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As Mardi Gras approaches, TUPD prepares to protect student safety off-campus.

TUPD prepares to police Mardi Gras

Max Meyerhardt, Contributing Writer February 16, 2023

The Tulane University Police Department is preparing to ensure student safety in the Broadway Street corridor during Mardi Gras after a recent rise in crime near campus continues to concern students...

OPINION | Practice gratitude after safe, fun Mardi Gras

OPINION | Practice gratitude after safe, fun Mardi Gras

Phoebe Hurwitz, Views Editor March 9, 2022

In the days and weeks leading up to Mardi Gras’ annual celebration, Tulane University students may have been found preparing colorful, sequined outfits, making sleeping arrangements for visiting...

Fear of walking alone at night is logical. Criminal activity such as murder, sexual assault and robbery increases in frequency at night.

In my skin, I am afraid walking alone at night

Ifeoma Osakwe, Contributing Columnist November 10, 2021

A few days ago, when I got to my dorm room after my routine evening walk from the Commons, I received an unfamiliar iPhone notification. It alerted me that I had an unknown “accessory” near me...

OPINION | Sexual health is not shameful

OPINION | Sexual health is not shameful

Phoebe Hurwitz, Views Editor October 20, 2021

It should come as no surprise that college students are sexually active. Tulane University students, like their college-age peers, are familiar with campus sex culture. Sex is not a taboo subject at...

Letter to the Editor: HRL sacrifices staff, student safety in favor of policing

Letter to the Editor: HRL sacrifices staff, student safety in favor of policing

Benjamin Sichel February 10, 2021

Benjamin Sichel is a former Resident Advisor for Tulane University Housing and Residence Life. Last semester, RAs banded together to put forth a list of demands for Housing and Residence Life including...

The NBA has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases this month.

OPINION | The NBA COVID-19 dilemma: Pause or play?

Harrison Simon, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

After being forced to pause play last March, the NBA was unsure if it was going to be able to complete the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eventually, the league agreed to sequester the teams...

Students sit outside Monroe residence hall.

How to make friends and be COVID-19 safe

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor August 30, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. The first few weeks of college are stressful enough...

Hooking up in the age of Coronavirus is just as toxic, if not worse.

Sex and coronavirus: Your important questions answered

Abimisola Anibaba, Contributing Writer April 1, 2020

In the midst of several depressing and fear-inducing headlines, it seems only right to share some good news and start addressing the quiet but very important questions on everyone’s mind — can we have...

Students, administration both must play part in alcohol safety

Students, administration both must play part in alcohol safety

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor September 28, 2017

By now, most students have seen the signs reading, "Tulanians, You Choose," on every quad, urging them to make responsible decisions about alcohol. Some seriously consider them. Most just scoff at them...

TUPD installed additional lighting as part of this semester’s campus safety initiative.

TUPD implements increased safety measures on campus

Cam Lutz and Jon Marks, Senior Staff Reporter and Contributing Reporter August 31, 2017

In light of growing concern from the Tulane community about its members' safety, students have called for improved security on campus. Now Tulane University Police Department is implementing security...

Students, health center advocate for a safe Mardi Gras

Ella Helmuth, Associate News Editor February 22, 2017

With the warmer temperatures predicted this year for Mardi Gras, the American Red Cross expects more tourists than usual, accompanied by an increased need for caution. Last year, over a ten day period...

The blue light emergency system can be found at multiple locations on and around campus. TUPD and students have recently started using other forms of technology to promote safety on campus.

Technology offers new approach to campus safety

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor February 15, 2017

Campus safety is a top priority at American universities, but the range of the blue light phone system only extends so far. The last few years have seen a significant increase in campus safety technology...

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