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Student organizers pass USG bill calling for $240-per-student equity fee

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Staff Report

October 30, 2019

Tonight, a resolution to establish an equity fee at Tulane University was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government.  The resolution, which passed 24-6 with one abstention, calls for a fee that would increase tuition by $240 per student to help fund areas on campus that are dedicated to supporting Black and other marginalized students.  The bill was authored by Les Griots Violets, a coalition of students organizing arou...

Campus doorways provide wheelchair accessibility issues

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Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018

Tulane alumna Rebecca Lederkramer broke her arm and leg in a bike-riding accident during her senior year in Fall 2016. She lived off-campus in a three-story home and could not climb the stairs because of her injuries. So, Tulane moved her into a wheelchair-accessible dorm room in Willow Residences. T...