of appetite. The disease is most commonly identified by puffy cheeks and a s...

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Fiona Grathwohl and Lily Milwit
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

A resident of New Orleans is three times more likely to be killed than someone living in a similarly sized U.S. city.Gun violence killed 175 people in New Orleans in 2016. In the first 18 days of 2017, a shooting occurred, on average, every 9 hours. Many of these killings occur in impoverished ar...

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Policy change affects non-affiliates in student groups

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For some music lovers who dwell in the stacks of WTUL, the door has shut on any leadership opportunities in the organization they dedicate so much time to. A recent change to student organization policy no longer allows non-Tulane affiliates to be official members of Recognized Student Organizations....

Tulane students beat out 28 schools in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Tulane students beat out 28 schools in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under News

Six Tulane students designed a prototype of the spacecraft that one day could bring essentials to the next astronaut to set foot on the moon. Five of the students will serve as interns after winning NASA's Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing Idea challenge as their prize.Participating team...

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a stolen university laptop at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the Woldenberg Art Center.The reporting person stated that the university-owned laptop assigned to that location was last seen at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. When...

Students aim to create change through political involvement

Students aim to create change through political involvement

Josh Axelrod and Cliff Soloway
March 8, 2017
Filed under News

From national campaign trails to nonprofit offices, Tulane students are effecting change through a variety of political avenues, and their impact can be felt far beyond the Tulane community.The 2016 election rallied many politically active students, providing a chance for them to gather behin...

Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under News

Tulane lost many of its academic programs due to a lack of funding and faculty following Hurricane Katrina. One area of study lost in the aftermath of Katrina was the religious studies program.The original program offered a religious studies major, but Tulane struggled to find a faculty member to ...

TUPD identifies suspicious person in classroom as Tulane student

Lily Milwit, News Editor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Crime, News

An unknown male reportedly entered and disrupted a class of which he was not a registered student on Thursday.The suspicious person left the class and the professor followed him and asked if he was registered for the class to which he replied, 'No, but I will be right back,' according to a statement...

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Archives, Crime, News

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday.Bicycle theft:A student secured his bicycle to an on-campus bicycle rack using a cable lock during Mardi Gras break. When he returned to retrieve the bicycle after the holiday, he di...

Helen Mirren named 2017 Commencement speaker

Helen Mirren named 2017 Commencement speaker

Tess Riley, News Editor
March 6, 2017
Filed under Archives, News, Showcase

"Commencement 2017 promises to be one of the best ever," President Michael Fitts said in a Special View from Gibson. "We have had presidents, authors, comedians and even the Dalai Lama as commencement speakers, but never the Queen."Not only will this year's commencement speaker be delivering the tr...

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