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NBA continues to blame coaches for poor play
By Jon Posner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, Sports

When Marc Iavaroni was let go as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies Jan. 25, the move needed no explanation on the surface.
In exactly one and a half years as head coach, Iavraroni “led” the Grizzlies to a putrid 33-90 record, accumulated a miserable .268 winning percentage and lost 15 of his last 17 […]

How to throw a Superb(owl) Shindig

By Elizabeth Kurtz | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: Arcade, Featured Articles, January 29th Print Edition

This Sunday, the entire nation will join together to celebrate in the ultimate display of American pride. No, surprisingly, it has nothing to do with Obama. It’s the Super Bowl: The 43rd to be exact, and while the lucky few watch the Steelers and Cardinals face off live in Tampa, Fla., the rest of the […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 23rd, 2009 | Category: Arcade, Featured Articles, Sports, Views

It's conventional NCAA basketball wisdom that great teams come from great recruiting classes. What can we expect from the players coming up the recruiting pipeline for head coach Dave Dickerson in 2009?
Potential Recruits
Ledrick Eackles- This 6-foot 3-inch shooting guard from Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia is the son of former NBA player Ledell Eackles, and Ledrick's […]


By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: Fullabaloo

NOTE: This article was written strictly as satire. The names and proper nouns used in this article do not reflect their true nature in any respect. There is in fact no truth to this article. It was written as a creative endeavor for the purposes of entertainment for the April 1, 2005 Tulane Hullabaloo's annual Fullabaloo.
When […]


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

After four losing seasons in five years, Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson announced Sunday that men’s basketball coach Shawn Finney will not be returning for the 2005-2006 season.
“We are certainly appreciative of the hard work Shawn and his staff have done on behalf of Tulane University over the last five years,” Dickson said. “We have shown […]

Say it ain’t so, Jose

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

Congress issued subpoenas this week to several Major League Baseball players, including Jason Giambi, Sammy Sosa and Curt Schilling, to testify in regards to the recently revealed steroid-use scandal.
Congress has jurisdiction in this matter due to a quirk in the legal system; Major League Baseball is a rare exemption from our strict, century-old anti-trust laws. But […]

Baseball pounds Marist 43-11 over three-game sweep

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

Green Wave baseball has grown accustomed to winning at home this season. In fact, the question these days is not if the team will win, but how it will get the job done.
No. 1 Tulane used a walk-off grand slam Friday, a hit parade Saturday and a display of power Sunday to sweep the Marist Red […]

Sports Spotlight: Alison Walshe

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

Tulane gained more than it bargained for with transfer golfer Alison Walshe. Walshe came to Tulane for golf from Boston College after her freshman year. Now a sophomore, Walshe demonstrated her first-place talent in the fall season and hopes to continue her star performance in the beginning spring season.
“Without a doubt, she is certainly one of […]

Women’s golf finished eight in Florida

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

While Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were in Florida doing battle on the links Sunday, the Tulane women’s golf program was doing some battling of their own at the Sun Trust Lady Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla. The women finished in eighth place in the elite field of 18 at 88 shots over par as […]

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 […]

Basement: It’s hard to side with Bonds

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

Two things separate Barry Bonds from other athletes: his ability to hit a baseball and his even more impressive ability to antagonize the national media.
In case you missed it, Bonds chastised the large media contingency during a Cactus League press conference Feb. 22 for its continuous coverage of his alleged steroid use. According to the San […]

Dickau emerging as star point guard

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

When Dan Dickau was in college, he was an NCAA legend. As an all-American point guard, he helped transform Gonzaga from an unknown into national powerhouse.
�It was great to be a bracket buster,� Dickau said. �Even today, when we play in a lot of different arenas, people are making mentions of me being from Gonzaga. That�s […]

Thompson wins Tulane Invitational, leads Green Wave to a seventh place finish

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

The Green Wave men�s golf team hosted the 2005 Nokia Sugar Bowl Tulane Invitational this past Monday and Tuesday at English Turn Golf and Country Club.
The Green Wave could not make up the five-stroke deficit and finished with a team total of 900, seven strokes behind Notre Dame for a seventh-place finish.
Sophomore Michael Thompson�s two-under par performance […]

Women’s basketball faces must-win

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

Looking for a Conference USA tournament berth, the Green Wave knew it would need to step up its play in order to steal a game on the road and pull off an upset at home.
However, woeful shooting and poor rebounding haunted the team all weekend, resulting in a 55-41 road loss to Cincinnati and a 70-51 […]

The Comas: Conductor

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

Some people listen to Metallica when they work out. Some listen to Elliott Smith or Jeff Buckley when they’re studying. Some listen to The Beatles or The Stones to wake up in the morning. The point is music mirrors human emotion. Most albums include songs that evoke emotions spanning the entire spectrum. How they organize […]