The Tulane Hullabaloo

Students react to Gender Inclusive Housing limitations

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019

*Tabitha is a sophomore who wishes to remain anonymous.  Amid the chaos and stress of preparing for her first year at Tulane University, sophomore Tabitha* felt a rock in the pit of her stomach while checking her student housing portal. Tabitha, a transgender woman, opened her browser to see that...

Report: Tulane senior killed, struck by tire on I-10

Report: Tulane senior killed, struck by tire on I-10

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

On Tuesday, March 5, Tulane senior Margaret “Meg” Maurer was struck and killed by the tire of an 18-wheeler outside of a rest stop on Interstate 10 in Mississippi. According to an article published by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Gautier police report Maurer and two friends were returning from ...

Your Token POC // Episode 3: “But you aren’t like THOSE people”

Illustration Credit | Czars Trinidad

Kila Moore and Canela López

February 20, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/user-987807673/your-token-poc-episode-3-but-you-arent-like-those-people

Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

As a trans, genderqueer Latinx, watching the opening scenes of Bad Bunny’s newest music video for “Caro” brought tears of joy to my eyes. The Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist, known for pushing the boundaries of “traditional masculinity” and machismo in Latin hip-hop, has done it again with his latest hit. In the fi...

OMA Alumni Breakfast connects Tulanians of color

OMA Alumni Breakfast connects Tulanians of color

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

“There was this alumni man ... one of the busiest black men on campus,” Anfernee “Bubba” Murray said. “He was on three different positions, he had a part-time job, a campus job and he was also trying to be a student … He had a little side hustle by cutting hair. He would cut hair on his floor up...

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Canela López, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2018

It’s the middle of October in New Orleans, and we all know what that means: fall time. The leaves are changing (kind of), the air is cooling down (sort of) and students are struggle-chugging coffee in Howard Tilton Memorial Library attempting to cram for any belated midterms. This time of year...

Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office rejects rape charges against Tulane graduate, three local Marines

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office refused to try the rape charges pressed against three local Marines and a Tulane graduate last April after the four were arrested in connection to the alleged assault. The event occurred on April 15, and it was reported that Tulane graduate Matthew Farrell...

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Canela López, Editor–in–Chief

September 26, 2018

For many of us undergraduate students, our time at college is an era of intellectual, spiritual and, for a lucky few, sexual exploration. It is a time to grow, to learn and to find ourselves. Though soul searching can come in many forms, some of us find ourselves seeking companionship on this road...

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

Gibson Hall houses senior level administration, the Office of Undergraduate Admission and the School of Continuing Studies.

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018

It is no secret that the relationship between Tulane University and alcohol consumption has been closely scrutinized in recent years. From its location in New Orleans, a city known in part for festivals and having more bars per capita than any other US city, to its 2017 Princeton Review Ranking as the nation’s No. 1 Party Schoo...

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 9, 2018

It has been 11 months, 15 days and counting since the U.S. territory known as Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. With a death toll of 4,000 and growing according to the Denver Post, the island is far from making a full recovery. With the electrical system weakened, buildings still dilapi...

Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Canela Lopez, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018

As the fall semester commences, classes kick off and campus comes alive, The Tulane Hullabaloo has already been diligently at work down in the basement of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. In the weeks leading up to the beginning of classes, our board of 31 members has gone through ext...