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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

Filed under No Photo, Views

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

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

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...

HBO’s “Confederate” deserves to be judged on content, not controversy

Catharine Fennell, Contributing Writer

August 24, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Views

Following their success in HBO’s record-breaking show "Game of Thrones," creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have recently received a wave of backlash for their next project, "Confederate." While the controversy surrounding the new show has only intensified since the events in Charlottesville, th...

Letter from the Editor: Telling your stories for the 113th year

Lily Milwit, Editor in Chief

August 24, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Views

Journalism has become a field which those who do not claim it as a profession (or in our case, a high-commitment extracurricular) do not always understand.Today's journalists aren't just writing the news anymore. They are out in the world, capturing photos and video and audio, streaming to millions...

Letter from the Editor: A pledge to our readers

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Views

I first stepped into the Hullabaloo office during one of my first days as a Tulane freshman. That day, I was interviewing to be the sports layout editor. I had little idea what I was getting myself into, but I got the position. Since then, I have spent countless nights and hours in that office with hundreds...

Divisiveness does not equate to freedom of speech

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017

Filed under No Photo, Views

As increasing political tensions proliferate college campuses, the debate over the limitations on free speech has become more heated. These debates have even sparked protests and violent conflicts at some universities. While freedom of speech has long been considered indispensable in the democratic...

Proposed budget is shortsighted, lacks balance

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

June 7, 2017

Filed under Archives, No Photo, Views

On May 1, members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee approved a budget that drastically decreases funding to numerous agencies, including the Department of Child and Family Services, the Health Department, the Corrections Department and others. The budget reduces government expenditure by $630 million more than Governor John Bel Edward’s budget proposal. Nevertheless, citing the state’...

Off-Campus armed robbery leads to three arrests

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

May 26, 2017

Filed under Crime, No Photo

An unidentified person flagged down a Tulane University Police Department patrol unit at around 1:43 a.m. on Tuesday near Broadway and Maple Street. The person reported being robbed by a group of men, some of whom were armed with handguns, around the 600 block of Broadway.The New Orleans Police...

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