The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION: The accidental erasure of ‘hispanidad’ culture on Tulane’s campus

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Miranda Teresa Fitz, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2019

Getting my grandma onboard with my move to New Orleans was a hard sell. There was no part of her that wanted me to leave home and live in a culture that, as far as any of us knew, was not even remotely similar to South Florida’s. The day I arrived with her for the first time and took her to the French Q...

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections' top tweets of Winter Break

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy theories after having watched "Bandersnatch." Here are Intersections' favorite tweets from winter br...

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...

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Hugo Fajardo, Lauren Flowers, Fo García, and Justin Marcano

October 18, 2018

Toxicity of Mexicocentrism One great thing about the term “Latinx” is that it can encompass so many cultures brought into the United States. There are 20* Latin American countries, each with their own story to tell. Their own people to talk about. Their own cultures to share. Being awa...

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....