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OPINION| University should expand religious studies offerings

OPINION| University should expand religious studies offerings

Luca Hoedeman, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

New Orleans at its core is intertwined with religion. Take Jackson Square, a nationally recognized landmark of the city. Its iconic backdrop is the Saint Louis Cathedral. Louisiana, as a state, ranks...

OPINION | Campus, community better served by local businesses

OPINION | Campus, community better served by local businesses

Abe Messing, Staff Writer April 11, 2021

Tulane’s presence in the greater New Orleans community is constantly being evaluated, and for good reason. Despite being here for almost 200 years, its student body is still perennially homogeneous...

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

For young adults juggling all things college — school, social life, physical and mental well-being and a pandemic — environmental sustainability is likely far from the forefront of the average...

A girl on the phone, presumably with a friend outside of her bubble.

OPINION | COVID-19 restrictions build new appreciation for friendships

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

In nostalgic moments of contemplation, it is now second nature to agonize over pre-COVID-19 life. While celebrating the circumstances caused by COVID-19 is quixotic and even insensitive, we would be...

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

The summit of New Orleans’ social calendar is an annual celebration replete with lavish galas, masquerade balls, bead-throwing, intricate costumes, rampant alcohol consumption and the occasional...

A sorority house representing the pervasive whiteness of greek life

OPINION | Whiteness of Greek life contradicts Tulane students’ purported values

Sala Thanassi, Contributing Writer March 3, 2021

As the summer of 2020 faded away, an interesting dichotomy emerged. College students who had participated in Black Lives Matter protests, or had been equally as vocal on their social medias, returned to...

diversity, cultural diversity, student body

OPINION | Expensive tuition remains largest barrier to a diverse Tulane

Zachary Schultz, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

In the past decade, Tulane University has earned high marks across numerous categories — from engagement in community service to having the happiest students — a position which has earned it national...

Valentines Day is a day for appreciation and gratitude, and not just the romantic kind. 
(Gabe Darley | Senior Staff Artist)

OPINION | Valentine’s Day is for everyone

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

From Oct. 31 through Jan. 1, holiday enthusiasts ride the high of costume designing, party planning, gift giving, meal prepping and house decorating. But, every year, when the clock strikes midnight...

Tulane had a good run with Zoom learning, but maybe its time to move on. (Ashley Chen | Art Director)

OPINION | Farewell to online learning

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed en masse around the country, the end of the pandemic is finally in sight. For the majority of Tulane University students, the social and academic environment...

Students should not have to bear the consequence of bad teaching. (Gabe Darley | Senior Staff Artist)

OPINION | Summing it up: Tulane math has work to do

Gabe Darley, Views Editor February 17, 2021

Tulane University is a school that values the sciences, without question. With roughly as many students belonging to the School of Science and Engineering as any of the other undergraduate schools,...

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