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Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 12, 2019

Southwestern Louisiana and other regions along the gulf coast are under a severe weather warning with the threat of Tropical Storm Barry hitting the area on Friday and continuing through the weekend. The storm has a possibility of transitioning into a Category One hurricane Saturday, but is predicted to f...

Remembering Leah Chase, a true hero of the New Orleans community

Remembering Leah Chase, a true hero of the New Orleans community

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

June 3, 2019

Fearless. Humble. Persistent. Leah Lange Chase has clearly embodied these traits throughout her work in the kitchen and as a civil rights activist. The New Orleans community mourns the loss of a culinary legend and cultural icon who passed away on June 1, 2019.With her tenacity and her food, Chase was able to up...

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Few life events are as consequential or memorable as a college graduation. Each year, Tulane hosts graduation in New Orleans' massive Mercedes-Benz Superdome and puts on a ceremony meant to match the significance of the event. Complete with fireworks and New Orleans-style jazz music, this year's May 18 ...

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Lauren Flowers, Sorrell Brown, Jamie Roa, Hannah Kline, and Eva Bowe

April 25, 2019

Lauren Flowers As an editor of Intersections, I write a lot about identity. I have yet to touch on my identity as a mixed-race person, but as the end of my first year approaches, I realize I cannot divorce it from my freshman experience. Every day, this campus reminds me because of my comp...

Student athletes with learning accommodations at risk for differential treatment

Student athletes with learning accommodations at risk for differential  treatment

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

*Editor’s Note: Sarah is an undergraduate student at Tulane University whose name has been changed to protect her anonymity.While working as a tutor for Tulane athletics, undergraduate student Sarah* regularly worked with athletes who were struggling with their schoolwork. Because Tulane athl...

Tulane graduate students win $50,000 at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition

Tulane graduate students win $50,000 at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition

Ezra Weber, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

On March 29, two Tulane graduate students made waves at the New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and The Idea Village. Taking home the grand prize of $50,000 with their Re...

Teacher salary raises should be implemented across the state of Louisiana

Teacher salary raises should be implemented across the state of Louisiana

Michael Chen, General Associate

April 17, 2019

From Los Angeles, California, to Charleston, West Virginia, teachers across the nation have been going on strike to protest their low salaries. In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards has introduced an initiative to implement $1,000 raises for this year’s legislative session. In doing so, Edwards hopes to eliminate the disparity between Louisiana and other ...

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Kila Moore, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Big sister/little sister reveal week is a very busy week for Tulane University National Panhellenic Conference sororities. The period is often filled with anonymous messages and gifts from “bigs” to their “littles” while the excitement builds for the ultimate reveal. One practice for surprising littles, howeve...

Easter Egg Decoration: Dorm Edition

Easter Egg Decoration: Dorm Edition

Julia Hyman, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Time to get festive for Easter break! Follow these foolproof steps to create a beautiful, unique Easter egg. Step 1: Acquire a hard-boiled egg There are multiple ways to find yourself a hard-boiled egg on Tulane’s campus. If you go to Bruff Commons for breakfast, go to ...

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

With both the NBA and NFL drafts approaching quickly, several Tulane athletes are hoping to hear their names called on June 20 and April 25, respectively.Donnie Lewis Jr.Senior cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. is considered to have the highest chance of being drafted by an NFL team. Lewis was selected to the all-AAC second team for his stellar per...

Intersections’ top tweets of the week

Intersections’ top tweets of the week

Megan García, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

With roughly 2-3 weeks left of school and finals right around the corner, study season is in full swing. Unfortunately, this makes endlessly scrolling through Twitter even more appealing. Let’s procrastinate that 5-page, double-spaced paper for your sociology class that everyone stopped attending halfway...

Changes in New Orleans speed policy upset community

Changes in New Orleans speed policy upset community

Nketiah “Ink” Berko, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Earlier this month, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reported that New Orleans residents were being ticketed for speeding violations over 4 mph in school zones. The new policy change was only discovered after several city residents, questioning their newly-earned tickets, took to social media. In a brazen...