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OPINION: Super Bowl halftime show beautifully embraces Latinx culture

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

February 13, 2020

Since Shakira and Jennifer Lopez performed at the Super Bowl, people around the country are angry about the “raunchiness” of the dancing and clothes. All over Facebook, comments speak of families skipping through the halftime show, unfortunately missing the performance of the two Latina queens. ...

Tulane student Clara Tomé reveals unforgettable experience in Puerto Rico

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 18, 2019

On the night of July 15, Tulane sophomore Clara Tomé witnessed the beginning of the protests in Puerto Rico that would eventually force Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign from office. A protest that began as peaceful ended with police firing rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowd. Tomé, w...

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Shelter from the storm: Following up on the guest Puerto Rican students at Tulane

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018

A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, leaving many neighborhoods, schools and homes in shambles. Due to the devastation, 17 students traveled from the islands of Puerto Rico and Saint Martin to Tulane. As part of the Spring Guest Semester Program, these guest student...

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 9, 2018

It has been 11 months, 15 days and counting since the U.S. territory known as Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. With a death toll of 4,000 and growing according to the Denver Post, the island is far from making a full recovery. With the electrical system weakened, buildings still dilapi...

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April 4, 2018

El comienzo del semestre de primavera trajo a 15 nuevos estudiantes de Puerto Rico a Tulane. The Hullabaloo pensó que merecían una presentación formal en nuestra nueva característica: Resisting the Storm. Cada semana, The Hullabaloo habla con un estudiante invitado diferente de Tulane quien fue afectado po...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican sophomore Rosalind Velez

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Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico to Tulane. The Hullabaloo thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature: Resisting the Storm. Each week, The Hullabaloo highlights a different guest Tulane student affected by Hurricane Maria, which struck Pu...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican Freshman Pura Arroyo Morales

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Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico to Tulane. The Hullabaloo thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature Resisting the Storm. A few weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, Tulane announced its plan to admit Puerto Ri...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican student checks in about beginning of semester

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

January 28, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico. We thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature Resisting the Storm.  When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and forced Tulane to close for four months, hundreds of universities around the country accep...

“Shelter from the storm”: Tulane opens doors to Puerto Rican students, organizes relief efforts

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.

Sanjali De Silva, Jonathon Marks, Emma Brick-Hezeau, and Megan Plotka

October 26, 2017

Seven hurricanes have ravaged the Atlantic region since August, with four of them registered as Category 4 or higher. According to recent estimates, the combined damage from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria totals as much as $385 billion. For comparison, the 2005 hurricane season that included Hur...

U.S. must aid Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria

U.S. must aid Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria

Madeline Ninno, Associate Views Editor

October 18, 2017

On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria struck the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, decimating much of the island's infrastructure and killing 48 people. Maria was one in a string of hurricanes to affect Americans recently, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While all of these storms have caused serious damage, the...

Newcomb Art Museum paints new perspective on cultural issues

Emily Fornof, Intersections Editor

June 7, 2017

Art speaks across all different cultures and societies — contemporary art across the prominent issues of the time. Recently, issues revolving around race and politics have been given space in the Newcomb Art Museum on Tulane's campus. In its last three exhibitions the museum has presented works o...