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The Tulane Hullabaloo

Game day tickets sales poorly executed

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter
September 7
Filed under Views

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The process of securing student tickets was fraught with outrageous competition, long lines and logistical issues, causing students to forego both sleep and class, an annoyance that could have been...

Ban on game day fraternity parties endangers students

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor
September 7
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In light of recent game day activities, the majority of students know about the ban on fraternity parties on game days. Superintendent of Tulane University Police Department Jon Barnwell said the policy ...

Letter to the editor: Hullabaloo’s decision to publish name of dead student was distasteful

September 7
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To the editor:I found it extremely distasteful that The Hullabaloo chose to publish the name of the student who most recently passed away, especially after his family requested privacy during this unimaginably difficult time. A student publication had no right to disrespect the explicit wishes of the stu...

Letter from the editor: Reporting suicide

Danielle Maddox, Editor-in-Chief
September 5
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Dear Tulane community,I would like to address concerns you have raised about The Hullabaloo’s course of action in reporting sophomore Daniel Rupert’s suicide. Our staff is sad to lose a member of the Tulane family. In an effort to prevent future suicides and inform our community we feel an ethic...

Lacking economic diversity emphasizes university’s negative stereotype

Brendan Lyman, Staff Reporter
September 3
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane has embarked on a long road to expand diversity institutionally, but discussions have focused primarily on racial diversity. This narrow mindset has resulted in a lack of economic divers...

Staff Editorial: Gold Zone underwhelmingly replaces SafeRide security

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board
August 27
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The new Gold Zone shuttle is an abhorrent replacement for Safe Ride, a late-night shuttle that essentially operated as a free, on-demand taxi service in the area surrounding campus.Safe Ride was a convenient and reliable transportation option for students exploring the Uptown area after 8 p.m. Most New Orleans tra...

Service learning program dissatisfies students

Rosie Li, Staff Writer
August 27
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's new policy, which allows students to complete the second-tier of service learning their sophomore year is positive, but more needs to be done to improve the service learning experience. T...

Tulane expresses fiscal responsibility at cost of faculty, staff salaries

Franny Hocking, Contributing Reporter
August 27
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's decision to freeze faculty and staff salaries for the 2014-15 fiscal year demonstrates the university's fiscal responsibility but could lead to the university losing its competitive advantage ...

Lack of enforcement pushes Tulane’s tobacco policy to extreme

Jack Newell, Staff Reporter
August 27
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's former tobacco policy, which designated specific areas where students could smoke, was a better compromise between smokers and non-smokers than the current tobacco-free campus policy. The ...

From Ferguson to New Orleans, Disconnect Harms

Brendan Lyman, Contribuiting Reporter
August 21
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Since the Aug. 9 shooting and death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, the town of Ferguson, Missouri has become the epicenter of our nation’s police forces’ growing disconnection with the commu...

Staff Editorial: Uber would bring more transportation options to New Orleans

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board
August 21
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Uber’s entrance into the New Orleans market would increase consumer choice and improve safety for Tulane students. The car-hailing phone application allows individuals to connect with the nearest available driver, see the route and fare ahead of time, and pay with a credit card automatically as ride...

Transparency within admissions benefits campus diversity

Joshua Kimbrell, Contributing Reporter
August 21
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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane has the test scores and the applicants, but one thing it lacks is diversity. In a city with a white population of 33 percent, according to 2010 Census Bureau data, the admissions board s...

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