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Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Gillian Robins, Cori Shalit, and Hannah Erbrick

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

Known for its busy social schedule, New Orleans boasts tons of festivals each year. This is no exception during the winter months, when the holiday season offers ample opportunity for festive fun. Here’s a guide to enjoying some of the best festivals in the city this season.   ...

Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Elana Bush | Photography Editor The team most definitely did not make it easy, but this past weekend, Tulane football obtained bowl eligibility with a win over the United States Naval Academy. This sixth win of the season will give the Green Wave the its first opportunity to compete in a bowl game sinc...

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Jordan Hall, Views Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

The 2018 midterm elections have come and gone. They were the most important midterms of our lifetimes so far, and the first election many of us voted in.The midterms were voters’ first concrete chance to shift power away from the authoritarian Trump administration and back into the hands o...

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that may be offensive to some readers.5:16pm, Update: As of Thursday, Nov. 15, Ethan Hutton has resigned from TUPD.On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Tulane University’s Police Department announced the hiring of three new police officers – Ethan Hutton, Derrick Tomberlin and Martin Mapp.        ...

Off the cuff: Students reflect on cuffing season at Tulane

Off the cuff: Students reflect on cuffing season at Tulane

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

As the winter months approach and the festive lattes brew, Tulane students are already preparing for the most polarizing time of year: cuffing season. Loved by some, deplored by others, cuffing season is the period of the semester where happily-single individuals suddenly find themselves longing for...

Women of Color take the midterm elections by storm

Women of Color take the midterm elections by storm

Lauren Flowers, Associate Intersections Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

The 2018 midterm election was highly anticipated by Democrats hoping to unseat Republicans in Congress following Trump’s election. It was not only historic because the Democrats took the House of Representatives — it was the first time Americans elected more than 100 women to the House, a record nu...

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Over the past few years, Green Wave fans have seen quite a few ups and downs from Tulane football. From the missed, game-sealing field goal in last season’s homecoming game against the University of Cincinnati, a controversial officiating error against Southern Methodist University that cost the G...

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

“Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans.” It is an ever-present rallying cry that Tulane has used to tout its role in the city’s redevelopment after Katrina. It has allowed the university to have a unique, mutually beneficial relationship with the city. However, it has contributed to a crisis of identit...

Freshmen’s Guide to Successful Spring 2019 Scheduling

Freshmen’s Guide to Successful Spring 2019 Scheduling

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

Sophia Viscuso | Photography Associate It may feel like the semester just started, but class registration for Spring 2019 is coming up fast — for some, it may already be here. Upperclassmen have already figured out what works for them, but here are some tips for freshmen on how to master your seco...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

Homecoming Court works to dismantle gender binary, becomes trans-inclusive

Homecoming Court works to dismantle gender binary, becomes trans-inclusive

Canela López, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

For students, alumni and other members of the Tulane family, Homecoming Week marks a beautiful celebration of their pride in the good ol’ olive and green, and a chance to return to campus to take part in the Tulane-themed festivities. For many, no HoCo week would be complete without the crowning o...

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Mark Winokur, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Though the price of tuition at Tulane is higher than at many of its peer institutions, Tulane’s merit-based scholarships have allowed some high-performing students to attend for a fraction of the regular cost of tuition. In 2012, Tulane offered more than $20,500 in merit aid per person to a th...

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