The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane policy still fails to address sexual violence

students
February 19, 2020

Lily runs the sexual violence support group for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. Following the 2017 Climate Assessment, Tulane launched the Wave of Change initiative in 2018. The initiative was an attempt...

Where did the anger over the 2018 climate survey go?

climate survey
February 5, 2020

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article contains content related to sexual assault and rape.  Tulane in 2018 was a Tulane in despair. When a climate survey revealed that 41% of its...

Upcoming USG Diversity town hall to address student concerns

Upcoming USG Diversity town hall to address student concerns
October 30, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Committee will host a town hall on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in Kendall Cram Hall.  Last year, Tulane’s USG held a student forum,...

LGBTQ+ student sexual misconduct report identifies disparities in queer experience

climate survey
September 11, 2019

“In particular with LGBTQ+ students, 33% reported being a victim of an attempted rape, and 31% reported being raped by a sexually violent perpatrator. I think it’s important to understand that’s...

USG passes resolution to submit comment to Department of Education in response to proposed Title IX legislation

USG
January 23, 2019

Last November, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced a series of proposed regulations under Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination within educational institutions. According...

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men
January 15, 2019

In the fall of 2018, Virginia Title IX attorney Margaret C. Valois filed a complaint against Tulane University and the Newcomb College Institute which claimed that the university discriminated against...

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men
October 30, 2018

Tulane University has been notified of a complaint filed with the Office for Civil Rights under the US Department of Education accusing the Newcomb College Institute of discriminating against men. The...

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign
October 3, 2018

Tulane issued a climate survey to its students last February to assess instances of sexual harassment and sexual violence among the student body. Of the 47 percent of students that responded to the...

Letter to the Editor: Devos’s title IX reform threatens progress against sexual assault

reopening
September 12, 2018

Distracted by flashy, headline-grabbing stories, many news outlets overlooked a sweeping development with serious consequences for Tulane students: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations....

Letter to the Editor: My Experience Reporting Sexual Assault at Tulane University

reopening
May 18, 2018

In the wake of Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Kevin Spacey and many others facing accusations of sexual misconduct, there has been an outpouring of support across the country for survivors and whistleblowers...

Students press administration over release of sexual assault town hall results

sexual assault
January 31, 2018

Scroll down to read the comprehensive live updates from the event. Read next week’s issue for insights on student reactions, thoughts from administration and what steps are moving forward. Yesterday...

Betsy DeVos’s Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Betsy DeVos's Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses
October 5, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education officially rescinded its guidance for universities and protections directly related to Title IX on Sept. 22. The official statement did not indicate the reasons for this...

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