The Tulane Hullabaloo

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Julia Prager-Hessel, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2018


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 Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model...

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Justin Marcano, Associate Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model.Though it...

Millennials are multidimensional, not just “snowflakes”

Millennials are multidimensional, not just “snowflakes”

Matt Saletta, Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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There’s an incredible supply of negative stereotypes built up about millenials: we’re lazy, we’re weak-willed, we destroyed the napkin industry. But few people have taken time to reflect on the historic, often tragic events that shaped us, and fewer still have recognized our incredible potent...

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Jordan Hall, Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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The 2018 midterm elections have come and gone. They were the most important midterms of our lifetimes so far, and the first election many of us voted in.The midterms were voters’ first concrete chance to shift power away from the authoritarian Trump administration and back into the hands o...

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

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 students should re...

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...

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