The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane Law class presidents prompt diversity discussion

Tulane Law class presidents prompt diversity discussion

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

At the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, Tulane University Law School students elected three class presidents — one to represent each of the classes at the law school. The campaign, voting and election process happens every year at Tulane and at many law schools around the country. This year, ...

Jank Setup joins ranks of Tulane-founded funk bands

Jank Setup joins ranks of Tulane-founded funk bands

Bryce Berman, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music, Showcase

Sexual Thunder, one of the most popular bands to come out of Tulane, was born in a small house in the shadows of the old Café Freret. A new band called Jank Setup, however, has recently taken up residence in the home, which continues to be a pillar of the funk band tradition.The band got it...

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

New Orleans saw flooding all over the city due to damaged drainage pumps last summer. The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans plans to fix the drainage system in the city this year, but it must do so quickly and efficiently. In addition, the funding for this project must be appropriated and used w...

Getting the ball rolling: Tulane prepares to defend its national ranking

Getting the ball rolling: Tulane prepares to defend its national ranking

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Tulane women's bowling team recently received the honor of participating in the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships Sectional Qualifier, which will take place this weekend, March 9-11, in Fairview Heights, Illinois. The team is currently ranked No. 9 in the nation.T...

Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Many Americans are all too familiar with the mass shooting cycle: public outrage, political inaction and then quiet after a few weeks. Parkland was different.According to Vox among others, the Parkland shooting on Feb. 14 has remained on the minds of Americans and media outlets largely due to the politic...

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Zharia Jeffries and Kila Moore

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

"America never was America to me / And yet I swear this oath — / America will be!" -Langston Hughes Throughout the course of American history, the vitality of black activism has often hidden under the veil of larger entities that eventually became vibrant symbols of social justice reform. But befo...

The method behind the madness: Tulane Athletics’ strategic communications team works to improve Green Wave sports

The method behind the madness: Tulane Athletics’ strategic communications team works to improve Green Wave sports

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Each week, The Hullabaloo's Sports staff examines the latest match-ups of Green Wave teams across campus. This coverage and the athletic games themselves, however,  would not be possible without the work of the strategic communications team in Tulane Athletics. This week, the section decided to spotligh...

New Education Dept. policy threatens rights of trans students

New Education Dept. policy threatens rights of trans students

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

It is no secret that the Trump Administration has been unfriendly to transgender people, but this month actors in the White House have taken a brazen step to further target trans people. The administration reversed Title IX protections that establish guidelines in protecting trans people from discriminatio...

Come Crawl with Us: New Orleans’ best breweries

Come Crawl with Us: New Orleans’ best breweries

Regina LoBiondo and Daniel Horowitz

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Food, NOLA, Showcase

In a city like New Orleans, there is a seemingly endless number of bars and restaurants where you can go to get drinks and enjoy a lazy afternoon or night out. But oftentimes, going to the source of the alcohol can be just as nice as hitting your favorite bar. Luckily for the beer lovers at Tulane...

“The O” provides community, opportunity to students throughout 30-year history

“The O” provides community, opportunity to students throughout 30-year history

Canela Lopez and Kila Moore

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In honor of the 30-year anniversary of the Tulane University Office of Multicultural Affairs and Black History Month, The Tulane Hullabaloo has outlined a history of "The O" and traced its 30 years of activism, community and triumph against adversity.If one peers between the multicolored posters and s...

Studio Be reclaims black narratives, empowers community

Studio Be reclaims black narratives, empowers community

Zharia Jeffries, Contributing Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

Walking up the sidewalk approaching Studio Be, visitors are welcomed by empowering murals, scenic railroad tracks and winding bike trails. Depictions of powerful black women of all ages surround the outside of the warehouse walls and set the tone for what hundreds of local New Orleanians, celebrities and...

Black Panther reimagines liberation through afrofuturism

Black Panther reimagines liberation through afrofuturism

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Intersections, Showcase

Blending black cultural identity with the supernatural, "Black Panther," which grossed $426 million worldwide in its opening week, challenges the popular tropes of science fiction films and proposes a new narrative of inclusion. "Black Panther" introduces millions of moviegoers to a reimagined futuristic...

Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans
Showcase