The Tulane Hullabaloo

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...

The Commons to bring new multipurpose space to students

The Commons to bring new multipurpose space to students

Jonathon Marks, Associate Editor

March 21, 2018


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The Tulane University Commons is currently under construction and slated to open its doors in 2019. Consisting of three stories and boasting 77,000 square-feet of area, the Commons will include multipurpose meeting places and a larger dining space to accommodate Tulane's growing student body.Conne...

USG Senate votes to veto Judicial Council’s decision to uphold AEC disbanding of PVC

USG Senate votes to veto Judicial Council’s decision to uphold AEC disbanding of PVC

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

March 21, 2018


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Last night, the Undergraduate Student Government Senate voted to veto the USG Judicial Council’s decision to uphold the decision of the Awards and Elections Committee to disband the Progressive Voter Coalition.The council brought its recommendation to Senate, which needed a two-thirds majority vote to be overturn...

Tulane Fulbright scholars share their experience from abroad

Tulane Fulbright scholars share their experience from abroad

Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

March 16, 2018


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From the ancient, sun-kissed coasts of Croatia to skyscrapers and streets of Singapore, students across the globe often feel drawn to become immersed in a foreign culture but lack the necessary resources to indulge their international curiosity.The Fulbright U.S. Student Program aims to mitigate financial ba...

School of Science and Engineering receives $10 million for new complex

School of Science and Engineering receives $10 million for new complex

Cassie Hayno, Contributing Reporter

March 16, 2018


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The number of undergraduate students with a primary or secondary major in the School of Science and Engineering was more than 2,500 in 2017, making up nearly one-third of the entire undergraduate population. People across the school say they are ready for the extra classrooms, laboratories and research space...

Food insecurity plagues New Orleans, students possess opportunity to engage

Food insecurity plagues New Orleans, students possess opportunity to engage

Fiona Grathwohl and Matt Saletta

March 14, 2018


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Many students were drawn to Tulane due to its location in New Orleans, with all the music, gorgeous weather and oftentimes famous food that come along with it. Day to day, however, Tulane students may find their food options limited. Outside of Bruff and the food court at the Lavin-Bernick Center for...

Road to Graduation: Tulane tops Peace Corps producer list

Road to Graduation: Tulane tops Peace Corps producer list

Austin Rodriguez, Associate Editor

March 14, 2018


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Some students have imagined themselves working for the Peace Corps since they were in high school. For several Tulane students, that dream is becoming a reality.This year, Tulane ranked No. 5 among medium undergraduate schools with the most Peace Corps volunteers and No. 1 among graduate schools.L...

Undocumented Student Support Committee wins campus victories

Undocumented Student Support Committee wins campus victories

Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018


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Tulane junior Patrizia Santos said she felt frustrated with the university services for international students before the addition of an immigration lawyer position at the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program.Santos got her green card and became a permanent resident of the U.S. last year. ...

Breaking News: Judicial Council rules to uphold AEC decision on PVC

Breaking News: Judicial Council rules to uphold AEC decision on PVC

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

March 14, 2018


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The Undergraduate Student Government Judicial Council reviewed an appeal from the Progressive Voter Coalition against the Awards & Elections Committee. In a unanimous 5-0 decision, the council upheld AEC's decision to disband PVC.The council will write a full recommendation, with their decision...

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