The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane purchases 300,000 SAT-takers’ names as acceptance rate falls to all-time low

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Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

December 5, 2019

After taking the SAT in his junior year of high school, Tan, a Vietnamese immigrant and Washington, D.C. resident, started receiving mail from Tulane. Tan visited campus, reached out to the Office of Financial Aid and sent a professor his application essay to read over. Then, along with the mor...

A painful Jewish New Year one year after Tree of Life shooting

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

It has been hard to pray this year. As Jews across the country commemorated the High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the joy of the Jewish New Year has been tainted with bitterness. Our sweet, lush apples and honey, eaten to symbolize a fruitful coming year, tasted sour. Nearly one year h...

Ohio State challenges Tulane brand: ‘The’ fight is on

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

August 28, 2019

Our audacity is being tested. The Ohio State University, whose self-professed official name includes the article “the,” has come up with an ingenious idea — one so brilliant it makes you wonder how you didn’t come up with it first in all its head-scratching, so-stupid-it’s-actually-smart glo...

TEMS partners with USG to expand resources, rebrand after shutdown

Emily Meyer | Production Manager

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Working 12-hour shifts, training rigorously for a semester and clocking 90 hours of service a month is no average job description. For Tulane Emergency Medical Services, which has been rebuilding and rebranding since hazing charges knocked the organization out of service in 2015, the resources provide...

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Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

December 6, 2017

  December in New Jersey is my favorite because it's when all the Jews come out to play. A New Jersey Christmas starts with a trip to the Loews AMC movie theater where we say "hello" to every other family who attends our synagogue. That's usually followed with a snuggly stroll down quiet streets...

Arcade Team shares winter holiday traditions from around the country

Arcade Team shares winter holiday traditions from around the country

Arcade Team

December 6, 2017

Tulane is one of the most geographically diverse schools in the country. Students come from all 50 states, with the average one traveling 900 miles to get here. As winter break quickly approaches, many people will soon be returning to these places to celebrate the holidays. In the spirit of giving,...

James Carville leaves Tulane, brings expertise to LSU

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

November 25, 2017

James Carville likes to go to where the problems are. The legendary political strategist, who has taught at Tulane for the last nine years, will be departing in the spring to join the Louisiana State University faculty. "We came to Tulane soon after the events of 2005, and it was, you know, it...

Tulane’s culture of spending magnifies wealth disparities among students

Tulane's culture of spending magnifies wealth disparities among students

Josh Axelrod, Sanjali De Silva, and Matt Saletta

November 16, 2017

Junior Tayla Moore sits in an Uber as a feeling of dread washes over her. The music is blaring and her sorority sisters chat loudly, but Moore is not listening. She is thinking about how many hours she will have to work to make up for this one Uber ride. "So you really got to sit there and play Tet...

Airing of Grievances: Freshman 15

August 22, 2017

Dear Freshman 15, How are you still a thing? In an age of body positivity and self-empowerment it baffles my mind that your gloomy prophecy of weight gain still exists. You’re tacky and I hate you. Surrounded by delectable options everywhere and constant free food giveaways, putting on a little weigh...

Food destinations near campus offer popular meal options

Food destinations near campus offer popular meal options

Nurah Lambert and Josh Axelrod

June 7, 2017

Felipe's Mexican Taqueria: A quick stroll past Turchin Stadium takes you to Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria, an affordable burrito joint and a Tulane institution. It’s no Chipotle, but Felipe’s food is made with fresh ingredients and can be dipped in a variety of exciting and mysterious sauces. The...

Arcade’s top 10 events of 2016-17

Crawfest 2016 attendees enjoy the event's namesake food. This year marks the 11th Crawfest celebration, offering food, music and family friendly fun Saturday at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life and Newcomb Quadrangles.

Nurah Lambert and Josh Axelrod

June 7, 2017

Mirroring the festive charm of New Orleans, Tulane's various student-run organizations set up different events that make year-round celebration an integral part of our campus culture. Whether cheering in the stands during the homecoming game or jamming to the autotune artistry of T-Pain in Devlin Fi...

Tuchus on top: a Q&A with pageant-winning NJBs

Josh Axelrod and Jordan Figueredo

April 17, 2017

If your bubbe is verklempt because you've been dating schmucks instead of menschs, look no further than freshmen Grayson Levien and Spencer Olesky. Quit your kvetching, have the chutzpah to talk to them yourself and look at their cute little punims. Stop being a schmendrick and read The Tulane Hullabaloo'...