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Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Lizzo

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too many trolls.”  The largest wave of Lizzo trolls took Twitter by storm in mid-December when images and videos of Lizzo wearing a bu...

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2019

   Courtesy of Flickr Kelly is from my home, Chicago. Not in the way Kanye West is from Chicago – a rapper who fashioned himself into a representation of “Chi-town” until he became a member of the Hollywood elite, never to be seen within my hometown again. Kelly, unlike West, has actually ...

African American Women’s Society shapes new space for black women at Tulane

African American Women’s Society shapes new space for black women at Tulane

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

Though Tulane is focusing on increasing racial diversity year by year, black students still make up a relatively small demographic at the university — less than 9 percent, according to Tulane’s most recently released statistics. Given these numbers, it can be easy to feel out of place in Tulane’s predominantly white commun...

Changemaker-in-Chief: how Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, is redefining journalism

Changemaker-in-Chief: how Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, is redefining journalism

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

"I think my responsibility as the first and as the only different person is to be my authentic self and bring my point of view," Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, said during a talk Monday night in McAlister Auditorium. Clad in white high-heeled boots, denim jumpsuit and a black leat...

Tulane Law class presidents prompt diversity discussion

(Left to right) Gerald Williams ('19), Garrett Hines ('20) and Kerianne Strachan ('18) were elected presidents of their respective classes at Tulane Law School.

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

At the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, Tulane University Law School students elected three class presidents — one to represent each of the classes at the law school. The campaign, voting and election process happens every year at Tulane and at many law schools around the country. This year, ...

Staff editorial: All students must engage in Black History Month

February 22, 2018

For The Hullabaloo's last print issue in February, this week's edition of The Hullabaloo is Black History Month-themed. There are many outlets for Tulane faculty, students and organizations to partake in Black History Month celebrations, some of which can be found in the pages of this issue. Tulane as ...

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 the Office of Undergraduate Admission has made efforts to increase diversity, many students said they ...

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Ella Helmuth, Nile Pierre, and Mark Schaupp

November 1, 2017

Intersectional Confessionals is Intersections' new series that highlights personal narratives from students from marginalized identities. This installment focuses on students' encounters inside of the classroom. For more information on intersectional confessionals, read our letter from the editors....