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Big Ten season reinstatement has far-reaching impact on college football

The Tulane Green Wave Football team will undoubtedly be affected by the Big Ten's decision to start play this fall.

Jude Papillion, Associate Sports Editor

6 days ago

On Sept. 16, the Big Ten Conference, one of the top conferences in college athletics, reversed course and made the decision to play college football this fall. The conference’s teams could kick off their season on Oct. 23 and will play eight regular season games with each team playing in an addition...

University area residents advocate to ‘Stop Doubles to Dorms’

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

September 17, 2020

Since this summer, long-term residents of the university area have placed red and white yard signs reading “STOP DOUBLES TO DORMS” on their lawns. This phrase, shortened to D2D, refers to the growing trend of converting single family homes into what the organization refers to as “fancy mini-dorm...

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Meredith Abdelnour

September 3, 2020

Due to social distancing guidelines, this year’s Fall Activities Expo, hosted by the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, will be held virtually, giving students a new way to explore their interests and discover organizations. The Expo will be Sept. 6, and organizations will be available on Zoom ...

Tulane’s community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Tulane's community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor

September 3, 2020

Towards the end of my senior year in high school, I was always so excited to tell people that I would soon be going to school in New Orleans. I knew how lucky I was to attend a university in a city so culturally rich and unique.  Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for me to understand how deeply separated Tulane...

Fitts announces plan for return to campus

Outdoor classrooms are being constructed on the Berger Family Lawn for social distancing during fall semester classes.

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 20, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This morning, Tulane University President Mike Fitts released a comprehensive return to campus plan in an email to the Tulane student body. The email ...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane students call for solidarity with local organizers

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Uptown for Black Liberation

June 4, 2020

Calling all Tulane students that are still living in New Orleans, The United States of America is currently immersed in protest. On social media, those that we follow, from celebrities, to corporations, family members and peers, are making efforts to publicly support the Black Lives Matter cause....

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Hull Poll: Here’s what our seniors think graduation should look like

Staff Photographer

April 15, 2020

It used to go like this: The sun will rise in the east, and come May, seniors will walk across the stage after months of anticipation and receive their diploma. Your instagram feed will be filled with sorority girls chugging André while blocking a street car. You’ll receive a stole from an organiz...

As an immunosuppressed student, my peers let me down

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Zach Brenner, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Zach Brenner is a senior majoring in political economy and double-minoring in philosophy and religious studies. In the critical few days following Tulane’s closure in March, it was clear that the coronavirus’ spread in New Orleans posed a serious threat to the vulnerable members of the community. Instea...

Impromptu Streams Facebook group provides entertainment during quarantine

Impromptu Streams Facebook group provides entertainment during quarantine

Amy Nankin, News Editor

March 25, 2020

It’s been roughly two weeks since Tulane decided to terminate in-person classes and urged students to return home for the duration of the semester amid the coronavirus pandemic. With students easing into online classes and many residing in states that are currently on lockdown, many students have ...

Administrator tests positive in Tulane community’s first coronavirus case

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

A member of the Tulane administration has tested positive for coronavirus, marking the Tulane community's first confirmed case of the virus, President Mike Fitts said in an email Friday. The administrator is expected to make a full recovery and is currently self-isolating at home. The case is presumptive...

Things TU Know: Coronavirus, campus changes

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Staff Report

March 13, 2020

Updated 3/15/2020 at 2:25 p.m. Is commencement still on? No concrete word yet from the administration. President Mike Fitts says he hopes commencement will still take place in May, but this is subject to change.    Will final exams be held online? Yes, but each professor’s plan will vary. Check with your profe...