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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...

Trump budget proposal impacts New Orleans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Students must rent houses responsibly

March 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane students planning to live off-campus should know that the city of New Orleans is working to pass a new series of rental regulations to protect against abusive landlords and unacceptable living conditions.The city will hopefully do its party to help renters, but students must do their parts...

Church vandalism hurts trans community

Pratiksha Parulekar, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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