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Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus
November 11, 2020

In 2017, three then-members of Undergraduate Student Government, Shahamat Uddin, Sonali Chadha and Juharah Worku created legislation to rename Hebert Hall on the academic quadrangle. Inspired by Student...

Tulane’s Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Tulane's Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy
June 22, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This Saturday, June 20, History and Latin American...

Entangled with plantation history, Tulane removes iconic campus bell

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March 5, 2020

According to tradition, it only rings twice a year: once for convocation and once for commencement.  Graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 were gearing up to hear the Victory Bell ring — until...

Campus maintains connections to legendary capitalist with legacy of colonization

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April 25, 2018

One night in 1911, under the cover of darkness, revolutionary general-for-hire Lee Christmas slipped away from Secret Service agents in New Orleans who were seeking to ensure that a coup on the Honduran...

Unpacking Architecture: Vanderbilt’s accidental buildings

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March 21, 2018

According to campus legend, the reason the F. Edward Hebert Hall and Richardson Building don't match the rest of the Academic Quad is that their bricks were swapped for bricks destined for Vanderbilt University....

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