The Tulane Hullabaloo

Suspect arrested for off-campus sexual batteries

sexual battery

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

February 27, 2018

After numerous reported instances of off-campus sexual battery, the New Orleans Police Department arrested a subject. According to NOPD, the arrest was made yesterday morning at 8 a.m. TUPD sent out three crime alert emails to all students, faculty and staff, starting on Feb. 15. The incidents occurred...

Campus doorways provide wheelchair accessibility issues


Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018

Tulane alumna Rebecca Lederkramer broke her arm and leg in a bike-riding accident during her senior year in Fall 2016. She lived off-campus in a three-story home and could not climb the stairs because of her injuries. So, Tulane moved her into a wheelchair-accessible dorm room in Willow Residences. T...

Catholic Center graffitied with anti-religious images


Josh Axelrod, News Editor

February 17, 2018

On Saturday, an onlooker reported graffiti at the Catholic Center building, according to Tulane University Police Department. The images were identified as  anti-Catholic by members of the community. On the rear of the building the words, "NO DOUBT" were written in red and blue spray paint. On the...

Five Tulane students mugged at gunpoint on Hillary St. Saturday night

Josh Axelrod, News Editor

December 12, 2017

Five Tulane students were robbed at gunpoint by two men on Saturday night. At 10:40 p.m. the students were approached by the subjects on the 900 block of Hillary Street. After producing a gun, the subjects demanded the students hand over their belongings. A male victim handed over his wallet and a...

TUPD reports off-campus uptown armed robbery

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 19, 2017

Tulane University Police Department Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 11:10 p.m. October 19 in the 7900 block of Birch Street. Two victims were approached by two subjects who robbed them of  purse and a cellular phone. The subjects fled eastward on Fern Street, then to Green Street, then to South C...

Tulane responds to “work hard, play hard” culture

Tulane responds to

Fiona Grathwohl, Canela Lopez, and Lily Milwit

September 28, 2017

The "work hard, play hard" mentality that defines the college experiences of many Tulane students garnered public attention after The Princeton Review's most recent "Best Colleges Guidebook" ranked Tulane as the No. 1 Party School in the nation. A 2015 survey of incoming Tulane freshmen found that 54 percent of these studen...

Weekend Crime Report: September 8-10

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

September 11, 2017

Theft:  Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft at 5 p.m. Sunday. The reporting person said she brought a group on non-Tulane affiliated people into her room in Monroe Hall on Saturday evening. When the group departed, the reporting person noticed her pres...

TUPD implements increased safety measures on campus

TUPD installed additional lighting as part of this semester’s campus safety initiative.

Cam Lutz and Jon Marks, Senior Staff Reporter and Contributing Reporter

August 31, 2017

In light of growing concern from the Tulane community about its members' safety, students have called for improved security on campus. Now Tulane University Police Department is implementing security measures intended to reflect this priority by increasing security presence on Tulane's New Orleans campuses. Initiatives include an increase in the ...

TUPD Superintendent Jon Barnwell leaves Tulane

Jon Barnwell bids farewell to Tulane and New Orleans after five years of serving as TUPD Superintendent. Barnwell will be relocating to East Carolina University, where he has family roots.

Fiona Grathwohl and Carrigan English

August 24, 2017

After serving for five years as superintendent of Tulane University Police Department, Jon Barnwell is relocating to East Carolina University Police Department to serve as chief of police starting on Sept. 1. Though he said he enjoyed his time working with TUPD and living in New Orleans, he has deep...

Tulane reflects on racial past in light of Charlottesville events

Tulane reflects on racial past in light of Charlottesville events

Nile Pierre, Emily Fornof, Jessica Galloway, and Kila Moore

August 24, 2017

This past month, a "Unite the Right" rally, led by white nationalists on the University of Virginia's Charlottesville campus, incited violence and sent waves of polarization throughout the country. Thirty years prior to the rally that generated national attention, members of the Tulane chapter of the...

Officers arrest suspect in two armed robberies Monday


Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

May 1, 2017

Officers arrested a suspect in connection with two armed robberies of Tulane students that occurred around 11 a.m. Monday. The first occurred in the 200 block of South Robertson Street and the second in the 100 block of LaSalle Street. Officers confiscated a firearm and the stolen property during ...

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Students push for redefinition of safety on campus

Nile Pierre and Emily Fornof

April 27, 2017

In 2016 there were "2,439 complaints that had to do with issues of race" within educational institutions according to the U.S. Department of Education.  In light of this statistic and the current political climate, some students are asking for the definition of safety to include issues involving race and sexuality. The past definition of student safety ...