Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Multidimensional Saints still undefeated

Resurgent defense takes pressure off Brees's still prolific offense
By Nick Peruffo | Oct 9th, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 9th Print Edition, Sports

Though the numbers were a bit mind bending — an absurd nine passing touchdowns through the first two games — every worthwhile observer knew that the Saints offense was a juggernaut. Drew Brees did, after all, pass for more than 5,000 yards and 34 touchdowns last season. Detroit’s suspect secondary and Philadelphia’s gambling defensive style […]

Deflexion: success brewed right here at Tulane

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

Three Tulane University engineers are publicizing their newly invented board game, Deflexion. Engineering Professor Michael Larson and graduate students Luke Hooper and Del Segura created the game which has gained the praise of BusinessWeek magazine.
For board game fans who have grown weary of typical games like Candyland and Clue, Deflexion offers illuminated Egyptian-themed game pieces that […]

Students navigate pathways through Architects’ Week

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

The Tulane School of Architecture has been busy this week planning and constructing projects at sites all over campus following the theme of �Navigation.�
�We picked areas of circulation, pathways on the campus where students walk and there�s heavy traffic. They�re building installations to affect those spaces, to engage the pedestrian,� Becky Jeanes, president of the Architecture […]

Davis dealt to Warriors; Mashburn, Rogers traded to Sixers

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

Just one day after Baron Davis told ESPN that he felt unwanted in New Orleans, the Hornets confirmed his feelings by trading him to Golden State in exchange for Speedy Claxton and Dale Davis yesterday.
The deal also includes cash to be sent from the Warriors to New Orleans, reportedly near $350,000.
“It was just time for us to […]

NBA trade deadline brings flurry of activity

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

Yesterday’s 2 p.m. NBA trade deadline saw a total of 11 deals involving 35 players and numerous draft picks were agreed upon within 24 hours of the deadline.
In addition to the Hornets dealing Baron Davis and Jamal Mashburn, marquee players Chris Webber, Keith Van Horn and Antoine Walker all found themselves on new teams after […]

What is V-Week?

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

Tulane’s celebration of V-Week during the week of Valentine’s Day originates from a global movement started in 1998. After the massive success of Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues,” the V-Day organization was created to combat violence against women. A group of women from New York joined in with Ensler to start this movement, and […]

Big Easy Beat

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

Council rejects plans for eat-in-bed restaurant
The New Orleans City Planning Commission did not approve plans for a restaurant on the 2000 block of Magazine Street that would have served customers in bed.
At the proposed restaurant, about half of the diners would sit on king-size beds while others would sit at tables.
The developer of the restaurant said the idea […]

Sports Spotlight: Maria and Darya Ivanov

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

A sibling duo in tennis is quite rare.
Besides the Williams sisters (Venus and Serena) there are not many professional sibling duos. Tulane’s women tennis program is happy to have their own terrific pair of sisters. The Ivanov sisters, Maria and the younger Darya, have been one of the main reasons the Green Wave program has been […]

Campaign to host special events on campus, across the country

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

Tulane will officially launch the Promise and Distinction campaign in a two-day celebration March 16, kicking off what President Scott Cowen calls “the largest and most exciting fundraising initiative” in the school’s 171-year history. Additionally, it will be the largest higher education fundraising effort ever undertaken in Louisiana. 
The goal of the initiative, fully titled Promise and […]

Track and Field

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

Hoping to keep their winning ways from last year’s fourth place finish at the Conference USA indoor championship, the Tulane track and field team is off to a good start in 2005.
Though the ultimate goal is the C-USA championships, the Green Wave is not looking too far ahead. Head Coach Heather van Norman is cautiously optimistic […]

September 11 Victims are not innocent?

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

Recently, students, parents and community members of Clinton, N.Y. protested when local Hamilton College invited Ward Churchill, professor of ethnic studies at University of Colorado to speak at an upcoming panel. The university had to cancel Churchill’s visit due to death threats made on both him and the administration.
Churchill had written an essay about the terrorist […]

Campus Spotlight

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

Residing in hallowed Sharp Hall, there is a man who stands head and shoulders above the multitudes of slovenly freshman guys, figuratively if not literally. Evan Wolf, an 18-year-old freshman, hails from our nation's style capital, lower Manhattan. Having been born and raised amidst some of the city's most en vogue shopping locales, Evan has […]

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, […]

The basement: Next year, Saints fans

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

There’s always next year.
It seems like I tell myself those same words after every Saints season. But this season was different. For the first time, I can’t wait till next season.
For once, Jim Haslett’s Saints did not fold in December. For once, the Saints played solidly in all three phases of the game. For once, they gave […]

Recovering from the recovery

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

Since we’ve been hearing so much about the “great job” the Bush administration is doing, I thought it might be interesting to delve deeper into the recovering economy and see just how great it’s doing. The results are less than impressive.
The GDP is growing at a slower than average rate, just 3.9 percent annually. Employment increased […]