The Tulane Hullabaloo

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

May 2, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. As the semester comes to a close, so does the undergraduate experience of seniors at Tulane University. While being away from the physical classroom a...

First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

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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 school, yelling and cheering about the decision, listening to him cry tears of joy over the phone...

Heartbreak, coronavirus, and the best people I’ve ever known

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

April 7, 2020

Today, almost three weeks after Tulane’s initial announcement of transitioning academic instruction online, I decided to take a walk through campus. I was met with a chilling sadness as I passed through McAlister Place, eyeing the remaining pavement chalk of planned events that will never happen. ...

Let’s use fall break as an opportunity to refresh and quit whining

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

October 9, 2019

If you’re reading this article, take a deep breath. Okay, now take another one. Fall break is upon us. Two months into a tumultuous semester, the Tulane community now faces ample opportunity to relax, refresh and reset. In many ways, the fall semester has brought about irritation and upheaval, resultin...

Class of 2022 brings change to admissions strategy

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Peter Kintner, Contributing Reporter

March 14, 2018

Moving from 30 percent to 17 percent in just two years, Tulane's acceptance rate has plummeted since 2015. Two factors have contributed to this rapid rise in selectivity: a dramatic increase in the number of applications and an increasing number of students who accept offers of admission to the school...