The Tulane Hullabaloo

Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 6, 2019

This past Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Though his primary audience was the American people, countries from around the world also served as spectators, with their media providing coverage as well. Among them, Venezuela, watching closely. Venezuelan...

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections' top tweets of Winter Break

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy theories after having watched "Bandersnatch." Here are Intersections' favorite tweets from winter br...

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

What Latinidad means at a predominantly white institution

Hugo Fajardo and Canela López

October 18, 2018

“When I teach Latino studies, normally the first three weeks of the course is dedicated to what does it mean to be Latino, what does that mean? What does Latino/Hispanic mean and what is the differentiation. Latinidad. What does that mean?” Professor Isabel Caballero said. According to Caballe...

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Intersectional Confessionals: Being Latinx at Tulane

Hugo Fajardo, Lauren Flowers, Fo García, and Justin Marcano

October 18, 2018

Toxicity of Mexicocentrism One great thing about the term “Latinx” is that it can encompass so many cultures brought into the United States. There are 20* Latin American countries, each with their own story to tell. Their own people to talk about. Their own cultures to share. Being awa...

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Canela López, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2018

It’s the middle of October in New Orleans, and we all know what that means: fall time. The leaves are changing (kind of), the air is cooling down (sort of) and students are struggle-chugging coffee in Howard Tilton Memorial Library attempting to cram for any belated midterms. This time of year...

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...

Thank you, Apa.

Illustration by Adelaide Basco | Senior Staff Artist

Fo García, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018

Apa, Thank you for being determined and motivated. It takes a special type of grit to try 10 times to get in somewhere you’re not wanted. I literally wouldn’t be here at Tulane typing this if you hadn’t left Mexico, your family and friends for a better life. Thank you for waking up at 3 a.m....

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

April 25, 2018

Netflix is no stranger to releasing high-quality content that displays the perspectives of marginalized communities. From "Dear White People" to "Queer Eye", there are multiple shows available through the streaming service that share the stories and struggles of people of color, LGBTQ+ people and ot...