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OPINION | Tulane has no obligation to teach life skills

Abe Messing, Staff Columnist November 10, 2021

Perhaps the most common criticism any institution of learning receives is that it does not equip its students with necessary post-graduation skills. In early college years, students may be mostly...

Individual schools’ commencement ceremonies moved to May 19-21

Individual schools’ commencement ceremonies moved to May 19-21

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 7, 2021

On March 26, 2021, Tulane administration sent out an email announcing that commencement ceremonies for individual schools, which are to be held in person, would be moved up to the week of May 10.    Michael...

Tulane announces changes to commencement, mixed reactions

Tulane announces changes to commencement, mixed reactions

Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter March 26, 2021

This morning, March 26, 2021, Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that the Class of 2021 commencement ceremony would be held virtually due to continuing COVID-19 concerns.  The virtual...

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Tulane holds virtual ceremony to honor Class of 2020

Amy Nankin, News Editor May 17, 2020

Saturday afternoon, Tulane University held an online ceremony to honor the graduating Class of 2020, titled "TUgether: Connecting the Class of 2020."  The ceremony began with a slideshow of pictures...

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Hull Poll: Here’s what our seniors think graduation should look like

April 15, 2020

It used to go like this: The sun will rise in the east, and come May, seniors will walk across the stage after months of anticipation and receive their diploma. Your instagram feed will be filled with...


Tulane to hold virtual ceremony May 16, in-person commencement postponed indefinitely

Amy Nankin, News Editor April 2, 2020

Tulane President Mike Fitts sent out an email to seniors this morning alerting them of changes to this year's commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual ceremony will take place on the...

Hull Poll: Heres who we think should speak at graduation

Hull Poll: Here’s who we think should speak at graduation

Josh Axelrod, Views Editor September 25, 2019

Make things right, Tulane. On Wednesday, the Commencement Planning Committee crushingly announced that the class of 2020 would not walk across the stage of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during graduation,...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers commencement speech for Tulane’s Class of 2019

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter May 21, 2019

Few life events are as consequential or memorable as a college graduation. Each year, Tulane hosts graduation in New Orleans' massive Mercedes-Benz Superdome and puts on a ceremony meant to match the significance...

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Airing of Grievances: Post-graduation plans

Cadence Neenan, Senior Staff Reporter April 4, 2019

Dear “So What Are You Doing After Graduation?,” At first, I barely thought of you. We skated through junior year of college as mere acquaintances, an afterthought in conversations with distant...

Breaking News: Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane University graduates at 2019 Commencement

Breaking News: Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane University graduates at 2019 Commencement

Nile Pierre, News Editor February 7, 2019

Today, President Fitts announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the Class of 2019’s keynote commencement speaker on May 18 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. "At Tulane, we are committed to addressing...

Streamers and confetti rain down on graduates at the conclusion of the ceremony on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Courtesy of Paula Burch-Celentano, Tulane University

“Success is not the result of making one good choice”: class of 2018 receives advice at graduation

Canela Lopez and Cadence Neenan May 23, 2018

Eager parents, relatives and loved ones streamed into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on May 19, taking their seats in anticipation of the Tulane University's Unified Commencement Ceremony. Members of...

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans: The Hullabaloo staff reflects on NOLA favorites

April 25, 2018

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end and finals season closes in, Hullabaloo seniors reflect on what they will miss most about New Orleans when they graduate, and Hullabaloo underclassmen reflect...

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