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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 rich aspects of food, clothing and music that encompass the culture and history of the Tremé neighborhood. Hoste...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

2018 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 Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

Complicating Women’s 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 to voice their struggles and surpass social obstacles one barrier after another. Refl...

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

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

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 as a lovely Greek revival mansion, and as visitors, we looked forward to seeing it. We would soo...

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

Josh Jessiman | Photography Editor

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 degree in economics and history in 1980, Hogg moved on to simultaneously earn his Masters in Business Ad...

Intersections’ top queer black Instagrammers to follow

Hugo Fajardo | Staff Artist

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

February 20, 2019

Looking for socially conscious memes? Or just need a break from all your midterm studying? Intersections has got you covered with the top five queer Black accounts to follow this month. Celebrate an intersectional Black History Month by checking out these icons’ profiles, we guarantee you’ll love their q...

When, where to celebrate Black History Month in New Orleans

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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 Black history and excellence than New Orleans. The many events around town seek to honor the pre...

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...

Tulane’s 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 need to remember our history. When Tulane began its first competitive athletics teams in 1893,...

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 students to ignite change in the world. This year Ambikaipaker earned tenure. He allocates his time betw...

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 25, 2018

History is complicated and filled with different sorts of nuances and perspectives. These perspectives, however, are what help provide us with a holistic understanding of our past. If we cannot learn history as it truly happened while we are students, then we will not be able to learn from past mistakes...

Glory days: the rise and fall of Tulane football

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018

College football fans today do not see the Tulane Green Wave as a storied franchise by any stretch of the imagination. Nowadays, heads turn toward the "Power Five" conference teams and, at times, fans seem to forget that other conferences even exist. While the Wave may not be as much of a force today,...