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Yes, I am Asian

Yes, I am Asian

Helena Wang, Contributing Writer April 21, 2021

Before I came to America, the concept of “race” never occurred to me. Not even once.  It did not occur to me when I was in China and surrounded by people who, more or less, share the same cultural...

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The mission of renaming certain streets in Orleans Parish is reflective of the recent nationwide push to put an end to the visual glorification of individuals whose conduct in life has earned them...

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to Asian and Asian American Students at Tulane University

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to Asian and Asian American Students at Tulane University

March 25, 2021

We write to the Asian and Asian American student body to tell you that as Asian American faculty, we see you. That it has taken the murders of Asian women in the recent mass shooting in Atlanta to...

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

The summit of New Orleans’ social calendar is an annual celebration replete with lavish galas, masquerade balls, bead-throwing, intricate costumes, rampant alcohol consumption and the occasional...

Tulane Medical School faculty removed from position after suing for discrimination

Tulane Medical School faculty removed from position after suing for discrimination

Hannah Mayer, News Editor February 15, 2021

Dr. Princess Dennar, an administrator in the Tulane School of Medicine, sued Tulane University, alleging discrimination stemming from racism and sexism. Dennar was recently removed from her position as...

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OPINION | Capitol insurrection exposes long-denied realities of Deep South

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor January 20, 2021

In the wake of the recent United States Capitol insurrection, Tulane University students must re-examine the immense political divide in U.S. politics relative to the Deep South. As temporary residents...

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Abolish IFCPH movement gains steam on campus

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor September 2, 2020

This summer, several Instagram accounts centered around the abolition and removal of Greek life organizations, specifically Interfraternity Council and National Panhellenic Conference organizations on...

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Letter to the Editor: USG responds to nationwide racial violence

Adolfo García, Reagan McKinney, and Deja Wells May 31, 2020

Tulanians, We hope this finds you safe and well. Undergraduate Student Government is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of each and every one of our students during this precarious time....

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Removing ‘Victory Bell’, Tulane does the bare minimum

Juharah Worku, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. It is unsurprising that the “Victory Bell,” revered by Tulane and integrated in the fabric of this university’s...

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Tulane removes ‘Victory Bell’ from McAlister, cites symbol’s connection to slavery

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter February 27, 2020

As students made their morning commutes to class on Thursday, something distinct was missing from the familiar route: the McAlister Victory Bell. The bell was removed today after a discovery from a Tulane...

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Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor February 19, 2020

Ever since the Mistick Krewe of Comus held the first organized parade in February of 1857, the celebration of Mardi Gras has been tinged with racist and classist overtones. Though a handful of new...

I'd like to think racism doesn't exist, on bell hooks

I’d like to think racism doesn’t exist, on bell hooks

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor February 5, 2020

*bell hooks as an author intentionally leaves her name lowercase  I see the photo of him on my Tulane ID card. The smile is ear-to-ear, wider than his mouth has ever been. In his eyes, I can see a...

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