The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Debate fails to engage young voters

Tulane students are unsure of their political future.

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2020

  Following the presidential debate on Tuesday, Sept. 29, Google searches in the U.S. spiked on how to move out of the country, most notably to New Zealand and Canada. The continuous interruptions and complete avoidance of questions that occurred throughout the debate left little room for voters t...

‘Resilience is in our DNA’: Tulane Medical students send international message at Whitney plantation

The 15 White Coats stand in front of Whitney Plantation as a symbol of their heritage and as inspiration for future doctors everywhere.

Carrigan English and Amy Nankin, News Editors

January 16, 2020

Last December, a group of Tulane Medical students traveled to Whitney Plantation to learn more about their ancestors and their heritage. Little did they know that this small class trip would soon become an international news story and a nationwide movement. The Whitney Plantation is an historic site i...

Intersections’ top tweets of the week

Intersections’ top tweets of the week

Megan García, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

With roughly 2-3 weeks left of school and finals right around the corner, study season is in full swing. Unfortunately, this makes endlessly scrolling through Twitter even more appealing. Let’s procrastinate that 5-page, double-spaced paper for your sociology class that everyone stopped attending halfway...

Intersections’ top queer black Instagrammers to follow

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Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

February 20, 2019

Looking for socially conscious memes? Or just need a break from all your midterm studying? Intersections has got you covered with the top five queer Black accounts to follow this month. Celebrate an intersectional Black History Month by checking out these icons’ profiles, we guarantee you’ll love their q...

Intersections’ top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Intersections' top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

January 23, 2019

If you need that occasional break from Twitter, you've come to the right place. This week we're bringing you the best intersectional content on Instagram that you should go follow after reading this. Get ready for content that shines a light on intersectionality, identity, resistance and soc...

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Tulane freshman runs Meme Dream Team Instagram page with nearly 30,000 followers

Campbell Lutz, News Editor

September 20, 2018

Many students use social media as a diversion, but few are able to gain much traction. One freshman at Tulane, however, has been able to build a successful meme page. Julia Sterling, a freshman who wants to study computer science, music and linguistics, single-handedly runs the Meme Dream Team Instagra...

Cambridge Analytica threatens privacy of millions of Facebook users

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

It may not come to a surprise to anyone, but now on the list of possible threats to Western democracy, along with Russia, North Korea and the possible future where Sarah Palin runs for office again, is Facebook. According to a March 17 report by the New York Times, Facebook allowed Cambridge Analyti...

Schieffer, Schwartz remind Tulane about importance of avoiding fake news

Professor Brian Brox interviews Bob Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz about the evolution of news and the proliferation of media outlets.

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

November 15, 2017

The media is a circus. We live in a day and age when news sources are abundant and information is disseminated at top speed. The way the public processes and delivers news affects how we view politics and the rest of the world around us. We as consumers of media need to take great care in how we ...

Finsta culture emerges as the newest social frontier

Nurah Lambert, Associate Arcade Editor

February 2, 2017

Scroll, like, scroll, like, scroll, comment, like. The cycle continues, first with Facebook, then Twitter, then Instagram, never ending as more content constantly materializes into the cyber badlands that is the internet. Bred from Instagram, one of the top social media platforms, is a more recent...