The Tulane Hullabaloo

Three historic Latinx albums you should be listening to

Three historic Latinx albums you should be listening to

 Alex Calloway, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018

There are few better ways to acknowledge the richness of Latinx heritage than through music. The ever-shifting cultures of Latin America have created, altered and improved countless musical genres and have produced some of the most memorable and internationally-renowned albums of all time. Whether t...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

Hugo Fajardo and Canela López

October 18, 2018

“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation. Latinidad. What does that mean?” Professor Isabel Caballero said. According to Caballe...

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Reporter

October 17, 2018

Louisiana does not have the most obvious ties to Latinx cultures, but its largest city, New Orleans, could not be what it is today without the influence of the Latinx individuals who have lived here. Though the construction of New Orleans began under French rule in the early 1700s, France was forced to hand over Louisia...

Thank you, Apa.

Illustration by Adelaide Basco | Senior Staff Artist

Fo García, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018

Apa, Thank you for being determined and motivated. It takes a special type of grit to try 10 times to get in somewhere you’re not wanted. I literally wouldn’t be here at Tulane typing this if you hadn’t left Mexico, your family and friends for a better life. Thank you for waking up at 3 a.m....