The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane must actively address racist history

March 16, 2017

There is little doubt that slavery was integral to the founding of Tulane. The Medical College of Louisiana, which would later become Tulane University, was founded in 1834 and predates the Civil War. There is evidence that slave money or labor helped in the formation of the university or the constr...

Violent crossroads: Students respond to transwomen of color under fire

Violent crossroads: Students respond to transwomen of color under fire

Canela Lopez, Intersections Editor

March 9, 2017

A city characterized by Carnival season and a high per capita murder rate saw both collide when two community members were killed during Mardi Gras season. Chyna Gibson was shot and killed in New Orleans East on Saturday, Feb. 25. Less than 36 hours later, another young woman by the name of Ciara McEvleen...

Beyoncé was robbed: Grammys perpetuate anti-blackness

Beyoncé was robbed: Grammys perpetuate anti-blackness

Nile Pierre, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

Beyoncé didn't win Album of the Year, and I was heartbroken. Women of color everywhere experienced her loss as the Recording Academy's voting committee attempted to silence our voice in the industry, something even Adele could not ignore. Beyoncé's nomination — and Adele's victory — say a lot ...

‘Voir Dire’ fails to make racial impact it needs to

Photo provided by Tulane Department of Theatre and Dance

Shahamat Uddin, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017

A New York school principal loses his career and is deemed a felon, a white man pushes a Latina mother nearly into labor, two black women safeguard a jury that puts another black man in prison, and it all happens in the close proximity of the Lupin Black Box Theater. During its 8 p.m. showing Thursday, the Tula...

Kristen Munguia: “Brown”

Tulane brown

Kristen Munguia, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2017

I've never thought much about the color of my skin. See I've always been taught to only focus on what lies within.   The problem with the real world is, no one really listens. Different stories, different glasses, in all these different prescriptions.   I've come...

Environmental racism hurts small Louisiana town

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

January 24, 2017

This is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. A popular, but incorrect, assumption is that wealthy countries are the best places to live, regardless of identity. As seen in the small, predominately black town of St. Joseph, Louisiana, this is not true. For year...

New program planned for spring semester aims to uproot racism

Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor

December 8, 2016

This spring, students can expect to see a program created by students for students to tackle the issue of racism head on called TU: Uprooting Racism. The TU: Uprooting Racism program will begin on Mar. 8 and go until the 16. This event will lead into the Undoing Racism Workshop on Mar. 17-19. The U...