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Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

With the recent unveiling of the spring semester course options, Tulane has filled some crucial gaps in its list of academic offerings. Previously an unaddressed issue, the university now offers a very exciting and provocative look into New Orleans’ most defining event.  The Katrina Disaster (...

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Reporter

October 17, 2018

Louisiana does not have the most obvious ties to Latinx cultures, but its largest city, New Orleans, could not be what it is today without the influence of the Latinx individuals who have lived here. Though the construction of New Orleans began under French rule in the early 1700s, France was forced to hand over Louisia...

Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service

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Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

May 3, 2018

After serving 28 years at Tulane as a professor of physics, Associate Provost, Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and the founding Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, Dean MacLaren says goodbye to Tulane. When he first came to Tulane, MacLaren spent 10 years as a professor conductin...

The Floating World tells compelling narrative of Hurricane Katrina

In addition to C. Morgan Babst's

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

October 25, 2017

In her recent historical fiction novel, "The Floating World," author and New Orleans native C. Morgan Babst weaves an enthralling narrative of love and loss that is a must-read for casual readers and literary experts alike. Set in and around the greater New Orleans area before, during and after the e...

Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Religious studies minor returns to Tulane after twelve year hiatus

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor

March 8, 2017

Tulane lost many of its academic programs due to a lack of funding and faculty following Hurricane Katrina. One area of study lost in the aftermath of Katrina was the religious studies program. The original program offered a religious studies major, but Tulane struggled to find a faculty member to ...