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NOLA must offer sober spaces for Mardi Gras

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

While "family-friendly" parades and activities exist during Mardi Gras, it is no secret that most people feel that this holiday has a lot to do with drinking and partying. Alcohol infiltrates nearly every hour of the weekend, especially at Tulane, from fraternity parties to the tradition of partying a...

Letter to the Editor: Sodexo values employees

Lisa Norris
February 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, Letter to the Editor, Views

Two weeks ago, Tulane Dining Services was saddened to hear of the death of one our own, Tiffany Thomas. Thomas was a familiar face in Bruff Commons Dining Hall, and her loss is felt deeply on this campus by her coworkers and by students, faculty and staff. While Thomas was employed by Sodexo as an a...

Sexism in senate ignites persistent, feminist response

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Views

Senator Elizabeth Warren read aloud a letter written by Coretta Scott King that rightly accused Supreme Court nominee Jeff Sessions of having scared away elderly black voters on Feb. 8 during his confirmation hearing. During the reading, in a blatant act of sexism, she was suddenly interrupted by Senator...

Super Bowl ads aim for profit, not social activism

Madeline Ninno, Contributing Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Views

Many of the ads during this year's Super Bowl had political messages, but none generated more interest and controversy than 84 Lumber's. The ad told the story of a Mexican mother and her daughter undergoing a difficult journey to reach the United States border. Though this ad may seem politically potent,...

The Tulane Hullabaloo welcomes media, differs in journalistic process

February 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Despite a growing pool of available information for today's college students, student-run college newspapers still provide an essential service. The value of this media service is not being the first or being the most eye-catching. Our purpose is to report the truth.A Pew Research Center Study found that 75 pe...

No longer just for lovers: Valentine’s Day grows to include platonic friendships, self-love, familial relationships

No longer just for lovers: Valentine’s Day grows to include platonic friendships, self-love, familial relationships

Helen Lewis, Contributing Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

Valentine's Day is the chubby-kid-in-neon-Crocs of holidays.Both easy to make fun of and tear down, it is just standing before you, trembling, waiting for a blow that may knock one of those stale, chocolate-filled cardboard hearts out of its hands.People call it commercialized, cheesy, generally...

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

It is no surprise that areas in and around Louisiana are rich with crude oil. Within the energy industry, corporations have built pipelines to transport oil from the extraction source to refineries. The most recent pipeline proposal in the works, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, has gained a great deal of...

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Views

The United States Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, on Tuesday. DeVos has been a subject of controversy, like most of Trump's Cabinet nominees. As secretary of education, DeVos must work with school systems, including New Orleans, in order...

Tulane community must show contract workers respect

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Bruff Commons is not just a place to grab food for many Tulane students, but a place to decompress from daily stresses, meet with friends and relax and — with the warm welcome from various Sodexo employees — it begins to feel like a home. Many Tulane students, however, fail to treat these important m...

Tulane unjustly denies renowned researcher important data

Cam Lutz, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

Dr. Gerald S. Berenson, a renowned cardiovascular researcher and former research professor at Tulane University, is suing Tulane for access to data he collected in the Bogalusa heart study, his ongoing research project. Tulane claims legal ownership of the data, but Berenson asserts he is legally entitled...

Trump era denies journalists free speech

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Views

Marketplace journalist Lewis Wallace released a blog post on Jan. 31 entitled "I was fired from my journalism job 10 days into Trump." Wallace told his story of how he was fired from his job as a consequence of publishing a post on his personal blog, which the company said violated its code of ethics....

United States in need of democratic self-reflection

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under No Photo, Views

Earlier this month, the Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Democracy Index, which indicates the state of democratic conditions in each country. As of the end of 2016, the United States had fallen below the threshold of "full democracy" and was downgraded to a "flawed democracy." Several...

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