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TBSU, Tulane Special Collections delve into Black history

TBSU, Tulane Special Collections delve into Black history

Kennedy Walker, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

At the conclusion of Black History Month, Tulane’s Black Student Union, in partnership with Tulane’s Special Collections hosted a memorable event in Joseph Merrick Jones Memorial Hall on Sunday,...

Letter from the Editor: Black History Month at The Hullabaloo

Letter from the Editor: Black History Month at The Hullabaloo

Haley Soares, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

This Thursday, I am writing to you from our newsroom to introduce this year’s Black History Month issue of The Tulane Hullabaloo.  Four years ago, The Hullabaloo published its first Black History...

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OPINION | On the Black experience at Tulane during COVID-19

As we near a post-COVID-19 society, it is more important than ever to evaluate the intersection between COVID-19 disparities and race. Talking about the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and race...

Gabe Darley | Senior Staff Artist

OPINION | Tulane should dedicate more resources to teaching Black narratives

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

As racial diversity has increased on Tulane University’s campus, the school has failed to incorporate BIPOC narratives and history into its curriculum. Despite the introduction of reforms aimed to...

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor February 24, 2021

With each year, the ebb and flow of Tulane University students filters through New Orleans. Graduating seniors march alongside a second line parade as they receive their diplomas in a festival unique to...

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OPINION | Expensive tuition remains largest barrier to a diverse Tulane

Zachary Schultz, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

In the past decade, Tulane University has earned high marks across numerous categories — from engagement in community service to having the happiest students — a position which has earned it national...

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How do you celebrate Black History Month at a university with so few Black people?

Kennon Stewart, Contributing Writer February 5, 2020

I grew up celebrating Black History in my great-grandfather’s church in Detroit. For 18 years, three generations of my family spent every February in a gospel-induced fervor, belting and dancing to my...

Carl Briggs, Inas Shabazz, Justin Taylor, Maiya Tate, Janelle Williams pose in front of Newcomb Hall.

‘A more just Tulane’: Black students fight for equity from segregation to present-day

Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

Tulane admitted its first Black students in the fall of 1963.  In 2019 Tulane enrolled a record-high 92 Black students. A look back at the history of the Black student experience at Tulane allows for...

Courtesy of Michelle Martin

Know Your NOLA: Mardi Gras Indians

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter February 14, 2019

In the sea of paper mache floats, beads and colorful costumes, it’s hard for anything to stand out against the parade pandemonium of festival season. Yet, somehow, it’s impossible to miss the Mardi...

Lydia Mattson | Associate Artist

Celebrating Black excellence in Southern art

Gillian Robins and Hannah Erbrick February 14, 2019

  New Orleans’ influence in music is well known – after all, it was Black New Orleanians who invented jazz music. Louis Armstrong may be a household name, but Black History Month is a great...

Photo courtesy of Gavin Goins

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

Michael Chen, General Associate February 14, 2019

Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on...


Staff Editorial: Administration should acknowledge Black History Month, enact change

February 14, 2019

In 1963, a Jan. 26 edition of The Times-News reported that Tulane University won against a federal court order that would force the university to admit black students. According to the article, Tulane’s...

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