The Tulane Hullabaloo

FTB: Why Tom Brady joining the Bucs won’t be as good as people think

Tom Brady

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

In one of the most high-profile free agency signings in the history of sports, Tom Brady agreed to a fully guaranteed two-year deal worth $50 million with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brady will leave behind a 20-year legacy in New England in which he came in as a sixth-round draft pick and left with ...

OPINION: Super Bowl halftime show beautifully embraces Latinx culture

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

February 13, 2020

Since Shakira and Jennifer Lopez performed at the Super Bowl, people around the country are angry about the “raunchiness” of the dancing and clothes. All over Facebook, comments speak of families skipping through the halftime show, unfortunately missing the performance of the two Latina queens. ...

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

  For the 15th consecutive year, the Puppy Bowl, humorously named Puppy Bowl XV, aired concurrently with the Super Bowl on Sunday. Puppies from 51 different shelters across 23 states were invited to the Bowl, where they were split into two teams, “Ruff” and “Fluff.” These puppies t...

Not-So-Super Bowl: Saints out of playoffs after controversial call

Daisy Rymer | Sports Layout Editor

Grant Barnes, Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

This past weekend’s American Football Conference and National Football Conference Championships set the stage for Super Bowl 53 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. In a mere two weeks, we will see the Los Angeles Rams face off against the New England Patriots for a chance to hoist the coveted Lombardi Trophy....

Undercurrents: 5 things TU know

Undercurrents: 5 things TU know

Ori Tsamaret, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2018

Rihanna stands with Colin KaepernickRihanna recently rejected an offer to perform for the Super Bowl halftime show taking place in Atlanta this February. She was soon thereafter joined by Amy Schumer in rejecting any offers from the NFL. Some are stating the two have created a wave of celebrity boycotts of t...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

February 9, 2018

This a short compilation of some of #woke Twitter's best tweets that you might have missed. Check back weekly and follow Intersections at @IntersectionsTU for the top tweets of the week and live tweets of events on and off campus. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='//embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

The dynasty and the underdog: Tulane prepares for Super Bowl LII

Anh Nguyen | Design Associate

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

The NFL season will end with Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Though the game will be played more than 1,000 miles away, Tulane students and staff alike are preparing to watch and celebrate this weekend's big game. This season finale features two starkly different teams:...

And then there were two: Patriots, Eagles gear up for NFL finale

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018

The entire NFL season now comes down to one final game. Most NFL fans could foresee another Tom Brady championship run, but who would have foreseen the Nick Foles-led Philadelphia Eagles coming this far? Foles is an unproven journeyman, and yet he has the opportunity to make his mark in denying the...

Super Bowl ads aim for profit, not social activism

Madeline Ninno, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017

Many of the ads during this year's Super Bowl had political messages, but none generated more interest and controversy than 84 Lumber's. The ad told the story of a Mexican mother and her daughter undergoing a difficult journey to reach the United States border. Though this ad may seem politically potent,...