The Tulane Hullabaloo

First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

April 22, 2020

Just about four years ago from today, I committed to attending Tulane University and graduating amongst the Class of 2020. It was one of the most exciting days of my entire life. I called my dad after school, yelling and cheering about the decision, listening to him cry tears of joy over the phone...

Center for Academic Equity offers resources for first-generation students

Courtesy of the Center for Academic Equity

Nile Pierre, News Editor

March 28, 2019

The Class of 2022 is the most racially diverse class in Tulane’s history. With this increased diversity, however, comes the need to support different populations on campus, including first-generation college students. The National Center for Education Statistics defines first-generation students as t...