The Tulane Hullabaloo

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 Park at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, with wristbands for the event, which will...

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

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.

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 and striking a few poses. Within moments, however, Vanessa Richter, Vixen Workout instructor...

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 old coaching staff. I got a foot in the door, I knew I wanted to coach and had an internship befo...

Graffagnini: “Hang them, bang them baby”

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.

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, bang them baby" and enthusiastic play-by-play, Graffagnini has become a Tulane staple. A New Orlea...

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 8:30 a.m. every morning, steps onto the turf on Benson Field at Yulman Stadium. From helping with ...

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

Photo courtesy Bats on Strings

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 the intimate setting by engaging with the crowd between every song, singing and dancing for each...

Cardinal Sons to unveil new music in weekend concert series

Photo courtesy of Flatland Productions

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, John, Joe and Dave, from Jackson, Mississippi, graduated from Loyola University with degrees in Marketing,...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

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.

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 participated in a clinic for members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The two groups...

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, which has more than double those of football and triple those of baseball. According to For...

Know Your NOLA: New Orleans Jazz Museum displays distinguished history

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.

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 history. The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint honors jazz in its place of origin. Developing...

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

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

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. Seniors Lex Condes and Evan Cole play the drums and bass, respectively, and former student Eden Klinger...

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics

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 residents. Despite being away for 11 years, his love for the city led him back home as he pursues...