The Tulane Hullabaloo

Two carjacking-related incidents reported near campus

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Lily Milwit, News Editor

April 6, 2017

A Tulane non-affiliated student was approached by two armed men who attempted to carjack the student's vehicle at approximately 10:14 p.m. Wednesday on the 2000 block of Adams Street. The student reported that the two males had handguns and tried to flee the scene with the student's car but were unable...

Weekend crime report: March 17 – 19

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Tess Riley, News Editor

March 21, 2017

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday. Simple burglary: Officers met with a student at 12:56 p.m Sunday who stated that someone broke into his residence hall room . The student said he left his room in Sharp Hall unloc...

String of thefts occur in Caroline Richardson, off-campus residence

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017

A Tulane affiliate reported to Tulane University Police Department on Tuesday that her Tulane purchase card was stolen out of her unlocked office in Caroline Richardson Building. The card was thought to be stolen around Feb. 21. Officers later found that the purchase card was used for multiple fraudulent...

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city’s rising gun violence

Not bulletproof: Tulane plays role in city's rising gun violence

Fiona Grathwohl and Lily Milwit

March 9, 2017

A resident of New Orleans is three times more likely to be killed than someone living in a similarly sized U.S. city. Gun violence killed 175 people in New Orleans in 2016. In the first 18 days of 2017, a shooting occurred, on average, every 9 hours.  Many of these killings occur in impoverished ar...

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

TUPD responds to report of missing university laptop

Tess Riley, News Editor

March 8, 2017

Tulane University Police Department officers responded to a report of a stolen university laptop at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the Woldenberg Art Center. The reporting person stated that the university-owned laptop assigned to that location was last seen at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. When...

TUPD identifies suspicious person in classroom as Tulane student

Lily Milwit, News Editor

March 7, 2017

An unknown male reportedly entered and disrupted a class of which he was not a registered student on Thursday. The suspicious person left the class and the professor followed him and asked if he was registered for the class to which he replied, 'No, but I will be right back,' according to a statement...

Weekend crime report: March 3-5

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Tess Riley, News Editor

March 6, 2017

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday. Bicycle theft: A student secured his bicycle to an on-campus bicycle rack using a cable lock during Mardi Gras break. When he returned to retrieve the bicycle after the holiday, he di...

Weekend crime report: Feb. 17 – 19

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Tess Riley, News Editor

February 21, 2017

The following crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department between Friday and Sunday. Off-campus accident with injury: A TUPD officer was advised by the Student Health Center during a building check that a student was struck by a vehicle off campus at 10:45 a.m. Friday. The o...