The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Homecoming court: constructive or cliché?

Homecoming Royalty: Is it just a popularity contest?

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor

September 30, 2020

The concept of homecoming royalty seems juvenile and in many ways superficial. By pitting members of the community together in what appears to be a collegiate popularity contest, the elected student “royalty” seems to rise to an upper echelon of social status. In an institution that promotes ...

First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

first-generation

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...