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The Tulane Hullabaloo

Current community service requirements do not benefit community, hinder student growth

Nketiah Berko, Contributing Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Archives, Campus, Views

Tulane University prides itself on a self-styled "culture of community." From touting a relationship with New Orleans to the pseudo-pretentious Latin motto "non sibi, sed suis," public service is an integral part of the school's identity. The spirit of community service remains elusive for far too...

Students must rethink booking United Airlines

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Views

A recent incident, involving United Airlines on Sunday, calls into question which airlines deserve our business for the many Tulane students who regularly rely on airlines to travel. David Dao, a doctor who was determined to stay on a flight he paid for and needed to get to work on time, was forci...

Letter to the Editor: Statistics on Sexual Misconduct Survey

April 13, 2017
Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

I am writing in response to the "Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board" that ran in the April 7 edition regarding the 2017 Tulane Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey. Our completion rate of 47 percent, while just short of Harvard's nation-leading 53 percent, was so extraordinarily high that the researchers who ...

NOLA tourism revenue should fill budget deficit

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Views

Louisiana has run an immense budget deficit for several years, which has had detrimental effects on the state. Governor John Bel Edwards proposed a budget plan that could potentially recoup the deficit caused by former Governor Bobby Jindal, but it was met with opposition by Louisiana State Congress...

Unpopular NOLA transit changes underserve local commuters

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

Only 11 percent of adults take public transportation on a daily or weekly basis, according to the Pew Research Center. Public transportation is notoriously bad. This is a major issue in New Orleans, a city where only about 19 percent of residents have access to a car. Access to public transportation is a necessity, as poor transportation worsens inequal...

Senate GOP neglects duty with Court nominations

Josh Axelrod, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Views

For 20 gruesome hours, Senate Democrats grilled Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, looking for holes in a near-perfect resume. Any criticisms are essentially meaningless. Gorsuch is a polished, respectable and safe choice. The man himself is not the problem; that problem lies in the how and why of...

Tulane Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey requires widespread student participation

April 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane conducted a Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey this year, garnering a response from 53 percent of undergraduate and 31 percent of graduate students. These numbers reflect varying community involvement, exposing Tulane's failure to reach all students effectively.The Rape, Abuse and Incest National...

FULLABALOO: Tulane must honor racist donors

Not Tomi Lahren, Token Conservative
April 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

Tulane aims to "recognize and celebrate past and present supporters, and… demonstrate the impact of every gift," according to Tulane's webpage honoring donors. While that may be nice in theory, in practice it is far from true. If that were the case, Tulane would name more buildings after the Conf...

FULLABALOO: Everything is fine!!!

Burning Dog, Eternally Suffering
April 1, 2017
Filed under Views

The world seems kind of scary right now. In the past year, there have been a number of surprising and upsetting events including the election of a highly disputed POTUS, the escalation of global climate change, the growth and consolidation of a fascist white supremacist movement, death, fires and more....

Ecologist Jane Goodall inspirational, required more seats

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

Tickets were sold out in a matter of hours. Audience members flooded Brandt V.B. Dixon Hall more than forty minutes before the lecture began. When she entered the room, the entire crowd rose to welcome her. Though many people interested in the event were unable to go due to a limited number of ticket...

Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Tulane Women in Architecture offers mentorship to students

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
March 23, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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