The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane Club Tennis finds happy medium of competition and comradery


Lucas Sachs, Contributing Reporter

February 19, 2020

With only two courts on campus, finding practice space for nearly 50 members can be hard for the Tulane club tennis team. That said, members are more than excited about the energy surrounding the club this year.  When describing the fun, welcoming culture he has helped cultivate over the last four years, senior ...

Men’s tennis serving up a season at ITA Kickoff

Tulane's men's tennis team huddles during ITA Kickoff tournament.

Ben Friedman, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

This weekend witnessed the 2020 ITA Kickoff and the start of the season for Tulane’s men’s tennis team. Heading into the tournament, the Green Wave was seeded No. 4 given its wins in the first two pre-season games.          This year's roster includes freshmen Charlie Barry, Joseph Daw ...

Tulane Women’s Basketball Ready for Conference Play After Tough Schedule

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Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Tulane women’s basketball team has faced some strong opponents over the first month of the season. After opening the season with a comfortable victory over Jackson State, the Green Wave took on Pacific-12 Conference representative Washington. In perhaps their biggest win so far this year, Tulane cam...

Tulane’s women’s tennis team looking to serve up more wins this coming season

Tulane’s women’s tennis team looking to serve up more wins this coming season

Ben Friedman, Contributing Reporter

September 25, 2019

Last season, the Tulane’s women’s tennis team managed a middling 10-14 record, with eight home wins and two away. The team’s 42% win rate kept it out of the cellar by a few wins, but only just.  The team kicked off last season with a close win against Northwestern State, beating them out ...

From the Basement: Keep your mascot on the leash

From the Basement: Keep your mascot on the leash

John Tanet, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2019

Steak and football — what could be a more American combination? Now, most people assume that steak would be grilled, but as a proud Texan I can tell you that isn’t always the case. You would be amazed by how much cow and football goes hand in hand. Fifteen cows to be precise. Enter Bevo XV, the l...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement - the tailgating takedown

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

One would think that tailgating of all things would be pretty difficult to screw up. If the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defined tailgating, it would likely be something along the lines of: “groups of enthusiastic and dedicated football fans gathering together to root on their team before heading to the...

News: “Only the Audacious” campaign fails due to lack of audacity on campus


Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

April 4, 2018

"Who knew raising $10 billion would be so difficult?" President Mike Fitts said, in his "A View from Gibson" email to the student body. Fitts made a startling announcement this afternoon, calling off his "Only the Audacious" campaign. The cancellation is reportedly due to an alarming lack of audacity...

Unpacking Architecture: Stern Hall myth debunked

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Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

March 1, 2018

At Tulane, Percival Stern Hall houses the laboratory sciences. Students across academic fields, however, have come to know Stern Hall as the oddly designed building with the encoded windows. A fun fact often overheard on a Green Wave Ambassador tour is that the windows of Stern Hall were created to...

Trio of juniors shine for swimming in the Lone Star State

Tulane's swimming and diving team members cheer each other on at a recent meet. The women's team will compete  at the American Athletic Conference Championship, beginning Feb. 14 at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

Tulane women's swimming and diving finished its lengthy regular season this past Friday and Saturday at the Houston Quad Meet on the campus of the University of Houston. Though the team was defeated by opponents LSU, Rice and Houston, it did compile an impressive six top-five finishes and several records. Led by a trio of juniors, the team is ready to continue the success of this weekend in February's American Conference Cha...

Track and Field sets personal bests in Vanderbilt Invitational

Rebekah Markel sets personal record in the pole vault.

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018

Coming home from a very rewarding meet in Nashville, Tennessee, hopes are high for the Tulane Track and Field Team. A bit of freezing rain was not enough to stop the momentum of this team. This past weekend, the team traveled to the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility for the Vanderbilt Invitationa...

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...

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

Beyond the Red Sox and Yankees, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, or Batman and Superman, Tulane and LSU's rivalry runs deeper and fiercer than any other. Tuesday night, the Tulane and LSU baseball teams faced off for the fourth time in two years. The Wave not only won the game and swept the series...