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Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

March 20, 2019


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According to surveillance data from the Center of Disease Control, Louisiana has the second highest rate of chlamydia, third highest rate of gonorrhea and third highest rate of syphilis in the 50 states. Young people are disproportionately affected by these diseases, making up 50 percent of new infections...

College admissions scandal must focus on those impacted most

College admissions scandal must focus on those impacted most

Michael Chen, General Associate Editor

March 20, 2019


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In a world where one’s college education is increasingly impacts their success in today’s workforce, many people prioritize having a college degree as an essential path towards financial gain and job stability. With an increasing pool of applicants to colleges and universities nationwide, however,...

Trump overshoots on North Korea again

Trump overshoots on North Korea again

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


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The following is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo.For the better half of the last century, the U.S. and North Korea have been locked in what is effectively a diplomatic stalemate. Hostility has highlighted relations between the two nations since the end of t...

Call for clarity in class registration

Call for clarity in class registration

Julianna Pasquarello, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


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To the average Tulane student, there is no more stressful time than the class registration period. For a task as seemingly simple as creating a schedule, there is so much at stake: graduating on time, access to major-mandated classes, requirements for graduate school and more. In order to mitigate confusion...

New Orleans roads symbolize crumbling city government

New Orleans roads symbolize crumbling city government

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

March 14, 2019


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It is no secret to any New Orleanian that the roads in the city leave something to be desired. The view, however, differs from neighborhood to neighborhood. Yes, Tulane drivers may get frustrated when they end up stuck in the Willow pothole yet again. But if one’s daily routine keeps them near campus,...

4 years in: Mike Fitts in review

4 years in: Mike Fitts in review

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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When Tulane announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook would be the university’s 2019 commencement speaker, many Tulanians felt a sense of pride in securing such an accomplished individual at our university.Indeed, having Cook, a leader of one of the world’s most innovative firms, as Tulane’s commencement ...

CAPS scheduling system causing stress

CAPS scheduling system causing stress

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2019


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CAPS for Counseling Services, Tulane University’s college counseling center, provides a variety of psychological services, from individual therapy to group discussion sessions to care coordination. CAPS’s ineffective appointment-making process, however, makes these services inaccessible for many ...

Last year’s potential health care cuts would have devastated Louisiana community

Last year’s potential health care cuts would have devastated Louisiana community

Michael Chen, General Associate Editor

March 13, 2019


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Last January, the Louisiana House of Representatives introduced a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year which included multiple cuts to health care services, particularly those concerning mental health, substance abuse and adult day care services.Due to the expiration of $1 billion in state sales t...

The Elephant: Tulane has failed to change in year since Climate Survey

The Elephant: Tulane has failed to change in year since Climate Survey

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

February 27, 2019


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Editor’s Note: The statistics in the following article use results from undergraduate students and, for that reason, do not necessarily reflect the graduate student experience.We have passed the one-year mark since Tulane University released the results of the Tulane Climate Survey on Sexual Miscon...

Gubernatorial candidates must strengthen criminal justice reform

Gubernatorial candidates must strengthen criminal justice reform

Nketiah Berko, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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In 2017, the Louisiana state legislature passed a comprehensive set of bills aimed at reforming the state’s criminal justice system. Accruing widespread support, this initiative marked a major drive by Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration to address Louisiana’s long-standing criminal justice woes. ...

New Mardi Gras shuttle policy unnecessary, exclusionary

New Mardi Gras shuttle policy unnecessary, exclusionary

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Editor’s Note: The Hullabaloo will be following this story in the News section as it develops, therefore the facts in the article at publication are subject to change.For several years, Tulane University Shuttles and Transportation has provided an easy option for students traveling to and from...

Letter to the Editor: Meal plan petitions ignore workers and students from low-income backgrounds

Letter to the Editor: Meal plan petitions ignore workers and students from low-income backgrounds

Anfernee "Bubba" Murray

February 27, 2019


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We, as members of Students Organizing Against Racism and members of the Tulane community, came across news of future plans by Tulane administrative bodies to mandate that undergraduates purchase a four-year meal plan from the university. Students’ response to the idea has been extremely negative, as evidenced by the 1,300+ signatures on both of the stude...

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