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Light up the night at IATU’s annual Diwali event

Light up the night at IATU’s annual Diwali event

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 14, 2018

If you are looking for a great time with great food, great performances and a lot of dancing, the India Association of Tulane University has got just the thing for you. On Saturday, Nov. 17, IATU will host its semi-annual event, Diwali, at the JW Marriott Hotel.Diwali, the festival of lights, is a holiday celebrated across India...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 14, 2018

Winter weather has struck, and holiday spirit is in the air. On campus, many students have been busy scheduling class for the spring semester, making plans for Thanksgiving break and pulling their winter jackets out from the back of their closets. But more has been happening in the Crescent City than an in...

Professor Profile: School of Liberal Arts Dean Brian Edwards discusses his life and research

Professor Profile: School of Liberal Arts Dean Brian Edwards discusses his life and research

Batu El, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Ever since joining Tulane as the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts in July, Brian Edwards has been working to enhance students’ research capabilities.On Oct. 15 Edwards gave the keynote address for International Education Week, hosted by the Center for Global Education. During the address,...

OMA Alumni Breakfast connects Tulanians of color

OMA Alumni Breakfast connects Tulanians of color

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

“There was this alumni man ... one of the busiest black men on campus,” Anfernee “Bubba” Murray said. “He was on three different positions, he had a part-time job, a campus job and he was also trying to be a student … He had a little side hustle by cutting hair. He would cut hair on his floor up...

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, discusses how she found her passion for science as a girl in India

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, discusses how she found her passion for science as a girl in India

Michael Chen, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Each month, the India Association of Tulane University hosts a Chai Talk with a speaker of South Asian descent. On Thursday, Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan gave a talk in Weatherhead Hall about her early life and how she found her passion for science.Vijayaraghavan, known across campus as Dr. V, is a se...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 8, 2018

Election coverage has been a major focus of news outlets in New Orleans and across the country, but as New Orleanians voted and leaders were elected, current events outside of politics have not slowed down. In the past 10 days, the Archdiocese of New Orleans revealed the names of clergy members accused...

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2018

On Nov. 6, people across Louisiana, including some Tulane students, took to the polls to elect the next set of representatives and vote on state constitutional amendments. Here is a rundown of the election results in Louisiana. House RacesIn Louisiana’s 1st Congressional Distri...

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Michael Naish, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2018

Lisa Currie, the new interim associate director for the Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity, says between adjusting to life in a new city and planning forward-thinking initiatives for OGSD, she’s been kept on her toes.In spite of that, she’s already begun decorating her new office. ...

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 8, 2018

More than ever before, college students are taking a more active role in politics. For Tulane University sophomore Henry Walther, however, his role involves leading a cohort of college students working to influence Louisiana politics, and eventually, national politics as well.During the summer of...

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Mark Winokur, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Though the price of tuition at Tulane is higher than at many of its peer institutions, Tulane’s merit-based scholarships have allowed some high-performing students to attend for a fraction of the regular cost of tuition. In 2012, Tulane offered more than $20,500 in merit aid per person to a th...

TUPD hires new police chief

TUPD hires new police chief

Deeya Patel, Associate News Editor

November 7, 2018

On Oct. 15, the Tulane University Police Department swore in its new chief of police.Kirk Bouyelas, who has served the New Orleans Police Department for 31 years, will now head a group of more than 80 police officers and a myriad of support services such as Personal Escort and Active Shooter T...

Young Americans for Liberty hosts bipartisan discussion against death penalty

Young Americans for Liberty hosts bipartisan discussion against death penalty

Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

November 6, 2018

Last Thursday at 7:26 p.m., Edmund Zagorski became the first man to die by electric chair in Tennessee since 2007. Zagorski, who was convicted of drug-related murders in 1983, requested the electric chair, saying he hoped death would be less painful than lethal injection. Debate about the effectiveness o...