The Tulane Hullabaloo

Gun discharged Sunday morning near Zimpel Street


Carrigan English, News Editor

January 12, 2020

In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 12, an individual fired a gun in the 7100 block of Zimpel Street near The Boot Bar and Grill. According to a Tulane University Police Department report, the shot resulted from an altercation between the suspected shooter and an employee of The Boot. TUPD responded ...

Elevating Louisiana’s CBD Game

Crescent Canna partners Sean Partridge (left), Joe
Gerrity (center), and David Reich (right) launched their CBD business
with an emphasis on quality control, transparency, and affordability.

The Tulane Hullabaloo with Crescent Canna

December 3, 2019

Crescent Canna on display at Simply CBD in Uptown New Orleans.

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Tulane's trees are well-rooted in the university's past.

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Tulane University announced that the beloved “bead tree” — a sizeable Nuttall oak tree covered in Mardi Gras beads that became a recognizable feature on campus — was removed from the Academic Quadrangle Tuesday. Lightening struck the tree a few years ago, and the tree was in danger of falling...

Professor Profile: Michael Hogg bridges gap between academia, real world

Josh Jessiman | Photography Editor

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

February 21, 2019

When one glances at Professor Michael Hogg’s curriculum vitae, it is immediately clear that he has spent a significant portion of his life dedicated to Tulane University. Earning his Bachelor’s degree in economics and history in 1980, Hogg moved on to simultaneously earn his Masters in Business Ad...

Tulane appoints Elizabeth Brown as new chief of staff

Tulane appoints Elizabeth Brown as new chief of staff

Deeya Patel, Associate News Editor

February 7, 2019

On Oct. 15, 2018, President Mike Fitts announced Elizabeth Brown’s appointment as Tulane’s chief of staff, effective Nov. 26. Brown previously served as vice dean for development and headed the Alumni Relations of University of Pennsylvania’s law school, where Fitts also worked, serving as...

Light up the night at IATU’s annual Diwali event

Photo Courtesy of IATU

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 14, 2018

If you are looking for a great time with great food, great performances and a lot of dancing, the India Association of Tulane University has got just the thing for you. On Saturday, Nov. 17, IATU will host its semi-annual event, Diwali, at the JW Marriott Hotel. Diwali, the festival of lights, is a holiday celebrated across India...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

Gibson Hall houses senior level administration, the Office of Undergraduate Admission and the School of Continuing Studies.

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018

It is no secret that the relationship between Tulane University and alcohol consumption has been closely scrutinized in recent years. From its location in New Orleans, a city known in part for festivals and having more bars per capita than any other US city, to its 2017 Princeton Review Ranking as the nation’s No. 1 Party Schoo...

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Cam Lutz and Czars Trinidad

June 29, 2018

Czars Trinidad The Westboro Baptist Church picketed Loyola University New Orleans Thursday morning to protest the University's "sins and sinful teaching." To counter-protest the Church's message, Loyola and Tulane students tailgated the event, bringing signs, music and costumes. The Church picketed multip...

Pro-life movement should shift toward support for mothers and families, away from agitation

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 25, 2018

The pro-life movement itself rests on an uneasy contradiction. The same people who cry for the rights and safety of the unborn seem to forget about their existence after birth. Pro-life supporters mostly lean to the right with 65 percent of Republicans believing abortion should be illegal in all or most cases. Their champions argue about the san...

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?


April 22, 2018

To the Editor of The Tulane Hullabaloo: "Most Engaged in Community Service: Tulane University" reads the 2017 Princeton Review college rankings. Yet, next year's student organization budget, proposed this past week by the Undergraduate Student Government, tells a different story. Released to student...

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD's power must be restricted

Shea Dobson, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Tulane President Michael Fitts recently sent out an email to the student body addressing multiple anonymous complaints made against the Tulane University Police Department which allege the use of unnecessary force by its officers, namely against people not affiliated with the university. As these complaints...