The Tulane Hullabaloo

FULLABALOO: Tulane student discovers she can be bisexual and racist simultaneously

Gabriel Clark-Clough | Contributing Artist

Mulatto Forever, CEO of Bulschitt LLC

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only. College is a time of great personal discovery when many self-truths may come to light. At Tulane and instituti...

Intersectional Confessional: My take on White Feminism abroad

Intersectional Confessional: My take on White Feminism abroad

Shahamat Uddin, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

The moments I have looked forward to most each day here in Rabat, Morocco have been my daily walks to school. Each stroll I take positions a cross-cultural understanding, from forcing a slower pace trekking behind the elderly on their way to the mosque in the medina to busting out my quick city walk do...

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018

In hindsight, using Tinder the first week of freshman year to “make friends” was a bad idea. But all my (white) friends were doing it, and I felt a slight yearning for the right swipe of approval that has become a cultural mainstay as dating apps surge in popularity. Most of my matches were black. I was used ...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

February 9, 2018

This a short compilation of some of #woke Twitter's best tweets that you might have missed. Check back weekly and follow Intersections at @IntersectionsTU for the top tweets of the week and live tweets of events on and off campus. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='//embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

USG confronts racism, resolves to rename Hebert Hall

USG confronts racism, resolves to rename Hebert Hall

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

November 30, 2017

Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution last night to rename Hebert Hall, located on the Academic Quadrangle between Norman Mayer and Cudd Halls. The building, which currently houses the Africana Studies Department, Center for Academic Equity and History Department, was named after Tulan...

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Intersectional confessionals: Students discuss in-class experiences

Ella Helmuth, Nile Pierre, and Mark Schaupp

November 1, 2017

Intersectional Confessionals is Intersections' new series that highlights personal narratives from students from marginalized identities. This installment focuses on students' encounters inside of the classroom. For more information on intersectional confessionals, read our letter from the editors....

Staff editorial: Students must embrace diversity, condemn intolerance

November 1, 2017

Many students awoke yesterday morning to find "It's okay to be white" signs taped onto on-campus buildings. With other campuses across the nation experiencing similar occurrences, the aim of the fliers was clearly to incite outrage and provoke a response. Though any response risks energizing these ...

This edition of white male privilege brought to you by PewDiePie

This edition of white male privilege brought to you by PewDiePie

Kila Moore, Associate Intersections Editor

September 24, 2017

Unless you are 12 and/or still rocking JNCO jeans, it is plausible to believe that the name PewDiePie doesn't ring a bell. PewDiePie, aka Felix Kjellberg, is the biggest YouTuber on the planet, with 57 million subscribers and $15 million in ad revenue generated in 2016 alone.  Best known for his ...

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Daniel Horowitz, Senior Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

Clean drinking water is a simple necessity about which residents of urban areas in the U.S. do not typically have to worry. For residents of Flint, Michigan, however, clean water can be difficult to access. Flint is a majority-minority community, which means there are more people who identify ...

Tulane reflects on racial past in light of Charlottesville events

Tulane reflects on racial past in light of Charlottesville events

Nile Pierre, Emily Fornof, Jessica Galloway, and Kila Moore

August 24, 2017

This past month, a "Unite the Right" rally, led by white nationalists on the University of Virginia's Charlottesville campus, incited violence and sent waves of polarization throughout the country. Thirty years prior to the rally that generated national attention, members of the Tulane chapter of the...

Brain Waves: Brown hair, brown eyes, brown skin

Brain Waves: Brown hair, brown eyes, brown skin

Anonymous

May 2, 2017

Brown hair. Brown eyes. Brown skin. I remember little from my childhood and even less from the years I lived with my parents. I do remember looking up to my mother, always thin with skin like snow, the feel of her soft blond hair and the gaze of her blue-green eyes. I remember her face when people...

“Lost and Found”

Kristen Munguia, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

I lost sight of her many months ago. I lost her, now she sits alone. I'm waiting until she finds her way back, But the words of the world have caused her to lose track of time and space, and where is she going. Like seeking to swim but you struggle while floating. Can one of you, ple...