The Tulane Hullabaloo

Congreso de Jornalerxs offers insight on immigrant worker community in New Orleans


Kila Moore, Associate Editor

May 1, 2018

During the 2016 election, the world witnessed a heightened discussion on the issue of immigration in the United States. In response to this new wave of polarization, many activists groups involved with the issue have been inspired to take action and tell their stories. On Tuesday, March 24, Congreso de Jornalerxs...

Tulane student surrenders to police in connection to off-campus rape

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Josh Axelrod, News Editor

April 30, 2018

According to a report from The Advocate, Tulane senior Matthew Farrell has been jailed for an off-campus rape of a Tulane student and her friend. Farrell, a cadet in Tulane's Army ROTC program, along with three other suspects, who are U.S. Marines, face charges of first-degree and third-degree rape....

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education


Lily Milwit, Cam Lutz, and Matt Saletta

April 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, citywide school performance has dropped in New Orleans, according to a recently released State of Public Education Report by Tulane's Cowen Institute. The Cowen Institute is a Tulane-sponsored entity formed "to advance public education and youth success in New Orleans ...

Only the Audacious campaign earns $907 million, aims to reach goal in five years

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Megan Plotka, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

"Only the Audacious" is a campaign set to raise a historic $1.3 billion in about five years.  Though students know the campaign exists, some say they are unclear on who the money is coming from or how the money is being allocated. During the campaign's silent phase, more than 54,000 people dona...

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans: The Hullabaloo staff reflects on NOLA favorites

April 25, 2018

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end and finals season closes in, Hullabaloo seniors reflect on what they will miss most about New Orleans when they graduate, and Hullabaloo underclassmen reflect on what they'll miss when they return home for the summer. Lily Milwit — Class of 2018 I've been so luck...

Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia to bring New Orleans sound to Tipitina’s

Big Freedia delivering a jaw-dropping performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Julia Ferro, Associate Arcade Editor

April 25, 2018

This Friday, April 27, local New Orleans band Tank and the Bangas will take on Tipitina's Uptown with Big Freedia. Tank and the Bangas formed in 2011 after meeting at an open mic night called Liberation Lounge at BlackStar Books and Caffe. The group's New Orleans roots are present in its music style,...

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

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April 22, 2018

To the Editor of The Tulane Hullabaloo: "Most Engaged in Community Service: Tulane University" reads the 2017 Princeton Review college rankings. Yet, next year's student organization budget, proposed this past week by the Undergraduate Student Government, tells a different story. Released to student...

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing


Josh Axelrod and Sanjali De Silva

April 19, 2018

On the first day of 2016, Janard Brister was choked for five seconds and tasered, while handcuffed, by Tulane University Police Department officers. Higher-ranking TUPD officials agreed this use of force at the Tulane Medical Center on a non-Tulane affiliate was improper and excessive. According to ...

Day in the Life: Reily Center

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Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

If they are brave enough to climb up the steep, grey steps leading to Tulane's Reily Student Recreation Center, students are greeted by a cool gust of air conditioning as they walk through the glass doors, the loud clicking of workout equipment and a bright smile at the front desk. Junior Emma Pejko is one ...

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

Bella Baff and Julian Bombard

April 18, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2015 following a tumultuous regular season complete with injuries, last-minute trades and a brow-shaving April Fools prank that shocked the basketball world. The Pelicans finished sixth in the competitive Western Confer...

French Quarter Festival to capture city’s culture in country’s largest showcase of Louisiana music

French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival in the South.

Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018

Thursday through Sunday, French Quarter Festivals, Inc. will be holding its 35th French Quarter Festival. More than just a free way to have fun off campus and get your boogie on, French Quarter Fest prides itself in being the largest showcase of Louisiana music on the planet, and also contributes to the ...

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD's power must be restricted

Shea Dobson, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Tulane President Michael Fitts recently sent out an email to the student body addressing multiple anonymous complaints made against the Tulane University Police Department which allege the use of unnecessary force by its officers, namely against people not affiliated with the university. As these complaints...