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Freshmen’s Guide to Successful Spring 2019 Scheduling

Freshmen’s Guide to Successful Spring 2019 Scheduling

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

Sophia Viscuso | Photography Associate It may feel like the semester just started, but class registration for Spring 2019 is coming up fast — for some, it may already be here. Upperclassmen have already figured out what works for them, but here are some tips for freshmen on how to master your seco...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

Homecoming Court works to dismantle gender binary, becomes trans-inclusive

Homecoming Court works to dismantle gender binary, becomes trans-inclusive

Canela López, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

For students, alumni and other members of the Tulane family, Homecoming Week marks a beautiful celebration of their pride in the good ol’ olive and green, and a chance to return to campus to take part in the Tulane-themed festivities. For many, no HoCo week would be complete without the crowning o...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

The Hullabaloo stands with NCI, calls for clarification

The Hullabaloo stands with NCI, calls for clarification

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

The Newcomb College Institute’s renowned history with Tulane dates back to 1886, when Josephine Louise Newcomb gave the donation to Tulane that established the first women’s coordinate college within the U.S. To this day, NCI continues to enrich the Tulane community by accomplishing its mission to empower women and cultivate women leaders.The Hullabaloo recen...

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tulane University has been notified of a complaint filed with the Office for Civil Rights under the US Department of Education accusing the Newcomb College Institute of discriminating against men.The complaint relates to "certain types of financial assistance/grants, experiential learning opportunities, a...

Optimizing Personal Hairstyles for Halloween Costumes

Optimizing Personal Hairstyles for Halloween Costumes

Avery Anderson, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus, Campus Life, Showcase

Are you in search of a simple last minute Halloween costume that requires minimal effort? Then look no further! Coordinating your costume to match the hairstyle you already have is easy and effective, making your look easily recognizable while minimizing the strain on your brain and wallet.Sho...

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

Hannah May, Contributing Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LGBT history month occurs annually during the month of October. The world of sports is still a largely conservative body in terms of sexuality and gender expression, which makes celebrating the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ athletes difficult during this month. Homophobia within men's sports in partic...

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Kila Moore, News Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It has happened to everyone. A rough nudge by a passer-by or an unexpected hole in your pocket, and next thing you know, you are watching your precious $700 device fall face-down onto the asphalt.“Oh, shit!” you say. Then, apprehensively, you pick your phone off of the ground, and to your dismay...

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat

Anonymous

October 24, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

Adelaide Basco | Art Director Today, I wished I was a cat. I could walk around and know my existence would be appreciated on this campus. No, protected on this campus. I could purr, bat my eyes, and you’d see me as soft and loveable. The idea of someone threatening my existence would enrage you, evoke your deepest sympathies...

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Eva Dils, Kennon Stewart, and Peter Kintner

October 24, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Showcase, Views

Dear Editor,On Sunday, The New York Times reported on an effort by our federal government to undermine the existence of transgender, intersex and gender-diverse Americans. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to redefine gender to legally and politically erase the gender identit...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

Hugo Fajardo and Canela López

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation. Latinidad. What does that mean?” Professor Isabel Caballero said.According to Caballe...

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