The Tulane Hullabaloo

A shop on Bourbon Street advertises strippers and professional dancers. Establishments like these have been linked to sex trafficking in the French Quarter.

Sex trafficking poses threat to community, students

Sanjali De Silva , Associate Editor December 6, 2017

Freshman Clare Maus grew up in a city but was still taken aback by the lively and unique nightlife in New Orleans. She remembers that her first few times in the French Quarter left her astounded by...

The march on Loyola University New Orleans' campus was illuminated with candlelight in support of victims of sexual assault.

Take Back the Night event gives platform for sexual assault survivors

Carrigan English and Megan Plotka November 1, 2017

On Wednesday night, Loyola University New Orleans' campus was illuminated with candlelight as people marched and chanted in support of sexual violence survivors at the annual Take Back the Night event. Hosted...

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.

“Shelter from the storm”: Tulane opens doors to Puerto Rican students, organizes relief efforts

Seven hurricanes have ravaged the Atlantic region since August, with four of them registered as Category 4 or higher. According to recent estimates, the combined damage from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and...

Tulane Campus Health's Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Tulane Campus Health’s Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Megan Plotka , Contributing Writer October 7, 2017

Tulane has come a long way in reconciling and acknowledging its racist history, but its lack of racially diverse staff and faculty can sometimes result in unintentionally offensive decisions. Currently,...

Intersectional Confessional: Marginalized students reflect on Tulane party culture

Intersectional Confessional: Marginalized students reflect on Tulane party culture

Daniel Horowitz, Canela Lopez, Megan Plotka, and Nile Pierre September 28, 2017

With a recent No. 1 Party School ranking, it cannot be denied that going out at Tulane is a unique experience. For those with identities outside the white straight cis majority, party culture is a different...

How 'Steven Universe' serves as metaphor for trans experience

How ‘Steven Universe’ serves as metaphor for trans experience

Megan Plotka, Contributing Writer April 19, 2017

"Steven Universe" is a children's cartoon which has revolutionized the social capacity of television series in our society. In each 11-minute episode, the show takes a lighthearted approach in examining...

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