The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter to the Editor: Abolish TUPD

Abolish TUPD presents a list of demands for the student body to view and potentially collaborate on.
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...

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

Hullabaloo Staff Photographer
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,...

NOPD arrests suspect in Uptown shooting

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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...

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

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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....

#FreeYoel: Organizers in New Orleans challenge ICE inhumanity

ICE
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...

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visits The Boot after sexual assaults

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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...

NOLA News in Brief

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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...

Man allegedly assaults student in Dixon Hall restroom

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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...

TUPD investigation localizes national conversation about campus policing

TUPD
April 18, 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...

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

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

Student found dead in on-campus residence hall

March 12, 2018

The Hullabaloo will provide further updates as they become available. A Tulane student was found dead Sunday night around 6 p.m. in his residence hall, according to the Tulane University Police Department....

Suspect arrested for off-campus sexual batteries

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February 27, 2018

After numerous reported instances of off-campus sexual battery, the New Orleans Police Department arrested a subject. According to NOPD, the arrest was made yesterday morning at 8 a.m. TUPD sent out...

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