The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter to the Editor: The Hullabaloo’s sexual violence op-ed mischaracterizes efforts

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

April 2, 2020

As members of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government, we are concerned by the gross mischaracterization of current sexual violence prevention efforts at Tulane in a recent article published by The Hullabaloo. While we acknowledge shortcomings in current efforts such as the lack of intersectional approaches to add...

Voting for USG representatives is live amid coronavirus pandemic

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government welcomed in its new executive board March 13, and voting for USG representatives opened this morning and will end tomorrow.  Students can cast their votes for president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and up to 10 senators vying for a position to represen...

Letter to the Editor: Progressive Voter Coalition endorses USG Executive Board Candidates

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March 11, 2020

Tulane University students: In its six-year history, the Tulane Progressive Voter Coalition has served as a platform for Multicultural Council, Gender and Sexual Affairs Council, and other organizations to exercise collective voice in an election process that ceaselessly seeks to keep their voices fro...

Muslim students observing Ramadan can reschedule finals, provost says

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Because the Islamic holiday of Ramadan coincides with the spring finals schedule, students observing the holy month can arrange to take their finals at a different time, Robin Forman, senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost, announced Thursday in an email to the Tulane student body. ...

Intersections’ events to look out for

Intersections' events to look out for

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

January 22, 2020

After the first few weeks of the spring semester, it can be hard to find events on Tulane’s campus or in the Greater New Orleans community to attend. Read more to learn about the various events going on to get involved more in social activism in our community, immerse yourself in New Orleans’ cult...

USG wraps up fall semester

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Gabe Darley, Contributing Reporter

December 5, 2019

It’s been a busy semester for Tulanians serving on the Undergraduate Student Government Senate. USG held seven different legislative sessions It has been a busy semester for Tulanians serving on the Undergraduate Student Government Senate. USG held seven legislative sessions throughout the semester ...

A flawed approach to a real problem: Equity fee should not be implemented

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Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Oct. 29, the Tulane Undergraduate Student Body passed a resolution 24-6 calling for the administration to institute a mandatory equity fee of $240 per student. The fee would go toward funding organizations that support marginalized groups on campus. The administration should not implement this fee.  ...

Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

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Les Griots Violets

November 6, 2019

Nous sommes Les Griots Violets. We are Les Griots Violets. We are activists, we are organizers, we are revolutionaries, we are movers and shakers. We are storytellers. We lift the voices of those who have been silenced. We are Black women who want a better life on campus for everyone.  We center ...

Tulane introduces first gender-inclusive homecoming court

Tulane's 2019 homecoming court winners

Deeya Patel, News Editor

October 30, 2019

Tulane homecoming weekend means football, music, alumni and a celebration of the Green Wave. And this year, a gender-inclusive homecoming court.  In the past, homecoming court consisted of 10 undergraduate seniors, half contesting for the title of homecoming queen and the other half contesting f...

Student organizers pass USG bill calling for $240-per-student equity fee

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Staff Report

October 30, 2019

Tonight, a resolution to establish an equity fee at Tulane University was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government.  The resolution, which passed 24-6 with one abstention, calls for a fee that would increase tuition by $240 per student to help fund areas on campus that are dedicated to supporting Black and other marginalized students.  The bill was authored by Les Griots Violets, a coalition of students organizing arou...

Why is our frisbee team better at addressing racism than our university?

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

September 11, 2019

When presented with two institutions — one, a centuries-old university serving thousands of students and the other, a club sports team —  it would make sense that the university would be quicker to think critically, address its history and confront racism. One would think. This month, Tulane...

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library to expand operating hours

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Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

AddiWhen classes begin on Monday, Aug. 26, over-eager students will no longer be held back by Howard-Tilton Memorial Library's oppressive 3:45 a.m. closing time. In an email to students Thursday morning, Undergraduate Student Government President Joseph Sotile announced changes that will keep the buil...