The Tulane Hullabaloo

July 13 News Update


Gabby Abrams, News Editor

July 13, 2020

Due to the frequency of updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic and Tulane's reopening plans, The Hullabaloo is creating a separate page on our website for these updates. Tulane files amicus brief in support of Harvard, MIT lawsuit against ICE  JULY 14 UPDATE: The Trump administration rescinde...

Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Fitts reassures international students of future at Tulane

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

July 9, 2020

Uncertainty, anxiety and stress are common threads underscoring the experiences of over 1 million international college students, including Tulane University students, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Since mid-March and the dedensification of the university, Tulane's international students have faced press...

Tulane’s Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Tulane's Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter

June 22, 2020

This Saturday, June 20, History and Latin American Studies faculty at Tulane University unofficially renamed the F. Edward Hebert Hall as the Gwendolyn Midlo Hall Building. Located on the Academic Quadrangle of the Tulane Uptown campus, the building’s new name was inaugurated with a banner hung over the ent...

Tulane community gathers in support of Uptown for Black Liberation

uptown for black liberation

Clara Lacey, Senior Staff Reporter

June 6, 2020

Tulane students, faculty, staff and Uptown community members gathered Friday afternoon in front of McAlister Auditorium for the Uptown for Black Liberation demonstration in solidarity with New Orleans organizers and the Black Lives Matter movement. The meeting aimed to foster productive conversations aroun...

Letter to the Editor: USG responds to nationwide racial violence

sexual violence

Adolfo García, Reagan McKinney, and Deja Wells

May 31, 2020

Tulanians, We hope this finds you safe and well. Undergraduate Student Government is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of each and every one of our students during this precarious time. We’d like to address the string of current events that have impacted our community these last few...

Letter from the Intersections Editor: Haters keep us famous

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

May 16, 2020

“Shoutout to my haters, sorry you couldn’t phase me” - Nicki Minaj Among the things I planned on doing in college, writing for The Hullabaloo was not one of them. Writing for The Hullabaloo and amassing a cult following of haters was certainly not one of them.  I stumbled into college jou...

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

capstone set

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

May 2, 2020

As the semester comes to a close, so does the undergraduate experience of seniors at Tulane University. While being away from the physical classroom and campus is a devastating blow for all graduating seniors, it has been particularly difficult for some art students. From the Bachelor of Fine Arts showcases to the digital media practices capstone f...

The failure of gay community building in college

gay men

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

May 1, 2020

For many closeted gay high school kids, college was the beaming light at the end of the tunnel. Confined to  small suburban hometowns and stifled by the ignorance of our young peers, we knew that there was a version of ourselves just waiting for a moment to be on its own. We could finally flour...

Quarantine fashion trends: Upcycling clothes

Ashley Chen | Production Manager

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

April 23, 2020

Getting tired of your wardrobe? Not sure what to do with those middle school t-shirts? Give your clothes a second wind with these upcycling how-tos! From embroidering your jeans to tie-dyeing t-shirts, Arcade has tips to give your clothes a fresh and personal touch. Embroidery Are you a fan ...

NBA hosts H-O-R-S-E competition

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2020

  Because of the postponement of the 2019-20 NBA season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA decided to host a nationally televised H-O-R-S-E shooting competition featuring star athletes while fans wait at home for sports to return.  The competition featured a number of both current and...

Anthony Fauci subscribes to Tulane research newsletter

Hanson Dai | Art Director

Erika Massaro, Contributing Reporter

April 23, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues nationwide, hitting New Orleans especially hard, Tulane researchers have made efforts in the fight to develop treatments for the virus. From collecting grants to making cutting-edge developments, Tulane students and staff have documented and shared their prog...

First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid


Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

April 22, 2020

Just about four years ago from today, I committed to attending Tulane University and graduating amongst the Class of 2020. It was one of the most exciting days of my entire life. I called my dad after school, yelling and cheering about the decision, listening to him cry tears of joy over the phone...