The Tulane Hullabaloo

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

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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, reminders of pride in my geographic identity.  Yet, for those not from the South, racism, hatred and bigotry ar...

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Freshmen reflect on being mixed race at Tulane

Lauren Flowers, Sorrell Brown, Jamie Roa, Hannah Kline, and Eva Bowe

April 25, 2019

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 I cannot divorce it from my freshman experience. Every day, this campus reminds me because of my comp...

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...

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 United States Constitution and have resonated with Americans as they have fought for progress and...

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 openly as a gay man. Since Rapp's confession, others have come out accusing Spacey of incidents of sexual harassment. Though it is difficult to discern Spacey's actual intention, the tweet ultimately used coming out as...

College athletics more inclusive to LGBTQ+ athletes

Megan Calvin, Staff Artist

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 in the 2017-18 academic year, there is another factor that could potentially add to the already existi...