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USG recognizes 2021-2022 historian and secretary

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Reporter September 29, 2021

On Sept. 28, Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the third session of the 24th Senate. This meeting focused on a quick review for senators on writing and voting on initiatives...

Sexual Assault Awareness at Tulane must go beyond April

Sexual Assault Awareness at Tulane must go beyond April

Emrey Broyles, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, organizations such as Tulane’s Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education, Undergraduate Student Government Sexual Violence Prevention and Response...

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USG executives resign, call out anti-Blackness in organization

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor March 25, 2021

During the Undergraduate Student Government’s 12th Senate session, held this past Tuesday, several members of the organization recounted their negative experiences during their time in office, sparking...

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020

Charlotte Block , Staff Reporter November 18, 2020

After students were sent home midway through the spring 2020 semester, Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, announced Tulane University would implement a temporary grading...

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor November 12, 2020

In 2017, three then-members of Undergraduate Student Government, Shahamat Uddin, Sonali Chadha and Juharah Worku created legislation to rename Hebert Hall on the academic quadrangle. Inspired by Student...

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote

Caroline Latta, Contributing Reporter November 4, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee has spent this past semester working to increase voter efficacy and voter awareness. The committee is led by director Olivia Mullaney, a junior at Tulane.  In...

Tulane must find ways to facilitate the voting process for its students this year.

OPINION | Tulane must facilitate mail-in voting

Deeya Patel, Views Editor September 23, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is a high stakes event and Tulane University students have always done their part to hold their peers accountable in the election process. Now, during the pandemic, students...

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum

Emily Rubino , Contributing Writer September 22, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee held a Zoom forum in which four panelists spoke about civic engagement in New Orleans. The meeting was led by Committee Director Olivia Mullaney and Assistant...

Abolish USG elections now

OPINION | Abolish USG elections now

Robert Chumbley, Contributing Writer September 16, 2020

When most of us think of democratic elections, we initially think of a first-past-the-post system where voters select a single candidate for a single office, and the winner is the one with the most votes....

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulanes hasty reopening

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulane’s hasty reopening

Michael Chen and Elsa Rothenberg August 22, 2020

This statement is not an official statement of the Undergraduate Student Government August 18, 2020 To the Tulane Administration, faculty, staff, parents, and student body: We, the Vice Presidents...

Tulanes Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Tulane’s Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter June 22, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This Saturday, June 20, History and Latin American...

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Letter to the Editor: USG responds to nationwide racial violence

Adolfo García, Reagan McKinney, and Deja Wells May 31, 2020

Tulanians, We hope this finds you safe and well. Undergraduate Student Government is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of each and every one of our students during this precarious time....

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