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A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

Hannah May, Contributing Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LGBT history month occurs annually during the month of October. The world of sports is still a largely conservative body in terms of sexuality and gender expression, which makes celebrating the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ athletes difficult during this month. Homophobia within men's sports in partic...

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Kila Moore, News Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It has happened to everyone. A rough nudge by a passer-by or an unexpected hole in your pocket, and next thing you know, you are watching your precious $700 device fall face-down onto the asphalt.“Oh, shit!” you say. Then, apprehensively, you pick your phone off of the ground, and to your dismay...

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat

Anonymous

October 24, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

Adelaide Basco | Art Director Today, I wished I was a cat. I could walk around and know my existence would be appreciated on this campus. No, protected on this campus. I could purr, bat my eyes, and you’d see me as soft and loveable. The idea of someone threatening my existence would enrage you, evoke your deepest sympathies...

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Eva Dils, Kennon Stewart, and Peter Kintner

October 24, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Showcase, Views

Dear Editor,On Sunday, The New York Times reported on an effort by our federal government to undermine the existence of transgender, intersex and gender-diverse Americans. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to redefine gender to legally and politically erase the gender identit...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

Hugo Fajardo and Canela López

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation. Latinidad. What does that mean?” Professor Isabel Caballero said.According to Caballe...

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Hugo Fajardo, Lauren Flowers, Fo García, and Justin Marcano

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersectional Confessionals, Intersections, Showcase

Toxicity of MexicocentrismOne great thing about the term “Latinx” is that it can encompass so many cultures brought into the United States. There are 20* Latin American countries, each with their own story to tell. Their own people to talk about. Their own cultures to share.Being awa...

Slow demographic changes demonstrate administration’s failure to diversify campus

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

It’s like a broken record. The pleas for diversity at Tulane have gone on for years now, but if we continue to be all bark and no bite, nothing will change.The university can celebrate its required courses and established offices dedicated to “fostering greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and accountability at every level of university life.” But if we do not have ...

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Canela López, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

It’s the middle of October in New Orleans, and we all know what that means: fall time. The leaves are changing (kind of), the air is cooling down (sort of) and students are struggle-chugging coffee in Howard Tilton Memorial Library attempting to cram for any belated midterms.This time of year...

Day of the Dead: finding meaning through the past

Day of the Dead: finding meaning through the past

Miranda Sinsheimer, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

The period beginning Oct. 31 and ending Nov. 2 marks the celebration of Day of the Dead. The rich and vibrant traditions of Day of the Dead originated in Mexico and are celebrated throughout Latin America. Today, the holiday is celebrated in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Souls and All Sai...

Growing Latinx community brings fútbol culture, passion to US

Growing Latinx community brings fútbol culture, passion to US

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sports have bound nations and cultures together for centuries. From tennis to baseball, volleyball to golf, athletics have been an integral part of societies across the globe. It is no secret, however, that various cultures may differ on which sports constantly grab their attention.In the Un...

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students

Fentanyl-laced drugs may pose risk to Tulane students

Michael Naish

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“When I got to campus, we were gonna pick up some bars from a dealer, and we found out they were laced with fentanyl.”This is Jeff*, a Tulane freshman from New Jersey talking about his first experience with laced drugs on campus. After a moment of consideration, he shrugs and adds: “Th...

Haute couture Tulane: student fashion through the decades

Haute couture Tulane: student fashion through the decades

Cori Shalit, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

Trends in fashion have always been a reflection of the cultural values and events of a certain time period. Tulane University was founded in 1834, and its fashion has been constantly changing ever since.Let’s start our journey through the changing fads of Tulane students’ fashion in 1916. The ‘Lost G...

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