The Tulane Hullabaloo

Study abroad students evacuated from China, Italy due to coronavirus concerns

The Tulane Office of Study Abroad, located on Willow Street near PJs Coffee.

Amy Nankin, News Editor

March 5, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Tulane University’s Office of Study Abroad has followed the Center for Disease Control guidelines and university recommendations to alter programs in countries that have been ranked as a Level 3 Travel Advisory by the CDC. As a result, some students are being evacu...

Tulane prepares for coronavirus outbreak

The Coronavirus talk was held in Caroline Richardson building. Photo by Hallie Olsen.

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

More than seven weeks after the first cases of the 2019 coronavirus disease were reported in the Chinese province of Wuhan, there continues to be a growing number of confirmed cases in and outside of China. According to USA Today, more than 75,000 people have been infected and more than 2,000 people have died worldwide from the novel coronavirus.    As of Wednesday, 15 people in ...

Airing of Grievances: Back from abroad

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

Dear Tulane Community, You’re in danger. I don’t have much time to explain, but please, for your own safety, heed what I’m about to tell you. Lock your doors, hide your booze, make your Instagram private and, for the love of Mike Fitts and all else that is unholy, get out while you can. The ...

An open letter to students planning studying abroad in Cuba

Yacob Arroyo | Staff Artist

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 21, 2019

To whom it may concern: Your deadline is approaching. As you finalize your applications and send them in hopes of being accepted into the four-week long trip to the tropical island, I hope you are able to fully understand the gravity of the situation you are presented with. To you, this may well jus...

Intersectional Confessional: My take on White Feminism abroad

Intersectional Confessional: My take on White Feminism abroad

Shahamat Uddin, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

The moments I have looked forward to most each day here in Rabat, Morocco have been my daily walks to school. Each stroll I take positions a cross-cultural understanding, from forcing a slower pace trekking behind the elderly on their way to the mosque in the medina to busting out my quick city walk do...

Tulane takes the D.R.: Students reflect on identity and blackness abroad after annual “O” trip

A group of Tulane students posing for a group picture before their next activity in Santiago de Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

August 30, 2018

“I feel black people in the U.S. benefit from a certain level of privilege from being American,” senior Harmonii Odinga said. “I definitely was made aware of the privileges of being American when certain socioeconomic aspects and assumptions around my blackness were left untranslated.” Studyi...

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...

Office of Study Abroad to offer free passports for students

Student Juharah Worku poses with her U.S. passport.

Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

November 30, 2017

The Office of Study Abroad and the Council on International Educational Exchange will be providing free passports for students as part of CIEE's Passport Caravan program in an effort to make study abroad more accessible for undergraduate students. Eligibility for the free passport requires that students be degr...