The Tulane Hullabaloo

An Evening of Dance to blend the lines of classic dance with media, avant-garde style

Adrienne Underwood, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018

If your ideal weeknight is watching people do two things — an athletic activity and the culmination of months of skillful multitasking — better than you can ever hope to do, then "An Evening of Dance" is just the event for you. Throw aside your crippling procrastination and forget your lycra...

Q&A: Michael Morton works to aid students’ academic success

Michael Morton

Adrienne Underwood, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018

Michael Morton, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, serves as the vice president of Academic Affairs for Undergraduate Student Government for the 2017-18 academic year. In the upcoming semester, Morton hopes to complete several ongoing Academic Affairs initiatives, including a study tips campaign...

Uprooting tradition: Tulane cuts down historic trees

Tulane's trees are well-rooted in the university's past.

Adrienne Underwood and Ellen Walker

November 9, 2017

"When I initially visited Tulane, the first thing that struck me were the trees," freshman Grace Donahue said. "I hadn't been to any other campus that looked even remotely like Tulane's. The trees added such an element of uniqueness. I can't imagine this place without them." Donahue is not alone ...

“It’s okay to be white” signs stir controversy on campus, around country

Signs were found posted on Tulane's campus Wednesday morning, as well as in Boston, Alberta, and Rocky River.

Adrienne Underwood, Canela Lopez, and Lily Milwit

November 2, 2017

Editor's Note: The Hullabaloo editorial staff acknowledges that running this article on the front page of our paper and online in some ways plays into what the posters of the signs initially wanted: inciting outrage, prompting condemnation and dividing our community. Nonetheless, we felt that ignoring...

USG votes to remove plastic bags and polystyrene from campus

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

October 24, 2017

Undergraduate Student Government passed two sustainability initiatives to make Tulane a plastic bag-free and polystyrene-free campus on Tuesday, Oct. 10, during the fifth session of USG Senate at Rogers Memorial Chapel. The two resolutions call for the removal of plastic bags and polystyrene in or...

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, Adrienne Underwood, and Fiona Grathwohl

September 21, 2017

When President Trump announced the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Tulane undergraduate and DACA beneficiary Jane* said she had little time to feel or panic. Survival was the only thing on her mind. "My immediate reaction was just, 'what are the steps I need to take right now that ...

Shifting the Paradigm educates on sexual assault, lacks discussion

President Michael Fitts addresses the crowd at the start of Shifting the Paradigm, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kendall Cram Lecture Hall.

Adrienne Underwood and Story Sullivan

September 21, 2017

"Sexual violence impacts all of us. And we can do something about it," the flyer for the third annual Shifting the Paradigm event reads. Hosted by Title IX at Tulane and Tulane Campus Health, the event aimed to combat rape culture on campus by educating students about issues surrounding sexual assaul...

New science department to study Mississippi River delta

New science department to study Mississippi River delta

Adrienne Underwood and Graham Andreae, News Editor and Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017

Tulane's School of Science and Engineering is introducing The Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering, the first of its kind.  Through the new program, Tulane seeks to further understand the coasts and rivers not just in Louisiana, but around the world. Professor Mead Allison will head the departmen...

USG finalizes new judicial council

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

September 18, 2017

Tulane Undergraduate Student Government introduced and passed new bylaws for its judicial council at the second session of the 20th Senate on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall. The new bylaws outline the logistics, specific powers and jurisdiction of the council, created by last year's...

Student code of conduct undergoes revisions, shifts focus

Student code of conduct undergoes revisions, shifts focus

Adrienne Underwood and Sanjali De Silva

September 14, 2017

The new student code of conduct for the 2017-18 year features changes aimed at shifting focus from punishment to education. Significant changes in the revised student code of conduct include the general tone of the document, the role of investigators and the standards for graduate and professional ...

Kappa Sigma Tulane chapter closed until 2020 following several conduct violations

Alpha Delta Pi is negotating a lease with Kappa Sigma Housing Corporation for Kappa Sigma's former house on Broadway Street.

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

September 6, 2017

Tulane's chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity has been closed for its violation of the fraternity's code of conduct. The Supreme Executive Committee of Kappa Sigma Fraternity voted to close Tulane's Sigma Chapter at a July 14 hearing. Mitchell B. Wilson, executive director of Kappa Sigma Fratern...

Local initiative seeks to mobilize millennial voters

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Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

August 31, 2017

If half of the millennials in New Orleans voted in local elections, what could they accomplish?  In a city in which 30,000 votes generally decide mayoral elections, Millennials Voter Engagement Initiative, a project aimed at mobilizing young voters, was founded on the notion that millennials can make or break an election. If, t...