The Tulane Hullabaloo

First known Tulane student tests positive for coronavirus


Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

A Tulane junior told The Hullabaloo she tested positive for the novel coronavirus 11 days ago, becoming the first known student with the virus, an inevitable milestone in a spring semester destabilized by the virus’ spread. Last week, President Mike Fitts announced an administrator had tested posit...

Sophomore Raymond Baltz III dies in ‘apparent accident’


Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

March 13, 2020

Tulane sophomore Raymond Baltz III died Thursday evening in what President Mike Fitts called an apparent accident.  It is unclear at this time how Baltz died. The Tulane University Police Department daily activity report noted that officers were dispatched to the scene after a student jumped off ...

Policing Mardi Gras: TUPD prepares for the city’s biggest party of the year

mardi gras

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

When Mardi Gras’ main weekend commences, Broadway Street erupts. Hoards of people gather around fraternity houses, solo cups in hand, as music roars.  As a result, Tulane University Police position themselves along the street, monitoring students during the days-long party.  In fact, Broadway...

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition allows for student self-expression


Leah Martino, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2019

Walking into the Carroll Gallery on the second floor of the Woldenberg Art Center, you are welcomed with a warm, bright light. The light feels like an indicator of the new talent and inspiring energy you will experience when taking in the creations of your peers.  The Undergraduate Juried Exhibitio...

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

The Queen's Krewe of Endymion parade costume

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019

The Krewe of Endymion, one of the three “Super Krewes” and the largest parade of Mardi Gras, announced its 2019 Queen of Endymion to be Tulane University sophomore Alexandra Kenny. Next time you’re in class, look around for royalty. You might be in the presence of Her Majesty – Meghan Markle who? ...

TUPD identifies suspicious person in classroom as Tulane student

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 7, 2017

An unknown male reportedly entered and disrupted a class of which he was not a registered student on Thursday. The suspicious person left the class and the professor followed him and asked if he was registered for the class to which he replied, 'No, but I will be right back,' according to a statement...

Tulane student found dead in off-campus residence

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

A Tulane student was found dead by New Orleans Police Department around 10:30 p.m. Friday at his off-campus residence. The student was identified as 22-year-old Ryan Morey by a Tulane Division of Student Affairs representative and the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office. Morey was a senior at Tulane,...