The Tulane Hullabaloo

Snapchat geofilters enhance selfie culture on Tulane’s campus

Selby White, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2015

Snapchat, a popular temporary photo sharing application, has fueled today's selfie culture even more by adding a new feature called geofilters. With a recent update allowing individuals to design and submit their own geofilters, Snap...

Four men arrested in connection with series of armed robberies in Uptown area

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

January 5, 2015

The New Orleans Police Department arrested 17-year-old Morris Smith, 18-year-old Taman Martin, 19-year-old Darrel Quinn and 20-year-old Tevin Quinn and recovered two firearms Sunday night following a spree of armed robberies...

Shooting on Oak Street wounds 18-year-old man

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

December 23, 2014

An 18-year-old man reported being shot in the shoulder around 3 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Oak and Leonidas Streets, the New Orleans Police Department said in a press release.The intersection is approximately a mile ...

Forklift collides with streetcar on St. Charles Avenue

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

December 22, 2014

A 45-year-old man driving a forklift collided with a streetcar at around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Audubon Street and Saint Charles Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department said in a press release.The forklift dr...

Obituary: Judith Kelleher Schafer, former associate director of Murphy Institute, dies at age 72

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

December 22, 2014

Judith Kelleher Schafer died Dec. 16 at the Touro Infirmary at age 72. Schafer was born Dec. 12, 1942. She earned a B.A. from H. Sophie Newcomb College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Tulane University. Schafer was a ...

Student dies after being struck by truck in North Carolina

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

December 21, 2014

Sophomore Laura Culp died Friday night in Moorseville, North Carolina after being struck by a small pickup truck during a jog. Culp is originally from Florida.Local newspaper The Statesville Record & Landmark reported Saturday that Cul...

President Fitts announces $1 billion fundraising campaign

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

December 18, 2014

President Michael Fitts unveiled a fundraising campaign on Tuesday that will eventually raise at least $1 billion for the endowment. As the market for higher education continues to become more competitive, it has become clear...

Two Loyola students report armed robbery, shots fired near corner of Pine and Willow Streets

Emma Discher, Senior Staff Reporter

December 13, 2014

Two Loyola University students reported being robbed at gunpoint around 11:45 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Willow and Pine streets. The victims said the two suspects were two black men 15-17 years old dressed in black...

Student reports peeping Tom in on-campus restroom

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

December 11, 2014

Update 12:17 p.m.The incident occurred in the first floor restroom of the Lindy Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology, the incident report states. The student said she exited the restroom and confronted the man in the hallway. ...

Filming set to begin on new SyFy series “The Magicians”

Brandi Doyal, Print News Editor

December 9, 2014

Filming began on campus Tuesday for the pilot episode of SyFy's new series "The Magicians."According to one crew member the series has been labeled "Harry Potter for adults" and the plot centers around a young group of people w...

Students take charge of mental health conversation on campus

Emma Discher, Senior Staff Reporter

December 4, 2014

Update: Senior Shefali Arora meets with President Fitts to discuss mental health issuesAfter helping to launch the “Dear President [Michael] Fitts” letter campaign, senior Shefali Arora met with Fitts Thursday morning to dis...

Obituary: Mary Travis

Kate Jamison, Print News Editor

December 3, 2014

Mary Travis, a 19-year-old sophomore from Austin, Texas, died Nov. 22 on campus. Friends described Travis as a bubbly, fun-loving girl who was passionate about art, music and her friendships. She was known for her contagious smi...

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