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NOLA News in Brief

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Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

January 31, 2019

Students are finally settling back in classes. Temperatures are dropping all around the country. Here are the four major stories going on in New Orleans as January draws to a close.   On Jan. 27, the sixth annual King Cake Festival was held in Champions Square. There was a little something for every king...

Sophomore Leigh Cordisco has a unique passion: Boxing

Leigh Cordisco

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 29, 2018

Leigh Cordisco tried boxing for the first time at age 14 as a new form of fitness but soon realized it would be too expensive to continue in New York City.   After her freshman year at Tulane, she found a local gym and began training again — this time for free. After only two months of ...

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2018

On Nov. 6, people across Louisiana, including some Tulane students, took to the polls to elect the next set of representatives and vote on state constitutional amendments. Here is a rundown of the election results in Louisiana.   House Races In Louisiana’s 1st Congressional Distri...

Midterm election watch parties on campus, in New Orleans

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Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 6, 2018

On Tuesday, Americans across the country are heading to the polls to cast their votes for the midterm elections. Those voting in person on Nov. 6 and those that voted early at the polls or by mail are shaping the next two years of American politics. Will Democrats succeed in their push to take back the House? Wil...

Tulane Hillel hosts Tree of Life vigil for victims of synagogue shooting

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Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

November 3, 2018

Students gathered on the Berger Family Lawn on Monday to remember the 11 lives lost during the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh last Saturday. Each student in attendance was encouraged to hold a candle for the duration of the vigil and to sign a poster board with condolences that would be se...

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Students claim to experience paranormal activity in Josephine Louise residence hall

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor

October 24, 2018

Sophie Bennett | Associate Photographer It was 4:00 a.m., and Sylvie Frechette, former Josephine Louise Hall resident and transfer student, got out of bed to use the restroom on the first floor. She said she pushed open the door and found trash cans knocked over onto the floor and each shower running...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief

Katie Cartiglia, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and there is nothing like leaving the city for break to remind you that there is no place like NOLA. Business as usual continued while students were away, but there are plenty of upcoming events to get you back in the groove. See what you missed and what...

Political Organization Spotlight

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Sophie Brams, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

With the increasing polarization in American politics, political science experts say college campuses are increasingly targeting college students to get them to vote. Freshmen are finally at voting age, and students are beginning to shape their political identities. Some students say political organizations on Tulane’s campus offer students a place ...

Tulane hosts mayoral forum for Cantrell, Charbonnet

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2017

On Oct. 26, Tulane hosted a mayoral forum featuring the two final candidates in the New Orleans mayoral race, LaToya Cantrell and Desiree Charbonnet. Representatives from six colleges and one theological seminary in the New Orleans area were present to ask questions of and interact with the candidates. The p...

The Well modifies Get Yourself Tested program

The Well modifies Get Yourself Tested program

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter

October 19, 2017

After two years of offering reduced-cost STI testing for all students through the Get Yourself Tested Program, the Well for Health Promotion has discontinued the program until November, when it will pilot with changes. According to the American Sexual Health Association, one in two sexually active people will contract a sexually transmitted inf...