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Things TU Know: Coronavirus, campus changes


Staff Report

March 13, 2020

Updated 3/15/2020 at 2:25 p.m. Is commencement still on? No concrete word yet from the administration. President Mike Fitts says he hopes commencement will still take place in May, but this is subject to change.    Will final exams be held online? Yes, but each professor’s plan will vary. Check with your profe...

Reily Student Recreation Center to close until further notice


Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Tulane Campus Recreation announced that the Reily Student Recreation Center will close until further notice starting today at 5 p.m., citing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those with lockers at Reily may retrieve any belongings they may have left in them until...

Student employees are not beneath you

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Gabe Darley, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2020

Gabe Darley is a student worker at the Reily Student Recreation Center.  Being a student employee is a common experience for many on Tulane’s campus. Working at the front desk of the Reily Student Recreation Center consists of very official duties such as tapping Splash Cards to a scanner an...

Tulane Homecoming Color Run accused of cultural appropriation

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 31, 2019

Sunshine yellows, blushing bright pinks, electric blues and cool emerald greens shower the atmosphere as celebrators of Holi sprint towards each other with fists of color in hand. With the end of winter and the coming of spring, the traditional Indian holiday is celebrated in full color, boasting the trium...

Tulane’s club ballroom dancing waltzes, rumbas, swings into new school year

From left to right, Emma Pronovost, Yume Jensen, Elizabeth Grimm and Andrew Cerise practice tangoing with each other.

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

After 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Reily Student Recreation Center’s Lakeside Room transforms into a dance floor. Here, members of Tulane’s club ballroom dance team shimmy and shake the night away — at least until 10 or 11 p.m.  Students involved with the club practice three major categories of d...

Day in the Life: Reily Center

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Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

If they are brave enough to climb up the steep, grey steps leading to Tulane's Reily Student Recreation Center, students are greeted by a cool gust of air conditioning as they walk through the glass doors, the loud clicking of workout equipment and a bright smile at the front desk. Junior Emma Pejko is one ...

Shape Up: Fun fitness options around New Orleans

Whether it's in anticipation of Spring Break or simply in an effort to live healthier overall, a fitness journey can be a powerful movement. Thankfully, New Orleans offers many options to get fit while having fun.

Tigre Mui, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018

Chances are you've noticed the sudden influx of new gym-goers at Reily Student Recreation Center or the hordes of running groups circling Audubon Park on Saturday mornings. Or maybe you've found yourself in the predicament of choosing between a salad and Bruff pizza for lunch. You're not alone, a...

Reily eliminates costs for group classes, adds to fees

Reily eliminates costs for group classes, adds to fees

Bess Turner, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

Reily Student Recreation Center is now offering all group classes at no extra cost to students. The newly free classes include a variety of cycling, pilates and yoga options. These previously cost students $5 for a single class pass and $35 for a semester membership pass for cycling, or of pilates and yoga. Th...

Vixen Army: Senior Vanessa Richter introduces empowering workout class to campus

Tulane senior Vanessa Richter leads students in a Vixen Workout session at Reily Student Recreation Center. The class has gained popularity due to its empowering message, encouraging sisterhood through intense hip-hop dance, call-and-response affirmation, and, most importantly, fierceness.

Cadence Neenan, Senior Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017

Walking into a Vixen Workout class can be intimidating. The overhead lights dim, the multicolored dance lights flicker across the ceiling and roughly 30 excited girls crowd close to the mirror, stretching and striking a few poses. Within moments, however, Vanessa Richter, Vixen Workout instructor...