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U.S. must aid Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria

U.S. must aid Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria

Madeline Ninno, Associate Views Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Views

On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria struck the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, decimating much of the island's infrastructure and killing 48 people. Maria was one in a string of hurricanes to affect Americans recently, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While all of these storms have caused serious damage, the...

Congress must renew Louisiana’s children’s health program

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Local, Views

Louisiana's children's health program, which provides low-income children and pregnant women with health insurance and affordable care, is down to its last months of federal funding. Congressmen must prioritize children's health and renew this program quickly. Otherwise, many of these people will l...

Staff Editorial: Health Center must be transparent with details of new GYT program

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Next month, the Health Center for Student Care will be piloting a new program to replace the Get Yourself Tested initiative, which had previously provided students with free and comprehensive testing for sexually transmitted diseases and infections. While the Health Center taking significant strides to i...

Trump’s gun control stance shows hypocrisy on security

Trump’s gun control stance shows hypocrisy on security

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Views

Security has become a massive concern for many Americans. As shown by the Trump presidency, people will predictably advocate for whatever makes them feel more secure. Yet when it comes to policies promoting the safety of Americans, the Republican Party's rhetoric is hypocritical.President Trump has tak...

New Orleans housing policies denies economic mobility to poorest

Austin Yde, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Local, Views

New Orleans is in the midst of a crisis that has already engulfed many major American cities, but it's not the type of crisis typically imagined. This crisis concerns affordable housing, and it is forcing the citizens that form the city's cultural backbone out of their multi-generational residences.Rewind...

Letter to the Editor: Reily dress code seeks to offer students best environment possible

October 12, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

The following letter to the editor was sent in response to a Views article published on Oct. 5 titled "Reily clothing restrictions reinforce harmful body-shaming behavior."Dear Editor,My name is Garrett Mack, and I'm one of the student employees at Reily. I want to thank The Hullabaloo for ha...

Medicare for All represents the evolution of the health care debate in the U.S.

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Views

Last Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled his "Medicare for All" bill, a seismic legislative restructuring of the American health care system. Under the proposed bill, the federal government would establish a program akin to Medicare that would cover every American.Naturally, the bill will e...

Newly-established Judicial Council provides forum for student concerns

Madeline Ninno, Associate Views Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Views

Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government is currently accepting applications to its Judicial Council, a new branch of USG that will hear students' appeals regarding the constitutionality of USG legislation. This initiative is a progressive step toward increasing transparency and expanding opportunities...

Betsy DeVos’s Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Betsy DeVos’s Title IX rollbacks threaten protection of sexual assault victims on college campuses

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Views

The U.S. Department of Education officially rescinded its guidance for universities and protections directly related to Title IX on Sept. 22. The official statement did not indicate the reasons for this policy change, but the announcement came shortly after a statement by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, in which she discussed making changes to Title IX protections ...

Reily clothing restrictions reinforce harmful body-shaming behavior

Reily clothing restrictions reinforce harmful body-shaming behavior

Ella Helmuth, Senior Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Views

Recently, Reily Student Recreation Center put up signs throughout the gym areas informing students and Reily members of a new dress code, which prohibits uncovered sports bras and other underarm-bearing tops, such as cut-out t-shirts, apparently in the interest of preventing infection. Rather than dictate ...

Columbus, Australia Days must commemorate indigenous communities

Columbus, Australia Days must commemorate indigenous communities

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Views

Columbus Day and Australia Day have both been recognized as controversial holidays for some time now, as both commemorate the colonization of native land by Europeans. This colonization is directly associated with massacres of natives. Americans and Australians should rethink these holidays and understand...

Staff Editorial: Administration must include student voices in sexual assault prevention efforts

October 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.In a recent email to the student body, Tania Tetlow, Tulane chief of staff and senior vice president, wrote in regard to sexual assault prevention, "Our work will be successful only...

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