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OPINION: Forcing neutrality: The both-sides fallacy

OPINION: Forcing neutrality: The both-sides fallacy

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor 3 days ago

When lines are drawn and sides are taken, some people try to find a happy middle. Compromise can be healthy, and keeping a clear head can mean thinking critically about who you judge, how you judge...

OPINION: Nobody wants Lauren Boebert’s crocodile tears

OPINION: Nobody wants Lauren Boebert’s crocodile tears

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer 3 days ago

On Nov. 20, 2022, Anderson Lee Aldrich entered an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado. Opening fire with a long rifle, he slaughtered five people and injured 25 others in the process. Thanks to the heroic...

Modest victories: Respect for Marriage Act

Modest victories: Respect for Marriage Act

Hailie Goldthorpe, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

The Respect for Marriage Act, also referenced as RFMA (H.R. 8404), is a bill in the United States Congress to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which limits the definition of marriage to one...

OPINION | Amendment 7: Lesson in voter awareness

OPINION | Amendment 7: Lesson in voter awareness

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 8, 2022

Louisiana Amendment 7, which appeared on voter ballots in November, has caused some confusion among voters. While involuntary servitude is generally unlawful in the United States, there is one exception....

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 30, 2022

Harvard and Yale recently withdrew from the U.S. News & World Report law-school ranking systems, citing the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding affirmative action. According to Yale Law School...

OPINION | Republicans threaten LGBTQ+ rights

OPINION | Republicans threaten LGBTQ+ rights

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

In recent years, far-right political extremism has amplified the effects of systemic racism, xenophobia and other forms of discrimination, posing many threats to the American people. Nowadays, the...

OPINION | Guess who’s Black?

OPINION | Guess who’s Black?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 16, 2022

On the census, anyone who identifies as Black can fill in that bubble. In an ongoing Supreme Court case, Ardoin v. Robinson, Louisiana’s Republican secretary of state is attempting to change that....

OPINION | Rights dont care about your feelings

OPINION | Rights don’t care about your feelings

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

The LGBTQ+ community has the right to the same freedoms and protections as their cisgender, heterosexual counterparts — but sadly, many conservatives want to dispute the legitimacy of that statement....

OPINION | Legalizing marijuana is more important than you think

OPINION | Legalizing marijuana is more important than you think

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 12, 2022

President Biden recently announced a pardon for every conviction for a federal offense of simple marijuana possession. Biden also urged all governors to follow suit for charges at the state level and...

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 12, 2022

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has since allowed states to declare abortion illegal, prompted feelings of anxiety and a near-immediate activist response. The opinion...

Opinion | Unclear guidelines for student org leaders hinder activism

Opinion | Unclear guidelines for student org leaders hinder activism

Hannah Petillo, Contributing Columnist September 7, 2022

As a student leader on Tulane’s campus, I often find myself at a loss for the regulations and policies under which I am supposed to manage my organization. My organizational advisor provides as much...

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 24, 2022

  Many corporations prefer to avoid taking hard stances on social and political topics, minimizing the controversy associated with their name. Sometimes, however, companies like The Walt Disney...

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