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Tulane bars see increase in drugging allegations

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor October 6, 2021

Tulane University Police Department and Loyola University Police Department, in conjunction with the New Orleans Police Department, recently responded to allegations of drugging incidents at bars in close...

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Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 17, 2021

On Sept. 10 at 10:36 p.m., Tulane University Police Department was alerted to a fraudulent email scam sent to the reporting victim’s Tulane University email. The subjects instructed the Tulane affiliate...

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OPINION | Without abolishing the police, justice remains unattainable

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 21, 2021

On April 11, officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minnesota. A few days prior, on March 29, a Chicago police officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. These tragic deaths,...

Letter to the Editor: Abolish TUPD

Letter to the Editor: Abolish TUPD

November 12, 2020

To all Tulane students in New Orleans, First, an introduction — we are writing as members of Abolish TUPD, a non-Tulane affiliated group organizing with the intent of defunding, disarming, dismantling...

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Fitts pledges funds, expands programming to combat racism in Tulane community

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter June 12, 2020

On Friday, the Tulane student body received an email from President Mike Fitts in which he pledged that the university would take concrete steps to further anti-racist goals. He cited recent national events,...

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NOPD arrests suspect in Uptown shooting

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter January 29, 2020

New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 21-year-old man believed to be responsible for the death of 20-year-old University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Lee Long Jr. Alec Billiot was booked...

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Loyola student arrested for Sept. 20 sexual battery at The Boot

Colin Threlkeld and Josh Axelrod September 21, 2019

New Orleans Police have arrested Carlos Pena Cifuentes, a 21-year-old Loyola student originally from Madrid, Spain, in connection with a Sept. 20 sexual battery that occurred at The Boot Bar and Grill....

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#FreeYoel: Organizers in New Orleans challenge ICE inhumanity

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen September 12, 2019

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen were among those arrested on Sept. 8. Yoel Alonso Leal is a Cuban political dissident, husband and father. Since November of last year, when United States Immigration...

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Mayor LaToya Cantrell visits The Boot after sexual assaults

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter September 7, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visited The Boot Bar & Grill last night following two sexual assaults in the past two weeks that began at the campus bar. She spoke with Boot management to learn more about...

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NOLA News in Brief

Campbell Lutz, News Editor November 14, 2018

Winter weather has struck, and holiday spirit is in the air. On campus, many students have been busy scheduling class for the spring semester, making plans for Thanksgiving break and pulling their winter...

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Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

Campbell Lutz, News Editor October 7, 2018

A female student reported that she was sexually assaulted in the restroom of Dixon Hall at approximately 5 a.m. this morning, according to a crime alert sent to Tulane students, faculty and staff. The...

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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...

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