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Ryan Morey remembrance event to benefit child advocacy

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

In remembrance of Tulane senior Ryan Morey, who died in February, a benefit for the New Orleans Child Advocacy Center will be held in Morey's honor by a group of his friends from 2-5 p.m. Friday at Pocket...

Tulane senior Vanessa Richter leads students in a Vixen Workout session at Reily Student Recreation Center. The class has gained popularity due to its empowering message, encouraging sisterhood through intense hip-hop dance, call-and-response affirmation, and, most importantly, fierceness.

Vixen Army: Senior Vanessa Richter introduces empowering workout class to campus

Cadence Neenan, Senior Staff Reporter April 27, 2017

Walking into a Vixen Workout class can be intimidating. The overhead lights dim, the multicolored dance lights flicker across the ceiling and roughly 30 excited girls crowd close to the mirror, stretching...

Jake Stone sits down with The Hullabaloo

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter April 9, 2017

The Tulane Hullabaloo: How did you get involved with the football team? Jake Stone: I started as an undergraduate assistant at the beginning of my freshman year as a student worker-type role with the...

From his radio booth in the press box behind home plate, Todd Graffagnini can see every hit, strike and home run. Graffagnini calls each play with experience having performed the job for more than 20 years. Graffagnini has become the voice of Green Wave Athletics.

Graffagnini: “Hang them, bang them baby”

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter April 6, 2017

Radio personality Todd Graffagnini, better known simply as "Graff," has been calling Tulane sporting events for more than 20 years. Known for his energetic commentary, sassy quips, his phrase "hang them,...

Jake Stone lives football dream as graduate assistant

Jake Stone lives football dream as graduate assistant

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter April 5, 2017

Football recruiting graduate assistant Jacob Stone begins every morning at 6 a.m. by watching ESPN while eating breakfast in the Wilson Athletics Center. Stone moves on to meetings and without fail, by...

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Alexis & The Samurai, Cardinal Sons blow crowd away at Gasa Gasa

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter March 29, 2017

From doors to final encore, Gasa Gasa was a party on Saturday night. Both the opening act Alexis & The Samurai and headliner Cardinal Sons gave the audience a show to remember. Both groups highlighted...

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Cardinal Sons to unveil new music in weekend concert series

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter March 24, 2017

Propelling the alternative and indie rock scene in New Orleans, a city centered on jazz and funk, is no easy feat. For Cardinal Sons, however, the challenge proves worthwhile. The Shirley brothers,...

Members of Tulane's football, baseball and men's basketball teams led clinics and drills with participants from the Special Olympics Unified Sports program on the basketball courts of the Reily Center on March 18.

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor March 23, 2017

While most of Tulane's athletes are deep in the throes of the offseason, members of various teams have shifted gears from dunking and diving to community outreach. On Saturday, several Tulane athletes...

Transfer trend continues: Men's basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Transfer trend continues: Men’s basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter March 23, 2017

Even though it means riding the bench for a season, student-athletes often transfer. Their reasons range from changes in coaching staff to a lack of playing time. Transferring is most common in basketball,...

The Old U.S. Mint houses the New Orleans Museum of Jazz, a collection of exhibits, instruments and archives related to jazz and its ties to New Orleans.

Know Your NOLA: New Orleans Jazz Museum displays distinguished history

Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter March 23, 2017

New Orleans has served as a historical breeding ground for creative expression and a center for cultural syncretism throughout America's past. The city's ability to innovate is shown through its musical...

Blue Velvet sits outside of PJ's Coffee of New Orleans Mar. 8. The self-described

Student band Blue Velvet adds post-punk sound to NOLA community

Annabelle Golden, Staff Reporter March 23, 2017

In homage to the work of David Lynch and as huge fans of the movie "Blue Velvet," three local musicians formed a band with that namesake. Blue Velvet consists of current and past Tulane students....

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Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Madeline Billeaud , Staff Reporter March 23, 2017

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, more than a million people were displaced, many of whom never returned to the city they once called home. Freshman Colin Slater was one of these displaced...

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