The Tulane Hullabaloo

NBA’s new changes create “the best All-Star Game ever”

This year's NBA All-Star Game MVP award was named after the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who won the award four times in his career.

Jude Papillion, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The 69th NBA All-Star Game took place last Sunday evening at the United Center in Chicago with Team LeBron facing Team Giannis. For the fourth season in a row, the NBA decided to let the top two vote-getters in All-Star voting, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo, draft their teams, while the other to...

Women’s golf team finishes 7th in Allstate Sugar Bowl

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Hannah May- Powers, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The Allstate Sugar Bowl brought together 15 women’s collegiate golf teams from across the country to compete at the English Turn Golf and Country Club. The three-day competition saw the Tulane’s women’s golf team experience challenges along with individual triumphs.  On day one, the team pos...

Tulane sailing home to victory in its first regatta

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Ben Friedman, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

With its first regatta of the season last weekend, Tulane’s sailing team hit the water strong. In the Nelson Roltsch Regatta, named in 1984 after a Tulane sailing member who died while racing down the Mississippi coast, Tulane finished fourth out of eight teams. Members of the men’s sailing roster this seaso...

Tulane Club Tennis finds happy medium of competition and comradery

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Lucas Sachs, Contributing Reporter

February 19, 2020

With only two courts on campus, finding practice space for nearly 50 members can be hard for the Tulane club tennis team. That said, members are more than excited about the energy surrounding the club this year.  When describing the fun, welcoming culture he has helped cultivate over the last four years, senior ...

Green Wave baseball seeks success in 2020 season

The Green Wave baseball team huddles before a scrimmage on Friday as the team prepares for the upcoming 2020 season.

Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

February 12, 2020

After finishing 32-26 overall and coming in third place in the American Athletic Conference, the Tulane Green Wave baseball team is seeking to improve as it begins its 2020 campaign.  The Green Wave lost seven players to the MLB draft and free agency including star third baseman Kody Hoese who was drafted 25...

The same old story: Great season, but heartbreaking end for the Saints

Saints' wide receiver Michael Thomas enjoys career-best season in 2019.

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

The New Orleans Saints had another winning season to be proud of. The Saints earned a 13-3 record in the regular season as well as the NFC south championship. The team came into the season as the clear-cut favorite to win the south, which it did for the third year in a row.  Quarterback Drew Brees continued...

Valentine’s haikus to our sporty boos

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Sports Staff

February 12, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, our staff can’t help but get in the lovin’ mood. While this day is usually reserved for your special someone, we took the liberty of showing some love to our favorite athletes. Will the sparks fly like Eli Manning dropping dimes to Sterling Shepard? Will LeBron James ...

Club ultimate frisbee team set to soar

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Jake Blancher, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

This past month, the Tulane men’s club ultimate frisbee team, Tucks,  went on a 2,000-mile journey to attend the Santa Barbara Invite 2020, hosted by University of California, Santa Barbara. Though this tournament didn’t end the way the team had hoped, placing 18th in a field of 20 competitors, play...

Early signs from 2020 recruiting class indicate a bright future for Tulane Football

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Michael Weiss, Contributing Reporter

February 5, 2020

With the 2019 Green Wave Football season behind us, it’s time to look forward to the future. The Wave finished the season strong, securing its sixth bowl win ever and its first bowl victories in consecutive years in program history. In the team’s presentation of the Armed Forces Bowl Troph...

Saints’ alleged involvement in church abuse coverup undermines trust

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

While reeling from yet another early playoff exit, Saints fans and members of the New Orleans community were given far more serious bad news in late January. The lawyers representing a group of men filing a sexual assault claim against the Archdiocese of New Orleans made some heavy accusations against ...

Get runner’s high at the Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

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Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Hundreds of spectators on St. Charles Avenue usually mean one thing for the city of New Orleans: Mardi Gras. But this weekend, the famous street will host a different event, the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series. The series will take place on Feb. 8 and 9, and will include several long-distan...

Why ultimate frisbee should be NCAA sanctioned

James Xiang | Contributing Artist

Charles Lieberman, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Sitting on a Southwest flight headed to Santa Barbara for a tournament with 27 other teammates, I can’t help but wonder why ultimate frisbee has not been legitimized as a sport by the NCAA yet (as well as the general public).  Tulane Men’s Ultimate, considered a club sport on campus, pract...