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Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
March 23
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Views

Tulane's Women in Architecture club founders hope to give female architecture students a community and a voice on campus. Students and faculty formed the club in the fall 2016 semester as a Newcomb-sponsored subset of Women in Architecture Students, a national organization under the American Institute of...

Proposed changes to ACA harmful to Louisiana residents

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Local, Views

The proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," was announced by Republicans on March 6. The new plan, called the American Health Care Act, has proven controversial among both Republicans and Democrats because of its cuts to Medicaid and its restructuring of taxes. While the ACA expand...

Trump budget proposal impacts New Orleans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Local, Views

President Donald Trump released the summary of his proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, which would cut funding for many programs, affecting New Orleans residents in serious ways. Most concerning are his cuts to agencies and programs that protect residents from future natural disasters...

Despite apolitical approach, T-Pain brings fun to campus

Helen Lewis, Contributing Writer
March 23
Filed under Campus, Views

It's hard to take T-Pain seriously.Maybe because of his goofy style, entrenched in his donning of sparkly top hats, golden grills and over-sized sun glasses, all of which are articles of clothing that seem to lend themselves more to a controversial bar mitzvah DJ than the pimping, party-boy character...

Church vandalism hurts trans community

Pratiksha Parulekar, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Local, Views

Fewer than two days after the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Uptown hosted a town hall for the transgender community's needs and concerns, its property was subject to destructive vandalism. It was a harsh reminder for everyone involved that whenever a step is taken to bring about positive social...

New Orleans still carries weight in predominately red state

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
March 22
Filed under Local, Views

It is easy for people to look at electoral maps of the United States and see a series of red and blue states that make up one country. This map gets complicated when it gets divided into individual districts and localities. When we look at trends of political ideology across the various districts in...

Buffy slays, remains relevant 20 years after airing

Buffy slays, remains relevant 20 years after airing

Sarah Simon, Views Editor
March 16
Filed under Views

On March 10, 1997, Buffy Summers first began slaying vampires on TV. For six years, "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" remained groundbreaking, airing episodes on national TV displaying queer relationships, sexual abuse, subverted gender roles and more. As young adults emerging in society, we must look back at t...

Tulane must actively address racist history

March 16
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

There is little doubt that slavery was integral to the founding of Tulane. The Medical College of Louisiana, which would later become Tulane University, was founded in 1834 and predates the Civil War. There is evidence that slave money or labor helped in the formation of the university or the constr...

A Day Without a Woman excludes low-income workers

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Local, Views

On International Women's Day, March 8, women around the world participated in the A Day Without a Woman general strike.Women were encouraged to take the day off from all paid and unpaid labor to shop only at local, minority-owned businesses. They were also encouraged to wear red in solidarity with...

Confederate monument removal promotes true NOLA history

Pratiksha Parulekar, Contributing Writer
March 16
Filed under Local, Views

Amidst all the food, jazz, festivals and lazy charms of New Orleans, rarely do the words "used to be part of Confederate country" come to mind. Yet the city continues to have Confederate memorabilia scattered throughout, serving as daunting reminders of a horrifying past.The statue of Confederate...

Letter to the Editor: TUSTEP dogs not your toy

Kiersten Rankel
March 15
Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

Dear Puppy Love, I'm sorry you got "utterly tenderized" by your Spanish exam, and I am also sorry that one of our pups was not able to offer you consolation following that. What I am not sorry for is sticking to my dog's training in that moment. To clarify, the type of training we use with our dogs ...

President Trump fails to properly address anti-Semitic threats

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Campus, Local, Views

The staff of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center on St. Charles Ave. evacuated roughly 300 people, many of them children, following a bomb threat on the morning of Feb. 23. New Orleans JCC Director Leslie Fischman said to The Times-Picayune that this was the first threat the facility had received...

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