The Tulane Hullabaloo

First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

first-generation

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

April 22, 2020

Just about four years ago from today, I committed to attending Tulane University and graduating amongst the Class of 2020. It was one of the most exciting days of my entire life. I called my dad after school, yelling and cheering about the decision, listening to him cry tears of joy over the phone...

The toxic culture of overinvolvement at Tulane

Overinvolvement

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 2, 2019

A completely full calendar from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., midday sprints from Gibson to the LBC, and a backpack overflowing with club promotional materials. These are the all too well-known signs of the toxic culture of overinvolvement at Tulane. Tulane proudly boasts potential involvement in more than 254 org...

Students of Color and LGBTQ+ students work to navigate their identities abroad

Studying abroad offers the different challenges for marginalized students.

Emily Fornof and Nile Pierre

April 11, 2018

Of all of the students studying abroad from the U.S. in the 2015-2016 school year, only 28.4 percent identified as students of color. Along with students of color who might feel ostracized or fear discrimination in foreign countries, LGBTQ+ students are confronted with not only how they will be represented...

Marginalized communities respond to sexual assault climate survey results

President Mike Fitts makes opening remarks at the town hall last Wednesday night.

Josh Axelrod, Sanjali De Silva, and Sophia Mariani

February 8, 2018

After five months of waiting and speculating, students gathered to hear the results of the Sexual Assault Climate Survey. The doors of Kendall Cram Lecture Room opened at 4:30 p.m. By 4:39 p.m. all 400 seats were taken. Beginning at 5 p.m. and going more than an hour over its scheduled end time, the town hall last We...