Posts Tagged ‘ Undergraduate Student Government ’

Greeks promote hazing prevention

By James Gilbert | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, News

The Tulane Greek community is organizing events in conjunction with National Hazing Prevention Week Feb. 2-5.  This is the second time the university has participated. Events, which range from speakers to film presentations, are aimed at raising awareness among the student body about what activities qualify as hazing.
The Inter-Fraternity Council has taken a prominent role […]

Censure removal stalls

AAUP attempts to open dialogue with university
By Julie Schwartzwald | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: Featured Articles, January 29th Print Edition, News

Faculty renewed discussions on the American Association of University Professors’ censure of Tulane at December’s University Senate meeting. The AAUP censured Tulane June 9, 2007 because of the school’s firing practices after Katrina and the censure still stands.
The university did not provide adequate evidence of financial exigency, fired faculty members instead of finding other places […]

USG hosts Tulane To-Do to unite student leaders

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 23rd, 2009 | Category: News

Thinking back on his experiences as a student leader at Tulane University, Eric Couper, the Undergraduate Student Government vice president of student affairs, identified a disconnect between himself and other student leaders.
“I thought about all of the students I didn't know who were positively impacting our community,” Couper said.

Athletes are people too

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

Tulane's student body has finally realized the importance of unity. For the first time in years, student government, Greek life and media are coming together to address campus-wide problems and support one another.
Undergraduate Student Government has appointed a Greek council head to represent fraternity and sorority concerns.

SATIRE: Blathering ban proposed

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.
The […]

On the Agenda: USG

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

At the end of new business Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government inaugurated its newly elected Executive Cabinet officers. Former USG President Brad Patout swore in the elected candidates, after which he relinquished his gavel to incoming USG President Peter Young.
As the former Executive Council members exited the McAlister stage, incumbent officers bid them farewell.
“There’s a lot of […]

Staff editorial: Fundraising cheapens the promise

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

The “Tulane Hullabaloo” finds itself with an ambivalent view of the “Promise and Distinction” fundraising campaign for Tulane. While no doubt a necessary and worthwhile cause, this campaign also highlights one of the greatest flaws of the university.
The “Hullabaloo” first notes the successes Dr. Scott Cowen has had as president of Tulane University. Taking charge in […]

As It Is

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

Newcomb senate positions open
Newcomb Senate is currently accepting intent to run forms for the 2005 - 2006 school year. Positions available include Senate president, vice president, class presidents and representatives, as well as Undergraduate Student Government representatives. Applications are available outside Newcomb Student Programs, 104 Newcomb Hall, and are due today at 5 p.m. If you […]

Letter to the Editor

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

Dear editor,
I was disappointed to learn of Evan Sparks' Feb. 25 letter to the editor regarding notification of Undergraduate Student Government elections.
Sparks took it upon himself to ascribe his dissatisfactions to specific students instead of recognizing the scope and complexity of a problem for which no one person or group can be held accountable. Sparks negates his […]

Rockin’ On (and On and On and On)

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

Want to request a song and actually hear it get played? Want to support our local music and progressive radio? Well starting today, you can do both! WTUL 91.5 FM, Tulane�s student-run radio station, is holding its annual Rock-On SurvivalMarathon March 4-13. Once a year, WTUL asks its listeners to donate money during this two-week […]

Sounds of the city

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

As any true music aficionado would claim, New Orleans is a mecca for the new music scene. Small clubs always feature great local talent with entirely original sounds. Here�s a sample of the best (and most original) bands and venues to check out on the local scene:
Morning 40 Federation
A gig on Fat Tuesday at Checkpoint Charlie�s is […]

On the Agenda: USG

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

The Undergraduate Student Government met Tuesday and approved a bill granting the Direction Program $33,334 from the reserve fund once a year for the next five years.
The Direction Program plans to bring notable speakers to Tulane University and has stated that the cost of bringing such speakers often exceeds $100,000. Direction also hopes to gain support […]

What you pay for

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

Since Unified Commencement began with Scott Cowen�s first year as president, Tulane has attracted mediocre keynote speakers. In fact, calling them mediocre is generous at best. Attracting big name speakers to Tulane University is extremely difficult partly because we make it that way.
Tulane will not pay for a commencement speaker. Gibson Hall bureaucrats think that most […]

If you build it … we will come

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

The �Tulane Hullabaloo" is thrilled by the recent success of Tulane baseball. Spurred by a preseason No. 1 ranking in Baseball America � a ranking the Wave maintains today, 11 games into the season � the baseball team has enjoyed unprecedented popularity. There is a buzz around campus and the community about the Green Wave. […]

TSTV back on the air by March

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

For the first time since the University Center closed in December 2003, Tulane Student Television will broadcast across campus beginning in March.
“I am excited by the prospect of TSTV coming back and am very happy to lend a hand to make that happen,” Chief Engineer Julian Buggs said.
The station had started shrinking before the move and by […]