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Tulane Medical School’s controversial history of gay conversion therapy

Tulane Medical School’s controversial history of gay conversion therapy

Emily Fornof, Intersections Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article contains content related to sexual assault, homophobia and torture."It's heartbreaking,"  History Professor Randy Sparks said. "As a gay person, it hits home for me. To imagine that this is the sort of thing being done to people like me not v...

Tulane freshman enters Jefferson Parish school board race

Tulane freshman enters Jefferson Parish school board race

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, USG

Stefan Suazo is a textbook over-achiever. A Google search of his name quickly returns an endless list of awards and honors.The high school valedictorian and National Merit scholar earned admittance to Harvard, a full-ride scholarship to Tulane and internships in the New Orleans District Attorney's ...

A season in review: the ins and outs of spring semester sports

A season in review: the ins and outs of spring semester sports

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Beach VolleyballTulane beach volleyball had a successful spring semester. The team finished 23-14 overall with impressive wins over then-No. 12 Grand Canyon University, then-No. 18 Florida Atlantic University and then-No. 12 Florida International University. While the team was unable to reach the...

Shoe designer Steve Madden speaks to students about self-made success

Shoe designer Steve Madden speaks to students about self-made success

Taylor DeMulling and Jessica Galloway

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

While walking in Steve Madden shoes may not be new to some students, taking a walk in Steve Madden's shoes is another story. Attendees at Madden's "Self Made" event on Wednesday got to do just that, hearing directly from Madden about his success in founding the eponymous footwear empire that has since expanded to include ...

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

History is complicated and filled with different sorts of nuances and perspectives. These perspectives, however, are what help provide us with a holistic understanding of our past. If we cannot learn history as it truly happened while we are students, then we will not be able to learn from past mistakes...

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

Canela Lopez, Ella Helmuth, Xulhaz Mannan, and Zahra Saifudeen

April 19, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

Brown Love | Canela Lopez Our humanity is fleeting. Together, it builds, grows. Our ancestors chained, eradicated, exterminated. But we thrive. Humanity stripped, bodies attacked, existence devalued. But we thrive. There are no devils in our bed. Safe haven, built of white sheets, soft pillows, w...

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force at the Tulane Medical Center on a non-Tulane affiliate was improper and excessive.According to ...

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

April 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

The following are opinions columns and do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Daniel Horowitz, Views EditorWe live in a sinking state. Experts have done what they can to attempt to build and restore land on the coast to compensate for the land being lost, but the land restoration ...

The Hullabaloo’s crawfish crash-course

The Hullabaloo’s crawfish crash-course

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Food, Music, Showcase

Crawfest, the largest student-run music festival in the nation, will take place once again on the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life Quadrangle this upcoming weekend. Festival attendees can expect local New Orleans food vendors, two stages for musical acts and alcohol being served to those 21 ye...

Honoring an icon: Tulane retires Devon Walker’s #18

Honoring an icon: Tulane retires Devon Walker’s #18

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Sept.8, 2012 was, for most, a Saturday like any other. The heat of the Louisiana summer was slowly beginning to fade, the leaves on trees were preparing to change and college football was quickly getting into full swing. For Tulane football's four-year letterman safety Devon Walker, however, this was the day when his life would change forever.About halfway through a game against the University of Tulsa, Walker was involved in a head-t...

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Juul craze finds home at Tulane

Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With a quick draw of the breath, smoke begins to billow. Wisps of gray fill the air. The cloud swirls out, drifting, rolling.In an anonymous survey conducted by The Hullabaloo, more than half of respondents admitted to vaping. Though there are many different types of these nicotine delivery syste...

Students of Color and LGBTQ+ students work to navigate their identities abroad

Students of Color and LGBTQ+ students work to navigate their identities abroad

Emily Fornof and Nile Pierre

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

Of all of the students studying abroad from the U.S. in the 2015-2016 school year, only 28.4 percent identified as students of color.Along with students of color who might feel ostracized or fear discrimination in foreign countries, LGBTQ+ students are confronted with not only how they will be represented...

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