The Tulane Hullabaloo

Things TU Know: Coronavirus, campus changes


Staff Report

March 13, 2020

Updated 3/15/2020 at 2:25 p.m. Is commencement still on? No concrete word yet from the administration. President Mike Fitts says he hopes commencement will still take place in May, but this is subject to change.    Will final exams be held online? Yes, but each professor’s plan will vary. Check with your profe...

New this Spring: Dean Skinner to hold office hours

Dean Skinner is now holding weekly office hours on Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in 113 Cudd Hall.

Mia Edelson, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Office hours are not just for desperate moments leading up to an exam when students seek answers to last minute questions. At the beginning of each semester, many professors encourage students to stop by their offices even if just to get to know them and their academic interests. Now, newly appointed...

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons

Deeya Patel, News Editor

August 28, 2019

After almost 60 years of Bruff Commons serving as the place for Tulane students to unwind with food and friends between classes, students were able to enter the doors of the new 77,000 square foot Dining Room at the Commons on Aug. 21.  Budgeted at 55 million dollars, the Commons is three stories o...

Newcomb Tulane College welcomes new dean

Courtesy of Tulane University

Amy Nankin, Associate News Editor

April 11, 2019

Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that Lee Skinner will become the new dean of Newcomb Tulane College, effective July 1, 2019. Skinner currently serves as a Spanish professor and associate dean of faculty at Claremont McKenna College and will be joining the faculty of Spanish and Port...

Dean MacLaren leaves Tulane after 28 years of service


Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

May 3, 2018

After serving 28 years at Tulane as a professor of physics, Associate Provost, Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and the founding Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, Dean MacLaren says goodbye to Tulane. When he first came to Tulane, MacLaren spent 10 years as a professor conductin...

Ellis Marsalis: Patriarch of New Orleans Jazz

Ellis Marsalis

Josh Axelrod, Arcade Editor

September 21, 2017

Ellis Marsalis is a jazz icon, even if he doesn't intend to be. The music legend, father of Branford, Wynton, Jason and Delfeayo Marsalis, recipient of five honorary doctorate awards and foundational figure in New Orleans jazz education, doesn't really care about his reputation. "I really don't think much...