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Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Campus, No Photo, Online Features, Showcase, Views

“Hookup culture” has become a common phrase in today’s society. It describes a culture in which many people have casual sexual experiences with one another, often looking for encounters with no real emotional bond or relationship. Hookup culture is practiced by people of any age, gender, race,...

Louisiana attorney general oversteps authority, causes conflict

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has made headlines recently by sparring with local and state officials over the growing presence of his office in New Orleans crime control. The growth of his investigative unit and his increase in duties that normally fall to police and sheriffs' offices have...

Risk of internet surveillance increases under President Trump

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under No Photo, Views

The matter of cybersecurity has long been present in the minds of Americans, especially following the election. Leaked emails defined the negative narrative for Hillary Clinton, and President Donald Trump's bumbling attempts to discuss the issue have been a source of humor. As the United States begins...

Encouraging bipartisan communication

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board
February 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

James Carville, legendary political commentator turned Tulane professor, spoke on a panel with three other notable scholars on Jan. 17. One of the panelists, James Hartman, a well-regarded Republican political consultant and Tulane alum engaged in discussion with Carville. At one point, Hartman made...

Tulane commits itself to service, must follow through by supporting international community

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter
February 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, No Photo, Views

Tulane University prides itself on the community service aspect of education. Any personal feelings about service learning's effectiveness aside, the Tulane community must honor the fundamental idea behind service learning beyond graduation.The current national political climate threatens already m...

Executive action on abortion will have violent consequences

Madeline Ninno, Contributing Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Views

In recent weeks, President Donald Trump's executive orders have garnered hours of news coverage and provoked heated debates, but one action is being overlooked, despite the global consequences it will precipitate. On Jan. 23, Trump signed an executive order banning the government from providing any...

Environmental racism hurts small Louisiana town

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

This is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.A popular, but incorrect, assumption is that wealthy countries are the best places to live, regardless of identity. As seen in the small, predominately black town of St. Joseph, Louisiana, this is not true. For year...

Intersectional activism crucial to success of Women’s March

Intersectional activism crucial to success of Women’s March

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo.For years, identity politics has played a major role in the American political system in regard to how issues are presented to lawmakers. Groups of people established around race, ethnicity, gender, sexual o...

Letter from the Editor: Journalists must be held accountable for truth

Brandi Doyal, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2017
Filed under No Photo, Views

The Hullabaloo prides itself on holding the Tulane community to high standards. We seek to hold it accountable and expect transparency. We have looked inward this past year, made many changes and found that we have not held ourselves to these same standards.Sometimes journalists write what we want...

Letter to the Editor: Tom Price unfit to serve as Secretary of Health

Christine Petrin, Keanan McGonigle, Krishna Pandya, Paige Bradlet, Shana Zucker, Kaitlyn Arbour, Contributing Writers
January 18, 2017
Filed under Letter to the Editor, No Photo, Views

On Jan. 18, Tom Price, nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services, attended his courtesy hearing before the U.S. Senate. Price stands poised to undo much of Louisiana's progress in improving the health of its citizens. As future physicians, we oppose Price's nomination and stand with fellow m...

Louisiana should reconsider immoral, costly death penalty

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Local, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo. Louisiana residents are starting to truly feel the effects of painful budget cuts to healthcare and higher education. Meanwhile, racial tensions across the state and the country become more strained, an...

Recently introduced Arabic minor in need of revision

Kevin Young, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. The Department of French and Italian announced that its new minor in Arabic program will start this semester due to student demand for more courses associated with the Middle East. While it is essential f...

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