The Tulane Hullabaloo

Leftists ought to reclaim the American flag.

OPINION | American flag should not be reserved for conservatives

Abe Messing, Staff Writer 1 day ago

Whenever a mass shooting, violent racial conflict or Capitol insurrection scourges American life, flags are lowered to half-mast nationwide, but this is never quite low enough to satisfy most leftists....

The commodification of Tulane's campus detracts from its educational purpose.

OPINION | Campus advertising interrupts learning environment

Luca Hoedeman, Contributing Writer 1 day ago

There is a marketing adage that says, “If you are not the customer, then you are the product.” At Tulane University, the students have become both the customer and the product. With students being...

Asynchronous events, like window painting, foster normalcy during the pandemic.

OPINION | Asynchronous events are different, not worse

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer 1 day ago

Citizens across the nation have had to learn to adapt to a new way of life imposed by COVID-19. Despite unique living conditions imposed by COVID-19 policies and restrictions, many Americans have found...

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer 1 day ago

 As the United States returns to a new state of normalcy, with the allowance of outdoor gatherings and more businesses being able to reopen, mass shootings have surged. It reflects a grim reality for...

Hey Professor!: April 14, 2021

Hey Professor!: April 14, 2021

1 day ago

Hey Professor! What’s this column all about? And will it be on the quiz?! Sincerely, Inquisitive Sophomore   Dear Inquisitive, Faculty and students spend a lot of time together....

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

Lily Mae Lazarus and Sala Thanassi April 15, 2021

It is no secret that Tulane Univerity has a systemic sexual violence problem. According to the 2017 Climate Survey, 77% of all student survey respondents report being victims of sexual assault and...

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The mission of renaming certain streets in Orleans Parish is reflective of the recent nationwide push to put an end to the visual glorification of individuals whose conduct in life has earned them...

OPINION | Religious practice altered, not halted, by COVID-19

OPINION | Religious practice altered, not halted, by COVID-19

Mark Keplinger, Contributing Writer April 14, 2021

When standing at the intersection of Broadway Street and Freret Street, an observer spots several Jewish and Christian ministries nestled between the fraternity houses and The Boot Bar and Grill. These...

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...

OPINION | College admissions scandal reflects flawed system

OPINION | College admissions scandal reflects flawed system

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

In 2019, 50 people in the U.S. were charged with fraud and bribery associated with gaining acceptance for their children at prestigious colleges and universities across the country. The household names...

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