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Results of Czech elections mirror U.S., demonstrate global frustrations

Cadence Neenan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Views

On Friday, the people of the Czech Republic went to the polls and overwhelmingly elected billionaire-turned-politician Andrej Babiš as Czech prime minister.If the phrase “billionaire-turned-politician” is not already ringing in your ears, fellow Americans, let us take a moment to go through Babiš’s comprehensive rap sheet...

To combat sexual harassment, men must hold peers accountable

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor

October 25, 2017

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Harvey Weinstein's name has been prominent in the media for the last couple of weeks after a multitude of women came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct. While there was overwhelming support for his alleged victims, many high-profile actresses also faced criticism for not coming forward with the tr...

Tulane School of Architecture develops new programs, designs addition for Howard-Tilton

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017

Filed under News, No Photo, Uncategorized

Tulane's School of Architecture is relatively small with less than 300 students but has recently become more nationally recognized and has developed a number of new programs. These new opportunities for students include designing a proposal for a Howard-Tilton Memorial Library addition and introduc...

An Open Letter to Cam Newton

Grant Barnes, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Filed under Football, No Photo, Sports

Dear Mr. Newton:"It's funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it's funny." Is it now? The fact that Jourdan Rodrigue is doing her job as a sports reporter is funny? My question to you, Mr. Newton, is this: do you not realize the hypocrisy of your comment? You yourself have spoken of the...

Letter from the Editors: how Tulane came to be the No. 1 Party School in the nation

Lily Milwit and Canela Lopez

September 28, 2017

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As many of our readers may have noticed, this issue of The Hullabaloo tackles the theme of drinking on and off our campus.Our News section this week covers the administration's response to binge drinking and substance abuse, the root causes of Tulane's pervasive party culture and what it means ...

Understanding, not violence, improves political discourse

Matt Saletta, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

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Political violence has played a historic role in shaping the American political climate over the last several years. In all of its forms, political violence must come to an end, not only because it is immoral, but also because it is ineffective in resolving our nation's most pressing issues.In Jan...

Tulane worn out by Oklahoma in third game of season

Grant Barnes, Contributing Reporter

September 21, 2017

Filed under Football, No Photo, Sports

After a heartbreaking two-point loss to Navy, the Green Wave rolled into Norman, Oklahoma, ready to right itself with an upset over No. 2 ranked Oklahoma.Tulane fought hard on both sides of the ball and hung with Oklahoma initially. If it weren't for one crucial interception, the team may have gone...

Schools must hold students accountable for hateful online speech

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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When students are criticized and bullied because of their identities, it should not matter what platform was used to make these comments. Universities must adapt to the growing social media culture and treat anything said online the same as if it were said in person. Whether said to another person's face, ...

Staff editorial: Administration must act to help undocumented students at Tulane

September 21, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

In a preemptive effort to prepare for the possibility of President Donald Trump eliminating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution on December 7, 2016, calling for the university administration to designate itself a "sanctuary campus" to protect undocumented students....

USG finalizes new judicial council

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under News, No Photo, USG

Tulane Undergraduate Student Government introduced and passed new bylaws for its judicial council at the second session of the 20th Senate on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall.The new bylaws outline the logistics, specific powers and jurisdiction of the council, created by last year's...

Staff editorial: Administration must demonstrate religious inclusivity

September 14, 2017

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The events of September 11, 2001, inflicted trauma on families and communities across the world. For the country as a whole, the day also marked a turning point for religious tolerance. This week, as we commemorate that day and remember the lives lost, it is critical that we consider the ways September ...

When it comes to flooding in New Orleans, preparation is key

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

As areas of the city recovered from major flooding due to broken drainage systems, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu updated New Orleans residents on the status of the city's drainage system earlier this week in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.While Landrieu and his administration work to address the deficits of the flooding infrastructure in New Or...

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