The Tulane Hullabaloo

Deja Wells named Newman Civic Fellow

Deja Wells named Newman Civic Fellow

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Deja Wells, a sophomore political science major, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for her wide-ranging involvement in public service, organizing and student government at Tulane. The fellowship aims to connect civic-minded students with the resources they need to expand their impact in their communities. In addition ...

Rankings in public service fail to tell the full story

most engaged

Deeya Patel, Views Editor

January 15, 2020

“Most Engaged in Community Service.” It’s a ranking that’s hard to miss as a Tulane student. Since the 2018 declaration of Tulane as both No. 1 Most Engaged in Community Service and No. 1 Party School, Tulane has made a comeback on Princeton Review’s 2020 college list with one of Tulane’s proudest statist...

Summer School Tuition to be charged for all CPS Summer Internships

Summer School Tuition

Amy Nankin, News Editor

September 19, 2019

During an annual summer review of Center for Public Service programs, staff members noticed inconsistencies in the second-tier service learning summer internship program. Some departments had allowed students to apply summer internship credit to their fall semester schedule, meaning these students were abl...

Class of 2023 orientation takes step forward in addressing diversity

Sofia Viscuso | Photo Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 4, 2019

This year’s freshman orientation included a new way to address diversity and inclusion. Community Engagement Advocates, who are recruited through the Center for Public Service and the Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life at Tulane, led workshops on diversity and inclusion aimed at edu...

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat

Intersectional Confessional: Today, I wished I was a cat


October 24, 2018

Adelaide Basco | Art Director Today, I wished I was a cat. I could walk around and know my existence would be appreciated on this campus. No, protected on this campus. I could purr, bat my eyes, and you’d see me as soft and loveable. The idea of someone threatening my existence would enrage you, evoke your deepest sympathies...

CPS vandalized, “Black Lives Matter” signs obstructed

sexual assault

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018

A graduate assistant for the Center for Public Service noticed yesterday that “Black Lives Matter” signs put in windows of Program Managers Ben Brubaker and Nicole Ralston’s office had been vandalized from the outside. The word “Black” had been spray painted over with black spray paint on ...

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education


Lily Milwit, Cam Lutz, and Matt Saletta

April 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, citywide school performance has dropped in New Orleans, according to a recently released State of Public Education Report by Tulane's Cowen Institute. The Cowen Institute is a Tulane-sponsored entity formed "to advance public education and youth success in New Orleans ...

Students impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Tulane community responds

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, more than 50 inches of rain and severe flooding damaged many homes and buildings. 

Cam Lutz and Kathryne LeBell, Senior Staff Reporter and Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on Aug. 25, bringing unprecedented flooding to the affected regions. The hurricane took the lives of at least 70 people while also dropping as many as 50 inches of rain on parts of the Houston area, amounting to about $200 billion in damages. Though Tulane's campuses escaped flooding, t...