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ARCADE | In Earshot: Demi Lovato revives the 2000s

ARCADE | In Earshot: Demi Lovato revives the 2000s

Laura Malagrino, Arcade Editor August 31, 2022

A wise person once said, “Who said, I can’t wear my converse with my dress? Oh, baby, that’s just me.” That wise person is none other than Demi Lovato. From her career as a Disney star...

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Maiya Tate February 17, 2022

Figuring out how to write an article for Black History Month can be difficult. Every Black, queer student at this university has a different experience, and lumping them together can appear disingenuous.  Given...

“Why are you so invested in being half Indian? You sure don’t look Indian! Aren’t you basically white?”

ESSAY | “But wait, you don’t look Indian!”

Anna Kapoor Stephens, Contributing Columnist February 9, 2022

As a cultural anthropology student, I have a tendency to analyze and abstract aspects of my own identity to better understand both my field and my place in the world.  I became especially reflective...

Each week, over the course of several years, I developed the skills I needed to make friends in college.

I am autistic; I am proud

Jeremy Evans, Contributing Columnist October 20, 2021

I first learned of my diagnosis on Jan. 3, 2016. My dad sat next to me on the couch, and my mom sat in the recliner across the room. They asked me to pause the New England Patriots game and said there...

It is exhausting trying to fit in all the time.

Consequences of fitting in

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor October 13, 2021

I have always been told to stay out of the sunlight. I was given turmeric face masks and fairness creams as a kid to be “lighter” and “pretty again,” perpetuating the idea that a darker skin...

Reflecting on the sexual assault survivor, victim phenomenon.

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I was raped.

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor August 26, 2021

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I am not different, or better, for owning the duality of my identity as someone who was sexually assaulted.  All those who are raped are victims. That does not make...

Community critique is form of caring

Community critique is form of caring

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor November 18, 2020

As has been noted in the past, Intersections has a history of attracting controversy through our content. As a section that prioritizes marginalized voices and points out the systemic flaws that create...


‘I’m from the South’ isn’t an excuse to be racist

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor November 14, 2019

The crisp crackle of fried pickles in my mouth, the loud cool Georgia winds singing me to sleep, and the kind warm smiles of strangers ready to turn family. These are the symbols of my Southern heritage,...

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

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

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...

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Amy Urbina, Contributing Writer December 12, 2017

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech …" These words that start the Bill of Rights and the...

Kevin Spacey undermines coming out experiences of others

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor November 9, 2017

Last week, actor Anthony Rapp revealed that Kevin Spacey had sexually harassed him at a young age. In a public statement tweeted , he apologized for his conduct and revealed that he wanted to live...

Megan Calvin, Staff Artist

College athletics more inclusive to LGBTQ+ athletes

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor September 7, 2017

The stress of a college student knows no bounds. The four-year introduction to adulthood can offer young adults a great deal of pressure. This pressure skyrockets for student athletes. For 69 student athletes...

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