Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

What a hoot! Men’s basketball downs Rice in Houston

By Gillian Rich | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: Featured Articles, January 29th Print Edition, Sports

The Tulane men’s basketball team narrowly escaped the tight clasp of Rice’s talons on Wednesday, defeating the Owls 61-59 in the game’s final seconds.
The tension between the teams became palpable during the high-intensity match.  Even Rice’s mascot, “Sammy the Owl” was ejected in the second half.   Nevertheless, the Green Wave was able to rise above […]

Another Week in the World

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, News

Russia and China blame capitalism for economic downturn
Chinese and Russian leaders have issued statements blaming capitalism in the United States for the global economic collapse. Both were optimistic about future economic growth and highlighted their nations as prime for investment.
“We hope that our partners in Europe, Asia and America — and I’m also addressing the […]

Tulane Students for Life wins award

By Hannah Egner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, News

Tulane Students for Life received an award at the Students for Life of America conference Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C. The organization was selected from more than 480 college anti-abortion groups to attend this event, which is the largest anti-abortion conference in the United States.
Tulane Students for Life is a nonreligious group that seeks to […]

Obama takes office

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

Hundreds of thousands of Americans, including some Tulane students, went to Washington, D.C. this past week to watch what is considered by many to be the most historic inauguration of all time. Barack Obama became the first African American in history to be sworn into office as President of the United States.

Men’s basketball upsets C-USA foe Tulsa

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

The Tulane men's basketball team upset Tulsa in a dramatic 76-75 overtime victory at home in Fogelman Arena on Wednesday.
The Wave's victory comes off a two-game losing streak in Conference USA. The outcome gave Tulane a morale boost, as Tulsa recently lost to No.

SATIRE: Centenary spurns Conference USA

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.
Centenary […]

Professor featured on Discovery Channel Canada

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

The Discovery Channel Canada’s “Daily Planet” featured Tulane Professor Raj Pandian and his development of playground equipment that harnesses the energy generated by children and converts it into a useable power source. The program aired March 28.
Pandian, a professor of robotics in the School of Engineering, along with his colleagues, graduate students, and even neighbors, started […]

TUCP says Cho-time

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

Tulane students had the chance to see comedian Margaret Cho perform live at McAlister Auditorium as a part of her Assassin tour Wednesday. Tulane University Campus Programming sponsored the event.
Cho and her opening act, Bruce Daniels, addressed many social issues facing America today, particularly gay and lesbian rights as well as a variety of other issues […]

Homemade Cake

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

Cake has always been known for their unique recipe for alt-rock. But with their fifth studio album release, Pressure Chief, the band has taken a new kind of control. Although they normally write and produce all of their own music, this time they mixed their album in a home studio. The arcade had the chance […]


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 […]

Diver makes NCAA meet

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

Tulane swimming and diving team member Danielle Carrillo participated in the elite NCAA Zone B Diving Championship at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center Saturday.
Carrillo, the lone Green Wave representative, competed against the top collegiate divers in the nation. Carillo finished 41st in the one-meter springboard and 44th in the three-meter springboard.
A freshman from Inglemoor High School in […]

WANTED: HEAD COACH, prior experience, success, leadership abilities

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

There was joy Uptown when men’s basketball coach Shawn Finney got the boot Sunday. Finally, after five long seasons, Tulane basketball will get a fresh start. The start of next season will herald a new look for Conference USA, a more mature and improved squad, and now, a new head coach minding the bench.
As the search […]

A Proper Decision

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

Before I proceed with my argument, I first would like to point out that Daniel Mezzanotte’s article “A murder is still a murder at any age” in the March 4 issue of the “Hullabaloo” is correct in one assertion – that these murders are heinous crimes that deserve severe punishment. However, Mezzanotte’s assertions beyond this are erroneous […]

The Risky Business of Coalitions

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

It’s all too easy to think of America in dualities: red state/blue state, retro/metro, United States of Canada/Jesusland, Republican/Democrat. And once a line is drawn, everyone has to fall on only one side. Big business? Republican. Never mind all the corporate money that goes to left-wing causes. Labor? Democratic – but forget about the opinions of individual […]

Letter to the editor

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

Dear Editor,
This letter is in response to Daniel Mezzanotte’s article, “A murder is still a murder at any age,” in the March 4 issue of the “Hullabaloo.”
Rather than focusing on the crime, let’s turn for a moment to the criminal. Mezzanotte asked what was different about a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old committing the same crime. He said […]