The Tulane Hullabaloo

It is exhausting trying to fit in all the time.

Consequences of fitting in

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor 2 days ago

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,...

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Lauren Flowers   As an editor of Intersections, I write a lot about identity. I have yet to touch on my identity as a mixed-race person, but as the end of my first year approaches, I realize...

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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