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Professor Profile: Mohan Ambikaipaker encourages students to recognize Tulane’s history

Professor Profile: Mohan Ambikaipaker encourages students to recognize Tulane’s history

Kila Moore, Associate Editor

April 26, 2018


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Beneath the humble, fatherly appearance of Mohan Ambikaipaker lies a passionate educator. As an Associate Professor in the Tulane University Department of Communications, he is fervent about empowering students to ignite change in the world.This year Ambikaipaker earned tenure. He allocates his time betw...

Q&A: USG Vice President for Finance Maggie Palys discusses her plans

Q&A: USG Vice President for Finance Maggie Palys discusses her plans

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Junior Maggie Palys, a finance major, was recently elected Undergraduate Student Government's new Vice President for Finance. She is a junior studying Finance. She said she hopes to use her experience in finance to increase transparency and accessibility.Why did you run for Vice President for Fin...

Only the Audacious campaign earns $907 million, aims to reach goal in five years

Only the Audacious campaign earns $907 million, aims to reach goal in five years

Megan Plotka, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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"Only the Audacious" is a campaign set to raise a historic $1.3 billion in about five years.  Though students know the campaign exists, some say they are unclear on who the money is coming from or how the money is being allocated.During the campaign's silent phase, more than 54,000 people dona...

Student Org Spotlight: One Love promotes healthy relationships, wins national recognition

Student Org Spotlight: One Love promotes healthy relationships, wins national recognition

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter

April 25, 2018


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According to the Loveisrespect campaign, almost half of dating college women report having experienced some kind of abuse by a romantic partner. One Love, a student organization, aims to provide Tulane students with the resources and knowledge they need to promote healthy relationship behaviors.Th...

Tulane freshman enters Jefferson Parish school board race

Tulane freshman enters Jefferson Parish school board race

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

April 25, 2018


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Stefan Suazo is a textbook over-achiever. A Google search of his name quickly returns an endless list of awards and honors.The high school valedictorian and National Merit scholar earned admittance to Harvard, a full-ride scholarship to Tulane and internships in the New Orleans District Attorney's ...

Campus maintains connections to legendary capitalist with legacy of colonization

Campus maintains connections to legendary capitalist with legacy of colonization

Austin Rodriguez and Alejandra González Vargas

April 25, 2018


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One night in 1911, under the cover of darkness, revolutionary general-for-hire Lee Christmas slipped away from Secret Service agents in New Orleans who were seeking to ensure that a coup on the Honduran government was not launched from American soil.Waiting for Christmas a few miles off of the American coast was ...

Faculty explain importance of student evaluations

Faculty explain importance of student evaluations

Tess Riley, Senior Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Before the close of each semester, students receive an email reminding them to complete their course evaluations. While these forms may be tempting to scroll past, they provide vital feedback for professors to improve course experiences for students."They're very valuable as tools for both deans and chairs, the p...

Rhyme Verses Rhythm scores seventh in the country in national competition

Rhyme Verses Rhythm scores seventh in the country in national competition

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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After a year spent writing, rewriting and rehearsing poems, Tulane's very own slam poetry team, Rhyme Versus Rhythm, scored seventh in the nation at the annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. The team traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia on the week of April 3, where the poets earned ...

Bedsheet Project provokes sexual violence dialogue

Bedsheet Project provokes sexual violence dialogue

Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Next week, students from every sphere of Tulane will be invited to participate in the Bedsheet Project, an initiative to start dialogue surrounding sexual violence on campus.The Bedsheet Project will allow students to write on, or even cut, bedsheets with any comments, questions or feelings about...

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

April 19, 2018


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On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force at the Tulane Medical Center on a non-Tulane affiliate was improper and excessive.According to ...

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2018


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On Wednesday, April 11, a panel of Tulane students gathered in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall for a public debate on eight pressing political issues the United States faces today. Four groups were represented: the Tulane Democrats, the Tulane Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty and Turning Point. The...

Day in the Life: Reily Center

Day in the Life: Reily Center

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


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If they are brave enough to climb up the steep, grey steps leading to Tulane's Reily Student Recreation Center, students are greeted by a cool gust of air conditioning as they walk through the glass doors, the loud clicking of workout equipment and a bright smile at the front desk.Junior Emma Pejko is one ...

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