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Letter to the Editor: Israel aligns with Tulane Values, hate does not

Letter to the Editor: Israel aligns with Tulane Values, hate does not

July 30, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

Recently, a Tulane student group wrote a Letter to the Editor in which it discussed its opposition to President Fitts' visit to Israel to explore possible collaborations with Israeli universities. It claimed that any Tulane-Israel partnership is hypocritical to Tulane's values, when, in reality, Tulane...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane Israeli partnership is a hypocrisy of university values

Letter to the Editor: Tulane Israeli partnership is a hypocrisy of university values

Students for Justice in Palestine

July 3, 2018


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On June 25 Tulane News announced President Mike Fitts would be visiting the state of Israel this week with the intention of exchanging opportunities with four Israeli universities: Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University and the Technion. Fitts’ visit to Israel, coupled with t...

Letter to the Editor: My Experience Reporting Sexual Assault at Tulane University

Letter to the Editor: My Experience Reporting Sexual Assault at Tulane University

Anonymous

May 18, 2018


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In the wake of Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Kevin Spacey and many others facing accusations of sexual misconduct, there has been an outpouring of support across the country for survivors and whistleblowers who have spoken their personal, difficult truths.  As a recent victim of sexual assault, these...

Letter from the Editor: Season Finale

Lily Milwit

April 25, 2018


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Last June, I sat down to write my very first letter from the editor. Newly elected and preparing to enter my senior year at Tulane, I was excited, overwhelmed and eager to start the process of improving The Hullabaloo.In the months since, The Hullabaloo Board, staff and I have worked tirelessly to revamp ou...

Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

John Alexander

April 25, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Local, Views

Dear Editor,April 22nd was Earth Day! Like most Earth Days at Tulane, it went largely unnoticed apart from a select few individuals who think every day is Earth Day. Every day should make us, as Tulanians, reflect on what we can do for the Earth.What is Earth Day?Earth Day started in 1970...

Pro-life movement should shift toward support for mothers and families, away from agitation

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 25, 2018


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The pro-life movement itself rests on an uneasy contradiction. The same people who cry for the rights and safety of the unborn seem to forget about their existence after birth. Pro-life supporters mostly lean to the right with 65 percent of Republicans believing abortion should be illegal in all or most cases. Their champions argue about the san...

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

April 25, 2018


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On April 16, Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Acknowledging Lamar's 2017 album "Damn," the 2018 award marks the first time a non-classical or jazz musical composition has been recognized. Widely recognized as one of the most dominant forces in the rap industry today, Lamar suffers from no shor...

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 25, 2018


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History is complicated and filled with different sorts of nuances and perspectives. These perspectives, however, are what help provide us with a holistic understanding of our past. If we cannot learn history as it truly happened while we are students, then we will not be able to learn from past mistakes...

Medical marijuana bill presents good start for Louisiana drug reform

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 23, 2018


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As a new bill for medical marijuana rolls into the Louisiana State Senate, there has been increased discussion about the applications of cannabis. The proposed bill includes the use of cannabis to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, glaucoma and severe muscle pain. This bill aims to expand the 2016 me...

BDS movement is Harmful for Peace and Human Rights

Daniel Gottlieb, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


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The recent push for Tulane to follow in the footsteps of New Orleans and adopt a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution against Israel is both misguided and unethical. Shrouded under the veneer of promoting human rights, it in fact empowers the major human rights violators in Gaza and the West Ba...

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

April 22, 2018


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To the Editor of The Tulane Hullabaloo:"Most Engaged in Community Service: Tulane University" reads the 2017 Princeton Review college rankings. Yet, next year's student organization budget, proposed this past week by the Undergraduate Student Government, tells a different story.Released to student...

Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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For many Tulane students, the spring semester means going on beach vacations with friends, whether it be for spring break or formal. While these trips offer a fun getaway for college students at Tulane and colleges across the country, they also wreak havoc on coastal communities, threatening local economies...

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