The Tulane Hullabaloo

Noisy Bruff Commons demolition to bring new residence halls, dining options


Amy Nankin and Carrigan English, News Editors

January 29, 2020

Bruff Commons, Tulane’s retired dining hall and former home of mail services, has been closed off to the public and is slated to be demolished and replaced by new residence halls by Fall 2022.  A series of large projects across campus began following the “Only the Audacious” campaign in 2017, ...

Construction Update: New science building, housing and a unified quad

Sofia Viscuso | Photography Editor

Tate Weston, Contributing Reporter

November 7, 2019

With the completion of The Commons, the Tulane administration has started finalizing plans for several new building operations.  Patrick Norton, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Tulane University, manages the project. He explained that Tulane is focused on three main initiati...

Let’s use fall break as an opportunity to refresh and quit whining

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

October 9, 2019

If you’re reading this article, take a deep breath. Okay, now take another one. Fall break is upon us. Two months into a tumultuous semester, the Tulane community now faces ample opportunity to relax, refresh and reset. In many ways, the fall semester has brought about irritation and upheaval, resultin...

Fitts delivers State of the University address, outlines Tulane’s projects and goals

Fitts gives his State of the University address

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

Each year, President Michael Fitts hosts a State of the University address. Aimed primarily at Tulane staff, the speech outlines the University’s latest achievements and biggest goals. At this year’s address, hosted in McAlister Auditorium on Friday afternoon, Fitts hoped to highlight Tulane’s increasi...

Student reviews Dining Hall at the Commons, offers hacks


Melissa Rosenthal, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Dining room, gathering place for friends old and new, the heart and soul of the Tulane community: these are a few words that come to mind when describing the new Commons.  This 77,000-square-foot spectacle features a bright and pleasant dining environment, a drastic improvement from the building’s drab predecessor.  The wide array of seating options makes the...

NOLA News in Brief

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

August 29, 2019

  Tulane students are finishing up their first week of classes, eating at the new Dining Room at the Commons for the first time and braving the extreme heat of New Orleans summers. Outside of the Tulane bubble, however, Lafayette artist Tony Bernard created a new design for “I Voted” stickers fo...

A look inside The Commons, Tulane’s newest addition

The Commons

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

August 28, 2019

We’ve all seen them. The Instagram posts. Or at least those of you who follow @tulanedining on Instagram.  Yeah, yeah, we’re excited to be back in New Orleans if we’re not from here. And if you’re freshmen, you’re super excited to start what everyone’s told you will be the greatest four years of yo...