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Tulane bars see increase in drugging allegations

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor October 6, 2021

Tulane University Police Department and Loyola University Police Department, in conjunction with the New Orleans Police Department, recently responded to allegations of drugging incidents at bars in close...

Sharp Hall reports the most thefts with at least 44 missing their personal belongings.

Surge in dorm thefts rocks campus

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor September 29, 2021

After evacuating from Hurricane Ida, Tulane University students face another hurdle during their fall semester. Hoping to be reunited with their personal belongings, many on-campus students returned...

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Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 22, 2021

On Sept. 17 at 2:24 p.m., Tulane University Police Department responded to a report of obscenity on Broadway Street. The reporting individual stated that while on a walk she noticed a male sitting upright...

weekly crime report graphic

Weekly crime report

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor September 17, 2021

On Sept. 10 at 10:36 p.m., Tulane University Police Department was alerted to a fraudulent email scam sent to the reporting victim’s Tulane University email. The subjects instructed the Tulane affiliate...

TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

TUPD apprehends sexual assault suspect

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 23, 2021

Tulane University Police Department has apprehended a Tulane freshman, identified as Efrain Eskenazi Bettis, in connection to an attempted sexual assault of a female resident of Warren House. The crime...

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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...

A pole with TUPD resources listed

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...

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