The Tulane Hullabaloo

Business professionalism is racist

Business professionalism is racist

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2020

I am sitting in the waiting room before a job interview. My foot is tapping incessantly while I tug on the too tight tie constricting my neck. My face is clean-shaven, all piercings removed, and my body is coddled underneath the slim-fitting suit jacket I just purchased from Macy’s. In my head, I am...

Tulane bowling approaches crucial stretch in successful season

Tulane bowling approaches crucial stretch in successful season

Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

The Tulane women’s bowling team is quickly approaching the end of its regular season. The No. 16 Green Wave started off the spring semester with perhaps its best performance of the season.  At the Blue and White Vegas Classic, Tulane bowling finished with a record of 8-5, which secured a fifth-place finish. ...

Twitter is not a replacement for campaigning

Twitter is not a replacement for campaigning

Deeya Patel, Views Editor

January 23, 2020

From the perspective of journalism, Twitter was revolutionary for news in 2006. Instant breaking news updates and bite-sized previews to full articles presented a powerful and convenient way to relay information. Perhaps too convenient. In the contentious political climate of 2020, the way Twitter users ...

Surf Curse bewitches crowd at One Eyed Jacks

Surf Curse bewitches crowd at One Eyed Jacks

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

January 22, 2020

The legendary New Orleans music venue One Eyed Jacks hosted indie surf rock band Surf Curse Tuesday, Jan. 21, attracting crowds of fans eager to escape the chilly Louisiana night. Thankfully, the show was filled with no shortage of dancing or moshing, keeping the audience warm and grooving through the night. ...

Tulane graduate, ABA President speaks at Tulane Law School

Tulane graduate, ABA President speaks at Tulane Law School

Amy Nankin, News Editor

January 22, 2020

Judy Perry Martinez, American Bar Association president and Tulane University Law School graduate, spoke to a “Lawyers as Leaders” class at her alma mater Friday about what it means to be a leader in the legal profession.   Martinez has held leadership positions in the ABA for over 30 ye...

Athletic Spring Semester resolutions to make (roll) waves in the New Year

Athletic Spring Semester resolutions to make (roll) waves in the New Year

Bella Baff, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

We have all made a resolution to get in shape in the New Year at the end of at least one particularly motivated December, whether that involves losing weight, going on a diet, not drinking all of our calories in alcohol or limiting our stress eating. According to Statista, almost half of all New Year’s...

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

January 15, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too many trolls.”  The largest wave of Lizzo trolls took Twitter by storm in mid-December when images and videos of Lizzo wearing a bu...

‘Resilience is in our DNA’: Tulane Medical students send international message at Whitney plantation

‘Resilience is in our DNA’: Tulane Medical students send international message at Whitney plantation

Carrigan English and Amy Nankin, News Editors

January 15, 2020

Last December, a group of Tulane Medical students traveled to Whitney Plantation to learn more about their ancestors and their heritage. Little did they know that this small class trip would soon become an international news story and a nationwide movement. The Whitney Plantation is an historic site i...

It’s high time for another anti-war movement, so where are the college campuses?

It’s high time for another anti-war movement, so where are the college campuses?

Cullen Fagan, Views Editor

January 15, 2020

On May 5, 1970, Tulane students marched en masse on the flagpole in front of Newcomb Hall, with the protest occasionally erupting into violence. It was the day after the Kent State Massacre, and student films shot that day relay many dramatic acts of protest, both peaceful and violent, that took place that da...

Arcade’s January events preview

Arcade’s January events preview

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

January 15, 2020

As students and faculty return to New Orleans after a long winter’s nap, they’ll have many local events from which to choose. From festivals to concerts to theater performances, New Orleans has a wide variety of options to fill your social calendar. Getting back in rhythm with the city can be tri...

Tulane Student Health Center now provides free emergency contraceptives

Tulane Student Health Center now provides free emergency contraceptives

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

December 10, 2019

The Tulane Student Health Center (SHC) began providing free emergency contraceptives at its on-campus pharmacy Nov. 21. “Our decision on this was based on the need Students United for Reproductive Justice highlighted in their recent work to increase access to emergency contraception,” Scott Ti...

Tulane purchases 300,000 SAT-takers’ names as acceptance rate falls to all-time low

Tulane purchases 300,000 SAT-takers’ names as acceptance rate falls to all-time low

Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

December 5, 2019

After taking the SAT in his junior year of high school, Tan, a Vietnamese immigrant and Washington, D.C. resident, started receiving mail from Tulane. Tan visited campus, reached out to the Office of Financial Aid and sent a professor his application essay to read over. Then, along with the mor...