The Tulane Hullabaloo

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Since its inception in 1906, the role of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has been to maintain the integrity of intercollegiate athletics through the creation and enforcement of competition and eligibility rules. Today, the NCAA regulates the athletic departments of 1,117 college...

‘Fear the trees!’: The Hullabaloo’s picks for weirdest mascots in sports

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Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Mascots have been a part of the gameday experience for decades, and these sometimes-furry creatures are beloved by the fans of the teams they symbolize and are used to rally their teams to victory. That has not, however, stopped universities from picking some extremely strange critters to represent ...

Sailing teams takes St. Francis invite by storm, rolls into second half of season

Seniors Sophie Ricker and Harris Cram had a successful weekend at last week's regatta.

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

In the second half of its inaugural varsity season, Tulane sailing continues to make waves. Though undoubtedly experiencing some highs and lows, the team has shown consistent improvement heading into the final months of play. Most recently, the Green Wave dominated at the St. Francis Interconference Reg...

Men’s tennis faces tough losses at national championships

Courtesy of Stormy Nesbit, ITA Tennis

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

The Tulane men’s tennis team has had a standout season so far, holding a No. 30 national ranking on the most recent Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association listing and a 4-6 record. Following back-to-back wins against then-No. 18 Tennessee and No. 19 Florida State at the end of January, Tulane secur...

Rhyme Verses Rhythm scores seventh in the country in national competition

Rhyme Verses Rhythm

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

After a year spent writing, rewriting and rehearsing poems, Tulane's very own slam poetry team, Rhyme Versus Rhythm, scored seventh in the nation at the annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. The team traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia on the week of April 3, where the poets earned ...