The Tulane Hullabaloo

Dr. Eva Silvestre: New interim director for the Center for Academic Equity

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Gabby Abrams, News Associate Editor

January 16, 2020

Eva Silvestre began her term as the interim director of the Center for Academic Equity at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Silvestre was preceded by Rebecca Mark, who recently accepted a position as director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership and professor of Women’s and Gender Studies...

Tulane Homecoming Color Run accused of cultural appropriation

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 31, 2019

Sunshine yellows, blushing bright pinks, electric blues and cool emerald greens shower the atmosphere as celebrators of Holi sprint towards each other with fists of color in hand. With the end of winter and the coming of spring, the traditional Indian holiday is celebrated in full color, boasting the trium...

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, discusses how she found her passion for science as a girl in India

Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan, also known as Dr. V, is a professor of practice in Tulane's Cell and Molecular Biology department.

Michael Chen, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Each month, the India Association of Tulane University hosts a Chai Talk with a speaker of South Asian descent. On Thursday, Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan gave a talk in Weatherhead Hall about her early life and how she found her passion for science. Vijayaraghavan, known across campus as Dr. V, is a se...

Student organization spotlight: Tulane’s Bollywood dance team Jazbaa

Photo courtesy of Nina Bharadwaj

Divya Goel, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017

Louisiana now has its very own collegiate Bollywood dance team, and it all started at Tulane. Founded in 2015, Jazbaa is a tight-knit group of young women who love to dance and share Indian culture with both the Tulane and New Orleans communities. Jazbaa provides an opportunity for people in the South...