The Tulane Hullabaloo

Design Major to be introduced in Fall 2020

BADes major sign

Amy Nankin, News Editor

November 20, 2019

A new design major will be introduced to the undergraduate study body beginning fall 2020. The new major is housed in the School of Architecture, but students of all disciplines will be able to declare the major. Many of the core requirements for the major are already being offered, and students who ...

Post-Bruff mail services to take effect Monday

Sofia Viscuso | Photography Editor

Amy Nankin, News Editor

November 7, 2019

As a part of ongoing campus construction, students will begin picking up mail and packages from new yellow Amazon Lockers, green lockers housed in the Garden Level of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life and soon from a mailroom in Warren Residence Hall. The process was set to start on Monday but...

Urban Outfitters pop-up opens in Tulane bookstore


Amy Nankin, News Editor

October 30, 2019

An Urban Outfitters on Campus shop opened on the second floor of the Tulane University Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Lavin Bernick Center at the start of this school year. The Urban Outfitters pop-up collection is part of a company-wide partnership between Urban Outfitters and Barnes & Nobl...

USG sexual violence town hall addresses climate survey updates

Amy Nankin | News Editor

Amy Nankin, News Editor

October 16, 2019

On Tuesday, Tulane’s Undergraduate Student Government hosted its annual Sexual Violence Town Hall, a platform for students to voice concerns about sexual violence on campus.    The Sexual Violence Town Hall was created following the campus-wide Climate Survey in 2018. The success of the e...

Q&A with Aimee Freeman, Tulane professor in runoff for state office

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Amy Nankin, News Editor

October 16, 2019

Aimee Freeman is a Tulane adjunct professor and New Orleans local running for District 98 state representative. Freeman won 36% of the vote in the Oct. 12 primary and is now gearing up for the runoff election Nov. 16.  Why did you decide to run for state representative? I was tired of us being 50t...

Tulane University welcomes new sorority Tri Delta to campus

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

September 5, 2019

Four Tri Delta National Council members have traveled to New Orleans to gauge interest and recruit new members on campus. The women have been handing out flyers, talking to possible new members and holding events to increase awareness about their new organization. 

NOLA News in Brief

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

August 29, 2019

  Tulane students are finishing up their first week of classes, eating at the new Dining Room at the Commons for the first time and braving the extreme heat of New Orleans summers. Outside of the Tulane bubble, however, Lafayette artist Tony Bernard created a new design for “I Voted” stickers fo...

Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Campus flooded 7/10/19

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 12, 2019

Southwestern Louisiana and other regions along the gulf coast are under a severe weather warning with the threat of Tropical Storm Barry hitting the area on Friday and continuing through the weekend. The storm has a possibility of transitioning into a Category One hurricane Saturday, but is predicted to f...

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

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

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Tulane University announced that the beloved “bead tree” — a sizeable Nuttall oak tree covered in Mardi Gras beads that became a recognizable feature on campus — was removed from the Academic Quadrangle Tuesday. Lightening struck the tree a few years ago, and the tree was in danger of falling...

Tulane chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity hosts annual Derby Days fundraiser

Tulane University's Sigma Chi fraternity chapter raised money for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation through their annual Derby Days.

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2019

Tulane University’s Sigma Chi fraternity completed their annual week-long fundraising event, Derby Days, on Saturday. The chapter raised roughly $78,000 throughout the week for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, the chapters sole beneficiary, beating last years total of $53,000 which landed them the...

Nola News in Brief

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Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

February 27, 2019

People are packing the French Quarter more by the day, the sea of beads make the roads underneath unrecognizable, and Tulane students have left the frozen food aisles of local grocery stores desolate, so it is safe to say that Mardi Gras 2019 is in full swing. As festival season takes over the city, how...

All the spirit without the spooks: the top five feel-good Halloween films

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Amy Nankin, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2018

A slightly chilly breeze cuts through the typical New Orleans humidity, the temperature drops into the frigid mid-60s and students in leggings and sweatshirts swarm the campus. This can only mean one thing: Halloween is quickly approaching. Instead of increasing your heart rate with a horror film after...