The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane sororities to cease bed decorations for incoming sisters

Courtesy of Madeleine Dem

Kila Moore, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Big sister/little sister reveal week is a very busy week for Tulane University National Panhellenic Conference sororities. The period is often filled with anonymous messages and gifts from “bigs” to their “littles” while the excitement builds for the ultimate reveal.   One practice for surprising littles, howeve...

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

Illustration Credit | Czars Trinidad

Kila Moore and Canela López

February 20, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/user-987807673/your-token-poc-episode-3-but-you-arent-like-those-people

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 29, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, The Hullabaloo discovered that two of three new police officers hired by Tulane University Police Department had posted content to their personal social media pages that contradicted Tulane’s equity policies. One of the officers, Ethan Hutton, had several posts on his Facebo...

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 8, 2018

More than ever before, college students are taking a more active role in politics. For Tulane University sophomore Henry Walther, however, his role involves leading a cohort of college students working to influence Louisiana politics, and eventually, national politics as well. During the summer of...

Student entrepreneur profile: Oh Shit Repairs

Courtesy of Philip Bosser

Kila Moore, News Editor

October 25, 2018

It has happened to everyone. A rough nudge by a passer-by or an unexpected hole in your pocket, and next thing you know, you are watching your precious $700 device fall face-down onto the asphalt. “Oh, shit!” you say. Then, apprehensively, you pick your phone off of the ground, and to your dismay...

Tulane’s new commons set for completion July 2019

Kila Moore, News Editor

August 31, 2018

Tulane University is continuing construction for its new Commons slated to open July 2019. The Commons, which is now 40 percent complete, will provide a larger and more “collaborative space” for the Tulane Community, according to President Michael Fitts. Located across from Howard-Tilton Memorial L...

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Zharia Jeffries and Kila Moore

March 1, 2018

"America never was America to me / And yet I swear this oath — / America will be!" -Langston Hughes Throughout the course of American history, the vitality of black activism has often hidden under the veil of larger entities that eventually became vibrant symbols of social justice reform. But befo...

Intersectional Netflix binge list for break

Intersectional Netflix binge list for break

Emily Fornof and Kila Moore

December 21, 2017

Here are some shows to watch for winter break, or anytime throughout the year. Dear White People This down-to-earth comedy, based on a movie by the same name, centers on POC students at Winchester, a predominantly white institution. Drenched with racial injustice and problematic rhetoric, the st...

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Jessica Galloway, Kila Moore, and Hugo Fajardo

December 6, 2017

This is the most recent in a new Intersections series: Intersectional Confessionals. To learn more about the series, read our Letter from the Intersections Editors.  

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing  numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Kila Moore, Associate Intersections Editor

November 16, 2017

"I sit in a class of 80 people and I am able to count the number of people of color on my two hands," Lauryn Hudson, a member of Tulane's Class of 2021, said. "And sometimes I can count them on one." Though the Office of Undergraduate Admission has made efforts to increase diversity, many students said they ...

How HBCUs “Come Together”: black colleges and universities offer a different Homecoming experience

How HBCUs

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Kila Moore

November 9, 2017

"In the days leading up to homecoming, the atmosphere on campus is marked by intense anticipation," Edward Wiggins, a sophomore at Xavier University of New Orleans, said. "All of the students are preparing to slay in their nicest outfits."  Wiggins described an average week before Homecoming at Xavier, a...