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Faculty, student-led plays tackle social justice issues in Zoom productions

Faculty, student-led plays tackle social justice issues in Zoom productions

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

6 days ago

This Thursday, the Tulane Department of Theater and Dance will premiere REFRAMED 2020: five thought-provoking plays based on the social and political environment of 2020.    The plays, which vary in seriousness of tone and in content, star Tulane students and will be performed remotely. Directors include Tulane faculty members Jessica Podewell and Jenny Mercein, along wi...

QPOC comedian Jaboukie Young-White visits Tulane

QPOC comedian Jaboukie Young-White visits Tulane

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

October 4, 2020

This past Thursday, Tulane University Campus Programming hosted their first Zoom-based event: a Q&A session with comedian Jaboukie Young-White.    The Q&A was moderated by Tulane junior and TUCP comedy chair Lucy Sartor. As part of the Zoom Q&A platform, students could directly ...

OPINION | Tulane’s all-gender bathrooms are not inclusive enough

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Miranda Teresa Fitz, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

If you look on the Tulane University admissions page for diversity and inclusion, you can catch a few of the initiatives they’ve put in place: testimonies from students of color, LGBTQ resources on campus, and multicultural fly-ins, which are still happening, by the way. What I find useful to reference, in a time of impulsiv...

Sixth annual Shifting the Narrative tackles sexual, racial violence on campus

Sixth annual Shifting the Narrative tackles sexual, racial violence on campus

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

September 25, 2020

This past Wednesday, the sixth annual Shifting the Paradigm was hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Tulane’s Title IX office. The event, as part of the All In campaign to end sexual violence on campus, featured a panel of scholars involved in work to support communities of color and a...

OPINION | Gender reveals must be left behind

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Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

September 16, 2020

Over this past Labor Day weekend, a family in suburban southern California was preparing for what has become a ritual affair in America these days: a gender reveal party. Although this is not an uncommon event, the result certainly was, with the flashy pyrotechnics involved starting a wildfire that cons...

Marginalized communities are paying steeper price for Hurricane Laura

Marginalized communities are paying steeper price for Hurricane Laura

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

September 9, 2020

On Aug. 27, Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana. Since then, irreversible damage has been done to affected communities primarily in southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. Although Laura largely missed New Orleans and spared much of the surrounding area from the damage, there is no doubt that th...

Letter from the Intersections Editor: Haters keep us famous

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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

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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...