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Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Views

According to surveillance data from the Center of Disease Control, Louisiana has the second highest rate of chlamydia, third highest rate of gonorrhea and third highest rate of syphilis in the 50 states. Young people are disproportionately affected by these diseases, making up 50 percent of new infections...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

USG Elections: Things TU Know

USG Elections: Things TU Know

Sophie Abrams, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, USG

Between the chalk endorsements taking over McAlister Drive and the countless Facebook event invites, it is clear that election season has come. Starting with the Executive Board election, which kicks off Wednesday, March 20, students have the opportunity to choose their Undergraduate Student Government l...

Tulane baseball looks to continue winning streak with canine cheerleaders

Tulane baseball looks to continue winning streak with canine cheerleaders

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Tulane baseball team will face its next challenge in a three-game series against Houston Baptist University beginning March 22. On the second day of the series, Saturday, March 23, Turchin Stadium is hosting “Bark in the Park,” allowing Tulane fans to bring their dogs to the day’s game. There is no...

Professional women’s football team makes touchdowns in New Orleans

Professional women’s football team makes touchdowns in New Orleans

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Despite facing significant scrutiny, the NFL remains largely closed to women. Only one-third of league employees are women, and there are no female head coaches or players.These limitations, however, have not stopped those who love the game. Women are increasingly forming all-female footbal...

Tarana Burke brings #MeToo to Tulane

Tarana Burke brings #MeToo to Tulane

Kila Moore, News Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In January 2018, Tulane University’s campus-wide climate survey revealed that two out of every five undergraduate women had experienced some form of sexual assault — one of the highest rates in the nation. Since the release of this data, the university has launched several initiatives to ...

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities to voice their struggles and surpass social obstacles one barrier after another.Refl...

Report: Tulane senior killed, struck by tire on I-10

Report: Tulane senior killed, struck by tire on I-10

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 5, Tulane senior Margaret “Meg” Maurer was struck and killed by the tire of an 18-wheeler outside of a rest stop on Interstate 10 in Mississippi.According to an article published by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Gautier police report Maurer and two friends were returning from ...

Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black slaves. Yet in the decades following the passing of the 13th Amendment – an abolishment of the privil...

Oscars watch 2019: still too white?

Oscars watch 2019: still too white?

Grace Yang, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

The following is a opinion column and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Celebrating its 91st year, the Academy Awards were definitely not #OscarsSoWhite, but historically remarkable. The Academy distributed Awards on an even level, resulting in no dominant winner leaving th...

Let the good times roll wave: Marching Band hits the parade route

Let the good times roll wave: Marching Band hits the parade route

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For most Tulane students, Mardi Gras is the ultimate break. This respite allows most students to spend days watching parades and catching beads, create lasting memories friends and de-stress after completing midterm exams. For those in the Tulane University Marching Band, however, Mardi Gras is quite a workout.The band, led by the Sh...

USG makes strides to improve student life

USG makes strides to improve student life

Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, USG

Undergraduate Student Government has introduced a number of initiatives this semester to improve student life. Most recently, USG has focused legislative efforts on the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, refillable water bottle stations and the Know Your Rights Week campaign. In the midst...

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