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Commercialization of holiday season proves detrimental

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Online Features, Views

While the gifts and glamour of holidays can be fun, it is important not to forget what these holidays truly mean.

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LA public schools’ use of corporal punishment inexcusable

LA public schools’ use of corporal punishment inexcusable

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In the 2013-14 academic year, American schools disciplined 109,000 students with corporal punishment. This practice remains legal in much of the South and parts of the Midwest. Louisiana is one of only ...

Louisiana senate runoff nationally important

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
December 8, 2016
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This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Louisiana senate runoff is fast approaching, and it has proven to be a crucial vote not just for the state, but for determining the margin of majority Republicans will have in the Senate. GOP candidat...

McKnight shooting exposes police violence

Sarah Simon, Views Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.On Dec. 1, former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot and killed in an apparent road rage incident in Jefferson Parish. While Ronald Gasser is undoubtedly guilty of murder, charging him with manslaughter is the c...

Arab-Israel discourse needs improvement at Tulane

Kevin Young, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Hullabaloo.Tulane University is home to one of the nation’s best Jewish Studies programs, a fantastic history department, renowned political science faculty, and an emerging Middle Eastern Studies program. Naturally, ...

Rental regulations need enforcement, scrutiny

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Online Features, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Hullabaloo. The New Orleans City Council passed an ordinance that will implement landmark short-term rental regulations on Oct. 20. In New Orleans, short-term rentals have become a controversial concept among citize...

Excessive Black Friday deals promote harmful consumerism

Excessive Black Friday deals promote harmful consumerism

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Hullabaloo.The idea of Black Friday dates back to the 20th century, but in recent years the event has become extreme. This year, many major stores opened their doors as early as 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Instead of g...

Get Yourself Tested

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board
November 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

In today's culture, sex is everywhere. From representations in media to individual sex lives, it becomes increasingly important to be aware of one's sexual health.While Tulane offers an array of great sexual health resources, it seems unable to accommodate the growing number of students who se...

Student activism catalyzes societal change

Sarah Simon, Views Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Hullabaloo.In 2014, a Pew Research Center poll found that 38 percent of Democrats and 43 percent of Republicans view the other party as fundamentally dangerous to the well-being of the United States. Contextualizing this data ...

Violence prevention efforts gendered, misdirected

Camille Frink, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Most women, at some point in their lives, have heard advice like "don't walk alone at night," "hold your car keys between your fingers" and "watch what you wear." People often share tutorials for how to es...

Tulane must improve foreign language requirements

Kevin Young, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Tulane University is one of the most geographically diverse institutions in the United States, attracting students from all over the country and world. Likewise, Tulane has substantive course offerings in many f...

Americans must acknowledge Thanksgiving’s racist origin

Americans must acknowledge Thanksgiving’s racist origin

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Views

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. For college students especially, American Thanksgiving might be one of the best holidays of the year. Free food and childhood nostalgia can easily eclipse its dirty origin story. In truth, Thanksgi...

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