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Penthouse Improv brings new comedic outlet to campus

Penthouse Improv brings new comedic outlet to campus

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

From the brand new Tulane Improv Club to the established Cat Mafia sketch comedy group, Tulane's arts and entertainment scene is quickly growing to incorporate comedy. One group that is gaining popularity at Tulane is Penthouse Improv, which was established last spring.In improvisational theater,...

Challenge finalists aim to solve hypoxia

Challenge finalists aim to solve hypoxia

Tess Riley, News Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge selected five finalists based on their proposed solutions to hypoxia, a fatal oxygen deficiency in lakes and oceans creating ecological dead zones where marine life cannot survive.Tulane University and Tulane alumna and philanthropist Phyllis Taylor partner...

PeachWave helps host Electroflux, expands influence off campus

PeachWave helps host Electroflux, expands influence off campus

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, NOLA, Showcase

Part art exhibition, part dance-punk dance party and part fundraiser, Electroflux will combine different forms of local talent into one unconventional event.The self-proclaimed dance party takes place at 10 p.m. on Jan. 28 at The Howlin' Wolf. The expo is a collaboration between PeachWave, an online pu...

Resistance in ink: New Orleans literary community joins global movement

Resistance in ink: New Orleans literary community joins global movement

Tess Riley and Tyler Mead

January 18, 2017


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Writers like Oscar Wilde, Langston Hughes and Audre Lorde used their voices to support compassion, free speech, multiculturalism and rebellion. The New Orleans chapter of Writers Resist hopes to keep that tradition alive.Appropriately coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15, the Ne...

James Carville leads panel on state of American politics

James Carville leads panel on state of American politics

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With controversy mounting on campus over President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration, James Carville headlined a panel of political scholars and practitioners to speak about the state of American politics.The roundtable discussion was held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 in Kendall Cram...

Tulane sends false acceptance emails to 130 early decision applicants

Tulane sends false acceptance emails to 130 early decision applicants

Lily Milwit, News Editor

January 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

130 early decision applicants received an email from Technology Services, offering admission to the class of 2021 and Tulane email addresses before the Office of Undergraduate Admission officially released decisions.Tulane notified those accepted in the early decision process by midnight Thursday....

No-fear holiday cheer: Arcade’s guide to New Orleans holiday events

No-fear holiday cheer: Arcade’s guide to New Orleans holiday events

Erica Goldish and Annabelle Golden

January 2, 2017


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

It may not be snowing in New Orleans, but there are still plenty of ways to feed your holiday spirit. The Arcade has compiled some of the best things to do to bring you some of the holiday cheer this season, whether it be running a 5K, exploring the city under dazzling lights or eating some delicious...

French Quarter offers museum must-sees

French Quarter offers museum must-sees

Rachael Richard, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

Staying within the "Tulane bubble" and forgetting to explore this incredible city proves a common problem among students. Venturing outside the boundaries of campus is a step in the right direction, but it's easy to get sucked into Frenchman Street, Bourbon bars, and the usual Tulane hotspots. The city's...

Team honors seniors’ strong performances

Team honors seniors’ strong performances

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming and Diving

In a year filled with tough competition, the Tulane women's swimming and diving team competed hard in its senior day against LSU on Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Reily Student Recreation Center natatorium.In the midst of a 161-79 loss to the Tigers, the Green Wave celebrated two seniors, Joy Jason and...

LA public schools’ use of corporal punishment inexcusable

LA public schools’ use of corporal punishment inexcusable

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In the 2013-14 academic year, American schools disciplined 109,000 students with corporal punishment. This practice remains legal in much of the South and parts of the Midwest. Louisiana is one of only ...

Community supports students affected by fire

Community supports students affected by fire

Tess Riley, News Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After a two-alarm fire left four undergraduate students homeless, the Tulane community provided them not only with material goods but unwavering support.The fire occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 28 at 2119 Calhoun Street, destroying the home of seniors Kallin Zehren, Amy Kane, Kylie Shadle...

Weekend Crime Report: Dec. 2 to Dec. 4

Tess Riley, News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department during the weekend of Dec. 2 to Dec. 4. Forgery involving counterfeit money: A manager at the Lavin-Bernick Center food court reported to TUPD that she discovered a $20 bill that she believed to be counterfeit at 8:09 a.m. on ...

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