The Tulane Hullabaloo

Noisy Bruff Commons demolition to bring new residence halls, dining options


Amy Nankin and Carrigan English, News Editors

January 29, 2020

Bruff Commons, Tulane’s retired dining hall and former home of mail services, has been closed off to the public and is slated to be demolished and replaced by new residence halls by Fall 2022.  A series of large projects across campus began following the “Only the Audacious” campaign in 2017, ...

Why aren’t students feeling the benefits of Tulane’s audacious fundraising?

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

A fundamental pillar of Tulane’s “Only the Audacious” revamp is “building an environment to support excellence,” an ambition that requires Tulane to reevaluate its developmental priorities. Tulane is currently falling short of its vows by delaying student-focused priorities that would strategically ...

Ohio State challenges Tulane brand: ‘The’ fight is on

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

August 28, 2019

Our audacity is being tested. The Ohio State University, whose self-professed official name includes the article “the,” has come up with an ingenious idea — one so brilliant it makes you wonder how you didn’t come up with it first in all its head-scratching, so-stupid-it’s-actually-smart glo...

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...

News: “Only the Audacious” campaign fails due to lack of audacity on campus


Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

April 4, 2018

"Who knew raising $10 billion would be so difficult?" President Mike Fitts said, in his "A View from Gibson" email to the student body. Fitts made a startling announcement this afternoon, calling off his "Only the Audacious" campaign. The cancellation is reportedly due to an alarming lack of audacity...

The Commons to bring new multipurpose space to students


Jonathon Marks, Associate Editor

March 21, 2018

The Tulane University Commons is currently under construction and slated to open its doors in 2019. Consisting of three stories and boasting 77,000 square-feet of area, the Commons will include multipurpose meeting places and a larger dining space to accommodate Tulane's growing student body. Conne...