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Chasten Buttigieg and Mandy Moore stump for Pete Buttigieg during Tulane visit

Students pose in the LBC with Chasten Buttigieg and Mandy Moore during a campaign visit to New Orleans.

Campbell Lutz and Josh Axelrod

November 18, 2019

Stopping on a campaign trip to New Orleans, Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, visited Tulane on Sunday morning to speak with students. The potential First Gentleman was joined by actress and singer-songwriter Mandy Moore. The pair spoke to a...

Commuter students deserve better from Tulane

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Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Maiya Tate is a sophomore commuter student and a New Orleans native.  Those students that don’t pay $14,000 for housing and don’t live on campus, that you barely ever see around at parties and social events? Those are commuter students. Why don’t you ever see them around? Probably because Tul...

Student entrepreneur profile: SexyCakes

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Elka Cuttino, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Since the closing of City Diner, there has been a serious lack of late-night dining options on campus. Freshmen Alex Leiman and Jonah Bornstein, co-founders of SexyCakes, aim to fulfill students’ late-night cravings by providing an assortment of made-to-order breakfast items.  The idea of SexyCakes was...

Tulane Comedy Showcase displays student talent

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

November 7, 2019

In the remnants of what once was the beloved City Diner, Tulane University Campus Programming hosted campus comedians with different styles and niche, audience-driven material for the Tulane Comedy Showcase this Tuesday. Students gathered in the Rathskeller Lounge to partake in a night of sketch com...

Without syllabi, course registration becomes a guessing game

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

November 6, 2019

As time tickets are assigned and degree audits are fretfully consulted, November marks the beginning of spring course registration. Sadly, at Tulane, our system represents a disappointing academic reality where laziness is favored and learning discouraged. If course registration were intended as a pe...

Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

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Les Griots Violets

November 6, 2019

Nous sommes Les Griots Violets. We are Les Griots Violets. We are activists, we are organizers, we are revolutionaries, we are movers and shakers. We are storytellers. We lift the voices of those who have been silenced. We are Black women who want a better life on campus for everyone.  We center ...

Insider look at the Voodoo Experience

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Lauren Berg and Haley Soares, Contributing Reporter and Arcade Editor

October 31, 2019

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience took over City Park in New Orleans this past weekend, drawing crowds for a diverse lineup, art vendors and local food. Many Tulane students celebrated their Halloween early with Voodoo, attending in full costume and high spirits despite the grim weather.  Students in a...

We’re cheering for Tulane’s first gender-neutral homecoming court

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October 30, 2019

The honoring of a homecoming king and queen is a long-standing university tradition that has excluded students who identify outside of the gender binary. This year, Tulane has made a commendable effort to ensure that does not take place on our campus.  The Hullabaloo is proud to see Tulane join a...

Our research investment should match the scope of the problems we face

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Edwin Wang, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2019

From the banners that adorn McAlister Drive to Tulane’s frequent flaunting of its US News rankings, it is clear that Tulane lacks a research culture fundamental to contributing academic discoveries to society.  Prioritization of unrelated initiatives and lingering misfortune stunt Tulane’s rese...

First football, now basketball: Tulane’s sports are on the rise — and it starts with coaching

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Charles Lieberman , Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2019

  After a more than forgettable 2018-19 basketball season, Tulane hopes to bounce back and prove the naysayers wrong. After going 0-18 in conference and 4-27 overall, the Green Wave has obvious room for growth. And growth is what new coach Ron Hunter intends to achieve. Beginning with the...

Tulane students dressed in racist caricatures, are we surprised?

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 30, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 26th, five days before Halloween, Tulane students have already begun their celebrations in full swing. You cannot walk through campus without spotting a group of students in a variety of costumes and, in more cases than not, at least one in an extremely offensive and racist costume. This...

Amazon, Google staff Speak at Tulane Tech Day

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Thomas Parrott, Contributing Reporter

October 23, 2019

Tulane celebrated its 12th Tech Day on Oct. 3. The event serves as an opportunity for the Downtown Information Technology Department to join with the Uptown campus to share information and knowledge regarding technological improvements to the university as a whole.  The event featured keynote panelist...