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What to do with Port Wine, Victorian style

February 21, 2015

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Our problem was a bottle of port wine, and our solution came from a Victorian cook. The drink was called the Oxford Bishop. We bought the port assuming that it might be sweeter than our normal pallet, but after one sip I knew we’d made a mistake. Even gnawing on gourmet truffles couldn’t make the wine more […]

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“Airing on the side of openness” in higher education: University takes professor’s tenure after blog post

February 11, 2015

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As a student attending Tulane University, a private university, and an editor at my school’s newspaper (The Hullabaloo), the First Amendment is always a tricky discussion. Students are not privy to the same access and rights that public universities such as LSU are required to give their students and communities. One of these rights is […]

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Before we celebrate

December 31, 2014

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The end of 2014 approaches as I sit watching an on-screen reenactment of the Lincoln assassination on FOX news. When midnight comes, it will be the last day of 2014. Tomorrow morning, Craig and I are set out to spend the day in New Orleans to celebrate four months together following our not-so-brief seven month […]

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When dorky Hallmark moments save the day

December 30, 2014

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This is Chrissy, the lovable foster dog, who unfortunately passed last week after suddenly going into multiple organ failure.

Last week our family friend lost one of her foster dogs, Chrissy. It was more than the usual blow — out of all the dogs she is fostering, the bullet-ridden, blind, deaf, cancerous and elderly, little five-year-old bouncy Chrissy mysteriously went into multiple organ failure and died suddenly one evening after our friend rushed her […]

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Live reporting on Ferguson protest at Tulane

December 4, 2014

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Being editor at The Hullabaloo makes content more of a hobby than I’d prefer, but I got the chance to dive into some real time reporting the other night when more than 100 Tulane and Loyola students went on a four-hour protest the night of the Ferguson decision. I worked closely with our multimedia director […]

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Watching The Hullabaloo start a side business, acknowledged by College Media Matters

November 17, 2014

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One of the most exciting developments I’ve seen at the newspaper this year is the development of an idea into a full-blown initiative. In this case, The Hullabaloo business department has started a photography business called Green Wave Photography to make more revenue to support the editorial pursuits of The Hullabaloo. They recently booked their […]

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