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New bead recycling program promotes eco-friendly Mardi Gras

New bead recycling program promotes eco-friendly Mardi Gras

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

New Orleans made national headlines recently when cleaning crews removed 93,000 pounds of Mardi Gras beads from clogged catch basins along St. Charles Avenue. The clogging, caused by the beads and other waste, is thought to have contributed to flooding earlier this year. Though Mardi Gras is an impo...

Water advisories reflect broken New Orleans infrastructure

Water advisories reflect broken New Orleans infrastructure

Sanjali De Silva and Ellen Waller

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

When temperatures dropped below 20 degrees on Jan. 18, the city of New Orleans experienced its 13th boiled water advisory since Hurricane Katrina.Tulane students found themselves relying on their dormitory service desks for drinking water and some off-campus houses were left without water for days. ...

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Nile Pierre and Hugo Fajardo

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

Each carnival season, the city of New Orleans shuts down for perhaps it's oldest and most famed event: Mardi Gras. Most people know of krewes from their parades and the distinct types of Mardi Gras throws they toss into the cheering crowds along St. Charles Avenue.Krewes, however, are more than the people th...

Kiln it: Clay exhibits construct contemporary spin on classic Newcomb pottery

Kiln it: Clay exhibits construct contemporary spin on classic Newcomb pottery

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

By fusing traditional and contemporary mediums, two new Newcomb Art Museum exhibits link the past and the present to create work that is both ambitious and grounded.The Newcomb Art Museum has two new exhibitions on display in the Woldenberg Art Center that are open to the public and will run unti...

New hospitality programs encourage Tulane alumni to give back to NOLA

New hospitality programs encourage Tulane alumni to give back to NOLA

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

Hospitality is one of the biggest industries in the city of New Orleans, and it is constantly growing due to the ever-booming  influx of tourists. With this in mind, Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business recently announced plans to offer hospitality and entrepreneurship programs. The new hospitality...

The dynasty and the underdog: Tulane prepares for Super Bowl LII

The dynasty and the underdog: Tulane prepares for Super Bowl LII

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The NFL season will end with Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Though the game will be played more than 1,000 miles away, Tulane students and staff alike are preparing to watch and celebrate this weekend's big game.This season finale features two starkly different teams:...

Students press administration over release of sexual assault town hall results

Students press administration over release of sexual assault town hall results

Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Scroll down to read the comprehensive live updates from the event. Read next week’s issue for insights on student reactions, thoughts from administration and what steps are moving forward.Yesterday evening, the Kendall Cram auditorium overflowed with students waiting to hear the results of the s...

2018: Year of Women

2018: Year of Women

Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

January 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

CNN declared that 2018 will be the Year of Women. Though it may seem presumptuous to designate a year's theme as early as January, The Hullabaloo wants to jump on board to emphasize the strides being made by women in the Tulane and New Orleans communities. Women will continue to break through glass ceil...

A stronger wave: Tulane football makes key additions in recruiting

A stronger wave: Tulane football makes key additions in recruiting

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Each year brings new talent for Tulane football. As the winter holidays came and passed, head coach Willie Fritz and the football staff celebrated the commitment of their 2018 recruiting class.Along with two early commitments, this recent haul brought Tulane's entire 2018 recruiting class to a size of 24. Though this class did not include an...

Signs of solidarity: Tulane community participates in Women’s March, advocates for more action

Signs of solidarity: Tulane community participates in Women’s March, advocates for more action

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

More than 5,000 demonstrators took to the streets of downtown New Orleans on Saturday as a part of the nation-wide, weekend-long anniversary celebration of the 2017 Women's March.The event featured several speakers, including New Orleans mayor-elect, Latoya Cantrell, Helena Moreno, Democratic m...

Tulane dean expands virtual reality technology to aid those with autism, addiction

Tulane dean expands virtual reality technology to aid those with autism, addiction

Emily Fornof, Intersections Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Intersections, Showcase

Patrick Bordnick, dean of the School of Social Work, brought his 12-year-old daughter into his lab where he was working on virtual reality therapy. To Bordnick's surprise, he watched as his daughter walked through a virtual party scenario, approaching and engaging with the digital people. His daughte...

2018 midterms signal wave of female political representation

2018 midterms signal wave of female political representation

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

The 2018 midterm elections are what political junkies have been waiting for since the general election in 2016. The main significance that people see in the midterms is that they are going to gauge how voters feel about their government since Donald Trump took office. There is another notable milest...

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