The Tulane Hullabaloo

CPS vandalized, “Black Lives Matter” signs obstructed

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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 ...

Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

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Campbell Lutz, News Editor

October 7, 2018

A female student reported that she was sexually assaulted in the restroom of Dixon Hall at approximately 5 a.m. this morning, according to a crime alert sent to Tulane students, faculty and staff. The student said she was returning to campus from the direction of Audubon and Zimpel with a group of male ...

Two carjackings, one armed robbery reported near Uptown campus Saturday


Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018

Three separate crimes were reported to the Tulane University Police Department by the New Orleans Police Department at approximately 9:50 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. The crimes, one of which was committed against a Tulane University faculty member, all occured in the Uptown area. According to the offic...

Five Tulane students mugged at gunpoint on Hillary St. Saturday night

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

December 12, 2017

Five Tulane students were robbed at gunpoint by two men on Saturday night. At 10:40 p.m. the students were approached by the subjects on the 900 block of Hillary Street. After producing a gun, the subjects demanded the students hand over their belongings. A male victim handed over his wallet and a...

Weekend Crime Report: October 6-8

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 12, 2017

Unauthorized entry into an inhabited dwelling:  Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of an unauthorized attempt to enter a bedroom in Aron Residences on Friday. The victim stated that she observed a male subject attempting to enter her bedroom bedroom window at 3:40 a...

Weekend Crime Report: September 22-24

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

September 29, 2017

Golf Cart Crash: Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a golf cart crash at 5:40 p.m. Saturday on the northern side of Newcomb Quadrangle. The driver told the officer that they were driving west on Newcomb circle when the golf cart suddenly veered to the left, driving into ...

Weekend Crime Report: Sept. 15-17

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

September 18, 2017

Criminal Trespass:  At 6:51 a.m. Sunday, Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a subject sleeping on the sidewalk outside of the Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life. After being awakened, the subject refused to leave Tulane property. The subject smelled of al...

Weekend Crime Report: September 8-10

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

September 11, 2017

Theft:  Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft at 5 p.m. Sunday. The reporting person said she brought a group on non-Tulane affiliated people into her room in Monroe Hall on Saturday evening. When the group departed, the reporting person noticed her pres...

Weekend Crime Report: September 1-3

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

September 7, 2017

Hit and Run:  The Tulane University Police Department responded to a report of a hit-and-run incident at 11:52 a.m. Friday on campus. A staff member parked his car in a parking lot on campus and returned to find the front bumper damaged. The TUPD officer examined the scene and determined that ...

Cantrell: “New Orleans… a city of two truths”

Mayoral candidate LaToya Cantrell hosted a Q&A for Tulane and Loyola students in the Josephine Louise Ballroom on Wednesday to address concerns related to policing, discrimination and LGBTQ+ issues.

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

August 31, 2017

Mayoral candidate and current New Orleans City Council member LaToya Cantrell held a Q&A for the Tulane and Loyola communities Wednesday about her political and personal history and hopes for the future of New Orleans. "Anyone can talk to her, and she'll seem like a really down-to-earth person and someo...

Senator Kennedy misunderstands crime in NOLA

Senator Kennedy misunderstands crime in NOLA

Quinn Burke, Contributing Writer

August 24, 2017

Sen. John Kennedy has pure intentions for New Orleans in his fiery op-ed for The Times-Picayune, in which he proposes solutions aimed at reducing crime in the city. Nevertheless, his solutions are fundamentally flawed, relying on fear-mongering rather than addressing the systemic problems causing higher cri...

Officers arrest suspect in two armed robberies Monday


Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

May 1, 2017

Officers arrested a suspect in connection with two armed robberies of Tulane students that occurred around 11 a.m. Monday. The first occurred in the 200 block of South Robertson Street and the second in the 100 block of LaSalle Street. Officers confiscated a firearm and the stolen property during ...