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Beyond the burning of the Amazon Rainforest: the Bolsonaro regime’s centuries long genocide of indigenous peoples

Amazon rainforest

Hugo Fajardo, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Loggers ventured illegally into the Amazon Rainforest in the northeastern state of Maranhão, Brazil earlier this month. For the people that live within this part of the Amazon Rainforest, the Guajajara tribe asked for the help of their protectors once again, the Guardians of the Forest.  Areas withi...

Letter from the Intersections Editor

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Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

April 25, 2019

I came to Tulane three semesters ago. As a freshman, I stressed about the kind of environment I would have to deal with. I was confused, and at one point felt like assimilating into the predominant campus culture was the only way I could have been happy. As a shelter and safe space from this consta...

Tulane takes the D.R.: Students reflect on identity and blackness abroad after annual “O” trip

A group of Tulane students posing for a group picture before their next activity in Santiago de Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

August 30, 2018

“I feel black people in the U.S. benefit from a certain level of privilege from being American,” senior Harmonii Odinga said. “I definitely was made aware of the privileges of being American when certain socioeconomic aspects and assumptions around my blackness were left untranslated.” Studyi...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

February 28, 2018

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Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Nile Pierre and Hugo Fajardo

February 1, 2018

Each carnival season, the city of New Orleans shuts down for perhaps it's oldest and most famed event: Mardi Gras. Most people know of krewes from their parades and the distinct types of Mardi Gras throws they toss into the cheering crowds along St. Charles Avenue. Krewes, however, are more than the people th...

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Jessica Galloway, Kila Moore, and Hugo Fajardo

December 6, 2017

This is the most recent in a new Intersections series: Intersectional Confessionals. To learn more about the series, read our Letter from the Intersections Editors.  

Latina Actress, Diane Guerrero, shares perspective on immigration

Latina Actress, Diane Guerrero, shares perspective on immigration

Hugo Fajardo and Julia Ferro

November 30, 2017

"I kind of understood that I had a responsibility with my storytelling," actress Diane Guerrero said. "In order for any of this to be worth it or for any of this to feel good, I had to tell stories." Guerrero reflected on being a child of undocumented immigrants Monday in Tulane University's McAliste...