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March for Science sends critical message for policy creation

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Views

People across the globe gathered in more than 600 demonstrations, including one in New Orleans, for the March for Science on April 22. The event was intended to be a nonpartisan gathering of people who care about the promotion of policy based in scientific evidence for public security. In a time when our ...

Letter from the Editor: Staff of CXII says goodbye

Brandi Doyal, Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, Views

At the beginning of my tenure as editor-in-chief, I spoke about the hard work and dedication that goes into producing 26 issues of The Tulane Hullabaloo. This is my 26th and final issue as the leader of this organization. With nostalgic pride, I can say the members of this staff have pushed themselves t...

Consumer choices fund unethical corporations

Sarah Simon, Views Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

America runs on Dunkin', but what does Dunkin' run on?In a new deal with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Dunkin' Donuts will open as many as 69 shops in Louisiana, including some in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. In light of this development, it is worth considering corporate responsibilit...

Finals week ignites student stress worldwide

Finals week ignites student stress worldwide

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

The word "finals" tends to elicit stress and anxiety regardless of what college you attend or what country you live in. Tensions are rising, and everyone is a bit on edge in preparation for the end of the semester, especially at Tulane.   Students should try to become more conscious of their own stress and always...

Coastal Master Plan underfunded, lacks promise

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus, Local, Views

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority unanimously approved the 2017 Coastal Master Plan on April 19, designating a budget of $50 billion for the 50-year process. This plan comes at the same time as possible cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency's budget under President Donald...

Revoked policy memos end student loan protections

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Views

On April 11, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos withdrew a series of policy memos issued by the Obama administration that were designed to protect student loan borrowers. These policies mandated that the Department of Education review lenders' past conduct before awarding them contracts, which allows...

SAPHE’s Clothesline Project unsettles sexual assault survivors

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education hosted a Healthy Relationships Week as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the beginning of April. SAPHE is a Tulane organization that provides a 24-hour sexual aggression hotline and advocates for sexual aggression awareness and prevention. The organization hung...

Cuts to PBS threaten climate change coverage

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under Views

President Donald Trump's proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, which funds the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in turn, endangers the funding of the Public Broadcasting Service. A valuable network, PBS's elimination or reduction in funding would affect coverage of vital topics...

TOPS benefits leave disadvantaged behind

Nketiah Berko, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

A recent analysis by the Louisiana House fiscal office found that an increasing portion of funds allocated to Taylor Opportunity Program for Students is going toward people with higher incomes. TOPS, Louisiana's premier state scholarship, contributes to the tuition of nearly 51,000 students. To qualify,...

Turning Point’s Tulane chapter rightfully approved

Josh Axelrod, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

Turning Point USA, a national conservative activist organization, received approval to form a Tulane chapter at the Undergraduate Student Government meeting on Tuesday. Ultimately, this affirmation of free speech was the correct decision while highlighting a drastic need for the university to address...

Academic buildings in need of attention

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Views

As some business students look fondly at the construction of the new Goldring/Woldenberg Complex, other Tulane students look at the project and can only wonder if the academic buildings that house their departments will ever receive similar treatment.One of the relatively newer buildings on campus,...

State immigration policies must be readdressed

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

As part of his promise to crack down on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump issued an executive and a directive memo that ends former President Barack Obama's Priority Enforcement Program. This program delineated the Department of Homeland Security's priorities when enforcing immigration law...

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