The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tobacco ban applies to electronic cigarettes despite inconclusive evidence

David Gourley, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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Tulane's tobacco-free campus policy bans the use of electronic cigarettes on campus. E-cigarettes a popular aid in quitting smoking and their use is on the rise among young people, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey published August 20.  E-cigarettes are a relatively new product on the m...

Ramirez-Montagut takes on role as director of Newcomb Art Gallery

Franny Hocking, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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Monica Ramirez-Montagut took over as the director of Newcomb Art Gallery. She was chosen for the job because of her experience in visual arts, performing arts and architecture.Before she accepted the directorship, she studied architecture in Mexico City, worked as the assistant curator for architecture ...

Student punched unconscious outside The Palms bar Wednesday morning

Student punched unconscious outside The Palms bar Wednesday morning

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A simple battery occurred outside The Palms Bar and Grill at the 900 block of Broadway Street 3:40 a.m. Wednesday. The Tulane community was notified through a Tulane University Police Department crime alert. According to the crime alert, two Hispanic or white males and two black males asked a student for money and then punched him i...

Enterprise Rent-A-Car revamps CarShare program on campus

Luisa Venegoni, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2014


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Tulane Shuttles and Transportation’s rental car partner Enterprise Rent-A-Car has rebranded its previously existing WeCar program using the name CarShare and increased the number of vehicles available on campus to Tulane University students and faculty. Individuals can sign up for the CarShare pro...

Third floor of Student Health Center to reopen Friday after renovations

Third floor of Student Health Center to reopen Friday after renovations

Mina Kaji, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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The third floor of the Student Health Center will reopen to students on Friday. It has been undergoing renovations since last spring. The Student Health Center was built in 1959 and the last time a similar remodeling process took place was in the late 1980s, Director of Student Health Scott Tims said. ...

TheWELL initiates revamped suicide prevention program with $100,000 grant

Alessandro Powell, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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A new associate director to spearhead a suicide prevention campaign this semester funded by a more than $100,000 grant they received in November at The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion.“Since its inception, TheWELL has been focused on mental health,” Greeson said.Tulane received a Garrett ...

Gold Zone begins late night transportation operations

Maricela Murillo, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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The Gold Zone, a late night transportation service designed to transport students in-between their off-campus residences and the Uptown campus, began operations in July. Shuttles will also transport students from an off-campus residence to another off-campus residence on a trial basis for Summer and F...

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Tulane Catholic Center to hold groundbreaking for new building

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

The Tulane Catholic Center will be holding the groundbreaking for the new Father Val Ambrose McInnes, O.P. Center for Catholic Life at 4 p.m. on Sept. 7. President Michael Fitts and Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond will be in attendance.The original Catholic Center building was demolished in June...

President Fitts welcomes new students in his first convocation

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter

August 26, 2014


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President Michael Fitts made his first official address to the class of 2018 during the annual president’s convocation for new students at McAlister Auditorium Saturday.As the freshmen filed in, each was given a Tulane T-shirt. When seated, the lights were turned off and students were instructed to ...

Senior running back arrested on charges of robbery and battery

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 25, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Update:Two additional players have been suspended from the Green Wave football team. Junior Royce LaFrance from Harvey, Louisiana was barred from playing in the first half of the game against Tulsa Thursday. Redshirt freshman Eric Bell has been suspended indefinitely. Because of the confidentiality of u...

Group of individuals steal items from Kappa Alpha fraternity house

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Online Features

Several unknown individuals stole composite pictures and other items from the Kappa Alpha Order house at 1036 Audubon St. early Saturday morning, according to KA’s Twitter page. The fraternity reported the burglary to Tulane University Police Department Wednesday.Video surveillance captured two men and ...

Phi Mu move-in delayed until January

Armando Marin, Online News Editor

August 21, 2014


Filed under News, Online Features

Members of Phi Mu’s executive committee will move into their new sorority house at 7220 Zimple St. in January after extensive renovations are completed. The members were originally scheduled to move in this fall after a house dedication ceremony, as reported in a Feb. 13 article in The Hullabaloo, bu...

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