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Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Intersections, Opinions, Showcase

   Courtesy of FlickrKelly is from my home, Chicago. Not in the way Kanye West is from Chicago – a rapper who fashioned himself into a representation of “Chi-town” until he became a member of the Hollywood elite, never to be seen within my hometown again. Kelly, unlike West, has actually ...

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV, Showcase

Emma Vaughters | Layout EditorI was a toddler when the World Trade Center fell to the deadliest terror attack in world history, as were the majority of my fellow Tulane students. Most of us grew up learning about this tragedy in a reverent, yet removed, manner. I definitely wasn’t paying...

From the Basement: Intersections of athleticism, activism

From the Basement: Intersections of athleticism, activism

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fearing decreased viewership and increased fan backlash, sports organizations have often encouraged their athletes and franchises to refrain from making political statements. With league penalties in mind, many players must make a difficult choice: use their celebrity status to advocate for their...

Tulane students celebrate MLK weekend through leadership conference, community outreach

Tulane students celebrate MLK weekend through leadership conference, community outreach

Nile Pierre, News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

 Last weekend, Tulane’s Black Student Union traveled with 11 members to the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC) hosted by Texas A&M University.  Founded in 1989, the SBSLC is an annual event where hundreds of students and advisors gather to participate in w...

Students reflect on study abroad experiences

Students reflect on study abroad experiences

Nile Pierre, News Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When the benefits include the expansion of worldview, an increase in cross-cultural communication and new and exciting experiences, it is no surprise that nearly 600 Tulane students study abroad each year.Together, the Office of Study Abroad and Goldring Institute offer more than 80 programs around...

After recent gutter balls, Bowling hopes for strike at upcoming match

After recent gutter balls, Bowling hopes for strike at upcoming match

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics The Tulane women’s bowling team rang in the new year with the Mid-Winter Invitational, held Jan. 11-13 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. This was the first of six tournaments that the team will compete in during the 2019 regular season.The Green Wave came into the compet...

Government shutdown endangers Native American survival

Government shutdown endangers Native American survival

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

In the wake of the United States’ longest government shutdown, much is reported on the withheld paychecks of federal workers across the country and the heaps of trash beginning to pile up in national parks. But many members of the public do not know the toll the shutdown is taking on Nati...

Airing of Grievances: Syllabus week

Airing of Grievances: Syllabus week

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

Adelaide Basco | Art DirectorDear “Sylly” Week Shenanigans, To quote the great Michael G. Scott, “Do you think that doing alcohol is cool?” But really — it’s a Monday, and there’s roughly thirty of you rowdy rapscallions shouting at each other outside my ho...

New Louisiana Amendment should change past, future

New Louisiana Amendment should change past, future

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Views

 Ashley Chen | Views Layout EditorThis past November, the state of Louisiana passed the Unanimous Jury Verdict for Felony Trials Amendment, or Louisiana Amendment 2. Prior to the passing of Amendment 2, state trials in Louisiana only required 10 of the 12 jurors on a trial to vote guilty in order to convict the accu...

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In the fall of 2018, Virginia Title IX attorney Margaret C. Valois filed a complaint against Tulane University and the Newcomb College Institute which claimed that the university discriminated against male students with many of its scholarship opportunities. After an investigation by the Department of Education’s O...

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, Nov. 15, The Hullabaloo discovered that two of three new police officers hired by Tulane University Police Department had posted content to their personal social media pages that contradicted Tulane’s equity policies.One of the officers, Ethan Hutton, had several posts on his Facebo...

The origins of black Santa Claus

The origins of black Santa Claus

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

In 2018, children from around the world are still taught about the most popular holiday mascot in history: Santa Claus. The large, bearded and jolly figure continues to captivate the hearts of children across continents. Young people admire Santa Claus and see him as the ultimate example of givi...

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