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OPINION | Tulane students should educate themselves about Mardi Gras history

OPINION | Tulane students should educate themselves about Mardi Gras history

Billie Wyler, Contributing Columnist February 16, 2022

Students at Tulane University are already beginning to prepare for what many likely consider the most exciting days of the year: Mardi Gras.  To celebrate this anticipated holiday, students at...

Hanukkah history

Two Jews’ guide to Hanukkah

Lily Mae Lazarus and Jada Roth December 1, 2021

Some Tulane University students may have noticed the enormous candelabra outside the Lavin-Bernick Center this winter. Although Tulane is 40% Jewish, for non-Jewish students and community members,...

OPINION | Coordinate major system is outdated, impractical

OPINION | Coordinate major system is outdated, impractical

Gabe Darley, Views Editor March 11, 2021

Gabe Darley is a computer science coordinate major. At a school like Tulane, academic majors and minors are often worn like badges of honor, proud indicators of one’s passions. Yet, for some students,...

Black Tulanians continue to fight for recognition, anti-racism on campus

Black Tulanians continue to fight for recognition, anti-racism on campus

Emily Rubino, Staff Reporter February 27, 2021

Tulane University was founded in 1834 and the first Black students to graduate were Deidre Dumas Labat and Reynold T. Décou in 1966 and 1967, respectively. Tulane did not admit their first Black students...

Review: Tremé festival contributes lively culture not found Uptown

Review: Tremé festival contributes lively culture not found Uptown

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor October 9, 2019

The fifth annual Tremé Fall Festival took place last weekend on Oct. 5 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, known for being New Orleans’ oldest African American church.  The festival celebrates the...

2018 Fête Française

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter March 20, 2019

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la...

Complicating Womens History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor March 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities...

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Letter to the Editor: New Orleans’ illustrious history deserves unvarnished retelling

Lily Rose Siegel February 21, 2019

While in New Orleans last year for an accepted students weekend at Tulane, my dad and I decided to kill an afternoon by driving outside of the city to Oak Alley Plantation. The plantation advertised itself...

Josh Jessiman | Photography Editor

Professor Profile: Michael Hogg bridges gap between academia, real world

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor February 21, 2019

When one glances at Professor Michael Hogg’s curriculum vitae, it is immediately clear that he has spent a significant portion of his life dedicated to Tulane University. Earning his Bachelor’s...

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When, where to celebrate Black History Month in New Orleans

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor February 14, 2019

With Black History Month fully underway, there’s no shortage of celebratory and informative events all over the country. Luckily for Tulane students, there may be few better cities in which to celebrate...

Tulanes mascot should change again to maintain tradition

Tulane’s mascot should change again to maintain tradition

Matt Saletta, Editor for Views Section September 24, 2018

The time has come to change Tulane’s mascot. Though this may sound like a radical stance, changing the mascot is the only way for Tulane to uphold one of its longest traditions. To understand this, we...

Ambikaipaker

Professor Profile: Mohan Ambikaipaker encourages students to recognize Tulane’s history

Kila Moore, Associate Editor April 26, 2018

Beneath the humble, fatherly appearance of Mohan Ambikaipaker lies a passionate educator. As an Associate Professor in the Tulane University Department of Communications, he is fervent about empowering...

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