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First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor April 22, 2020

Just about four years ago from today, I committed to attending Tulane University and graduating amongst the Class of 2020. It was one of the most exciting days of my entire life. I called my dad after...

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Dr. Eva Silvestre: New interim director for the Center for Academic Equity

Gabby Abrams, News Associate Editor January 15, 2020

Eva Silvestre began her term as the interim director of the Center for Academic Equity at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Silvestre was preceded by Rebecca Mark, who recently accepted a position...

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Student organizers pass USG bill calling for $240-per-student equity fee

Staff Report October 29, 2019

Tonight, a resolution to establish an equity fee at Tulane University was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government.  The resolution, which passed 24-6 with one abstention, calls for a fee that...


Medicaid not accepted as Tulane health insurance: A look into alternative solutions

Carson Sanders, Contributing Reporter October 3, 2019

Editor's Note: A previous version of this article stated Tulane has never accepted Medicaid as a form of insurance. Tulane accepts in-state Medicaid as an acceptable way to waive the T-SHIP requirement. Tulane...

April Bey and Lavett Ballard: Representing black women, selfhood in art

April Bey and Lavett Ballard: Representing black women, selfhood in art

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter March 26, 2019

This Wednesday, the Center for Academic Equity will host major artists Lavett Ballard and April Bey in a conversation highlighting themes of self-representation, deciding the value in one own’s art,...

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Admissions’ multicultural fly-ins work to recruit a more diverse student body

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor October 24, 2018

For many students of color, the factors that go into choosing a college go beyond the basics of “proximity to home” and “dining hall quality.” Gauging what the student experience is like is essential,...

Catching up with the Center for Academic Equity

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor September 14, 2018

Adjusting to life in college is often very challenging. Some students often feel the pressures of learning good study habits, being far from their homes and families and trying to make new friends. This...


Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor May 3, 2018

After serving 28 years at Tulane as a professor of physics, Associate Provost, Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and the founding Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, Dean MacLaren says goodbye...

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

When President Trump announced the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Tulane undergraduate and DACA beneficiary Jane* said she had little time to feel or panic. Survival was the only thing...

Tulane faculty members and affiliates speak at the opening of the Center for Academic Equity on Feb. 13 outside Robert C. Cudd Hall.

Center for Academic Equity supports excellence for underserved students

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter February 23, 2017

In response to disparities faced by students in the LGBTQ+ community, students of color and first-generation college students, the Center for Academic Equity was born. Students gathered on Feb. 13 outside...

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