The Tulane Hullabaloo

Joker deserves Oscar nominations despite blowback

Joker has won 11 Oscar nominations

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying “Joker” is a cultural phenomenon. After winning Best Picture at the Venice Film Festival in September, the Todd Phillips-directed Joker origin story became perhaps the most anticipated film of 2019. When it finally hit the box office in October, it became the ...

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

Fitts gives his State of the University address

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 address, hosted in McAlister Auditorium on Friday afternoon, Fitts hoped to highlight Tulane’s increasi...

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

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Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

Few life events are as consequential or memorable as a college graduation. Each year, Tulane hosts graduation in New Orleans' massive Mercedes-Benz Superdome and puts on a ceremony meant to match the significance of the event. Complete with fireworks and New Orleans-style jazz music, this year's May 18 ...

Tulane students to raise money for homeless teenagers by participating in “sleep out”

Covenant House

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 29, 2018

As cooler weather begins to set in, many students are turning on the heater and pulling out their winter blankets. Thursday night, however, some students will be grabbing their sleeping bags and heading to Pocket Park for a sleep out. A group of 20 students will participate in a sleep out Thursday night to r...

NCI strives to maintain feminist mission following complaint filed with OCR

The Caroline Richardson Building

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 29, 2018

Ever since Tulane University and Newcomb College merged into Newcomb-Tulane College in 2006, The Newcomb College Institute has been charged with carrying on Josephine Louise Newcomb’s mission of promoting women’s higher education. NCI funds scholarships, internships and other programs, some of which ...

NOLA News in Brief

local news

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 14, 2018

Winter weather has struck, and holiday spirit is in the air. On campus, many students have been busy scheduling class for the spring semester, making plans for Thanksgiving break and pulling their winter jackets out from the back of their closets. But more has been happening in the Crescent City than an in...

NOLA News in Brief

local news

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 8, 2018

Election coverage has been a major focus of news outlets in New Orleans and across the country, but as New Orleanians voted and leaders were elected, current events outside of politics have not slowed down. In the past 10 days, the Archdiocese of New Orleans revealed the names of clergy members accused...

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Tulane cancels plan to relocate campus cats after pushback from community

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

October 25, 2018

Tulane has a long tradition of caring for its cats. From the monument erected after Cow Cat’s death last January to the cat condos in the Academic Quadrangle, the university has established itself as a home for cats. Recently, however, the university has received complaints about the cats, promp...

Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

October 14, 2018

Though the emo heyday of our youth may be dead, Fall Out Boy has yet to go down, swinging or otherwise. Fall Out Boy closed out its 81 stop-long MANIA tour at the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night with a riotous performance that left the audience ecstatic. The band is known for its angst-lad...

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Tinder at Tulane: How Tinder impacts campus culture

Campbell Lutz and Deeya Patel

September 27, 2018

"It gets me laid," says Brian* with a shrug. "So, there's that." Brian, a freshman from Chicago, is a frequent user of the popular dating app, Tinder. Tinder and other online dating apps are often used on Tulane's campus. The reasons for using these apps, however, vary widely. "Tinder was...

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 20, 2018

Many students use social media as a diversion, but few are able to gain much traction. One freshman at Tulane, however, has been able to build a successful meme page. Julia Sterling, a freshman who wants to study computer science, music and linguistics, single-handedly runs the Meme Dream Team Instagra...

The Onion co-founder Scott Dikkers gives talk to Tulane students

Scott Dikkers

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 16, 2018

"It's always been The Onion's character to berate readers and tell them that they're dumb and they don't know anything, and The Onion will tell them what they need to know. So that's always been fun," Scott Dikkers, the co-founder and former editor in chief of The Onion, said in an interview with The Hullaba...