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Tulane-area precinct observes 118% increase in voter participation

Tulane-area precinct observes 118% increase in voter participation

Deeya Patel, News Editor

November 21, 2019

The voting precinct dominated by Tulane and Loyola Universities observed a 118% voter turnout increase between the primary election on Oct. 12. and the run-off on Nov. 16. https://twitter.com/henrywalther1/status/1196176861971337217?s=20 Along with an increase in voters, 26% mor...

Students are more than a score

Students are more than a score

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

November 20, 2019

Last month, the ACT announced that starting next September it will allow students to retake individual sections of the college admissions test. Despite the stated rationale of making standardized tests easier for students, this and similar recent test reforms only obscure a critical point — test scor...

Volleyball team earns fourth seed in AAC Championship

Volleyball team earns fourth seed in AAC Championship

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

The Green Wave women’s volleyball team closed out its home schedule in a four-set win versus the Temple Owls. On Sunday, Nov. 10, they took to the court in a dominant fashion, winning by scores of 25-16, 25-23, 22-25 and 25-23. On the match, Tulane had 49 kills on 45 assists with eight blocks. The team will have a chance to take first place in the division along with a fir...

Beyond the burning of the Amazon Rainforest: the Bolsonaro regime’s centuries long genocide of indigenous peoples

Beyond the burning of the Amazon Rainforest: the Bolsonaro regime’s centuries long genocide of indigenous peoples

Hugo Fajardo, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Loggers ventured illegally into the Amazon Rainforest in the northeastern state of Maranhão, Brazil earlier this month. For the people that live within this part of the Amazon Rainforest, the Guajajara tribe asked for the help of their protectors once again, the Guardians of the Forest. Areas withi...

Brockhampton’s heavenly performance amazes audience at the Fillmore

Brockhampton’s heavenly performance amazes audience at the Fillmore

Czars Trinidad, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Brockhampton amazed the Fillmore crowd with its highly animated performance and infectious energy this past Sunday. Having visited The Boot Bar and Grill the night before, the self-proclaimed “best boy band since One Direction” returned to New Orleans for its Heaven Belongs to You Tour a little ov...

SURJ now offering free emergency contraceptives for Tulane community

SURJ now offering free emergency contraceptives for Tulane community

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

November 13, 2019

Tulane Students United for Reproductive Justice (SURJ) launched a partnership this past Saturday with community justice organization Reproductive Justice Action Collective (ReJAC) to provide free emergency contraceptives for the Uptown Tulane community.Students can text or call SURJ at 504-...

Women’s golf reflects on fall season

Women’s golf reflects on fall season

Ben Friedman, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

With the fall half of the year done, Tulane’s Women’s Golf team is playing well.  The team has competed in five tournaments, placing from 15th to sixth.The first tournament of the season was the SMU Trinity Forest Invitational. This two-day play saw Tulane finishing at the end of day one in 10th and eighth at the...

Leaves of absence deserve Tulane’s backing

Leaves of absence deserve Tulane’s backing

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

November 13, 2019

This month, a Tulane professor won a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the relationship between stress and mental illness. Such research echoes an increasing awareness of mental health’s significance on Tulane’s campus, from changes at Counseling and Psychological Services to ...

New TUPD substation set for construction on Broadway

New TUPD substation set for construction on Broadway

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

A new Tulane University Police Department substation is set to be built on the corner of Broadway and Zimpel streets, across the street from The Boot Bar & Grill. The long anticipated project is planned to be completed and fully operating by December 2020. The construction of the new substation was a...

From jazz to funk, New Orleans music strikes a chord with residents

From jazz to funk, New Orleans music strikes a chord with residents

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

November 13, 2019

From brass bands to jazz funerals, music and musical culture in New Orleans are a critical part of what makes this city so unique and is a key part of what makes the Tulane experience so exceptional. New Orleans was, of course, founded by French colonizers before they sold their territories to the United S...

Post-Bruff mail services to take effect Monday

Post-Bruff mail services to take effect Monday

Amy Nankin, News Editor

November 6, 2019

As a part of ongoing campus construction, students will begin picking up mail and packages from new yellow Amazon Lockers, green lockers housed in the Garden Level of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life and soon from a mailroom in Warren Residence Hall. The process was set to start on Monday but...

Tulane Comedy Showcase displays student talent

Tulane Comedy Showcase displays student talent

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

November 6, 2019

In the remnants of what once was the beloved City Diner, Tulane University Campus Programming hosted campus comedians with different styles and niche, audience-driven material for the Tulane Comedy Showcase this Tuesday.Students gathered in the Rathskeller Lounge to partake in a night of sketch com...