The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter from the Editor: Thank you and goodnight

Letter from the Editor: Thank you and goodnight

Haley Soares, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

As students begin their finals-induced hibernations and gear up for a long-awaited summer, my tenure as editor-in-chief of The Hullabaloo also winds down as I reflect on the year that has passed and look...

Hey Professor! | April 28, 2021

Hey Professor! | April 28, 2021

April 29, 2021

Hey Professor! I'm young and healthy and have heard some scary stuff about the COVID-19 vaccination. Does it really matter if I get it? Sincerely, On the Fence   Dear On the Fence, Yes,...

Tulane must do more to improve accessibility on campus.

OPINION | Further accommodations needed for students with disabilities

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

  The American Disabilities Act mandates that colleges and universities provide accommodations to students with disabilities, which includes installing elevators, button-operated automatic...

Meal plan options play in to unhealthy eating habits.

OPINION | Tulane meal plans promote problematic eating

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Many college students are hyper-aware of their bodies: the size of their thighs, the way that their arms look when they walk and the appearance of their stomach when they are sitting down. The image...

Tulane's allocation of resources places certain programs at a disadvantage.

OPINION | Despite changes, undergraduate resources remain stratified

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

In 2018, Tulane University constructed the $35 million Goldring Woldenberg Business Complex. Developed to bridge the two buildings that once comprised the business school, Goldring/Woldenberg was designed...

College newspapers are powerful institutions of accountability.

OPINION | College journalism still matters

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor April 28, 2021

The feeling of reading a print copy of a newspaper is irreplicable. The textured paper stamped with black ink holds immense power, often unrecognized by younger generations. With digital media replacing...

Leftists ought to reclaim the American flag.

OPINION | American flag should not be reserved for conservatives

Abe Messing, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Whenever a mass shooting, violent racial conflict or Capitol insurrection scourges American life, flags are lowered to half-mast nationwide, but this is never quite low enough to satisfy most leftists....

The commodification of Tulane's campus detracts from its educational purpose.

OPINION | Campus advertising interrupts learning environment

Luca Hoedeman, Contributing Writer April 21, 2021

There is a marketing adage that says, “If you are not the customer, then you are the product.” At Tulane University, the students have become both the customer and the product. With students being...

Asynchronous events, like window painting, foster normalcy during the pandemic.

OPINION | Asynchronous events are different, not worse

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Citizens across the nation have had to learn to adapt to a new way of life imposed by COVID-19. Despite unique living conditions imposed by COVID-19 policies and restrictions, many Americans have found...

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

 As the United States returns to a new state of normalcy, with the allowance of outdoor gatherings and more businesses being able to reopen, mass shootings have surged. It reflects a grim reality for...

Hey Professor!: April 14, 2021

Hey Professor!: April 14, 2021

April 21, 2021

Hey Professor! What’s this column all about? And will it be on the quiz?! Sincerely, Inquisitive Sophomore   Dear Inquisitive, Faculty and students spend a lot of time together....

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

Lily Mae Lazarus and Sala Thanassi April 15, 2021

It is no secret that Tulane Univerity has a systemic sexual violence problem. According to the 2017 Climate Survey, 77% of all student survey respondents report being victims of sexual assault and...

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