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Important resources for new students

Editorial Staff

August 19

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Adjusting to college life is not easy. Among the more difficult changes is grappling with a new environment away from family and friends. There are a number of campus services, however, that help make this transition easier.Fir...

Funding cuts to state universities harm Louisiana

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

April 22

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Louisiana State Legislature's failure to adequately fund Louisiana State University and other public universities harms the entire state, including the Tulane community.LSU president and chancellor King Alexander ...

USG should use increased voter turnout to its advantage

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 25

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

There has been no lack of interest in school politics from the undergraduate students, as 1,695 total students voted in the USG elections on March 18 and 19. Though 25.7 percent of the undergraduate population cast a ballot for...

University lags behind students’ efforts to integrate international students

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 11

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane’s mission statement expresses a desire to be inclusive of students of all nationalities with its "continual aspiration to be a truly distinctive international university.” The university staff and administration, h...

Tulane’s unlawful alcohol policy reveals culture of negligence

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 4

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane's current alcohol policy does not only violate federal regulations, but also fails to reflect the practices administrators use to address alcohol-related incidents. This proves that Tulane shows a neglect when designing...

Primate Center shows little respect for animal life

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

February 23

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Tulane National Primate Research Center's reaction to the infection of two primates by the Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria demonstrates a continued pattern of neglect and disregard for the well-being of its primates....

Hidden annual $15 million deficit raises questions about Tulane’s financial decision-making

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

February 11

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The fact that the Tulane community, much less the Tulane University Senate itself, had little-to-no knowledge of Tulane's ongoing annual operational deficit of $15 million prior to January is outrageous.Fitts first released ne...

Terminating NOLAbucks contract with restaurant is justified

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

February 4

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Blackboard Inc.'s decision, supported by Tulane University Dining Services, to terminate the NOLAbucks contract with Crepes a la Cart was the correct decision. Crepes a la Cart violated its contract with NOLAbucks processor BbO...

TUPD jurisdiction agreement demonstrates city, state failure to protect NOLA

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

January 28

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane University Police Department’s mutual aid agreement with the New Orleans Police Department shows that the university has taken proactive action to protect the safety of the Tulane community, both on and off campus. It i...

TUPD body camera footage qualifies as public record

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

January 14

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Tulane University Police Department's decision to buy body cameras for its officers without a clear, initial protocol for how footage from the cameras will be viewed and distributed was irresponsible, especially considering...

Study Abroad policy reduces academic motivation

November 19

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Office of Study Abroad's new grade point average policy encourages student slacking and devalues the classroom aspect of the study abroad experience. Starting in fall 2015, courses students take while studying abroad will no l...

Housing introduces ambiguious, unjust policy

November 12

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane's Department of Housing and Residence Life released a new policy stating that administration only needs to be 51 percent sure a student has violated community guidelines such as tampering with the fire alarm to kick students ...

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