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Tulane holds virtual ceremony to honor Class of 2020

Ashley Chen | Production Manager
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...

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

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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

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: Here’s who we think should speak at graduation

Hull Poll: Here's who we think should speak at graduation
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,...

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

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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...

Airing of Grievances: Post-graduation plans

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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
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...

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

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
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...

Airing of Grievances: Whomst is our commencement speaker?!?!

Airing of Grievances: Whomst is our commencement speaker?!?!
April 14, 2018

Dear Tulane administration and whoever else is responsible for booking the 2018 commencement speaker, Let me cut to the chase – what in the heck is going on? In recent memory, Tulane's commencement...

Road to Graduation: Students pursue national scholarships

February 1, 2018

Senior year isn't all fun and games. For many, the stress of post-graduation plans can be overwhelming, which is why we're introducing our newest column, Road to Graduation. Every week we will check in...

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

Helen Mirren delivers the keynote address at the unified commencement ceremony May 20 at the Superdome.
2017 Unified Commencement Ceremony offers reflection, advice and celebration
May 26, 2017

Tulane University's Unified Commencement Ceremony on May 20 brought second lines, jazz and words of wisdom to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. On the day of commencement, Tulane students, parents, faculty,...

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