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Letter from the Intersections Editor: Haters keep us famous

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

May 16, 2020

“Shoutout to my haters, sorry you couldn’t phase me” - Nicki Minaj Among the things I planned on doing in college, writing for The Hullabaloo was not one of them. Writing for The Hullabaloo and amassing a cult following of haters was certainly not one of them.  I stumbled into college jou...

Tulane activism suffers from student apathy

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Cullen Fagan, Views Editor

February 6, 2020

Young people are the future. This message is broadcast every day over the media and through the social movements that have recently taken the world by storm. The importance of youth in activism is apparent when we see the accomplishments of the Parkland survivors, of the young activists involved in Bla...

Intersections’ events to look out for

Intersections' events to look out for

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

January 22, 2020

After the first few weeks of the spring semester, it can be hard to find events on Tulane’s campus or in the Greater New Orleans community to attend. Read more to learn about the various events going on to get involved more in social activism in our community, immerse yourself in New Orleans’ cult...

Intersections’ picks for the 2020 Grammys

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Megan Garcia and Shahamat Uddin

November 21, 2019

The Recording Academy announced their selections for the 2020 Grammy nominations this Wednesday. Historically, the Grammys has been a tension point of social justice, racism — we love you, “Lemonade” — and measure of diverse representation in music. The 2020 Grammy nominations, however, r...

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

OPINION: Anti-Latinx and immigrant discourse reaches life-threatening levels

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 11, 2019

  The morning of Aug. 3 was all normal at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, until 21-year-old Patrick Crusius opened fire on customers, killing 22 people and leaving more wounded. Later a manifesto was discovered, riddled with anti-Latinx and anti-immigrant ramblings. The shooter even referenced a “Hi...

Class of 2023 orientation takes step forward in addressing diversity

Sofia Viscuso | Photo Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 4, 2019

This year’s freshman orientation included a new way to address diversity and inclusion. Community Engagement Advocates, who are recruited through the Center for Public Service and the Carolyn Barber Pierre Center for Intercultural Life at Tulane, led workshops on diversity and inclusion aimed at edu...

Letter from the Intersections Editor

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

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...

Your Token POC // Episode 3: “But you aren’t like THOSE people”

Illustration Credit | Czars Trinidad

Kila Moore and Canela López

February 20, 2019

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Intersectional Confessional: What Bad Bunny’s “Caro” means for a queer Latinx like me

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Canela López, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

As a trans, genderqueer Latinx, watching the opening scenes of Bad Bunny’s newest music video for “Caro” brought tears of joy to my eyes. The Puerto Rican Latin Trap artist, known for pushing the boundaries of “traditional masculinity” and machismo in Latin hip-hop, has done it again with his latest hit. In the fi...

Opinion: There is a proper way to celebrate ‘Native American’ Heritage Month

Tagging dedicated to preserving knowledge of the Bulbancha region. Courtesy of Flickr

Jewell Prim, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Every place that Americans exist in is colonized. This land does not belong to anyone who claims to own it because of contracts, land grants or any American process. This is the land of indigenous peoples, whose claims look  nothing like the state borders that the European colonizers carved out in their...

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

Canela López, Ella Helmuth, Xulhaz Mannan, and Zahra Saifudeen

April 19, 2018

Brown Love | Canela López Our humanity is fleeting. Together, it builds, grows. Our ancestors chained, eradicated, exterminated. But we thrive. Humanity stripped, bodies attacked, existence devalued. But we thrive. There are no devils in our bed. Safe haven, built of white sheets, soft pillows, w...