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Pump malfunction floods LBC basement, reopening date undetermined

Pump malfunction floods LBC basement, reopening date undetermined

Amy Nankin, News Editor October 21, 2020

The Garden Level of the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) closed in response to a pump malfunction that resulted in flooding throughout portions of the Garden Level Oct. 18. There is no exact date for when repairs...

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor March 7, 2018

New Orleans saw flooding all over the city due to damaged drainage pumps last summer. The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans plans to fix the drainage system in the city this year, but it must do...

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Daniel Horowitz, Senior Staff Writer September 24, 2017

Clean drinking water is a simple necessity about which residents of urban areas in the U.S. do not typically have to worry. For residents of Flint, Michigan, however, clean water can be difficult to...

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, more than 50 inches of rain and severe flooding damaged many homes and buildings. 

Students impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Tulane community responds

Cam Lutz and Kathryne LeBell, Senior Staff Reporter and Staff Reporter September 14, 2017

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on Aug. 25, bringing unprecedented flooding to the affected regions. The hurricane took the lives of at least 70 people while also dropping as many as 50 inches of rain on parts...

Uptown, Downtown, Elmwood campuses closed due to possible flooding

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor August 28, 2017

Tulane's New Orleans campuses, including the Uptown, Downtown and Elmwood campuses, will be closed tomorrow, Aug. 29. Classes are canceled, and offices will also be closed. Students can expect Bruff Commons...

Flooding in the Central Business District and Mid-City left 16 drainage pumps out of service and forced pedestrians to wade through several feet of water as regular traffic was disrupted.

Faulty drainage leaves CBD and Mid-City under stagnant water

"There were cars everywhere, just stalled cars," Tulane junior Paul Simon said. "You could see how high the water had gone up and looked like that area had been about two and half, three and a half feet...

Productive summer shows Governor Edwards’ capabilities

Caroline Davenport, Contributing Writer August 31, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.This summer, the eyes of the state and nation were on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards as he handled...

“We are all Louisianians now:” Tulane, Louisiana communities unify during historic floods

Canela López and Lauren Gaines August 24, 2016

On Aug. 4, freshman Kim Lam was worrying about what decor to buy for her dorm at Tulane. A week later, her concerns were replaced with dread as she watched flood water engulf her childhood home. For...

National media fails Louisiana residents

Caroline Davenport, Contributing Writer August 24, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The American Red Cross declared the August flooding in Louisiana the worst natural disaster in the United...

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