The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane to postpone “Life of a Klansman” event after backlash

Tulane to postpone

Lauren Lehmann, Staff Reporter

August 6, 2020

The Tulane School of Liberal Arts had planned on sponsoring an event with Edward Ball to discuss his book “Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy.” The book narrates his family history of racism and white supremacy with a focus on Ball’s grandfather, New Orleanian Polycarp Constant...

Student organizers pass USG bill calling for $240-per-student equity fee

equity fee

Staff Report

October 30, 2019

Tonight, a resolution to establish an equity fee at Tulane University was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government.  The resolution, which passed 24-6 with one abstention, calls for a fee that would increase tuition by $240 per student to help fund areas on campus that are dedicated to supporting Black and other marginalized students.  The bill was authored by Les Griots Violets, a coalition of students organizing arou...

Tulane students participate in fights for reproductive justice


Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 1, 2019

Over the summer, changes to women’s and transgender people’s rights were happening in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. This past state legislative, running from April through June, saw the passage of the Fetal Heartbeat bill as well as debate over the sales tax on diapers and tampons and the Lo...

Raven Ancar sheds light on Black student experience in self-directed film

Photo courtesy of Raven Ancar

Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 14, 2019

The Hullabaloo sat down with Tulane freshman Raven Ancar to discuss the inspirations and process behind the making of her first film, “The Veil.” The documentary, based on “the veil” present in W.E.B. Dubois’s “The Souls of Black Folks,” details the experiences of Black students at Tulane. ...