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Tulane establishes Louisiana Promise Program

Tulane establishes Louisiana Promise Program

Caroline Latta, Contributing Reporter December 4, 2020

On Nov. 12, President Michael Fitts announced the creation of the Louisiana Promise program, a new initiative created to make Tulane University a more accessible option for Louisiana students from...

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Tulane Admits 11% of Applicants for the Class of 2024

Gabby Abrams , News Editor May 15, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Tulane University admitted 11% of the nearly 44,000...

Fitts gives his State of the University address

Fitts delivers State of the University address, outlines Tulane’s projects and goals

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter September 6, 2019

Each year, President Michael Fitts hosts a State of the University address. Aimed primarily at Tulane staff, the speech outlines the University’s latest achievements and biggest goals. At this year’s...

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Ten quick questions at Tulane: Jeff Schiffman, Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Deeya Patel, News Editor August 28, 2019

Tulane is home to many interesting people who influence the lives of students and shape the entire community. Some students, however, are only vaguely aware of the work these people do. Through our new...

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Center for Academic Equity offers resources for first-generation students

Nile Pierre, News Editor March 28, 2019

The Class of 2022 is the most racially diverse class in Tulane’s history. With this increased diversity, however, comes the need to support different populations on campus, including first-generation...

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College admissions scandal must focus on those impacted most

Michael Chen, General Associate Editor March 20, 2019

In a world where one’s college education is increasingly impacts their success in today’s workforce, many people prioritize having a college degree as an essential path towards financial gain and job...

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

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...

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Professor Profile: Mohan Ambikaipaker encourages students to recognize Tulane’s history

Kila Moore, Associate Editor April 26, 2018

Beneath the humble, fatherly appearance of Mohan Ambikaipaker lies a passionate educator. As an Associate Professor in the Tulane University Department of Communications, he is fervent about empowering...

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Class of 2022 brings change to admissions strategy

Peter Kintner, Contributing Reporter March 14, 2018

Moving from 30 percent to 17 percent in just two years, Tulane's acceptance rate has plummeted since 2015. Two factors have contributed to this rapid rise in selectivity: a dramatic increase in the...

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Tulane Admission promises not to penalize prospective students for protests

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor February 25, 2018

This week, Tulane Director of Admission Jeff Schiffman pledged that Tulane would not penalize prospective students for advocating for what they believe in and participating in peaceful protests. “Here...

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Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican Freshman Pura Arroyo Morales

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter February 1, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico to Tulane. The Hullabaloo thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature Resisting the Storm. A few weeks after...

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing  numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Kila Moore, Associate Intersections Editor November 16, 2017

"I sit in a class of 80 people and I am able to count the number of people of color on my two hands," Lauryn Hudson, a member of Tulane's Class of 2021, said. "And sometimes I can count them on one." Though...

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