Posts Tagged ‘ California ’


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

When it comes to Tulane baseball, winning is a way of life, especially at home in the increasingly hostile Turchin Field.
After all, it’s never easy for a visiting team to win on the road against a top-ranked team, much less in a place where alumni chant the “Hullabaloo” at the top of their lungs after every […]

Professor elected as conference chair, another wins award

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Serving as an example of Tulane University’s excellent research programs and faculty, professor of biomedical engineering Natalia Trayanova and graduate student Molly Malecker recently attended the prestigious Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms in Santa Ynez Valley, Calif. At the conference, Trayanova was elected vice chair of next year’s conference and Malecker won the […]

True student-athletes

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: Sports

It’s spring!
Midterms are ending, T-shirt printing stores are thriving from the business provided by Tulane’s intramural teams, scraps of eccentric architect projects fill the campus, overweight Green Wave backers once again are dancing at outdoor events and spring break is beckoning.
It’s also that time of the year when the athletic department of Tulane awakens from its winter […]

Remembering Gonzo

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Reviews

The journalistic world lost one of its boldest and most innovative pioneers Feb. 20 when Hunter S. Thompson, 67, ended his life with a gunshot at his home in Woody Creek, Colo.
Credited with inventing the radical journalistic style commonly referred to as �gonzo journalism,� Thompson, along with writers Tom Wolfe and Gay Talese, was a vital […]

Professors run marathon for Bucket Brigade awareness

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: News

Three professors of the sociology department participated in the annual Mardi Gras Marathon as a way to raise funds and awareness among Tulane students for Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a nonprofit grassroots environmental health and justice organization.
Scott Frickel, professor in sociology Jocelyn Viterna, professor in the Latin American studies and sociology department and Mimi Schippers, professor in […]

Top-ranked Green Wave dominates in sweep of No. 11 Arizona State

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Maintaining the No. 1 ranking in the nation is a heavy burden, but through its first seven games, the Green Wave appears up to the task. The team is off to a 7-0 start including a three-game sweep of No. 11 Arizona State last weekend.
Not only has the team won all seven of its games, it […]

New twist on the same road – El Pus: Hoodlum Rock (Vol.1: The Bogard)

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Reviews

When I first listened to El Pus’s Hoodlum Rock (Vol.1: The Bogard), I was nonplussed. It was described to me as hip-hop with rock undertones, in the vein of the Black Eyed Peas. Instead, El Pus is California skate-punk with reggae/rap undertones. However, after my second listen, it started to grow on me.
El Pus is an […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Many people have a classic idea of a typical surfer: blond, buff, tan, Californian and male. Although men first popularized the sport of surfing, women have practiced it since the early 1920s.
The stereotypical surfer is commonly referred to as a dude. This simple word itself has a male connotation. Part of overcoming the male surfer prejudice […]

Spotlight: Rochestie

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The inbounds pass went to freshman guard Taylor Rochestie. Rochestie dribbled to the right side of the three-point line, double-pumped, shot, and at the sound of the horn the Green Wave had its first C-USA victory.
Game-winning shots bring players fame, but Rochestie, a six-foot point guard from Santa Barbara, Calif., has been making a name for […]

Tennis College National Rankings

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 28th, 2005 | Category: Sports

1. Stanford
2. Florida
3. Clemson
5. Northwestern
6. Vanderbilt
7. Southern California
8. Duke
9. Tulane
10. Washington
11. Texas
12. Miami
13. Georgia
14. Kentucky
15. North Carolina
16. Texas A&M
17. California
18. Tennessee
19. TCU
20. Michigan
Men’s Tennis National Rankings
1. Baylor
3. Florida
4. Georgia
5. Illinois
6. Mississippi
7. Stanford
8. Southern California
9. Duke
10. Virginia
11. Ohio State
12. LSU
13. Kentucky
14. Virginia Commonwealth
15. Texas A&M
16. Rice
17. TCU
18. North Carolina
19. Tulane
20. Vanderbilt
Rankings from

A stroke of jean-ius

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 14th, 2005 | Category: Features

Everything good starts with a little gold or booty. Thanks to the California Gold Rush, which commenced in 1848, Levi Strauss was able to generate an American jean rush that has spread worldwide and carried the country from practicality to backside aesthetics. Through world wars, Hollywood Westerns, a painful gold-painted and stone-washed fashion era (yes, […]

Three point play

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 14th, 2005 | Category: Sports

I.  After years of suffering, I can be grateful for one thing from 2004: the San Diego Chargers. As lifelong a San Diegan and Chargers fan, the last 10 years have been devastating. However, in one season, everything changed. The team went from being torn up by Eli Manning and existing as the laughing stock […]

Tulane remembers Trevor

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Dec 3rd, 2004 | Category: News

A memorial service was held Tuesday in Myra Clare Rogers Chapel for Trevor Morton, the Tulane senior who died last month in a car accident.
About 60 people came to the chapel to share memories of Trevor and to remember his life at Tulane.
“[We] are here to celebrate the life of Trevor Morton … [who] had a special […]

Tracking Tyler Hilton

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Nov 12th, 2004 | Category: Reviews

The Tracks of Tyler Hilton
Tyler Hilton
Maverick Records
4 out of 5 stars
Don”t you love to get lost in your thoughts every once in a while? Don”t you enjoy getting caught up in your fantasies and regrets, even if only for a few minutes? It”s so nice to just pop in a good CD and chill out when […]

Local jazz legend performs at Tulane

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Nov 12th, 2004 | Category: News

Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. performed in an acoustic quartet at Brant Van Dixon Hall Nov. 4 as a part of Tulane University?s “Lagniappe Thursdays,” a section of the Tulane Lagniappe Program that showcases select New Orleans artists.
The Ellis Marsalis Quartet consisted of Jeff Clapp, drums; Derek Douget, clarinet and saxophone; Bill Huntington, acoustic bass; […]