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Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor
June 7, 2017
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As the academic year comes to a close and summer vacation begins, students will be spending their academic time off in a variety of ways. Many students will opt to spend their time participating in internships they hope will help advance their career goals, and some will find internships that offer...

Letter from the Editor: A pledge to our readers

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief
June 7, 2017
Filed under No Photo, Views

I first stepped into the Hullabaloo office during one of my first days as a Tulane freshman. That day, I was interviewing to be the sports layout editor. I had little idea what I was getting myself into, but I got the position. Since then, I have spent countless nights and hours in that office with hundreds...

Divisiveness does not equate to freedom of speech

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
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As increasing political tensions proliferate college campuses, the debate over the limitations on free speech has become more heated. These debates have even sparked protests and violent conflicts at some universities. While freedom of speech has long been considered indispensable in the democratic...

Proposed budget is shortsighted, lacks balance

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor
June 7, 2017
Filed under Archives, No Photo, Views

On May 1, members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee approved a budget that drastically decreases funding to numerous agencies, including the Department of Child and Family Services, the Health Department, the Corrections Department and others. The budget reduces government expenditure by $630 million more than Governor John Bel Edward’s budget proposal. Nevertheless, citing the state’...

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...

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