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OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation

OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation
5 days ago

On Jan. 10, Vogue magazine placed Vice President Kamala Harris on the cover of its latest issue. The photo, shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell, who is known for having shot other notable figures,...

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary
October 20, 2020

Tulane University is notable for many things: its high-intensity social life, prestigious academics and, as anyone familiar with Tulane will be able to point out, a large Jewish population.    The...

OPINION | This election season, don’t forget about your local politicians

local elections image
October 14, 2020

Every four years when the presidential election rolls around, the entire country goes through the same cycle. People flock to social media to encourage others to vote, informing their friends and families...

OPINION | South Asians have been complicit in anti-Blackness for too long

reflecting on anti-blackness
October 7, 2020

There are a lot of reasons why I adore my Indian heritage. I love running my fingers across the beading on my churidars and smelling ground cardamom from the kitchen as my mother makes chai. Indian culture...

OPINION | Diversity in “Mulan” proves Hollywood has long way to go

OPINION | Diversity in “Mulan” proves Hollywood has long way to go
September 30, 2020

 When I was little, my sisters and I would curl up in our living room and watch Disney princess movies for hours. Our favorites included “The Little Mermaid,” “Pocahontas” and “Mulan,”...

OPINION | Tulane’s all-gender bathrooms are not inclusive enough

gender inclusive bathrooms
September 30, 2020

If you look on the Tulane University admissions page for diversity and inclusion, you can catch a few of the initiatives they’ve put in place: testimonies from students of color, LGBTQ resources...

OPINION | Modern activism is stained with classist practices

Classist practices in activism
September 22, 2020

This past summer saw a massive resurgence of the Black Lives Matter Movement, and along with it, a growth in political engagement, specifically among young, voting-age individuals. Now more than ever,...

OPINION: Higher education needs to normalize anti-racist education

Gabe Darley | Contributing Artist
September 9, 2020

As the fall semester begins, universities across the country have expressed their commitment to addressing racism and bigotry on campus. For example, Northeastern University announced initiatives to increase...

Tulane’s community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Tulane's community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans
September 2, 2020

Towards the end of my senior year in high school, I was always so excited to tell people that I would soon be going to school in New Orleans. I knew how lucky I was to attend a university in a city so...

Journalism must include personal narratives

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor
September 1, 2020

When I first began to consider journalistic writing, I was hesitant because I didn’t think I’d be able to adjust to the style. I’m someone who prefers to write about my life and personal experiences,...

States are abusing the coronavirus pandemic to restrict reproductive justice

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor
April 1, 2020

LaKia Williams is the communications and outreach coordinator for ReJAC NOLA, a fellow for MyLASexEd, an advisor on the student activist advisory committee for ASEC, and the founder and coordinator of...

Colonial legacies still stand strong at institutions of higher education

colonial bell
March 5, 2020

The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. As a Paul Tulane Award recipient, I am constantly negotiating between two poles: while I am truly grateful...

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