The Tulane Hullabaloo

Betsy DeVos’s Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Betsy DeVos's Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses
October 5, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education officially rescinded its guidance for universities and protections directly related to Title IX on Sept. 22. The official statement did not indicate the reasons for this...

Staff Editorial: Administration must include student voices in sexual assault prevention efforts

October 4, 2017

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In a recent email to the student body, Tania Tetlow, Tulane chief...

Students release petition in response to delayed climate survey data release

September 30, 2017

On Thursday, students launched the #WeMatterTU campaign with a Sexual Violence Prevention Petition in response to the delayed release of the Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey. The petition addresses several...

Shifting the Paradigm educates on sexual assault, lacks discussion

President Michael Fitts addresses the crowd at the start of Shifting the Paradigm, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kendall Cram Lecture Hall.
September 21, 2017

"Sexual violence impacts all of us. And we can do something about it," the flyer for the third annual Shifting the Paradigm event reads. Hosted by Title IX at Tulane and Tulane Campus Health, the event...

Brain Waves: What I really hear when you call me ‘Spicy’

Brain Waves: What I really hear when you call me 'Spicy'
May 2, 2017

I throw a funeral for myself on four days of the year. Four days of the year that have been edged onto the insides of my eyelids, so even when I close my eyes I cannot forget. I cannot unsee. It...

Students find sexual assault prevention programs incomplete, lacking

Students find sexual assault prevention programs incomplete, lacking
April 27, 2017

Julie*, a sophomore from Dallas, enjoys her various campus involvements, psychology courses and, like most Tulane students, her social life. One Saturday night, Julie's social life took the form of...

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue
April 20, 2017

Queer college students are two times more likely to be sexually assaulted before graduating than their straight-identified classmates. According to a survey conducted by the National Sexual Violence...

Tulane Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey requires widespread student participation

April 5, 2017

Tulane conducted a Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey this year, garnering a response from 53 percent of undergraduate and 31 percent of graduate students. These numbers reflect varying community involvement,...

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