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Tulane student helps produce Oscar-nominated documentary

Tulane student helps produce Oscar-nominated documentary

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Movies & TV, Showcase

People grow up hearing that they can make a difference. They learn that their voice is powerful and that one person can change the world. As students get older, it can be harder and harder to keep that little flame of hope burning when it seems like the world is past changing, especially for a seemingl...

Panhellenic Diversity and Inclusion Committee faces obstacles towards inclusive Greek System

Panhellenic Diversity and Inclusion Committee faces obstacles towards inclusive Greek System

Julianna Pasquarello, Contributing Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Views

Editor’s Note: This article refers to Tulane sororities which fall under the umbrella of the National Panhellenic Conference. It does not cover the National Pan-Hellenic Council, a historically black Greek organization, nor does it refer to professional fraternities, LGBTQ+ Greek life or honor socie...

Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

This past Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Though his primary audience was the American people, countries from around the world also served as spectators, with their media providing coverage as well. Among them, Venezuela, watching closely.Venezuelan...

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

 For the 15th consecutive year, the Puppy Bowl, humorously named Puppy Bowl XV, aired concurrently with the Super Bowl on Sunday. Puppies from 51 different shelters across 23 states were invited to the Bowl, where they were split into two teams, “Ruff” and “Fluff.”These puppies t...

Federal Courts and Louisiana Legislature Attack Women’s Rights

Federal Courts and Louisiana Legislature Attack Women’s Rights

Michael Chen, General Associate

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Views

As of this Monday, abortion physicians throughout the state of Louisiana are required to obtain “admitting privileges” from nearby hospitals thanks to Louisiana House Bill 388: Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, otherwise known as Act 620.Authored by Katrina Jackson, a democratic member of the L...

Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Intersectional Confessionals, Intersections, Showcase

As a trans, genderqueer Latinx, watching the opening scenes of Bad Bunny’s newest music video for “Caro” brought tears of joy to my eyes.The Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist, known for pushing the boundaries of “traditional masculinity” and machismo in Latin hip-hop, has done it again with his latest hit. In the fi...

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Food, NOLA, Showcase

When it comes to soothing a sweet tooth, there's one festival that takes the cake. This weekend marked the sixth annual King Cake Festival, a day dedicated to its namesake food. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Champions Square, festival attendees ate like kings, sampling the signature Mardi Gras s...

Professor Profile: Scott Nolan’s courses offer intersection of courts, law and sexuality

Professor Profile: Scott Nolan’s courses offer intersection of courts, law and sexuality

Michael Chen, Associate Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

With a 4.9 overall rating on Rate My Professors, Professor Scott Nolan has more than 20 students lined up on the waitlists for each of his classes every semester. A recognizable figure on campus, Nolan is acclaimed among political science majors for his enthusiastic and hilarious lectures which spa...

Reily Reviews: Finding strength in the sword

Reily Reviews: Finding strength in the sword

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With all the classes offered by the Reily Center, it can be hard to pick! With this new column, the Hullabaloo offers students a first hand account to help them find the workout they’re looking for.Last Sunday, I found myself in need of a workout and a change of pace in my usual routine. Af...

Breaking News: Tulane chapter of Delta Tau Delta placed on “cease and desist” status

Breaking News: Tulane chapter of Delta Tau Delta placed on “cease and desist” status

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Tulane University chapter of Delta Tau Delta is currently under investigation by the Office of Student Conduct following reports of misconduct to the Tulane Division of Student Affairs.According to Executive Director of Public Relations Mike Strecker, information regarding the misconduct has been...

The Charter that ate the South

The Charter that ate the South

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Views

The debate over charter schools has been raging for years now. With Trump’s nomination — and later confirmation — of Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, it seemed that the domination of charter schools was looming on the horizon. This proved to be the case. A year later, with a 5-2 vote fr...

Local nonprofit fighting to exonerate prisoners screens “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Local nonprofit fighting to exonerate prisoners screens “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV, Showcase

Following up his celebrated, Oscar-winning hit “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins opted to tell another moving and oft-forgotten story. Weaving an intimate picture of black love amid a backdro­­p of wrongful imprisonment and the criminal justice system, his next film, “If Beale Street Could Talk...

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