The Tulane Hullabaloo

From the Basement: LeBron snubbed in MVP race again

LeBron MVP

Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2020

On Sept. 18, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was awarded his second consecutive MVP award, the first back-to-back winner of the honor since Stephen Curry in 2015 and 2016. The voting? I wouldn’t exactly call it a close race: Giannis received 85 out of the 101 first-place votes with the rest going to Los Angeles Lakers for...

FTB: If Tulane were a winter wonderland

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Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

As the days shorten and Tulane students begin the final push in their academic schedules, all eyes are on winter break and the joyous world of cold weather sports that seem almost foreign in our balmy swampy climate.  Because of New Orleans’s gentle winters, Tulane students can often be seen pl...

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Since its inception in 1906, the role of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has been to maintain the integrity of intercollegiate athletics through the creation and enforcement of competition and eligibility rules. Today, the NCAA regulates the athletic departments of 1,117 college...

A missed opportunity: Tulane should consider varsity soccer

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Green Wave Athletics program has not had a soccer team since 2008, when there was a women’s team but not a men’s team. This might seem unusual. A bona fide NCAA Division I athletic program with athletes seeking professional careers across multiple sports lacks soccer, the most popular sport ...

The name’s Monaco Caterine. Mallory Monaco Caterine. Professor by day, superhero athlete by night.

Professor of classical studies Mallory Monaco Caterine was on the AllStar team of the Big Easy Rollergirls.

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Professor of classical studies Mallory Monaco Caterine saw her first roller derby match 12 years ago at a Philly Rollergirls match in Philadelphia. To say this experience created a lasting interest would be an understatement. “I thought they looked like superheroes,” Monaco Caterine said when rem...

FTB: Differences between men’s, women’s lacrosse are unnecessary

FTB: Differences between men’s, women’s lacrosse are unnecessary

Ezra Weber, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

Most of the commonly-played sports that people know and love are divided by gender, but few diverge as strangely as men’s and women’s lacrosse.  Men’s lacrosse, for example, allows full contact and shot blocking, while women’s lacrosse prohibits both of these. Similarly, the men’s game features 10 player...

From the Basement: Keep your mascot on the leash

From the Basement: Keep your mascot on the leash

John Tanet, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2019

Steak and football — what could be a more American combination? Now, most people assume that steak would be grilled, but as a proud Texan I can tell you that isn’t always the case. You would be amazed by how much cow and football goes hand in hand. Fifteen cows to be precise. Enter Bevo XV, the l...