The Tulane Hullabaloo

Entangled with plantation history, Tulane removes iconic campus bell

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Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

According to tradition, it only rings twice a year: once for convocation and once for commencement.  Graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 were gearing up to hear the Victory Bell ring — until it was abruptly removed, leaving a barren stand in front of McAlister Auditorium. The decision came ...

Apple executive Lisa Jackson receives Tulane’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Courtesy of Lisa Jackson

NIle Pierre and Kila Moore

April 11, 2019

Lisa Jackson, the daughter of a mailman and a secretary, grew up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans in Pontchartrain Park. Jackson went on to get her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Tulane and her masters in the same subject from Princeton. She is a former administrator of the Environmenta...