The Tulane Hullabaloo

Louisiana confirms first ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

For weeks, students have been waiting for what Governor John Bel Edwards called the inevitable: Louisiana's first case of coronavirus. Monday, Edwards confirmed that the state's first "presumptive" case of coronavirus has been detected. The patient is a Jefferson Parish resident and is currently hospita...

2020 Mardi Gras brings celebration, tragedy

Student perspectives of Mardi Gras celebrations

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The much-anticipated annual Mardi Gras festivities descended on New Orleans this past week in full force, with Tulane students becoming immersed in the culture and celebrations of the city’s centuries-long traditions. The Mardi Gras season begins over a month before Fat Tuesday with various ...

How do you celebrate Black History Month at a university with so few Black people?

Black history

Kennon Stewart, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2020

I grew up celebrating Black History in my great-grandfather’s church in Detroit. For 18 years, three generations of my family spent every February in a gospel-induced fervor, belting and dancing to my ancestors’ hymns. Even my great-grandfather, a reserved Baptist preacher, would join his talent...

The legendary impact of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant in the 2012 Pre-Olympic exhibition game.

Abe Seldowitz, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant is a legend in the sports world. His impact was felt not only in the United States, but globally. Bryant was able to build a brand for himself that spanned across the world, especially even in China, where his signature shoe line and apparel are very popular. Bryant had an illustrious career for one of ...

Tulane basketball player charged with rape, dismissed from team


Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

January 11, 2020

A Tulane basketball player charged with third-degree rape has been dismissed from the team, according to a report.  Bul Ajang was accused of raping a woman with whom he had been drinking and dancing at a bar Sunday, according to police. He has been released from jail on a $10,000 bond. The a...

Tulane needs to change values behind service learning

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Lucía Paternostro, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

In high school, I was required to do 80 service hours for graduation and 100 service hours for National Honor Society. A lot of people get their service hours from helping food banks, volunteering at the animal shelters, community building at churches or high school/playground sports teams, or around the sch...

Loyola’s fight for sexual health merits our support


Julia Ferro, Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Students passionate about reproductive justice and sexual health, looking to extend their activism off-campus, need look no further than our next door neighbor. The culture surrounding sexual health at Loyola University is deserving of our attention.  Despite the fact that Loyola University and ...

Skyrocketing tuition cannot be the norm


Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Modern American higher education is universally associated with astronomical costs, empowered by ambiguous institutional tuition increases. As one of the U.S.’ most expensive colleges, Tulane must contain its rampant tuition inflation to prevent student debt crises from irreparably damaging Tulanians’ future...

Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students


Edwin Wang and Michael Naish

December 5, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state students must evaluate their long-term Louisiana residency before participating in elections that...

DMP Senior Capstone Films to bring personal life to the screen


Patrick Miller, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Digital Media Production students completing their Capstone requirement this semester each wrote, produced and directed their own short film. The film functions as an artistic thesis and demonstration of cumulative skills. The Senior Capstone Short Films will be showcased to the public on Dec. 10 from 7...

College students deserve freedom from food insecurity

Students enjoying food at the Commons

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

December 4, 2019

Last April, 45% of college students reported being “food insecure in the prior 30 days,” according to a survey by Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice. This study reflects the inability of millions of American students to satisfy a basic human need. To alleviate this pr...

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.