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Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Nketiah Berko, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Famed Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee died on Nov. 13, leaving behind both a daughter and a transformative impact in the comic book industry. Bringing to life such characters as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and the Hulk, Lee’s work both entertained and inspired, laying the foundation...

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Adelaide Basco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Looking like you don’t care is an art form. Perfectly-mussed hair, no-makeup makeup and painstakingly-scuffed boots – all of these are hallmarks of the idea that to look our best. We must look like we’ve done nothing – perfectly. Today, this art form has a new name: normcore. Normcore fashion and a...

Tulane transportation services make off-campus exploration accessible, students fail to take advantage

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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With midterm tests in our rear view and finals on our horizon, we can all attest to the challenges of undergraduate life. Studying for exams, staying on top of coursework and keeping up with student organizations can make college a stressful endeavor. Diligent work is certainly commendable, but stud...

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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“Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans.” It is an ever-present rallying cry that Tulane has used to tout its role in the city’s redevelopment after Katrina. It has allowed the university to have a unique, mutually beneficial relationship with the city. However, it has contributed to a crisis of identit...

Brazilian election spells trouble for global politics

Brazilian election spells trouble for global politics

Colin Threlkeld, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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Jair Bolsonaro spent most of the last 30 years in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies screaming at anyone who will listen about his hatred for LGBTQ+ people and ethnic minority groups. His primary complaint regarding the military dictatorship which ruled Brazil from 1964-85 was that it didn’t ki...

Blue ripple leaves both parties in a purple haze

Matt Saletta, Views Editor

November 8, 2018


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Political meteorologists spent months preparing the country for a blue wave, even suggesting that a “tsunami” was on the horizon. But on Tuesday, when the election finally came, the blue wave rolled in softly.In the wake of the blue ripple, our nation is struggling to discern a deeper meaning from the ...

The Hullabaloo stands with NCI, calls for clarification

The Hullabaloo stands with NCI, calls for clarification

November 7, 2018


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The Newcomb College Institute’s renowned history with Tulane dates back to 1886, when Josephine Louise Newcomb gave the donation to Tulane that established the first women’s coordinate college within the U.S. To this day, NCI continues to enrich the Tulane community by accomplishing its mission to empower women and cultivate women leaders.The Hullabaloo recen...

Swedish academy slights United States, Americans fail to notice

Swedish academy slights United States, Americans fail to notice

Batu El, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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While Americans were focused on contentious domestic news stories, the Swedish Academy made a sly statement of international significance. By awarding Paul Romer and William Nordhaus the 2018 Nobel Prize in the field of economics, the Swedish Academy took a stance against the Trump administration’s cli...

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Bailey Casteel, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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Dear Editor:With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, I want to emphasize to your audience that voter turnout is essential. This midterm election, 35 Senate seats are open, as well as all 435 seats of the House of Representatives. With many states allowing early voting, the voting se...

Panhellenic should focus on local service instead of overseas projects

Panhellenic should focus on local service instead of overseas projects

Kenzie Haberkorn, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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Each year, Tulane’s Panhellenic Council participates in Circle of Sisterhood, a national program that promotes women’s education around the globe. Historically, these service trips have been made to countries like Senegal, Malawi and Nicaragua. Our efforts have been applaudable, but Panhellenic c...

Panhellenic should continue its service overseas through circle of sisterhood

Panhellenic should continue its service overseas through circle of sisterhood

Abbey Gross and Ashley Pollicelli

October 25, 2018


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The ability to make a difference for the less fortunate both domestically and globally is paramount to the Panhellenic experience. It is our mission, as participants in the Circle of Sisterhood, to provide women across the world with a quality education. Our efforts abroad are not just meaningful fo...

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Eva Dils, Kennon Stewart, and Peter Kintner

October 24, 2018


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Dear Editor,On Sunday, The New York Times reported on an effort by our federal government to undermine the existence of transgender, intersex and gender-diverse Americans. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to redefine gender to legally and politically erase the gender identit...

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