Veronica Canela Lopez

Veronica Canela Lopez is an aspiring war correspondent and the current Associate News Editor of the Tulane Hullabaloo.
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USG says ‘yes’ to publishing senators’ individual votes

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like. Close Email This Story Send email to this address Enter Your Name Add a comment here Verification Send Email Cancel After four weeks of discussion, Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation during its senate meeting on on Tuesday Oct. 4. to publish senators’ votes with their names attached on the USG website. Supporters of the bill said it promotes transparency and trust between USG and the general student
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Tulane students join Take ‘Em Down NOLA protests

Instead of preparing for a tailgate this Saturday, a group of approximately 50 Tulane students marched through the streets of New Orleans alongside community organizers from Take ‘Em Down NOLA, protesting the Confederate monuments erected throughout the city. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, over 200 people gathered in Congo Square to march to Jackson Square in protest of statues in the city of New Orleans which many believe represent white supremacy. Take ‘Em Down NOLA —a group dedicated to the removal
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Kappa Alpha Fraternity politicized “Trump Wall” divides campus

A group of Kappa Alpha Order members removed a wall displaying Donald Trump slogans from their house Tuesday after a Latino student organization took to social media to express their offense and concerns, drawing national media attention to the issue. The wall is part of the fraternity’s annual formal week and is used for a game of capture the flag. The slogans of “Trump” and “Make American great again” were added this year. Tulane’s Latino student organization Generating Excellence Now and Tom
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Disabled students navigate campus accessibility issues

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like. Close With rain pounding outside her window, Christy Smith decided to not go to class, but the rain itself was not her concern. Smith is legally blind and feared that the noise of the storm would drown out honks from oncoming traffic. Tulane, and New Orleans as a whole, has been criticized, including by Smith, for being inaccessible and unsafe for people with disabilities even without unfavorable weather. With severa
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Students react to race in crime alerts - The Tulane Hullabaloo

At night, Tulane junior Alex Williams fears for her male friends of color. Her worry is not caused by off-campus crime but by the possibility of her friends being racially profiled and stopped by the Tulane University Police Department. Although TUPD has a zero-tolerance policy toward racial profiling and discriminatory practices, some students have pointed out certain practices used by the department that exacerbate negative attitudes toward people of color in the community.