The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter to the Editor: The Hullabaloo’s sexual violence op-ed mischaracterizes efforts

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

April 2, 2020

As members of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government, we are concerned by the gross mischaracterization of current sexual violence prevention efforts at Tulane in a recent article published by The Hullabaloo. While we acknowledge shortcomings in current efforts such as the lack of intersectional approaches to add...

Tulane policy still fails to address sexual violence

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Lily Lazarus, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Lily runs the sexual violence support group for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. Following the 2017 Climate Assessment, Tulane launched the Wave of Change initiative in 2018. The initiative was an attempt to combat sexual violence through education and prevention programming, workshops and panels, promis...

Mourning Kobe Bryant means reckoning with his past

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Ava Lemos, Senior Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article contains content related to sexual assault and rape.  Many were left reeling after the sudden death of Kobe Bryant on Jan. 26. People across the globe mourned him, his daughter and the seven others who died in the helicopter crash that fateful Sun...

Annual Take Back the Night event seeks to raise awareness around sexual violence

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Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

This Thursday, members of the New Orleans community will gather for the annual Take Back the Night march, an event aimed at raising awareness around sexual violence.  Tulane students and community members will march alongside students from Loyola University, University of New Orleans, Southern Univer...

We can’t address sexual violence if we keep trying to promote ‘healthy masculinity’

Emily Buttitta, Senior Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The Well for Health Promotion has implemented a new event – the MENtality Project Lunch & Learn – the goal of which is to “help engage, educate and empower students to create an open environment to discuss healthy masculinity.” Though The Well is adopting preemptive measures to combat ...

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Michael Naish, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2018

Lisa Currie, the new interim associate director for the Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity, says between adjusting to life in a new city and planning forward-thinking initiatives for OGSD, she’s been kept on her toes. In spite of that, she’s already begun decorating her new office. ...

Project IX aims to find meaningful solutions to sexual violence

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Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

Approximately 50 students gather around every Wednesday evening, reading quotations from anonymous Tulane peers about campus culture and sexual assault in the community. They are working together to find solutions to Tulane's sexual violence problem. Over the next 10 weeks, these students hope their small ideas w...

Tulane hosts second annual Louisiana Sexual Assault Student Activist Awareness Conference

Tulane University hosted the second annual Louisiana Sexual Assault Student Activist Awareness Conference on  Oct. 28.

Sophia Mariani, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017

In the early morning of Oct. 28, students, administrators and members of the New Orleans community piled into the Lavin-Bernick Center of University Life to speak out against sexual violence on college campuses. Tulane University was hosting the second annual Louisiana Sexual Assault Student Activis...

Take Back the Night event gives platform for sexual assault survivors

The march on Loyola University New Orleans' campus was illuminated with candlelight in support of victims of sexual assault.

Carrigan English and Megan Plotka

November 1, 2017

On Wednesday night, Loyola University New Orleans' campus was illuminated with candlelight as people marched and chanted in support of sexual violence survivors at the annual Take Back the Night event. Hosted by Dillard University on Loyola's campus, Crescent City's Take Back the Night is a yearly ev...

Students push for representation in sexual assault prevention efforts

Community members gathered to ask a panel of students and administrators questions about university-led efforts to combat sexual assault at a town hall Tuesday in Kendall Cram.

Sanjali De Silva, Story Sullivan, and Sophia Mariani

October 5, 2017

Driven by unmet promises from the university administration, students from many corners of Tulane's campus came together to create the #WeMatterTU petition, urging the release of the Climate Survey data alongside a set of demands concerning administrative action on sexual misconduct. During the 2016-1...

Tulane Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey requires widespread student participation

April 6, 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, exposing Tulane's failure to reach all students effectively. The Rape, Abuse and Incest National...

Climate survey gathers data surrounding sexual assault

Climate survey gathers data surrounding sexual assault

Tess Riley, News Editor

February 2, 2017

Tulane is calling on student voices to help combat sexual assault and harassment on campus through a campus climate survey sent to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students on Sunday. Students can take the survey, which takes about 25 minutes to complete, through Feb. 19. The Tulane Universi...