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OPINION | Tulane’s land acknowledgments need to promote action

OPINION | Tulane’s land acknowledgments need to promote action

Setah Alavi, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Tulane University is located on land that once belonged to the Choctaw, Houma, Chitimacha, Biloxi and many other Native peoples before being stolen through bloodshed in the name of “civilization.”...

Some Women, is not All Women

Without intersectional feminism, advocacy does not represent all women

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 16, 2022

The first result that pops up when someone googles the term feminism is that it is a noun meaning “the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” This gives the impression...

Pride month should be a time of celebration and activism for the LGBTQ+ community, but corporations have prioritized profit over community.

Rainbow capitalism commodifies pride

Julia Hanisee, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

Every year, Pride Month, which is celebrated in June, rolls by drenched in rainbow themed products and services disguised as LGBTQ+ allyship and support. Corporations use the month of June as a business...

Tulane minimum wage change signals progress

Tulane minimum wage change signals progress

Rohan Goswami, Associate News Editor August 25, 2021

Tulane University moved to increase employee minimum wage to $15 an hour from $10.28 by Oct. 1, as part of a broader effort to “honor the critical and essential role our workforce plays in creating,...

Emma Vaughters | Layout Associate

Louisiana must address lack of judicial diversity in the state

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor February 1, 2018

  A recent study conducted by two Tulane professors, released Jan. 25, underscored a startling lack of diversity in Louisiana's judiciary. Professors Sally J. Kenney and Heather L. Johnson,...

The Newcomb Archives at the Newcomb Institute is diversifying its historical archives by adding its first-ever completely digital-born collection to preserve the history of LGBTQ+ activism in New Orleans.

Newcomb adds digital archives to document LGBTQ+ history

Fiona Grathwohl and Nile Pierre December 7, 2017

"Trans history is woefully underrepresented in the historical record," Sam Stover, archivist for digital initiatives at the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, said. "In fact, there's...

Kimberle Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw: race scholar speaks on erasure of women of color

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Canela Lopez October 4, 2017

"[Intersectionality] has been gentrified in the sense that people to whom it initially designed to recognize have been pushed out of the discourse," Kimberlé Crenshaw said at a lunch for Tulane student...

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