The Tulane Hullabaloo

‘There’s a human cost to cocaine’: Colombian student reflects on Tulane drug use


Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

October 31, 2019

Cocaine is an extremely addictive stimulant that is considered to be a “party drug” across many college campuses in the U.S., including Tulane. Similarly, in movies such as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” cocaine is glamorized during scenes showing extravagant parties thrown by very rich people. ...

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city's rising gun violence

Fiona Grathwohl and Lily Milwit

March 9, 2017

A resident of New Orleans is three times more likely to be killed than someone living in a similarly sized U.S. city. Gun violence killed 175 people in New Orleans in 2016. In the first 18 days of 2017, a shooting occurred, on average, every 9 hours.  Many of these killings occur in impoverished ar...