The Tulane Hullabaloo

“Heathers: The Musical” comes to campus in student-run, sold-out show

Josh Jessiman, Senior Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Hairspray, heels and homicide will be on display Thursday for the opening night of “Heathers: The Musical,” the entirely student-run and sold-out production roughly nine months in the making. Led by director Margo Hera, "Heathers" is somewhat of a step in a new direction for the theater department sinc...

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

With the upcoming onslaught of bowl games, America is yet again reminded of the role of capitalism in sports. Really, what post-season would be complete without the deliciously named Cheez-It Bowl, the melodious Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, and the festive San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl? In the...

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

November 29, 2018

Grant Barnes - Senior Staff Photographer Green Wave football is not the only team reaching the end zones of Uptown – Tulane Special Olympics hit the fields outside the Reily Student Recreation Center before Thanksgiving Break for the championship of its ongoing flag football tournament. This is ju...

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Recently hired TUPD officers have controversial content on personal social media

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 15, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that may be offensive to some readers. 5:16pm, Update: As of Thursday, Nov. 15, Ethan Hutton has resigned from TUPD. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Tulane University’s Police Department announced the hiring of three new police officers – Ethan Hutton, Derrick Tomberlin and Martin Mapp.             ...

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

Over the past few years, Green Wave fans have seen quite a few ups and downs from Tulane football. From the missed, game-sealing field goal in last season’s homecoming game against the University of Cincinnati, a controversial officiating error against Southern Methodist University that cost the G...

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

With both Tulane’s men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting the first games of their respective seasons last week, it is only appropriate that this week’s “A Quick Huddle” hones in on hoops. Last Thursday, the Green Wave women narrowly defeated Texas Southern University by a score of...

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Color guard is not for the uncoordinated. Guard members perform with an almost inherent sense of rhythm, all the while deftly manipulating rifles and flags. The dexterity and dynamism of the guard allows it to function as one of Tulane’s premier spirit organizations. To see this athleticism i...

Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Nketiah Berko, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Famed Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee died on Nov. 13, leaving behind both a daughter and a transformative impact in the comic book industry. Bringing to life such characters as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and the Hulk, Lee’s work both entertained and inspired, laying the foundation...

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Adelaide Basco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Looking like you don’t care is an art form. Perfectly-mussed hair, no-makeup makeup and painstakingly-scuffed boots – all of these are hallmarks of the idea that to look our best. We must look like we’ve done nothing – perfectly. Today, this art form has a new name: normcore. Normcore fashion and a...

Tulane transportation services make off-campus exploration accessible, students fail to take advantage

Tulane transportation services make off-campus exploration accessible, students fail to take advantage

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

With midterm tests in our rear view and finals on our horizon, we can all attest to the challenges of undergraduate life. Studying for exams, staying on top of coursework and keeping up with student organizations can make college a stressful endeavor. Diligent work is certainly commendable, but students should re...

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

“Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans.” It is an ever-present rallying cry that Tulane has used to tout its role in the city’s redevelopment after Katrina. It has allowed the university to have a unique, mutually beneficial relationship with the city. However, it has contributed to a crisis of identit...

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 8, 2018

More than ever before, college students are taking a more active role in politics. For Tulane University sophomore Henry Walther, however, his role involves leading a cohort of college students working to influence Louisiana politics, and eventually, national politics as well. During the summer of...