The Tulane Hullabaloo

Say my name properly, it’s not that hard

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Apoorva Verghese, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

My name, “Apoorva,” means "unique" in Malayalam, my native language. When my parents named me, they didn’t just choose a name but an aspiration. In my family, my name, as well as those of my siblings, carries strong cultural meaning. However, growing up in the U.S., my name was ugly to me. A hard-...

Professor Profile: Lisa Vigran advocates for Spanish education


Kila Moore, Associate Editor

April 15, 2018

Five days a week, Lisa Vigran, an adjunct lecturer at Tulane University, teaches Spanish to college students searching for a cultural and social escape into a different world. Her days consist of planning lessons, correcting written assignments and hosting office hours. Plan, correct, host, repeat. ...

Tulane participates in Panama Bilingüe language program

Tulane participates in Panama Bilingüe language program

Emily Carmichael, Staff Reporter

June 7, 2017

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez has a mission to make his entire country bilingual in English and Spanish. To do so, he has enlisted the help of Tulane University and several other elite universities across the globe.  Tulane is one of 20 international universities participating in ...