Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans

Super Bowl ads aim for profit, not social activism

Madeline Ninno, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under Views

Many of the ads during this year's Super Bowl had political messages, but none generated more interest and controversy than 84 Lumber's. The ad told the story of a Mexican mother and her daughter undergoing a difficult journey to reach the United States border. Though this ad may seem politically potent,... Read more »

The Tulane Hullabaloo welcomes media, differs in journalistic process

February 15
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Despite a growing pool of available information for today's college students, student-run college newspapers still provide an essential service. The value of this media service is not being the first or being the most eye-catching. Our purpose is to report the truth.A Pew Research Center Study found that 75 pe... Read more »

No longer just for lovers: Valentine’s Day grows to include platonic friendships, self-love, familial relationships

No longer just for lovers: Valentine’s Day grows to include platonic friendships, self-love, familial relationships

Helen Lewis, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus, Views

Valentine's Day is the chubby-kid-in-neon-Crocs of holidays.Both easy to make fun of and tear down, it is just standing before you, trembling, waiting for a blow that may knock one of those stale, chocolate-filled cardboard hearts out of its hands.People call it commercialized, cheesy, generally... Read more »

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 15
Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

It is no surprise that areas in and around Louisiana are rich with crude oil. Within the energy industry, corporations have built pipelines to transport oil from the extraction source to refineries. The most recent pipeline proposal in the works, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, has gained a great deal of... Read more »

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 9
Filed under Views

The United States Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, on Tuesday. DeVos has been a subject of controversy, like most of Trump's Cabinet nominees. As secretary of education, DeVos must work with school systems, including New Orleans, in order... Read more »

Tulane community must show contract workers respect

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board
February 9
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Bruff Commons is not just a place to grab food for many Tulane students, but a place to decompress from daily stresses, meet with friends and relax and — with the warm welcome from various Sodexo employees — it begins to feel like a home. Many Tulane students, however, fail to treat these important m... Read more »

Tulane unjustly denies renowned researcher important data

Cam Lutz, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Campus, Views

Dr. Gerald S. Berenson, a renowned cardiovascular researcher and former research professor at Tulane University, is suing Tulane for access to data he collected in the Bogalusa heart study, his ongoing research project. Tulane claims legal ownership of the data, but Berenson asserts he is legally entitled... Read more »

Trump era denies journalists free speech

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 9
Filed under Views

Marketplace journalist Lewis Wallace released a blog post on Jan. 31 entitled "I was fired from my journalism job 10 days into Trump." Wallace told his story of how he was fired from his job as a consequence of publishing a post on his personal blog, which the company said violated its code of ethics.... Read more »

United States in need of democratic self-reflection

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 8
Filed under No Photo, Views

Earlier this month, the Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Democracy Index, which indicates the state of democratic conditions in each country. As of the end of 2016, the United States had fallen below the threshold of "full democracy" and was downgraded to a "flawed democracy." Several... Read more »

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 2
Filed under Campus, No Photo, Online Features, Showcase, Views

“Hookup culture” has become a common phrase in today’s society. It describes a culture in which many people have casual sexual experiences with one another, often looking for encounters with no real emotional bond or relationship. Hookup culture is practiced by people of any age, gender, race,... Read more »

Louisiana attorney general oversteps authority, causes conflict

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has made headlines recently by sparring with local and state officials over the growing presence of his office in New Orleans crime control. The growth of his investigative unit and his increase in duties that normally fall to police and sheriffs' offices have... Read more »

Risk of internet surveillance increases under President Trump

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
February 1
Filed under No Photo, Views

The matter of cybersecurity has long been present in the minds of Americans, especially following the election. Leaked emails defined the negative narrative for Hillary Clinton, and President Donald Trump's bumbling attempts to discuss the issue have been a source of humor. As the United States begins... Read more »

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