The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane removes ‘Victory Bell’ from McAlister, cites symbol’s connection to slavery

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Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

As students made their morning commutes to class on Thursday, something distinct was missing from the familiar route: the McAlister Victory Bell. The bell was removed today after a discovery from a Tulane staff member was shared with President Fitts that the iconic campus symbol was originally a plantation...