The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student Org Spotlight showcases the accomplishments and activities of student organizations.

Student Org Spotlight: Food Recovery Network reduces food waste from Bruff

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Allison Buffett, Senior Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

It's 10 p.m. on a Thursday when a group of Tulane students walk into Bruff Commons. Rather than craving a late night snack, these students are preparing to help package more than 200 pounds of food — food that would have otherwise gone to waste. These students are a part of Tulane's chapter of Fo...

Student Org Spotlight: Beekeeping Club

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Jonathon Marks, Associate News Editor

November 1, 2017

The Tulane Apiculture Society, more commonly known as the Beekeeping Club, is a student-run organization devoted to preserving bee colonies and spreading awareness about issues threatening bee populations. Senior Darcy Gray, Tulane Apiculture Society president, has been involved with the club since sh...

Student Org Spotlight: Swim 4 Success offers free swim lessons to New Orleans community

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Laughlin Grace, Contributing Reporter

October 20, 2017

Swim 4 Success, a nonprofit organization at Tulane, offers free swimming lessons to 82 children ages 4-18 in the New Orleans area whose families would otherwise be unable to afford them. The organization was founded by Laura White, a Tulane alumna who was inspired to start the organization after savin...

Student Org Spotlight: Society of Women Engineers seeks to expand opportunities for women, gender minorities in field

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Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017

Tulane senior Hailey Day, a chemical engineering major and secretary for Society of Women Engineers, works part-time at a Belle Chasse, Louisiana, refinery with two other Tulane students and a team of professional engineers. After starting at the refinery this semester, she quickly realized she was the...

Student Org Spotlight: NAMI On Campus promotes mental health discussion

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Story Sullivan, Contributing Reporter

September 28, 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness On Campus is a student-led organization that seeks to foster a judgment-free community to discuss mental health and work to de-stigmatize the issue on campus. The club aims to educate people about mental illness and normalize the conversation regarding mental h...