The Tulane Hullabaloo

We’re cheering for Tulane’s first gender-neutral homecoming court


October 30, 2019

The honoring of a homecoming king and queen is a long-standing university tradition that has excluded students who identify outside of the gender binary. This year, Tulane has made a commendable effort to ensure that does not take place on our campus.  The Hullabaloo is proud to see Tulane join a...

Tulane introduces first gender-inclusive homecoming court

Tulane's 2019 homecoming court winners

Deeya Patel, News Editor

October 30, 2019

Tulane homecoming weekend means football, music, alumni and a celebration of the Green Wave. And this year, a gender-inclusive homecoming court.  In the past, homecoming court consisted of 10 undergraduate seniors, half contesting for the title of homecoming queen and the other half contesting f...

Homecoming Court works to dismantle gender binary, becomes trans-inclusive

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Canela López, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

For students, alumni and other members of the Tulane family, Homecoming Week marks a beautiful celebration of their pride in the good ol’ olive and green, and a chance to return to campus to take part in the Tulane-themed festivities. For many, no HoCo week would be complete without the crowning o...

Tulane community members come together for Homecoming

Tulane students enjoy carnival rides, food, and local music Friday night on the LBC Quad. The night culminated in a fireworks display.

Sanjali De Silva, Carrigan English, and Kayla Davis

November 9, 2017

The New Orleans hot weather returned, alumni flooded campus and events ranging from tailgating to carnivals filled students' weeks with school spirit. It was Homecoming time. For this year's Homecoming festivities, The Tidal Wave Week 2017 was branded with the slogan "Come TUgether." "Come TUgether [is] a means of bringing together a diverse campus where we ...

How HBCUs “Come Together”: black colleges and universities offer a different Homecoming experience


Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Kila Moore

November 9, 2017

"In the days leading up to homecoming, the atmosphere on campus is marked by intense anticipation," Edward Wiggins, a sophomore at Xavier University of New Orleans, said. "All of the students are preparing to slay in their nicest outfits."  Wiggins described an average week before Homecoming at Xavier, a...

Homecoming Week includes fun, family-friendly events

Homecoming Week includes fun, family-friendly events

Lucy Rice and Callie Belback

November 2, 2017

Tulane's Homecoming Week offers a cornucopia of events to bridge the gap between the hype of Halloween and the countdown to Thanksgiving. This year spanning from Oct. 30 - Nov. 4, "Wave ‘17 " will be a chance for alumni, parents, faculty and students alike to celebrate being a part of Tulane. This year's th...

Jesse McCartney to grace Tulane with his “Beautiful Soul”

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Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

November 1, 2017

After Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, featuring little-known and mediocre artists like The Killers and Kendrick Lamar, Tulane is in for a refreshing change as Tidal Wave brings musical prodigy Jesse McCartney to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday on the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life Quadrangle. ...

Green Wave rolls onto home turf: Tulane prepares to play SMU in homecoming game

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Glen Cuiellette prepares to set up a play during Tulane's most recent home game against the University of Memphis. The Green Wave is currently ranked 3-4 overall, and 0-3 in the American Athletic Conference.

Clara Harrington, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016

As Tulane prepares for homecoming weekend by decorating buildings in olive and blue, lighting up McAlister Auditorium and setting up tailgate tents on the quad, the Green Wave (3-4, 0-3 American Athletic Conference) is ramping up to take on the SMU Mustangs (3-4, 1-2 AAC) on Oct. 28 at Yulman Stadium.Tul...