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OPINION | Without abolishing the police, justice remains unattainable

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 21, 2021

On April 11, officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minnesota. A few days prior, on March 29, a Chicago police officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. These tragic deaths,...

OPINION | Crime reports are ineffective, misrepresent community

OPINION | Crime reports are ineffective, misrepresent community

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Walking alone down McAlister Drive at dusk, backpack slung over one shoulder, face lit up by the artificial light of an iPhone, Tulane University students rarely pause to consider the infrastructure...

TUPD Corporal Martinus Mitchum

TUPD Corporal Martinus Mitchum killed in off-campus shooting

Domenic Mesa, News Editor March 1, 2021

Friday, Feb. 26, TUPD Officer Corporal Martinus Mitchum, 38, was fatally shot and killed while working a security detail at George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans. The shooting occurred following...

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Tulane takes first step toward new TUPD station on Broadway

Mike Weilandt, Contributing Reporter February 17, 2021

Tulane has taken the first steps toward increased Tulane University Police Department presence Uptown with the installation of a site trailer on the corner of Broadway and Zimpel Streets. The temporary...

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TUPD prepares for altered Mardi Gras

Emily Rubino, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

On Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced that, starting Feb. 12th at 6 a.m. until Feb. 17th at 6 a.m., the New Orleans area will be under strict restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

Tulane professors participate in Scholar Strike

Tulane professors participate in Scholar Strike

Gabby Abrams , News Editor September 13, 2020

Various Tulane professors, including Matt Sakakeeny and Mohan Ambikaipaker, participated in the nationwide Scholar Strike on Tuesday.  The strike was organized over social media, via posts by Anthea...

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Students call to abolish TUPD

Domenic Mesa , Contributing Writer September 3, 2020

Tulane and Loyola University students organized at 6400 Freret St., where McAlister Drive meets Percival Stern Hall to march in protest of the Tulane University Police Department on Aug. 31. The march...


Tulane Black Student Union releases list of demands and expectations

Amy Nankin, News Editor July 26, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This Saturday, July 25, the Tulane Black Student Union...

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Fitts pledges funds, expands programming to combat racism in Tulane community

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter June 12, 2020

On Friday, the Tulane student body received an email from President Mike Fitts in which he pledged that the university would take concrete steps to further anti-racist goals. He cited recent national events,...

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Policing Mardi Gras: TUPD prepares for the city’s biggest party of the year

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

When Mardi Gras’ main weekend commences, Broadway Street erupts. Hoards of people gather around fraternity houses, solo cups in hand, as music roars.  As a result, Tulane University Police position...


I am not a threat

Frederick Bell, Contributing Writer February 19, 2020

The day started with a stressful presentation looming over my head.  It was for my major seminar class in political economy and had to be at least 30 minutes long. I got out of bed early around 7 a.m....


NOPD arrests suspect in Uptown shooting

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter January 29, 2020

New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 21-year-old man believed to be responsible for the death of 20-year-old University of Louisiana at Lafayette student Lee Long Jr. Alec Billiot was booked...

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