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Tulane’s culture of spending magnifies wealth disparities among students

Tulane’s culture of spending magnifies wealth disparities among students

Josh Axelrod, Sanjali De Silva, and Matt Saletta

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Junior Tayla Moore sits in an Uber as a feeling of dread washes over her. The music is blaring and her sorority sisters chat loudly, but Moore is not listening. She is thinking about how many hours she will have to work to make up for this one Uber ride."So you really got to sit there and play Tet...

Raising the bar: Tulane men’s basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Raising the bar: Tulane men’s basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After starting a dreary 1-3 last season, Tulane men's basketball has changed course for the better and, with a revamped roster, is rolling along at 2-0 to start the season.The team is currently preparing to take this momentum and confidence to the Caribbean as it takes part in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay, Jamaica. After th...

Student access to contraceptives must take precedence over religious concerns

Student access to contraceptives must take precedence over religious concerns

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Views

Last Tuesday, the University of Notre Dame reversed a previous decision and implemented a policy covering contraceptives in university insurance plans given to students. Subject to heated debate, this final decision was a controversial one, as it directly contradicts the school's Catholic values.Desp...

Prospect.4 opens Nov. 18 with empowering theme, international art

Prospect.4 opens Nov. 18 with empowering theme, international art

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

Renowned Jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp once described jazz as "a symbol of the triumph of the human spirit, not its degradation. It is a lily in spite of the swamp." Today, the fourth rendition of the biennial art exhibition, Prospect.4, captures Shepp's spirit, with an installment titled "The Lotus i...

How HBCUs “Come Together”: black colleges and universities offer a different Homecoming experience

How HBCUs “Come Together”: black colleges and universities offer a different Homecoming experience

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Kila Moore

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

"In the days leading up to homecoming, the atmosphere on campus is marked by intense anticipation," Edward Wiggins, a sophomore at Xavier University of New Orleans, said. "All of the students are preparing to slay in their nicest outfits." Wiggins described an average week before Homecoming at Xavier, a...

Louisiana bid for new Amazon HQ provides opportunities for state, Tulane community

Louisiana bid for new Amazon HQ provides opportunities for state, Tulane community

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Views

Last month, Louisiana primed itself to bid for Amazon's new headquarters. With cities in other states applying, Louisiana's chances of obtaining the favored bid are slim. Nevertheless, the ambitious initiative by state officials represents a significant move to become a business hub. Working to make Louisiana attractive for investment, the bid will likewise benefit the Tulane community by increas...

Shake Therapy’s milkshakes attempt to bring the boys to the yard

Shake Therapy’s milkshakes attempt to bring the boys to the yard

Allison Buffett, Senior Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arcade, Food, NOLA, Showcase

It's an Instagrammer's wildest dream: custom milkshakes brimming with various sweet or savory toppings manicured in a tall candy-dipped cup. Shake Therapy, which recently opened on South Carrollton Avenue just a block away from Tulane, offers customers gourmet milkshakes far more original than most othe...

Flag burning prohibition presents contradiction for freedom of speech

Flag burning prohibition presents contradiction for freedom of speech

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Views

From protests against the Vietnam War to those against the World Trade Organization, flag burning has always been a surefire way to catch attention and get people fired up. For many controversial moments in the American history, people have been there to burn flags. But for every person burning a flag...

“It’s okay to be white” signs stir controversy on campus, around country

“It’s okay to be white” signs stir controversy on campus, around country

Adrienne Underwood, Canela Lopez, and Lily Milwit

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Editor's Note: The Hullabaloo editorial staff acknowledges that running this article on the front page of our paper and online in some ways plays into what the posters of the signs initially wanted: inciting outrage, prompting condemnation and dividing our community. Nonetheless, we felt that ignoring...

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Ella Helmuth, Nile Pierre, and Mark Schaupp

November 1, 2017


Filed under Intersectional Confessionals, Intersections, Showcase

Intersectional Confessionals is Intersections' new series that highlights personal narratives from students from marginalized identities. This installment focuses on students' encounters inside of the classroom. For more information on intersectional confessionals, read our letter from the editors....

Tulane vs. Loyola: The Battle for Freret Street

Tulane vs. Loyola: The Battle for Freret Street

Daniel Margulies, Contributing Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

This Thursday marks a yearly tradition, as the Tulane men's basketball team squares off against the Loyola University New Orleans Wolf Pack in the second of two preseason exhibitions. The Green Wave won on Tuesday by a score of 84-74 in the team's first preseason matchup against the LSU Tig...

High Voodoo ticket prices push students toward alternative purchasing options

High Voodoo ticket prices push students toward alternative purchasing options

Luo Qi Kong and Burke Joslin

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arcade, Music, NOLA, Showcase, Uncategorized

Blinding sun shone through a gap in the tent, and sophomore Noah Shapiro blinked. As he furrowed his brow, cold sweat trickled between his eyes and down his back. The day was perfect, in a characteristically Louisiana fashion. The sky was cloudless, the humidity oppressive, the scent of freshly-trodden gr...

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