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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


Filed under Intersectional Confessionals, Intersections, Showcase

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...

The Elephant: New Orleans must stand up for Cuban population

The Elephant: New Orleans must stand up for Cuban population

Adam Goldstein, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

Few can debate the legitimacy of New Orleans’ moniker as the northernmost point of the Caribbean. Between its geographic standing, an unorthodox blend of cultures and history as a major port marketplace, the city has carved out a niche that distinguishes itself prominently in the South and greater U.S. And while New Orleans...

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

*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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Showcase, Views

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Comedy, Showcase

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


Filed under Basketball, Football, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

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


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

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...

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

*Tabitha is a sophomore who wishes to remain anonymous. Amid the chaos and stress of preparing for her first year at Tulane University, sophomore Tabitha* felt a rock in the pit of her stomach while checking her student housing portal. Tabitha, a transgender woman, opened her browser to see that...

Goat to try it: Tulane to host free yoga class

Goat to try it: Tulane to host free yoga class

Grace Yang, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

If you like staying limber and yearn for the simplicity of farm life, Campus Recreation has the activity for you. On April 18, Campus Recreation will be hosting Twilight Goat Yoga. No, this does not mean you should pull out your Team Jacob or Team Edward merch, but do bring a yoga mat, towel, water bot...

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