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OPINION | House Bill 999 enables censorship

OPINION | House Bill 999 enables censorship

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 15, 2023

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives at Florida college campuses may lose state and federal funding due to Florida House Bill 999. The bill, recently advanced by the Florida House of Representatives,...

Ben Bernstein and his team are gathering signatures on a petition to include antisemitism awareness training in Tulanes freshman orientation.

Student seeks antisemitism awareness training in freshman orientation

Martha Sanchez, News Editor March 9, 2023

A Tulane University senior is seeking signatures on a petition to include antisemitism awareness training in freshman orientation.    Ben Bernstein, who is leading the signature push, said...

Students in the Urban Build program work to construct residences in New Orleans.

Urban Build program tackles New Orleans housing crisis

Marcus Pacenza, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

A rise in crime, unemployment and rent prices has had a significant impact on the city of New Orleans and Tulane University’s campus. According to local housing advocates, these problems can be attributed...

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 30, 2022

Harvard and Yale recently withdrew from the U.S. News & World Report law-school ranking systems, citing the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding affirmative action. According to Yale Law School...

Chief Diversity Officer Anneliese Singh is urging students, faculty and staff to complete the EDI Survey in an effort to understand discrimination and harassment on campus.

Chief Diversity Officer urges climate survey responses

Mercedes Ohlen, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Tulane University’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is urging students to take a climate survey to help the administration gauge student experience on campus. The survey is also intended...

In a letter emailed to all students, Woodley said the article caused pain and outrage, and she denounced antisemitism, anti-Blackness and all forms of discrimination. 

EDI Climate Survey to gauge campus discrimination

Martha Sanchez, News Editor October 28, 2022

Tulane University will administer an equity, diversity and inclusion survey in an effort to better understand how students, faculty and staff view discrimination on campus, the school announced Thursday.    The...

Whos afraid of F. Edward Hébert?

Who’s afraid of F. Edward Hébert?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 19, 2022

In what seems to be a tradition at Tulane University, the F. Edward Hebert Hall is once again the center of campus controversy. Most recently, Tulane faculty unofficially renamed the building in honor...

What separates performative diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives from ones that encourage real change?

OPINION | Performative DEI initiatives are far from productive

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor February 9, 2022

    Performative change is nothing new. Every March, storefronts take down their Black History Month decorations and put up another series of ads and products. Every July, when Pride...

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OPINION | Expensive tuition remains largest barrier to a diverse Tulane

Zachary Schultz, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

In the past decade, Tulane University has earned high marks across numerous categories — from engagement in community service to having the happiest students — a position which has earned it national...

There is an apparent disconnect between students talk and actions.

OPINION | College is not about getting rich

Amy Stambaugh, Contributing Writer September 16, 2020

America is facing a reckoning. Inequality in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since before the Great Depression. A 2016 Brookings Institute analysis found that the average white family had more...

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Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

Les Griots Violets November 6, 2019

Nous sommes Les Griots Violets. We are Les Griots Violets. We are activists, we are organizers, we are revolutionaries, we are movers and shakers. We are storytellers. We lift the voices of those who have...


Medicaid not accepted as Tulane health insurance: A look into alternative solutions

Carson Sanders, Contributing Reporter October 3, 2019

Editor's Note: A previous version of this article stated Tulane has never accepted Medicaid as a form of insurance. Tulane accepts in-state Medicaid as an acceptable way to waive the T-SHIP requirement. Tulane...

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